Debevoise has one of the leading UK/US practices in the field of white collar crime and regulatory defence. It is the only firm that Chambers & Partners ranks as “Band 1” for corporate crime and investigations in both the UK and the US.
The team represents companies and individuals in criminal and regulatory investigations and enforcement actions and related litigation, conducting internal investigations, and advising on complex global settlements with criminal enforcement agencies and regulators. We also routinely counsel clients regarding preventative compliance measures and remediation.
We benefit from the experience of a specialist, multi-disciplinary, multi-lingual team which includes lawyers with experience of practicing in the US and at the criminal bar. The team has a wealth of experience in navigating the most complex cross-border cases from inception to achieving successful resolutions with enforcement agencies. We also regularly advise and represent clients in criminal and administrative proceedings.
We are market leaders in advising on the UK Bribery Act and the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Our expertise covers the full spectrum of corporate compliance and risk, including EU/UK and US sanctions, anti-money laundering regulations, UK financial services regulation, cybersecurity and EU data protection.