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Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith

as@corkerbinning.com

Andrew specialises in business crime, including SFO, NCA and police investigations relating to fraud, bribery/corruption and money laundering, as well as regulatory inquiries brought by the FCA into market abuse and market misconduct. Andrew also regularly acts for individuals facing extradition to a range of countries and provides related advice on INTERPOL and criminal mutual legal assistance. Case highlights include acting for individuals in the SFO investigations concerning Tesco, GSK, Olympus, LIBOR and EURIBOR; a defendant in the FCA’s largest prosecution of insider dealing (Operation Tabernula) and FCA regulatory investigations concerning LIBOR and FX; advising businesses on alleged breaches of export controls and trade and financial sanctions; acting for executive counsel to the Financial Reporting Council on disciplinary investigations into major firms of accountants; and representing Shrien Dewani in the South African request for his extradition for the offence of murder.