• UK-based futures trader Navinder Sarao against U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) charges in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois for market manipulation and spoofing that authorities alleged contributed to the 2010 “Flash Crash," a trillion-dollar market event.
    • The CEO and founder of an asset management company with US$50 billion under management in a DOJ asset forfeiture action relating to a US$630 million embezzlement scheme.
    • A portfolio manager for a leading UK hedge fund with more than $7 billion in assets under management in an internal investigation into spoofing.
    • The Global Head of Trading and Investment Banking at a German-based global investment bank in a DOJ investigation of an alleged US$10 billion fraud and money laundering scheme.
    • A UK-based commodities futures trader charged criminally with spoofing, wire and commodities fraud in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and a parallel CFTC enforcement action in the same district.
    • A UK-based principal in a venture capital fund with over $100 billion under management in defending allegations of engaging in a short and distort stock manipulation scheme.
    • The board of directors of a Swiss bank in conducting an internal investigation in response to DOJ investigation into tax evasion and resolving the same.
    • The Global Head of Corporate and Investment Banking at a French global investment bank in a DOJ investigation into alleged Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations in securing investments from North African sovereign investment authority.
    • Numerous UK- and Dubai-based commodities traders in DOJ, CFTC and Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) investigations into manipulative trading and spoofing.
    • A UK-based U.S. Treasury trader in a DOJ & CFTC investigation into alleged spoofing.
    • The Head of Treasury for a French global bank in a DOJ investigation into LIBOR manipulation.
    • The former EMEA Head of the Portfolio Solutions Group for State Street bank, charged in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts with a US$15 million wire and securities fraud.
    • The Dubai-based owners of multinational mining, media, technology and other companies in seeking U.S. sanctions de-listing and defending investigations by U.S., South African and other criminal authorities into an alleged multi-billion-dollar bribery scheme.
    •  Several index derivative traders for global investment banks in DOJ and UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigations into alleged collusion, market manipulation and fraud.
    • The head of UK-based precious metal futures trading desk in inquiries by the DOJ, CFTC and CME into alleged spoofing and market manipulation.
    • A U.S.-based stock trader against federal criminal market manipulation, money laundering and tax evasion charges in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, as well as parallel asset forfeiture and SEC enforcement actions based on the use of novel liquidity arbitrage strategies in U.S. securities markets.
    • The CEO of a Swiss asset management company in a DOJ investigation into tax evasion.
    • Numerous complex derivatives brokers in investigations by the SFO, the New York Attorney General and the CFTC relating to fraud and market manipulation.
    • Numerous London-based foreign exchange traders at global investment banks in response to a DOJ investigation into alleged market manipulation.
    • A London-based trader in an investigation by the DOJ's fraud and antitrust sections and the SEC into collusion in the Sub-Sovereign and Agency bond market.
    • The head of private wealth management for a global investment bank in a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority inquiry into insider trading.
    • The former CEO for Eurasia for a Swedish telecom company targeted in U.S., Swiss, Swedish and Dutch investigations into alleged bribery in Uzbekistan.
    • Multiple derivative traders for French global investment banks in DOJ investigations into market manipulation allegations.
    • Several employees of investment banks in response to an investigation by the DOJ, SEC and CFTC into alleged LIBOR manipulation in relation to the U.S. dollar and other currencies in an investigation being conducted by the DOJ, SFO and the SEC into possible FCPA violations arising out of certain Southeast Asian projects.
    • A U.S.-based futures trader charged with commodities fraud and spoofing in the Southern District of Texas and a parallel CFTC enforcement action.
    • A UK resident targeted in a DOJ tax investigation of an alleged multi-billion-dollar tax fraud.
    • The Dubai-based owner of one of Africa’s largest trading companies in a DOJ investigation into alleged sanctions and Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA) violations.
    • The regional head of Financial Crime and Compliance and several team members at a UK- based global bank pursuant to an investigation by several U.S. authorities into possible sanctions violations and money laundering related transaction monitoring issues.
    • The former regional CEO of a UK-based global bank in a joint DOJ and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) investigation into potential FCPA violations stemming from the bank's Asia-Pacific hiring practices.
    • The Hong Kong-based former CEO of Wealth and Investment at a global UK-based bank in a DOJ investigation into money laundering and FCPA violations.
    • The former CEO of a Portuguese international investment advisory firm against criminal charges in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida alleging the laundering of US$1.2 billion used to pay bribes to officials of a South American country.
    • An ultra high-net-worth African businessman in obtaining removal from U.S. and UK sanctions lists for alleged corruption.
    • A London-based hedge fund founder targeted in an SEC insider trading investigation.
    • An ultra high-net-worth businessman based in a CIS country in obtaining delisting from U.S. and EU sanctions
    • An ultra high-net-worth Swiss citizen in a DOJ investigation into tax evasion.
    • Multiple current and former employees of a UK-based global bank in a DOJ investigation into alleged violations of U.S. sanctions on Iran.
    • A former senior executive in private wealth management for an Israeli bank in a DOJ investigation into tax evasion in Switzerland.
    • An ultra high-net-worth Gulf state businessman in obtaining removal of an improper Interpol Red Notice and curing its collateral consequences.
    • A China-based U.S.-businessman in a DOJ investigation of alleged violations of U.S. sanctions on North Korea.
    • Numerous Dubai-based individuals at a UK-based global bank pursuant to an investigation by DOJ and several other U.S. authorities into violations of the Iranian sanctions regime.
    • Multiple UK and Ireland-based former employees of a U.S.-based global payments company in a DOJ money laundering and wire fraud investigation.
    • Multiple UK-based auditors employed by a global media company in a DOJ investigation into FCPA violations in China.
    • The Audit Committee of a European pharmaceutical company in conducting an internal investigation into operations in Eastern Europe, in connection with alleged FCPA, accounting and antitrust violations.
    • The owners of Monaco-based global oil services company against criminal charges in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas alleging conspiracy to bribe government officials in nine CIS, Middle Eastern and African countries.
    • The London-based head of a global sales desk for a multinational bank in a DOJ investigation into fraud and market manipulation concerning the alleged leak of confidential information to a major hedge fund.
    • A senior sales executive at a global waste management company in investigations by DOJ and Ecuadorian authorities into money laundering and corruption.
    • A former officer of a global mining and exploration company in an investigation being conducted by the DOJ, SFO and the SEC into possible FCPA violations arising out of certain Southeast Asian projects.
    • A senior executive of a global UK engineering company in response to allegations of bribery relating to the procurement of overseas contracts.
    • The director the UK-based affiliate of the largest internet prescription drug distributor to the U.S., charged with felony misbranding, money laundering and smuggling in the District of Montana.

    Includes matters handled at Dechert and prior to joining the firm.

    • Investigations, Sovereign Counsel Series Webinar – Virtual (September 2021)
    • Panel on Recent Trials, 9th White Collar Crime Institute - Virtual (January, 2021)
    • Extradition in Business Crime Cases, 4th Annual 33 Chancery Lane Business Crime Conference – London (November, 2019)
    • Money Laundering: Has the US Hammer Gone Global?, ABA White Collar Crime Institute – London (October, 2019)
    • Financial Institutions Enforcement, Cambridge Forums – New York (May 2019)
    • Chair, Global Forum on Protecting the Wealthy, Their Assets & Advisors, Cambridge Forums - Surrey (February, 2019)
    • Expert Testimony – House of Lords' Select Committee on Bribery Act, Palace of Westminster – London (November, 2018)
    • The Special Relationship with the USA: An Extradition Case Study, Annual DELF Conference – London (September, 2018)
    • Corporate Crime: Educating the Board; Defending the Company & Its Directors, Company Secretary Forum – London (November, 2017)
    • Outward View on International Corruption, Transatlantic General Counsel Summit – London (June, 2017)
    • Combating Market Misconduct – What Needs to be Done?, ABA White Collar Crime Institute – London (October, 2016)
    • Navigating Cross-border Investigations – UK and U.S. Perspectives, Webinar - London (June, 2016)
    • Financial Institutions Enforcement, Cambridge Forums – Connecticut (May, 2016)
    • Conflicting Compliance: When Foreign Laws Are at Odds with Anti-Corruption Compliance under the FCPA and UK Bribery Act, SCCE European Compliance & Ethics Institute – Prague (March, 2016)
    • The Art of Conducting Effective Investigations in High Risk Markets, C5 Anti-Corruption Conference – London, (June, 2015)
    • An International Conundrum: Conducting an Internal Investigation on Behalf of a Multinational Organization, New York Law Journal Webinar – New-York (November, 2014)
    • Collateral Consequences – It's Not Over When You Think It’s Over, ABA White Collar Crime Institute – London (October, 2014)
    • Expert Testimony – House of Lord’s Select Committee on UK/US Extradition, Palace of Westminster – London (July, 2014)
    • Responding to the New Corruption Landscape, C5 Anti-Corruption Conference – London (June, 2014)
    • US-UK Extradition - An Inside Perspective, Extradition Lawyers Association – London (June, 2014)
    • Deferred Prosecution Agreements in Practice, Fraud Lawyers Association – London (June, 2014)
    • Deferred Prosecution Agreements, QEB Hollis Whiteman – London (January, 2014)
    • Theft of Identity and Impersonation – Who are You Dealing With?, Cambridge International Symposium on Economic Crime – Cambridge (September, 2013)
    • Cross Border Jurisdictional Fraud, The Fraud Lawyers Association – London (July, 2013)
    • European Criminal Bar Association
    • Extradition Lawyers' Association
    • Fraud Lawyers Association
    • International Bar Association
    • American Bar Association
    • New York State Bar Association
    • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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