Nearly 99% of losses suffered by multinationals in emerging markets are caused by bribery, corruption, fraud, lack of regulatory compliance, and reputational damage resulting from these issues. With companies facing rising enforcement across all key markets, managing risk has fast become a high priority for global businesses.
Our team includes one of the largest contingents of former US Department of Justice prosecutors, state prosecutors, SEC and other regulators. We have extensive experience assisting companies and financial institutions conduct cross-border investigations. We also represent corporations, officers and directors in criminal investigations and prosecutions, and advise on SEC disclosure, self-reporting, corporate governance and internal controls issues. Our lawyers also defend clients in class actions and other suits that often follow criminal allegations.