Nicolette Kost De Sèvres
Partner, McDermott Will & Emery
Nicolette Kost De Sèvres focuses her practice on global investigations, compliance and regulatory enforcement matters. A former financial regulator and general counsel of a large, listed company, she has over 24 years’ experience in compliance, white-collar crime and financial regulation. Nicolette serves as co-head of the firm’s global investigations and compliance practice.
Nicolette has practiced in Paris, London, Sydney, Washington, DC and Montreal, including at the New York Stock Exchange in Paris and the Royal Bank of Scotland in London. She also served as chief of staff and adviser to the president of the Financial Markets Authority in Canada under two different presidents.
Nicolette has a wealth of experience in anti-corruption and anti-money laundering compliance globally. She handles corporate and regulatory investigations, risk assessments and due diligence compliance. Nicolette also represents clients before enforcement agencies and regulators in Europe, Canada and the United States and assists them in compliance, investigations and regulatory matters related to regulators such as the European Securities and Markets Authority and the World Bank.
Nicolette also advises financial institutions and global and local companies on preventive measures and is a sought-after adviser in complex white-collar crime matters.