Business Crimes and Compliance

Member firm lawyers in the Lex Mundi Business Crime and Compliance group provide a wide-range of knowledge and expertise designed to protect clients’ interests in criminal and other investigations. These investigations often have a strong transnational link – the alleged conduct may have been committed abroad, for example, or foreign subsidiaries may be affected – and our global reach provides access to local jurisdiction insight, connections to local leaders and an understanding of local laws.

The lawyers in our 160 member firms have vast experience in handling criminal investigations and prosecutions, and in dealing with requests for a mutual legal assistance, and they can provide proactive and preventative advice. Located in more than 100 countries, they offer preferred access to a global resource that is unmatched for its depth and breadth, delivering seamless service, exceptional skill and in-depth experience to clients worldwide.

Experience and Areas of Expertise

  • Diverse practice experience
    • Anti-corruption, fraud and misappropriation of funds
    • Accounting offenses
    • Insolvency offenses
    • Export control and embargoes
    • Work and labor offenses
    • Cartel and fair trade offenses
    • Tax and customs offenses
    • Money laundering and proceeds of crime
    • Mutual legal assistance
    • Training and education Responding to criminal investigations and defending proceedings against individuals and companies
  • Advising individuals or companies on investigations and proceedings of regulatory or other authorities
  • Providing support during searches and seizures at home and abroad
  • Gathering of information for criminal investigations and inspection of files
  • Designing and implementing compliance programs
  • Reviewing compliance rules
  • Providing legal assistance in dawn raids

Connections to Even More Knowledge, Skills and Services

When your legal needs move beyond business crimes and compliance issues, lawyers in our network can connect you to the additional knowledge, experience, skills and services you might require from their full-service commercial law firms.