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.

Hogan Lovells Publications

Japan's plea bargaining system

A new plea bargaining system – offering reduced penalties to companies that report certain violations and cooperate with government investigations – will come into effect in...

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The Investigations, White Collar, and Fraud practice - Warsaw

The Investigations, White Collar and Fraud Practice (IWCF) was created in the Warsaw office in 2015 and is part of a global practice responsible for advising in the area of combating fraud, ...

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Client Notes

The lesser spotted, greatly discussed DPA

On 19 March 2018, Singapore's Parliament ushered in a raft of criminal justice reforms, including the significant introduction of a deferred prosecution agreement ("DPA") regime. This is a...

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Polish anti-bribery laws - revolutionary changes

The function of this client alert is to inform you that the Polish anti-bribery law is shortly expected to be thoroughly amended. The changes will, not only concern public entities, but...

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Press Releases

Hogan Lovells publishes 2018 Global Bribery and Corruption Outlook looking at white collar investigations across the globe

Interagency cooperation and cross-border investigations on the up making it harder to evade prosecution The UK, France, Italy and Brazil all show enthusiasm for global settlements...

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Global bribery and corruption outlook 2018

For the most part, 2018 will see countries do more to enforce their anti-bribery and corruption laws. How authorities plan to do this — from cooperating with foreign counterparts ...

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