Marie Eltervaag is the Head of Compliance in Selmer's ESG and Compliance team, advising on risk management connected to corruption, money laundering, sanctions, export control and human rights. Marie regularly assists businesses with the preparation, audit and implementation of governing policies and procedures, including advising shareholders and boards, training management and employees, conducting background checks and integrity investigations (IDD), as well as compliance regulations in contractual relationships and due diligence in transaction contexts (M&A). She also has experience in international investigations related to corruption, coordination of legal teams in several jurisdictions, and expertise in international regulations (FCPA, UK Bribery Act). Marie has an extensive and close network of foreign lawyers with whom she cooperates. Marie also has experience advising on international sanctions and handling government processes related to such issues. In addition, Marie is a board member of the non-profit Anti-Corruption Conference. The conference is a central annual arena for everyone working with anti-corruption in the public and private sectors, as well as NGOs. Through long experience as a trustee in bankruptcy cases, Marie also has extensive expertise in dispute resolution, negotiations, credit security and collection. She has extensive experience providing legal and strategic advice to businesses on managing credit risk, board liability, financial irregularities, reversals and collateral.

Work experience

2021 - 2022
Associate – Advokatfirmaet Selmer AS
2013 - 2021
Associate – Advokatfirmaet PricewaterhouseCoopers AS
2011 - 2013
Associate – Deloitte Advokatfirma AS


2005 - 2011
Master of Laws – University of Bergen
Queen Mary University of London