Jeremy Bouch

Profession

Solicitor

Biography

Jeremy advises clients on proactively managing legal and regulatory risk within the challenging world of financial services. He guides regulated firms through governance, risk and compliance issues and advises both financial and non-financial firms on financial crime and cross border regulatory investigations, including the use of corporate monitors in global proceedings.

Jeremy also has significant experience in undertaking financial crime risk assessments and implementing compliance frameworks for both national and global businesses. He has advised numerous firms across multiple sectors on compliance and enforcement issues in relation to sanctions and asset freezes, bribery and corruption, money laundering including high-risk customers and PEP relationships, and terrorist financing. 

His recent experience includes advising major global clients on unauthorised regulated activity and breach of FCA rules and guidance, compliance with US and EU sanctions in relation to Iran and Russia, bribery and corruption issues worldwide and advising a household name supplier in respect of the FCA/SFO investigation into the accounting practices at Tesco PLC.

Chambers & Partners 2015 recommends Jeremy in relation to Financial Crime and the Proceeds of Crime & Asset Recovery as a “smooth corporate financial defender, his mastery of the technical detail of the law is superb and his combination of intelligence, strategy and enormous legal knowledge makes him a real powerhouse".  Legal 500 directory 2015 also recommends him as ‘an absolute powerhouse, extremely talented, an excellent all-round approach, determined and focused with good client skills'.

Areas of Practice

Financial Services

Year Qualified

1998

Education

Nottingham Trent University