Dr. Shimrit Itay-Horev is a partner in the firm’s Corporate Department specializing in Enforcement and Compliance.
Shimrit advises clients (corporations and individuals) on various aspects of compliance: export control, sanctions, cybersecurity, anti-money laundering regulations (including cryptocurrency), regulation of anti-corruption (US FCPA, UK Bribery Act and the Israeli equivalent), FDI and CFIUS. Shimrit also advises clients in the course of criminal and internal investigations and in cyber incidents.
Prior to joining Meitar, Shimrit interned at the State Attorney’s office, served as a prosecutor at the Israel Tax Authority, interned at the UN and worked at the Ministry of Justice.
Shimrit has an SJD degree from Duke University on “Circling the Behavior of Terrorist Supporters” with an emphasis on money laundering and terror financing.
Additionally, Shimrit conducts training for companies on all compliance aspects and has taught various courses in different forums, on criminal law investigations, white-collar crime, money laundering, anti-corruption regulations and cybersecurity, including at the Hebrew University and the College of Law and Business.