Operating from over 20 offices across Asia-Pacific, EMEA and North America, Herbert Smith Freehills is at the heart of the new global business landscape providing premium quality, full-service legal advice. We provide many of the world’s most important organisations with access to market-leading dispute resolution, projects and transactional legal advice, combined with expertise in a number of global industry sectors, including energy, natural resources, infrastructure and financial services.
Our global investigations team has experience representing clients in relation to internal and government initiated investigations and enforcement issues and defending clients charged with white-collar crime. We have dedicated corporate crime and investigations specialists across our international network and have managed investigations in the UK, Europe, Australia, China, South-East Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
As part of the global investigations team, our New York office has experience defending companies and individuals from around the world against US federal criminal charges and in responding to investigations by the US Department of Justice and other agencies such as US Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the US Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and State Attorneys General. By way of example, these matters have included alleged money laundering, mail and wire fraud, insider trading, violations of the FCPA, financial fraud, and antitrust.