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Baker McKenzie

White-Collar Crime

2 ranked lawyersBand 2AustriaEurope 2021 View ranking table
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Baker McKenzie

White-Collar Crime

2 ranked lawyersBand 2AustriaEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded team best known for advising domestic and multinational companies as well as financial institutions on compliance matters. Represents clients before court in matters relating to tax evasion, fraud and corruption. Further experience includes handling whistle-blowing cases and cartel investigations.

Strengths

Sources laud the team for being "very strong in investigations."

Multiple sources point to the firm's strength in compliance work, with one interviewee saying that they are "very strong, probably leaders in compliance."

Work highlights

Conducted an internal investigation on behalf of the directors of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank relating to internal procedures of the bank.

Notable practitioners

Alexander Petsche is best known for advising on compliance programmes utilising his broad expertise in competition law, corruption matters and fraud. "In Austria, he is one of the leading compliance experts," an interviewee reports.

Georg Krakow is a first-class white-collar crime practitioner with a particular focus on internal investigations and compliance matters. He also handles tax evasion and credit fraud proceedings as well as matters relating to export regulations.

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Austria

White-Collar Crime


Alexander Petsche
Band 4
Georg Krakow
Band 1