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Professional discipline and regulatory

If you are facing potential disciplinary or legal action, we offer swift and effective support to both individuals and orgaizations. Whether you're involved in an investigation or proceedings, or conducting inquiries into suspected wrongdoing - we can help. 

Regulatory investigation and/or disciplinary proceedings can have serious implications for your business or your career.

If you are an individual facing disciplinary or legal action or you manage a business that has uncovered potentially inappropriate activity, we can provide swift and effective support. Our team will advise you on how to handle the investigation and proceedings and devise the best strategy to mitigate their wider impact on your life.

In the UK, we advise on investigations and proceedings carried out by a wide range of authorities, including Parliamentary Select Committees, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), the National Crime Agency (NCA), Care Quality Commission (CQC) and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). And we have significant experience in representing directors in disqualification proceedings brought under the Company Directors Disqualification Act. We also deal with proceedings and requests for assistance by overseas regulators and enforcement agencies.
 

For business owners and directors, instructing internal investigation lawyers is a vital first step so that communications between you and your lawyers become privileged and non-disclosable. It is also an important signal to staff, customers, investors and the authorities themselves that you take risk management and your regulatory obligations seriously. We are often asked to conduct these investigations, establishing key facts as quickly as possible.

With our experience of running investigations, we are also able to assist witnesses who are asked to provide evidence to internal and external investigations and inquiries.

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Shashi Nathan

Shashi Nathan

Partner, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore

Shashi Nathan

Partner, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore

White collar defense and investigations

Carl Newman

Carl Newman

Partner | London

Carl Newman

Partner | London

Litigation and Arbitration

Amarjit Kaur

Amarjit Kaur

Partner, WITHERS KHATTARWONG* | Singapore

Amarjit Kaur

Partner, WITHERS KHATTARWONG* | Singapore

Litigation and arbitration

Christopher N. LaVigne

Christopher N. LaVigne

Partner | New York

Christopher N. LaVigne

Partner | New York

Litigation and Arbitration

Harvey Knight

Harvey Knight

Partner | London

Harvey Knight

Partner | London

Litigation

Martin J. Auerbach

Martin J. Auerbach

Of Counsel | New York

Martin J. Auerbach

Of Counsel | New York

Litigation and Arbitration

Georges G. Lederman

Georges G. Lederman

Special Counsel | New York

Georges G. Lederman

Special Counsel | New York

Litigation and Arbitration

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