North America

William Devaney

William (Widge) Devaney is a partner in the Firm’s North America Litigation group in New York, Chair of the North American Government Enforcement Practice and Co-Chair of the Global Compliance and Investigations Group.

Since 2011, Mr. Devaney has been listed in New York Metro Super Lawyers in the Criminal Defense: White Collar category. Mr. Devaney is co-chair of the ABA’s Transnational Crime Subcommittee, and an officer of the IBA’s Business Crime Committee. He previously served on the Criminal Justice Act Panel for the Southern District of New York, representing indigent clients in federal criminal matters. Mr. Devaney served as law clerk to the Honorable Oliver Gasch on the US District Court for the District of Columbia from 1993 to 1994.

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Asia-Pacific
Mini vandePol

Mini vandePol

Mini vandePol is a compliance and dispute resolution partner in Baker McKenzie‘s Hong Kong office and former head of Baker McKenzie’s Global Compliance Group. She has been listed in the Australian Financial Review’s “Best Lawyers” under the Commercial Litigation in 2012, 2013 and 2014 and is noted as one of the “key individuals” in Dispute Resolution by Chambers Global. Click here for Mini vandePol’s posts on Global Compliance News. Email

Europe, Middle East and Africa

Joanna Ludlam

Joanna Ludlam is a partner in the Dispute Resolution team in the Firm’s London office, where she leads the market-leading Regulatory, Public & Media law team and also co-leads the office’s Compliance & Investigations Practice Group. At an international level, she co-chairs the Firm’s Global Compliance & Investigations Steering Committee.

In 2016, Joanna was named as one of The Lawyer’s “Hot 100” for her practice, and is recognised by Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

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Dr. Nicolai Behr

Dr. Nicolai Behr

Nicolai co-heads the compliance practice in Germany and the innovation and legal tech team for Baker McKenzie Germany / Austria. Nicolai is the founder of GlobalComplianceNews, a compliance news website with global reach moderated by Baker McKenzie. He co-chairs the committee “International Affairs” of the German Institute for Compliance (DICO). Nicolai is a regular speaker and author on compliance, white collar crime, innovation and legal tech topics.

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Global Compliance News Task Force
Peter Andres

Peter Andres

Peter Andres is an associate in Baker McKenzie’s Compliance & Internal Investigations Practice Group. He is currently located in the firm’s Hong Kong office. Peter assists domestic and international clients in a broad range of compliance and dispute resolution matters, including internal investigations, white collar criminal defense and related civil litigation. Click here for Peter Andres’s posts on Global Compliance News. Email

Dr. Nicolai Behr

Dr. Nicolai Behr

Nicolai co-heads the compliance practice in Germany and the innovation and legal tech team for Baker McKenzie Germany / Austria. Nicolai is the founder of GlobalComplianceNews, a compliance news website with global reach moderated by Baker McKenzie. He co-chairs the committee “International Affairs” of the German Institute for Compliance (DICO). Nicolai is a regular speaker and author on compliance, white collar crime, innovation and legal tech topics.

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 Geoff Martin

Geoff Martin

Geoff Martin is an associate at Baker McKenzie currently working with the Litigation, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and Compliance groups in the Washington, DC office. He startedhis career at Baker McKenzie in 2007 in the London office, and joined the Information Technology/Telecommunications department in 2009. He practices in contentious IT, technology, telecoms and commercial law and compliance. He has spent time on secondment to clients and in Baker McKenzie’s Toronto office, and moved to the Firm’s Washington DC office in 2012. Click here for Geoff Martin’s posts on Global Compliance News. Email

 Diego Pol

Diego Pol

Diego Pol is a Compliance and M&A associate in Baker McKenzie’s Barcelona office. He focuses his practice on advice for national and international clients in the areas of corporate compliance, mainly in anti-corruption laws and regulations; export controls; international sanctions; and criminal liability of corporations. He has particular experience on drafting and maintaining compliance programs, as well as performing internal training and internal investigations. Diego likewise advises clients in M&A transactions. Click here for Diego Pol’s posts on Global Compliance News. Email

Vivian Wu

Vivian Wu

Vivian Wu is a Partner at Baker McKenzie FenXun.

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