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Clifford Chance LLP

Clifford Chance is a leading global law firm offering a long-established globally coordinated team of investigations experts operating in all sectors.

In 2004 Clifford Chance brought together regulatory enforcement, investigations, fraud and crime specialists to form an integrated global team to seamlessly handle international, multi-jurisdictional investigations. Clifford Chance was the first firm to form a coherent and organised global investigations practice. Over a decade on, this team has handled some of the corporate world’s most complex and far reaching international matters, navigating many clients through challenging and complex cross-border investigations. It boasts market-leading capabilities in 17 key jurisdictions staffed by lawyers experienced and trained in investigations, including numerous former regulators and government enforcement attorneys, white collar defence lawyers as well as lawyers with significant in-house experience.  This team is supported by an in-house forensic accounting capability and offers the ability to draw on additional resources from all of its 34 offices in 24 countries.  Clifford Chance routinely handles matters in the key areas of regulatory and criminal liability, including corruption, antitrust, export controls, international economic sanctions, cyber, money laundering, fraud, insider trading and market manipulation.

Clifford Chance's clients include the world's leading businesses and global financial institutions, governments and international organisations, as well as senior individuals from the business community and public bodies.

Clifford Chance LLP