Emma Gordon > Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
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Emma is a Partner in the Eversheds’ International Fraud & Investigations Group.

She specialises in investigations involving financial crime issues including bribery and money laundering and liaises with various enforcement agencies and regulators such as the Serious Fraud Office, the Financial Conduct Authority and the Office of Fair Trading.

Emma regularly gives opinions on financial crime, money laundering, bribery and third party payment issues including in relation to whistle blowing and self reporting. Stress testing anti-bribery and anti-money laundering systems and controls against the Bribery Act, the Joint Money Laundering Steering Group guidance and other regulatory requirements is a significant part of Emma’s practice and she leads audits of client’s operations into such regulatory issues.

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London > Risk advisory > Regulatory investigations and corporate crime (advice to corporates)

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP acts for a combination of high-profile corporates, including several FTSE-listed businesses, as well as leading financial institutions, across financial crime investigations, internal compliance matters, and throughout enforcement proceedings, and is particularly noted for its position on the FCA Skilled Person panel, reflecting its strength in advising regulated financial services firms on compliance issues. The nationwide practice is headed by Manchester-based Zia Ullah , who has an international practice encompassing anti-bribery and corruption work and money laundering advice, and strong international sanctions capabilities, and is a regular advisor to major financial institutions. In London, Emma Gordon  is a key name for cross-border corporate investigations, regularly interacting with UK and US regulatory bodies and enforcement agencies.