Christopher David is a counsel in WilmerHale’s UK investigations and criminal litigation practice. He focuses on representing both individuals and companies in international white-collar crime cases mainly involving allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption, insider dealing or money laundering. Mr David also has considerable experience in cross-border investigations, corporate and internal investigations, export controls and economic sanctions advice, and his contentious case work predominantly involves matters under investigation by the SFO or the FCA.
Mr David is currently instructed in relation to the SFO investigation into Alstom (alleged corruption) as well as conducting a number of internal investigations on behalf of multinational corporations. Mr David secured the acquittal of a Securency director accused by the SFO of conspiring to corrupt the governor of the State Bank of Vietnam, as well as being part of teams acting on behalf of a number of major financial services clients. Mr David has particular experience in providing advice within the context of multi-jurisdictional investigations involving UK-specific issues such as data protection or banking confidentiality.