Corporate Governance

Companies are operating in an increasingly regulated environment. Corporate governance involves establishing effective relationships between shareholders and directors, companies and the regulators, and companies and global community. More than ever, there is a need to develop and implement robust risk management policies, tailored toward specific areas including bribery & corruption, money laundering, modern slavery and supply processes.

Bright Line Law provides specialist advice and guidance to Company Boards, Heads of Compliance and in-house legal teams on all aspects of UK corporate governance issues. We take a multi-disciplinary approach, working with your in-house teams and corporate reputation strategists, to ensure that all advice provided not only aligns with the commercial context but is focused on the growth and success of your company.

Bright Line Law regularly provides consultancy services and professional training to corporates, partnerships and organisations of all sizes. Recent examples of Bright Line Law’s work in this area include providing consultancy and training to - 

Recent work

  • Council of Europe – Providing professional training to Inspectors for Moneyval before beginning their work evaluating compliance by the Channel Islands with international anti-money laundering standards, identifying deficiencies, and proposing additional measures which need to be taken.
  • Providing consultancy advice and professional training services to the Council of Europe and European Union Eastern Partnership Programme strengthening capacities to fight and prevent corruption and money laundering by instituting legal and compliance procedures which comply with European Union and international standards:

    • in Serbia;
    • in Azerbaijan;
    • in Georgia.
  • Providing consultancy advice and professional training services (on a pro bono basis) to the International Senior Lawyers Project on the establishment of anti-corruption and anti-money laundering legal and compliance procedures in Albania.
  • Advising the Council of Europe on the application of new asset confiscation laws in the Ukraine.
  • Delivering professional training to the European Union (Academy of European Law) on anti-corruption, anti-money laundering training and anti-tax evasion laws and procedures;
  • Providing consultancy advice (on a pro bono basis) to the Ministry of Justice in Israel on the introduction of corporate remediation processes following a company’s conviction for a corruption offence.
  • Providing consultancy advice and/or professional training on compliance with legal and regulatory requirements in relation to anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, anti-tax evasion and economic sanctions requirements to businesses, financial services providers and professional advisers, of all sizes, ranging from international enterprises and professional firms to SME’s and smaller firms.
  • Addressing BAE Systems Business Defence Forum on the use of computer based systems for the prevention of financial crime.

Bright Line Law is a barrister law firm led by Jonathan Fisher QC, one of the UK’s leading barristers, which provides specialist advisory, advocacy, litigation, policy and strategic services. If you require specialist corporate governance advice, please contact Jonathan Fisher QC directly at jf@brightlinelaw.co.uk or another member of our team or telephone us on + 44 (0)203 709 9470.

Jonathan Fisher QC
Lead Counsel

Email jf@brightlinelaw.co.uk
Telephone + 020 3872 2852

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