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Robyn Brown, Associate

Robyn Brown

Associate

Practice areas

  • Financial institutions
  • Financial services disputes and investigations
  • Fraud and financial crime
  • Regulatory investigations and enforcement

Practice notes

Robyn is an associate in our Financial Services Disputes and Investigations group. She has experience in all areas of financial crime, including international financial sanctions, fraud, anti-money laundering and anti-bribery & corruption. She regularly advises regulated and non-regulated corporate clients on financial crime compliance and also has experience in defending corporate clients in respect of regulatory investigations and enforcement.

Robyn conducts audits and risk assessments upon AML and sanctions control frameworks at various financial institutions and was previously acting Head of Sanctions for a Japanese Investment Bank.

Her recent experience includes:

  • supporting an FCA skilled person on a large scale s.166 review of AML and sanctions compliance at UK financial institution;
  • advising a number of UK retail banks on their obligations under the EU Blocking Regulation;
  • conducting a file remediation for a UK financial institution where significant AML and sanctions compliance failures have been identified;
  • assisting a large technology company with its sanctions compliance program following an internal investigation and remediation project; and
  • delivering comprehensive sanctions training to a large investment bank.

Robyn joined Eversheds Sutherland after a number of years working in Treasury and Finance for a top five Building Society.