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.

Media Mention

Why Are International Law Firms Hiring More Regulatory Lawyers in Hong Kong

Mark Lin was quoted by LegalWeek as saying the new listing rules could potentially bring more regulatory work ahead from some issuers.

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SEA View is horizon spotting in practice Investigations, White Collar, and Fraud Alert

SEA View: Our new monthly periodical has launched! From April 2019, this periodical will feature investigation, compliance, and regulatory developments in Southeast Asia (SEA). For a...

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ADG Insights: Managing the ADG supply chain in the age of protectionism ADG Insights

Through ADG Insights, we share with you the top legal and political issues affecting the aerospace, defense, and government services (ADG) industry. Our ADG industry team monitors the...

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It's that time of year again – Transparency International's global pulse-check on corruption Investigations, White Collar, and Fraud Alert

Transparency International's (TI) annual reveal of their Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) this January continues a pessimistic tone.

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Podcast series: False Claims Act 2018 and the road ahead Podcast

The pace of False Claims Act (FCA) litigation remained furious over the past year. Companies (and individuals) in all sectors of the economy continue to face the ever-present threat of FCA...

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ADG Insights: 2019 Bribery and corruption enforcement landscape ADG Insights

Through ADG Insights, we share with you the top legal and political issues affecting the aerospace, defense, and government services (ADG) industry. Our ADG industry team monitors the...

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