Robert M. Appleton CLE Attorney

Robert M. Appleton

Shareholder/Partner

Murphy & McGonigle

Robert Appleton is a globally recognized anti-corruption and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act expert and one of the foremost FCPA and AML practitioners in the world. A former U.S. Department of Justice and United Nations prosecutor, he has led, supervised or managed more than 1000 corruption and compliance cases in over 150 countries in his more than 25-year career.

Mr. Appleton has spent significant time in Europe, Eurasia, Sweden focusing on the AML cases that have been brought, and also having a role in two of them. These involve Russian oligarchs utilizing large international banks to facilitate money laundering. A number of cases have been brought, and banks and other financial institutions as well as businesses continue to have compliance failures, after having spent a fortune on compliance.