Rob Biskup brings 25 years of in-depth experience in both professional services and the corporate sector to his current role as a director in Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP. His responsibilities comprise service as a regional leader of Corporate Compliance, Corporate Investigations and Forensic Accounting, and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) practice areas. In addition, he serves as the national automotive sector leader for Deloitte Financial Advisory Services.
Rob came to Deloitte from Ford Motor Company, where he was the global head of compliance, with responsibility for compliance related activities at the parent company and 10 affiliates in 44 countries worldwide, and also served as Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary. These roles in a Fortune 10 public company provided Rob with broad knowledge and experience associated with managing the complexities of crucial regulatory compliance and policy issues affecting large, international corporations. Prior to Ford, Rob practiced law with the international law firm of Sidley Austin LLP.
To his columns in Corporate Compliance Insights, Rob brings extensive experience in developing and implementing corporate compliance programs and related governance structures, internal controls, monitoring, and auditing mechanisms. He also contributes deep experience with handling sensitive regulatory matters and internal investigations on behalf of management and boards, including investigations involving financial fraud and corruption. He has direct experience handling Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations and transactional due diligence reviews in high-risk countries around the world.
Rob received a B.A. from Michigan’s University and a J.D. from Wayne State University.
Rob can be contacted via email at email@example.com.
Rob wrote Stronger Spotlights, Larger Stages: The Expanding Role of the Chief Compliance Officer before beginning contributions to the regular column Your Risk Intelligent Enterprise™ for CCI with Henry Ristuccia and Donna Epps.
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