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Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates

Corporate Investigations

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What the team is known for

Skadden has notable practices in the UK and Germany. The law firm has particular strength in handling Europe-based investigations relating to both European and US regulatory matters. It frequently deals with corruption and money laundering investigations. Skadden offers additional expertise in sanctions-related matters.

Strengths

According to a client, what stands out about the lawyers is "the reliability of their statements, the availability, the uncomplicated interaction where problems are solved together in a completely unpretentious way, and the ability to work as a team, which is something that Skadden does exceptionally well."

Sources also say: "They offer an excellent work product and consistently deliver great results in difficult cases."

Notable practitioners

Based in London, Ryan Junck heads the firm's European government enforcement and white-collar crime group.

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Overview

The Government Enforcement and White Collar Crime Group at Skadden is an internationally recognized leader in the representation of corporations, boards of directors, management and other individuals in connection with government investigations, enforcement actions, internal investigations, and white collar criminal prosecutions. 

Our practice group comprises lawyers in key financial centres around the world, including for our European practice, in London, Paris, Frankfurt, Brussels and Moscow. When needed, we are also able to draw upon the considerable experience of our prestigious U.S. practice group, which operates globally and includes attorneys who formerly served as United States Attorneys and Assistant United States Attorneys, SEC officials, and other prosecutors and regulators, as well as a former federal judge, CFTC enforcement director and state securities commissioner.

Our practice is broad based and includes the defence of corporations, directors, officers and employees against allegations in various business contexts and at every stage of the enforcement process. For example, we commonly appear before the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA"), the Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") and the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation ("OFSI") in the U.K..

Corporate Investigations

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates

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Location

40 Bank Street

Canary Wharf

London

Greater London

UK

E14 5DS

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