Ruth Cowley is a Litigation and Dispute Resolution lawyer based in London.
Ruth advises Norton Rose Fulbright's global clients on regulatory investigations and risk issues, in particular on anti-bribery and corruption matters. Her work ranges from the identification of relevant jurisdictions and risk areas through to internal and external investigations, liaising with regulators and third parties as necessary, and the implementation and monitoring of effective compliance programmes. Ruth is a core member of the Norton Rose Fulbright Business Ethics and Anti-Corruption Group. Ruth also works closely with the transactional teams on risk issues. Ruth's experience includes working on a multi-jurisdictional regulatory investigation into allegations of fraud and bribery for a listed group, investigations (including regulatory liaison in various jurisdictions) in Eurasia for a global energy client, internal investigations into allegations of bribery in India and China for a large global manufacturing client, an investigation and associated compliance review for an overseas business which is part of a global technology group, and FSA/FCA and BIS enquiries for a range of financial services and other clients.
Ruth spent nearly two years in Norton Rose Fulbright's Singapore office before moving to Hong Kong in September 2007. She spent four years in Norton Rose Fulbright's Hong Kong office.