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White collar crime


Meet the team

With more than 50 offices around the world, we provide coordinated and multi-jurisdictional advice in an environment of increasing cooperation among law enforcement authorities.  Our global capability allows our clients to draw upon our substantial understanding of legal, procedural, governance and reputational aspects of compliance issues and investigations wherever they may arise.

Our Canadian experience includes dealing with provincial securities commissions, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Integrated Market Enforcement Team, Canada’s Department of Justice, Public Prosecution Service of Canada, Canada’s Competition Bureau and the Unité Permanente Anti-corruption.

Our global team is experienced dealing with the United States’ Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission and the United Kingdom’s Serious Fraud Office, Financial Conduct Authority, the Competition and Markets Authority and National Crime Agency, as well as law enforcement agencies throughout Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and South America.  Our experience also extends to the World Bank and other international development banks.

Our experience is enhanced by our global team including the former Acting Chief and Principal Deputy Chief for Litigation at the U.S. Department of Justice’s Fraud Section; a former federal prosecutor who served as U.S. Attorney for the District of Colorado and also served on the U.S. Attorney General’s Advisor Committee for white collar crime and on the U.S.

National Securities Fraud Task Force; lawyers who have held senior positions in the Enforcement Branch and Office of the General Counsel at the Ontario Securities Commission, the Enforcement Branch of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and senior positions at the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority (formerly the Financial Services Authority); the former Counsel to the Chairman of the U.S. Exchange Commission; and the Acting Head of Enforcement at the forerunner to the U.K.’s Financial Services Authority.  

Our services include representing businesses and senior executives throughout all phases of regulatory, quasi-criminal and criminal investigations and prosecutions.  We also assist clients with compliance counselling (including assisting with the design of compliance and integrity programs, training and audits) and internal investigations.  

Additional information about our Canadian capabilities can be obtained through the links below in the following areas:

Links to our US and UK white collar crime service pages can be found here:

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