White collar investigations
White collar defense and investigations
As a business leader, founder or executive, you are under greater scrutiny and more at risk than ever before.
Successful leaders in business, finance, technology, media, real estate, arts and cultural affairs, and many other sectors around the world, are facing ever more frequent investigations and proceedings by aggressive prosecutors, government regulators, taxing authorities, and their own companies. The glare of unwanted attention from the press, social media and politicians can turn these issues into a crisis. Meeting these challenges proactively is critical to defending your success. That requires a multidisciplinary legal team with the experience and skills needed to react to any possible scenario with speed, strength and agility. Our international white collar defense and investigations group is that team.
A wealth of diversified experience on a global scale
Our team includes former senior federal and state prosecutors, government regulators and specialists with decades of experience successfully defending against high-stakes, high-profile accusations of securities and accounting fraud, insider trading, mail and wire fraud, tax evasion, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, government contracting fraud, official corruption, campaign finance violations and a host of other cross-border and domestic issues. We have a sophisticated practice in the rapidly evolving areas of cryptocurrency and money laundering. We have defended prominent business leaders and executives in internal investigations against charges of corruption and misconduct spurred by the political winds of the day. Our expertise in domestic and international criminal law in the art market enables us to navigate the complex regulations governing art as an asset class. With seasoned practitioners in our offices in the UK, US, Italy, Singapore and Hong Kong, we have the ability to draw upon complementary skills to address complex matters on a global scale.
Managing risk – discreetly when possible, aggressively when necessary
We recognize that resolving matters privately and discreetly is often the best way to preserve your success and your reputation. As skilled negotiators, some of our greatest victories are those that pass quietly under the radar. We also know, however, that sometimes a matter must be defended aggressively in court. We have decades of experience as trial lawyers successfully representing clients before federal and state courts and government regulatory agencies, across the US, and before an array of courts and regulators in the UK, Europe and Asia-Pacific. We are acutely aware of the need to manage the reputational impact of high profile matters and work with our dedicated media and reputation lawyers to prevent or minimize the impact of public exposure.
Our multidisciplinary team of highly skilled and experienced professionals is uniquely equipped to strategically manage your risk and defend your success. Contact us below:
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