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Margaret is a senior associate in King & Spalding’s Special Matters group in the London office. She is both US- and UK-qualified with a global practice.

Margaret focuses on cross-border criminal and regulatory investigations, representing companies and individuals conducting internal investigations or under investigation by government authorities. She has particular experience with anticorruption, sanctions, and environmental issues, and the oil and gas, financial services, shipping and logistics, aviation, and automotive industries. She has conducted investigations for clients in the US, UK, Europe, APAC, and India, involving US, UK, and foreign authorities. She also regularly advises clients on anticorruption compliance issues, both to help them develop or supplement their own compliance programs, or to provide a risk assessment regarding a target company for a potential merger or acquisition and recommend post-closing compliance enhancements.

Margaret earned her undergraduate degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame. She received her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center, where she was awarded the Dean’s Scholarship. During law school, Margaret was a member of the Barristers’ Council Executive Board, the director of the Trial Advocacy team, and an Articles Development Editor of the American Criminal Law Review. She also worked as an intern for the US Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia.

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Credentials

J.D., Georgetown University Law Center

B.A., English, University of Notre Dame, with honors

District of Columbia

England and Wales

Virginia

French

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In the News · Source: Law360, The Deal, Hotel Business and The American Lawyer

December 2, 2021
K&S advises BOA Acquisition on its $1.2B acquisition of Selina

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Matters

Conducting an internal investigation on behalf of a major Turkish bank in connection with allegations of money laundering and sanctions violations.

Assisting a major, global corporation to design and implement a new compliance department, including the drafting of all compliance policies and procedures and related staff training.

Conducted an international anti-corruption internal investigation in multiple jurisdictions, including SE Asia, China, the Middle East, and India, for an international chemical company.

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Conducting an internal investigation on behalf of a major Turkish bank in connection with allegations of money laundering and sanctions violations.

Assisting a major, global corporation to design and implement a new compliance department, including the drafting of all compliance policies and procedures and related staff training.

Conducted an international anti-corruption internal investigation in multiple jurisdictions, including SE Asia, China, the Middle East, and India, for an international chemical company.

Successfully defended an individual in the context of US and UK investigations into foreign bribery in connection with the Unaoil matters.

Representation of a multinational investment bank and financial services company as its global counsel relating to criminal and regulatory investigations into alleged FX market manipulation.

Advising a global business in the context of an ongoing investigation by the World Bank.

Member of trial team that obtained full jury acquittal on all charges of Vascular Solutions, Inc., a publicly traded medical device company, in an enterprise-threatening federal criminal trial on conspiracy and off-label marketing charges.

News

In the News · Source: Law360, The Deal, Hotel Business and The American Lawyer

December 2, 2021
K&S advises BOA Acquisition on its $1.2B acquisition of Selina

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Matters

Conducting an internal investigation on behalf of a major Turkish bank in connection with allegations of money laundering and sanctions violations.

Assisting a major, global corporation to design and implement a new compliance department, including the drafting of all compliance policies and procedures and related staff training.

Conducted an international anti-corruption internal investigation in multiple jurisdictions, including SE Asia, China, the Middle East, and India, for an international chemical company.

See more
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Matters

Conducting an internal investigation on behalf of a major Turkish bank in connection with allegations of money laundering and sanctions violations.

Assisting a major, global corporation to design and implement a new compliance department, including the drafting of all compliance policies and procedures and related staff training.

Conducted an international anti-corruption internal investigation in multiple jurisdictions, including SE Asia, China, the Middle East, and India, for an international chemical company.

Successfully defended an individual in the context of US and UK investigations into foreign bribery in connection with the Unaoil matters.

Representation of a multinational investment bank and financial services company as its global counsel relating to criminal and regulatory investigations into alleged FX market manipulation.

Advising a global business in the context of an ongoing investigation by the World Bank.

Member of trial team that obtained full jury acquittal on all charges of Vascular Solutions, Inc., a publicly traded medical device company, in an enterprise-threatening federal criminal trial on conspiracy and off-label marketing charges.

News

In the News · Source: Law360, The Deal, Hotel Business and The American Lawyer

December 2, 2021
K&S advises BOA Acquisition on its $1.2B acquisition of Selina

View all

Credentials

J.D., Georgetown University Law Center

B.A., English, University of Notre Dame, with honors

District of Columbia

England and Wales

Virginia

French