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Corporate Investigations - United Arab Emirates
"Adam Vause is pragmatic and practical in his approach to investigations." "Adam Vause's knowledge of the risks and particularities of the region is exceptional. He is very hands-on, practical and easy to talk to."
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Adam Vause advises major corporates and financial institutions on a broad range of large commercial disputes, with a particular focus on fraud, asset tracing, compliance and investigation matters.
Adam is Co-Chair of DLA Piper's Global Investigations Group.
He has significant experience advising in relation to regulatory/criminal investigations and anti-corruption/business ethics (FCPA, UK Bribery Act and Middle East legislation) in connection with companies' internal compliance policies and procedures and disputes arising from joint ventures, distribution agreements and a wide range of corporate and banking transactions.
Between 2002 and 2004 Adam undertook a secondment working for the UK government in the Serious Fraud Office as an investigative lawyer and prosecutor, primarily focusing on white collar crime, restraint/confiscation of assets and the Government's reform of fraud/corruption legislation.