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Provided by Jonathan Cotton

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Global Investigations

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Restructuring and Insolvency

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Jonny is Co-Head of our Global Investigations Group. For over 25 years he has helped many clients investigate and defend allegations of wrongdoing in civil, criminal and regulatory cases across sectors from telecoms to fast-moving consumer goods to financial services.

On the criminal/regulatory side, Jonny regularly acts on investigations, criminal prosecutions and regulatory cases concerning the Bribery Act, the Proceeds of Crime Act, the Fraud Act, FSMA, export controls and sanctions, as well as Companies Act offences.

On the civil side, Jonny advises on fraud cases involving extractive frauds, accounting frauds, misrepresentations, the ‘theft’ of confidential information by employees and competitors and conspiracy.

Jonny is also often involved in contractual disputes, competition disputes and restructuring/insolvency matters. He also often advises on contentious aspects of corporate transactions, including takeovers.

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Financial Crime: Corporates - London (Firms)
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Band 1

Jonathan Cotton is co-head of the firm's global investigations group. He acts for multinational corporations on an array of financial crime matters including SFO and internal investigations into corruption, fraud and misconduct. He also advises on DPAs with foreign authorities.
"He is outstanding, technically sound and incredibly incisive." "He is a strategic thinker."

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