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White & Case

Our global white-collar and investigations team regularly handles a wide range of complex, high-stakes and multi-jurisdictional legal matters. We address the risks and complexities arising from investigations and enforcement actions. With our global footprint, experience and skill, we provide comprehensive and cost-effective representation and advice to clients facing exposure to civil and criminal liability.

Our team in Paris offers first-rate expertise in advising and defending clients through all phases of global investigations as well as criminal proceedings, antitrust investigations and contentious regulatory disputes. Our team is over 35 lawyers strong and growing.

We have substantial experience in dealing with multi-jurisdictional investigations carried out by French, European and foreign jurisdictions or regulatory and control authorities and have acquired in-depth knowledge of international judicial process and procedures.

In addition to our broad experience and technical expertise, we have assisted clients with matters involving: The European Commission; the AMF (Financial Markets Authority), ACPR (Prudential Control Authority), ANSM (French Medicinal Security Agency) and Competition Authority in France; the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) and SFO (Serious Fraud Office) in the UK; the DOJ (Department of Justice), DFS (Department of Financial Services) and CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission) in the US; as well as the JFSA (Japan Financial Services Authority) and MAS (Monetary Authority of Singapore) in Asia.

We work closely with our colleagues from our offices around the world, in particular in Brussels, Washington DC, New York, London, Tokyo, Singapore and Hong Kong, and regularly field cross-practice teams including experts in data protection, bank supervisory, capital markets and tax.

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