Our extensive experience in this area of practice allows us to provide clients, both corporate and individual, with advice covering the legal, procedural, governance and reputational aspects of relevant compliance issues and investigations wherever and in whatever form they may arise.
We represent clients in all phases of white-collar litigation, in particular bribery and corruption, money laundering, fraud, insider-trading, market abuse, sanctions, extradition and related matters. We also represent clients in parallel civil and administrative proceedings frequently related to criminal investigations.
Our experience in white collar crime matters include:
- Defending a well-known CIS client before the Swiss Federal Prosecutor’s Office related a money laundering case for an amount in excess of USD 30 million
- Dealing with legal aid requests (letter rogatory) from CIS countries, i.e. Ukraine and Russia, to Switzerland for fraud, misappropriation of funds and money laundering
- Creating various layers of protection with respect to a CIS client’s civil claim against a large Ukrainian agricultural holding company
- Defending fraudulent claims based, inter alia, on forged documents from Ukrainian claimants against our client