03 Nov JPM established Criminal Law and Criminal Compliance Team

JPM has established three partners’ strong Criminal Law and Criminal Compliance team.

Scrutiny of state authorities of the business sector practices is resulting in the increased number of criminal investigations and prosecutions, launched in respect of both infractions and corporate offenses, that need to be addressed with proper legal counseling to avoid or minimize serious negative consequences.

In anticipation of the increase of inquires in the second half of 2020 in this area, JPM has established three partners’ strong Criminal Law and Criminal Compliance team.

JPM’s Criminal Law and Criminal Compliance team of experts has experience of acting for corporates and individuals facing crimes and investigations performed by regulatory and law enforcement bodies.

The expert specialization includes:

  • White Collar Crimes, including Anti-Money Laundering; Corporate and Competition Crimes; Tax Fraud; Custom Crime; Corruption in Public Sector; Crimes committed by Public Officials; and other Economic Crimes
  • Environmental Protection
  • Real Estate and Construction Crimes
  • Intellectual Property Crimes

Team’s strength is shared expertise as the Criminal Law and Criminal Compliance team has access to the entire Law firm’s competence.

Team can advise for the needs of the following industries Finance, Retail & Wholesale, Private Equity Funds, Energy, Technology, Transport, Manufacturing, Property Development, and Investments.

Best practice within Criminal Law and Criminal Compliance includes:

  • Risk assessment
  • Internal controls
  • Reporting of suspicions
  • Defense in law enforcement bodies
  • Defense in criminal proceedings

The Criminal Law and Criminal Compliance team performs also internal investigations where our experts conduct corporate internal investigations into the full scope of potential liability for clients who have reason to believe some wrongdoing may have taken place.