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Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Financial Crime: Corporates

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What the team is known for

Advises public companies and financial institutions on FCA and SFO investigations, as well as general compliance matters. Offers expertise in bribery, corruption, money laundering, fraud and sanctions cases. Noted expertise in international investigations. Active across a number of sectors, including financial services, oil and gas, and energy.

Strengths

Interviewees remark: "The team has good criminal practitioners who provide quality advice."

"The team is always one step ahead and impresses with its creative ideas and ability to think outside the box," notes a source.

Work highlights

Successfully represented Essentra's Dubai-based subsidiary in its Deferred Prosecution Agreement with the DOJ for conspiring to violate the IEEPA in connection with evading sanctions on North Korea.

Notable practitioners

Peter Burrell frequently acts for multinational financial institutions and corporations, with strength in investigations into bribery, money laundering, rate manipulation and conspiracy to defraud. He also advises on EU and US compliance matters.
"You get a fully formed view from him; he is excellent - a very effective advocate." "One of the best lawyers around. He is robust, technical, and clients trust him."

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Overview

Willkie represents public companies, financial institutions and their executives in all aspects of compliance, investigations and enforcement, and in particular high-stakes matters and all types of financial crimes. The team is distinguished as an elite international team, joining up the experience of litigators in the US, UK and Continental Europe to provide an integrated platform of legal services covering multiple jurisdictions and geographies.

Financial Crime: Corporates

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

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Location

City Point

1 Ropemaker Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC2Y 9HT

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Financial Crime: Corporates


Peter Burrell
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