Matthew Kutcher

Matthew Kutcher

Partner, Cooley LLP
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Matthew Kutcher is a former federal prosecutor with significant experience handling complex criminal cases, particularly involving fraud and corruption. Matthew developed 15 years of experience representing corporations, accounting firms and investment banks, and their officers, directors and executives in white-collar, FCPA, EU and US trade sanctions, export controls, securities fraud and anti-competition proceedings before the DOJ, the SEC and other federal agencies. Matthew’s background includes leading domestic and cross-border investigations resulting from regulatory and statutory violations, money laundering, corruption and fraud, environmental and whistleblower claims across numerous industries. Matthew helps clients navigate effectively through complex investigations and criminal actions brought in state and federal courts. He has a proven track record of resolving high-stakes issues at the investigative stage, often before proceedings are initiated, but he is always ready to take a case to trial.

Matthew’s practice also encompasses litigating civil cases in trials and appeals, where he has successfully defended clients in a range of class actions, shareholder litigation and general commercial disputes. He has also advised clients on anti-corruption, trade sanctions and securities law compliance programmes, including identifying risks associated with FCPA, trade sanctions and other global commercial transactions such as mergers, acquisitions and asset sales. In addition, Matthew has routinely provided training programmes for clients around corporate compliance best practices in the energy, defence, aerospace and international sports industries.

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