Heightened scrutiny of corporate practices, and the increasing scope of government investigations and prosecutions are raising the importance of corporate compliance and risk management. McMillan's White Collar Defence and Government Investigations group provides comprehensive support for clients seeking to prevent or responding to such investigations and prosecutions.
Our services include:
- Representing corporations, and other organizations and executives at all stages of criminal, quasi-criminal and regulatory investigations and prosecutions for all types of white collar offences including fraud, bribery and corruption, money laundering, cartels and price-fixing, insider-trading or other securities offences, economic sanctions, export/import control and tax offences, as well as offences under health and safety, discrimination, immigration, financial services, energy, environmental, and other regulatory regimes
- Managing and defending against search warrants, inspection orders, interviews given under statutory compulsion, wiretapping orders, and other investigative actions
- Conducting proactive internal investigations and audits into potential criminal and regulatory contraventions under the protection of solicitor-client privilege
-Conducting due diligence and advising on strategies to deal with foreign agents, intermediaries or other parties to commercial or M&A transactions
- Providing advice on reputation management and defamation