DLA Piper Global Law Firm
White Collar and Corporate Crime
White Collar and Corporate Crime
Assisting a number of global life science companies in respect of various internal investigations and business conduct reviews across their operations across the globe, particularly in developing and emerging markets such as China, South East Asia, Middle East, and South America.
Advised the Qatari State Audit Bureau and the National Committee for Integrity and Transparency on the implementation of the UN Convention against corruption and the drafting of a new anti-corruption law and related regulations.
Conducting an international investigation in China, Hong Kong, Nigeria and Japan for a Japanese company concerning allegations of bribery and corruption.
Acting for a worldwide logistics company in connection with a major Serious Fraud Office investigation in relation to allegations of facilitation payments made in a large number of countries worldwide.
Advising a healthcare provider with a global due diligence review of distributors to ensure compliance with international anti-bribery laws. This included designing, providing and reviewing responses to due diligence assessments completed by distributors.
Advising on a corporate manslaughter investigation arising from a fatal accident of an employee at a plant decommissioning service.
Representing a NASDAQ-listed-South African based technology company that is the subject of a joint investigation regarding allegations of bribery and corruption by the SEC and DOJ into potential violations of the FCPA and securities laws.
Representing Jesse Litvak, a former RMBS trader, who has been charged by the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut with securities fraud, TARP Fraud, and making false statements to the United States government.
Advising a multinational consumer products company regarding the implementation of numerous global compliance initiatives through to completion as it attempted to resolve an FCPA investigation.
Represents an international investment bank in investigations being conducted by the US Attorneys’ Office in the Southern District of New York and the Securities and Exchange Commission into potential insider trading activity.
Representing the Audit Committee of a publicly-traded telecommunications company in connection with its internal investigation of whistleblower complaints regarding potential violations of the securities laws.
Representing two employees of an international bank that participated in submitting rates for the LIBOR calculation. This bank has received widespread press attention concerning the LIBOR investigation and its related activities during the relevant time period.
Represented the Lebanese Canadian Bank (LCB), one of the largest banks in Lebanon, in a civil forfeiture and money laundering lawsuit brought by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, which sought the forfeiture of the entirety of LCB’s assets. The Government’s action alleged a widespread, international scheme in which LCB allegedly used the US financial system to launder narcotics trafficking and other criminal proceeds through West Africa and back into Lebanon.