Rakhi is the Founder of RTalwar Compliance (www.rtalwar.com), an independent consultancy specialising in advising art dealers, auction houses and other service companies within the art and luxury sectors on regulatory compliance. She also provides an anti-money laundering helpline for members of the Society of London Art Dealers. She was the Global Head of Compliance at Christie’s from 2011-2018 and before that, led compliance for the International Currency Card business of American Express.
She also practiced for many years as a regulatory lawyer at the international law firm, DLA Piper. She became a member of the Responsible Art Market taskforce when it was first inaugurated and currently sits on their Advisory Board. She also worked with the British Art Market Federation, as part of a small group tasked to draft Anti-Money Laundering guidelines for the British Art Market.
Head of Proceeds of Crime & International Assistance