James is a member of the Corporate Risk and Regulatory Team specialising in regulatory compliance and the investigation of complex / cross-border fraud and misconduct allegations for corporate clients and regulators. He advises clients on the requirements of current and impending regulation, including at present MiFID II and MAR. He leads the fieldwork on investigations undertaken for corporate clients and regulators. This includes assisting his clients to understand the relevant facts; to capture and act on lessons learnt; to formulate or revise fraud and misconduct policies, procedures and controls; and to recover losses.
His wide-ranging experience covers fraud, misconduct, compliance and regulatory issues in a range of jurisdictions. He has conducted such investigations both in the UK and abroad, working with regulators including the UK FCA, US DOJ/SEC and Swiss FINMA.
He focuses on energy and financial sector clients.