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Toby Lamarque
Managing Consultant - Regulatory and Financial Crime

Toby Lamarque is a specialist in anti-bribery and corruption investigations and compliance, with extensive experience advising corporates on risks and controls.

Toby has worked with companies across a wide range of different sectors to develop their anti-corruption programmes in line with international regulatory requirements - particularly the UK Bribery Act, the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act - and industry best practices.

He specialises in taking a mathematical approach to risk calculation and developing bespoke risk rating methodologies and risk mitigation strategies. He has extensive experience conducting and reporting on internal investigations, as well as identifying areas for remediation.

Toby's previous career includes working as a Senior Consultant at a global financial crime consultancy firm, where he was involved in the DOJ & FCA appointed sanctions and anti-money laundering monitorship of a large multi-national bank. He also served as an Assistant Investigator at the Serious Fraud Office, working on a major corporate fraud investigation.

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Re-designing the anti-bribery due diligence and third party management procedures for one of the UK’s largest aerospace and defence companies, including creation of a new process flow, development and testing of a third party risk rating methodology and drafting of medium and high risk questionnaires.

Conducting an independent investigation into allegations of bribery and cartel offenses in the Middle East branch of a large engineering company, including designing an investigation strategy, obtaining and reviewing forensically secure digital evidence, and interviewing witnesses and suspects.

Designing and conducting a comprehensive bribery and corruption risk assessment for a Baltic state-owned utilities company on behalf of a major European Bank.

Drafting the full compliance policies and procedures suite for a Swiss based oil and gas firm, covering Code of Conduct, ABC policy, Gifts and Entertainment policy, AML policy, Sanctions Policy, Whistleblowing policy, Conflicts of Interest policy and Ethics Committee terms of reference.

Conducting in-depth compliance programme testing and assurance on several Asian branches of a large global bank, covering economic sanctions and trade-finance based money laundering controls.