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Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms)

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What the team is known for

Investigations and enforcement specialist highlighted for its expertise in matters related to US FCPA, money laundering and corruption. Leverages the support of a highly regarded contentious financial services practice to advise on enforcement matters before Hong Kong financial regulators and the ICAC. Also able to assist clients with anti-money laundering, sanctions and anti-corruption training mandates. Regularly acts for Chinese SOEs and global banks, financial institutions and technology companies.

Strengths

A client says the team is "very professional, skilled, productive and efficient, as well as easy to communicate with."

A second client appreciates that the "very responsive" team "came up with a detailed plan prior to starting the work" and "did a great job overall."

Work highlights

Assisted a major European multinational in connection with internal corruption investigations into its management in Shanghai.

Notable practitioners

Patrick Sinclair remains a solid choice for clients seeking advice on FCPA investigations, sanctions and securities fraud matters. Peers consider him a "very experienced" partner with a "good reputation in this area," while a client finds him to be a "good leader who manages the whole team and project in a strategic way."

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Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms) Department

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

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The Hong Kong Club Building

3A Chater Road

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

China

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Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms)


Patrick Sinclair
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