White Collar Defense & Government Investigations


Paul Charlot is an associate in Brown Rudnick’s White Collar Defense Group.

Paul has experience in compliance, global investigations and, more generally, on financial and regulatory crime. His practice covers a wide spectrum of criminal and regulatory issues ranging from economic sanctions and export control rules to the fight against corruption and money laundering.

Paul also assists financial institutions and large industrial groups in designing and implementing global compliance programs. As such, Paul focuses on providing practical compliance advice consistent with best practices and local regulations. Paul also conducts compliance training, notably on corruption risks in the business world.

Prior to joining Brown Rudnick, Paul was an associate at the Paris offices of DLA Piper LLP and Gide.


Assisted a major French defence actor, a large French pharmaceutical group, a French retail and international insurance company in the design and implementation (including related training) of compliance programs

Assisted a major French defence actor, a public financial institution and several international insurance companies in anti-corruption, AML/FT and economic sanctions risk assessments

Assisted a large French public financial institution in general sanctions advice, policies and procedures overhaul, and licensing in the context of EU and U.S. sanctions against Iranian economic interests

Assisted a German FinTech on French KYC requirements before the French Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR)


Trinity College, Cambridge University – M.A., 2013
University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne – Master in International Business Law, 2011
University Paris II Panthéon-Assas – Master in French and English Private Law, 2011
Trinity College, Cambridge University – B.A., 2009

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