Government Investigations & White Collar Criminal Defense

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Our Global Government Investigations & White Collar Criminal Defense Group is made up of more than 50 members, including many former senior prosecutors and lawyers from various regulatory authorities. We provide clients with a seamless team across offices in the United States, Europe (including the United Kingdom), the Middle East and Asia.

Our global teams deploy leadership in key jurisdictions and local resources in affected regions. We have conducted compliance program reviews, internal investigations, and enforcement agency or criminal investigations in more than 40 countries worldwide, in a diverse array of contexts, including:

  • Anti-corruption (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and UK Bribery Act)
  • Financial services and financial institution fraud
  • Market abuse
  • Accounting fraud
  • Antitrust
  • Customs, exports and economic sanctions
  • False claims and qui tam litigation
  • Government procurement fraud
  • Health care fraud and abuse
  • Insurance fraud
  • Mail and wire fraud
  • Money Laundering and Bank Secrecy Act
  • Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO)
  • Securities fraud

Our lawyers have received numerous accolades, including:

  • Chambers Global 2016 ranked in the area of “Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms) - China
  • Legal 500 United Kingdom 2016 in the area of “Corporate crime (including fraud, bribery and corruption)
  • Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016 in the area of “China Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption” and “Dispute Resolution”
  • Chambers Europe 2016 in the area of “Dispute Resolution: Litigation: Highly Regarded”
  • Chambers Global 2016 ranked in the areas of “India: Dispute Resolution (Desk based Abroad)” and “Kazakhstan: Dispute Resolution (Desk based Abroad)”
  • Main Justice selected our practice as a finalist for FCPA “Trial Firm of The Year” in 2013
  • Law360 selected our practice as an “FCPA Powerhouse” in 2013
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2016 ranked our practice in Los Angeles, New York and Washington DC in the area of “Criminal Defense: White-Collar – Litigation”