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Investing, Trading and Doing Deals in a Dynamic World 2019

Author(s): Randall H. Cook
Practice Area: Corporate & Securities, International Law
Published: Jan 2019
ISBN: 9781402432910
PLI Item #: 252184
CHB Spine #: B2459

Randall H. Cook is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura based in New York. He has more than 20 years of experience leading and advising organizations engaged with critical operational and compliance challenges; conducting complex investigations and audits; and designing and delivering high-performance, persistent risk mitigation solutions. Randy assists organizations to navigate complex risks arising from national  security  concerns  (including  the  Committee  on  Foreign Investments in the US (CFIUS) and US trade controls); government and regulatory investigations and audits; and public and fiscal integrity issues.

Prior to joining Ankura, Randy was Senior Counsel for two Fortune 50 aerospace technology companies, where he built and led global investigations and compliance programs focused on consistent, process- based risk analysis, engagement, and mitigation. These programs were a critical enabler for the companies’ successful navigation of consent agreements with the US Department of State.

Randy was also an Assistant United States Attorney in the federal district of New Jersey, where he prosecuted numerous complex crimes while serving as the Anti-Money Laundering District Coordinator for the Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force and as District Coordinator for Counterproliferation Initiatives. In addition to this, as an attorney for Covington & Burling LLP in Washington, DC, he provided counsel and advocated for clients confronting complex regulatory issues in multiple industries.


  • JD, Duke University School of Law
  • MA, International Relations, Duke University
  • BSFS, Georgetown University


SCCE Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP)


  • American Bar Association Bar Admissions: CT, NJ, NY
  • Society for International Affairs
  • International Association of Independent Private Sector Inspectors General, Member