About Charles Vernon

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Charles Vernon

Partner – General Counsel

Charles is general counsel of Interdiligence. He specializes in complex commercial transactions, regulatory matters, and compliance issues.

A resident of Romania for over 15 years, Charles has worked throughout the region and the Middle East, including Slovakia, Moldova, Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States. A Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP-I), Charles has worked on numerous compliance matters as well as on fraud and employee malfeasance cases, including investigations of possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and matters before the Romanian anti-corruption authority (the DNA).

He regularly advises companies and investors on corporate best practices and the “do’s and don’ts” of good corporate governance and behavior. In addition, Charles has extensive experience in complex M&A, real estate and banking transactions and has completed billions of dollars in such transactions in Eastern Europe.

Over the course of his career, he has represented major oil companies, banks and other financial institutions (including insurance and leasing companies) as well as retail businesses, food & beverage producers, tobacco companies, steel mills, airlines, paper producers and port operators.