White-collar crime

Our global white-collar crime team is experienced in the management of complex state, federal and cross-border litigation, as well as advising clients on preventative measures and compliance programs designed to reduce the risk of civil and criminal penalties.

Increasingly active in advising individual executives on high-profile investigations into corporate fraud, corruption and collusion.”  Chambers Global, 2020

Operating in the world’s key financial and business centers, our white-collar crime team represents Fortune 500 companies and other notable international and global organizations, as well as their corporate executives, senior officers and directors. Our extensive experience worldwide allows us to provide clients with advice covering the legal, procedural, governance and reputational aspects of compliance issues and investigations wherever they may arise.

Our lawyers have in-depth experience representing clients in all phases of white-collar litigation, with particular capabilities handling bribery and corruption, money laundering, fraud, tax, insider-trading, market abuse, sanctions, extradition and corporate manslaughter claims. Our recent work has included white-collar crime matters involving False Claims Act litigation and qui tam actions in the healthcare, oil and gas and defense industries.

Our areas of work include

  • Antitrust and competition
  • Business ethics and anti-corruption
  • Corporate fraud
  • Corporate governance and compliance, including boards and special committee
  • Disclosure
  • Environmental law
  • False Claims Act litigation, including qui tam actions
  • Financial institutions
  • Internal investigations
  • Regulation and investigations
  • Reputation and defamation protection
  • Risk advisory
  • Sanctions and controls
  • Securities regulation and enforcement
  • Tax

Awards and accolades

  • Chambers Global, Global-wide: Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption, Chambers and Partners, 2020

Contact

Global Head of Dispute Resolution and Litigation

Knowledge

New US DOJ / SEC guidance on FCPA offers insight into regulators’ expanded enforcement efforts

Publication

US: New US DOJ / SEC guidance on FCPA

New US DOJ guidance on corporate compliance programs emphasizes dynamic program design and implementation

Publication

US: New DOJ guidance on corporate compliance programs emphasizes dynamic program design and implementation

Publication

US: Detecting and prosecuting tax fraud under the CARES Act

News