René van den Bosch is an experienced independent legal consultant and interim in-house legal counsel, advising companies and their senior management on business integrity, regulatory compliance and related enforcement investigations.
René is also part of the global platform of independent legal consultants at Peerpoint by Allen & Overy, member of the Expert Team at De Compliance Monitor and a regular guest speaker at Business Integrity and Corporate Crime conferences both in the Netherlands and abroad.
For over 12 years René was Senior Legal Counsel at ING’s Global Legal Department, with a strong focus on advising on regulatory compliance matters and in- and external investigations within ING globally. His role included setting legal strategy, advising senior management as well as engaging with regulators in multiple jurisdictions and working closely with in- and external stakeholders. He was a.o. ING’s in-house legal project lead for the (‘Houston’) investigation into the AML shortcomings within ING in the Netherlands.
René was a lawyer and senior associate in the Investigations and Regulatory Advice Team at the international law firm Allen & Overy in Amsterdam.
From 2000 until 2007 he was an assistant public prosecutor in the corporate fraud team of the Dutch Public Prosecutor’s Office in Amsterdam, and an investigator at the FIOD (Dutch Financial Economic Crime Intelligence and Investigations Office).
René was one of the founding Board members of the Insitute for Financial Crime (IFFC), that is the driver behind an active network of stakeholders in Financial Economic Crime control (business community, government and research institutions). He studied Tax and Criminal law at the Universities of Tilburg and Utrecht in The Netherlands.