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Boasts experience in a broad range of domestic and international white-collar crime mandates. Noted for representing financial institutions and big multinationals in criminal proceedings connected to commercial fraud and allegations of bribery. Additional strength in asset tracing and recovery as well as internal investigations. Expertise further includes money laundering issues and corporate criminal liability. Also possesses experience in espionage and trade secret cases.
A source reports: "They work diligently and are able not only to perceive commercial tissues but also to work with them."
Defended Cevdet Caner in a case pertaining to alleged money laundering and investment fraud.
Clemens Trauttenberg regularly advises on fraud and espionage cases. He further possesses strength in cartel cases and matters involving regulatory breaches. According to clients, he is "well versed in all degrees of the Vienna commercial court systems" and is "a thoughtful adviser."
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Our white-collar crime team has international experience in handling complex, high-profile cases involving commercial and regulatory fraud, internal forensic investigations, corruption, criminal defence, cybercrimes, asset tracing and asset recovery.
Our team frequently advises on complex cross-border matters. Using our expertise and contacts across our 13 regional offices, we are quickly able to advise clients on their jurisdictional compliance obligations, from data privacy and supplier agreements to internal controls and labour relations. The team also has expertise in designing corporate compliance programs that address our clients' greatest risks and mitigate problems before a potential investigation. We are members of and cover the entire CEE region for the International Fraud Group (IFG).
RUSSIAN DESK: In recent years, several Russian financial institutions suffered bankruptcy or other crises due to the investment activities of their shareholders and former management, who syphoned assets from various financial transactions to offshore safe havens. Wolf Theiss – in particular Clemens Trauttenberg and Valerie Hohenberg - are known as the experts in this field and the Russian legal community constantly refer such cases directly to them. Currently, Wolf Theiss' largest cross-border case by volume involves a Russian angle and multiple jurisdictions.
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