The Firm, regularly advises clients on Indian anti-corruption laws as well as on the Indian implications of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act [FCPA], 1977 and the U.K. Bribery Act, 2010.
The Firm has advised several high-profile multinational clients in various sectors, including in the aerospace, defence, alcohol, manufacturing, hospitality, logistics and information technology sectors. The Firm has assisted clients in both a preventive (i.e. drafting & implementation of Anti-Corruption Compliance policies) as well as a responsive (i.e. conducting internal investigations and initiation of proceedings at various fora in relation to corruption, fraud and money laundering related issues) role.
The Anti-Corruption and Compliance Practice of the Firm’s Tax Practice (both Direct Taxes, such as Income Tax and & Indirect Taxes such as Excise tax, Customs) to address any accounting issues that may arise during the course of anti-corruption investigation or internal audit of a company. The Firm’s Criminal Litigation and Dispute Resolution practices are well able to provide clear, practical and effective solutions and if needed, legal representation to the clients to institute or defend any proceedings arising from an investigation.
Given the full range of legal advice being provided by the Firm, the Firm has the capability to cross-staff counsels across different practice areas to provide comprehensive advice as per the client’s requirements.