Sharon is a corporate compliance and enforcement professor at the Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics, Rotterdam. He was formerly a research fellow at the Center for Law, Business and the Economy at the University of California, Berkeley. Sharon is also the Chairman of the Compliance Chamber, Institute for Financial Crime (IFFC), a member of the Advisory Committee to the OECD on Non-Trial Resolutions of Foreign Corruption Cases, and a steering committee member of the Cambridge Forum: The Global Compliance Officers’ Forum. In 2012 Sharon defended his PhD thesis, which focused on Corporate Proactive Compliance. Sharon was awarded with a PhD cum laude. Additionally, Sharon was awarded with the annual Elly Rood Prize for the best PhD research, for what the Executive Board of the Erasmus School of Law found an exceptional, path-breaking study in the field of enforcement and compliance.
Additionally, Sharon is a regulatory, compliance and investigations partner at the Global Law Firm, Norton Rose Fulbright. His practice focuses on helping multinational corporations and financial institutions to mitigate their regulatory compliance risks and to respond to corporate incidents and crises. He advises corporations, board members and senior executives on cross-border investigations, criminal defence, regulatory compliance and related civil litigation.
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