Waselius & Wist’s Compliance and Investigations practice advises on legal and regulatory compliance, corporate governance and anti-corruption/anti-bribery matters, including responding to allegations of fraud, insider trading and other financial irregularities, antitrust violations and breach of fiduciary duty.
We collaborate with our clients to identify risks at an early stage before any whistleblower or authority action is taken. By conducting internal company investigations, we can assist our clients in detecting risk areas and take pre-emptive action to avoid potential civil, criminal or administrative sanctions and reputational damage.
We also prepare/localise and update robust compliance programs and assist our clients in implementing them.
We have an extensive record in conducting internal company investigations, putting in place compliance programs and delivering bespoke training aimed at identifying or mitigating risk or presenting a solid defense to authority investigations.
Our recent experience includes:
• represented clients in anti-bribery and insider trading litigation in public courts;
• conducted anti-bribery/FCPA due diligence reviews of proposed acquisition targets;
• provided general legal advice and statements on anti-bribery regulations and risks; and
• prepared compliance programs and whistle-blowing policies in general governance, competition law and anti-corruption matters and delivered training to management and employees for the implementation of same.