Practice

Investigations

Regulatory investigations; allegations of fraud, bribery, and corruption; sanctions and money laundering; whistle-blower complaints; dawn raids — multinationals and their executives face these and other threats to their businesses and reputations.

Representative experience

Acting on behalf of BTA Bank, Kazakhstan's largest bank, in asset recovery litigation concerning US$6bn, the largest such case in the UK in 2013.

Advising a Fortune 200 company regarding an investigation by the DOJ and SEC into allegations that it paid bribes to secure a contract in China and similar allegations elsewhere.

Defending a pharma company on a substantial U.S. federal criminal investigation in connection with the promotion, marketing, and sale of one of its drugs.

Undertaking an internal investigation of Eletrobras, the largest electric company in Brazil, of allegations related to the Petrobras “Lava Jato” scandal.

Acting for Air Canada in the European Commission's air cargo cartel investigation and related private U.S. and UK litigation.

Investigating management responsibility for the delays to the A380, Airbus’ flagship twin-deck airliner.

We represented a private European bank regarding a Financial Services Authority (FSA) investigation into the adequacy of its anti-corruption control.

We advised a client in connection with an investigation by the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) into suspected overseas corruption.

We advised a multinational financial institution regarding a City of London Police investigation into alleged foreign corrupt business practices.

We advised a European paper mill producer regarding strategy and legal action in an internal fraud investigation in China.

We successfully represented one of the world's largest, most recognizable companies when they were barred from contracting with the U.S. government.

We conducted internal reviews of payments for a Fortune 500 pharmaceutical company

Our team advised one of the world's largest insurers in connection with an inquiry by the U.S. Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Hogan Lovells Publications

DOJ aims for good, not perfect: Our view of the updated corporate cooperation policy False Claims Act

Government attorneys now have additional discretion in False Claims Act (FCA) civil cases to award cooperation credit to a corporation that meaningfully assists the government’s...

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Hogan Lovells Publications

The Jungle Crook - Environmental corruption in Laos Investigations, White Collar, and Fraud Alert

Laos, cocooned by Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia and China, is implementing multiple development initiatives, akin to its Southeast Asian neighbors to transition and transform its...

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Awards and Rankings

GIR 30 - Hogan Lovells Investigation Practice ranked 2nd globally

Hogan Lovells has been ranked second in the world for internal and government-led investigations by Global Investigations Review (GIR). The results were announced at the prestigious GIR...

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Press Releases

Hogan Lovells Secures Major High Court Victory for BTA Bank in US $6bn Fraud Case

LONDON, 24 August 2018 – Hogan Lovells has achieved a further landmark judgment for BTA Bank in one of the biggest fraud cases to have ever come before the English courts.

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