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Sarah  Crowder

Sarah Crowder

Based in Covington & Burling’s London office, Sarah Crowder advises clients on a variety of ethics and compliance matters, including compliance with the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the UK Bribery Act, compliance with anti-money laundering laws, and adherence to international human rights standards. She has helped clients in various industries develop compliance programmes, conduct risk assessments, conduct transactional and third-party due diligence, navigate post-acquisition compliance integration projects, and deliver compliance training. Ms Crowder also helps clients navigate internal and government investigations involving allegations of corruption, export control and sanctions violations, fraud, and money laundering. Ms Crowder is a fluent French speaker and has conducted investigations and advised on compliance matters in both Francophone and Anglophone African countries. Recent engagements include providing regular anti-corruption compliance advice to a mining company with operations in Guinea, supporting an anti-corruption compliance integration project in Nigeria for a consumer goods company, providing anti-corruption compliance advice related to a power project in the DRC, and conducting an anti-corruption risk assessment of a multinational telecommunications company’s operations in Tanzania and Chad.