• Government Investigations and Related Litigation

    • Jon S. Corzine, former Governor of New Jersey, U.S. Senator, and CEO of MF Global, in investigations by the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and the U.S. Congress, as well as all related civil litigation relating to the collapse of MF Global.
    • Major U.S. energy supplier in DOJ and SEC investigations of suspected bribery and market manipulation
    • Broker-dealer and employees in SEC investigation of trading activity and net capital.
    • CEO of a multinational financial services firm in connection with a cross-border SEC investigation into valuation of private equity investments in Russia.
    • CEO of a Dubai-based private equity firm in connection with DOJ and SEC investigations.
    • CEO of a multinational financial services firm in connection with a cross-border SEC investigation into valuation of private equity investments in Russia.
    • CEO of publicly traded company in DOJ and SEC investigations of suspected accounting fraud.
    • UK solicitor/in-house counsel in DOJ investigation of alleged violations of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and U.S. securities laws.
    • UK-based bond broker in a cross-border antitrust and fraud investigation by DOJ and U.K. Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
    • UK-based precious metals trader in DOJ and CFTC investigations of alleged wire fraud, market manipulation, and “spoofing”.
    • UK-based independent oil traders in government investigations and related litigation.
    • UK-based insurance broker in cross-border investigations by DOJ and the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) into suspected bribery.
    • UK-based securities analyst in DOJ a investigation of accounting fraud.
    • Senior tax lawyer of Swiss bank in a tax-related DOJ investigation.
    • Senior bank executive in a DOJ anti-money laundering and bribery investigation.
    • Senior bank executives in a DOJ investigation of suspected Iran sanctions violations.
    • Chemical company employees in a DOJ investigation of environmental issues.
    • Boutique investment bank in an investigation by the New York District Attorney’s Office involving suspected misappropriation of trade secrets.
    • 12 police union officials charged with “ticket-fixing” in New York State Supreme Court.

    Internal Investigations

    • Asset manager in an investigation of suspected FCPA and UK Bribery Act violations.
    • Special board committee in an investigation into bribery allegations against CEO.
    • Credit union in an investigation of alleged financial misconduct by CEO.
    • Large hospital in an investigation of alleged ethical and financial misconduct by senior executives.

    Commercial Litigation and Arbitration

    • Microsoft Corp. in litigation against Samsung Electronics Corp. and Acacia Research Corp. in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. 
    • Jon S. Corzine, former CEO of MF Global, in class action litigation under the securities and commodities laws, and litigation alleging breach of fiduciary duties.
    • UK-based independent oil traders in class action litigation alleging antitrust and market manipulation claims.
    • UK investment adviser in the Commercial Division of the New York State Supreme Court against allegations of participation in a “short and distort” scheme.
    • UK manufacturer in the Southern District of New York in breach of contract action by a U.S. distributor.
    • Sellers of a cash logistics company in the Commercial Division of the New York State Supreme Court against the buyer’s allegations of fraud.
    • International law firm in employment litigation with former CFO alleging discrimination.
    • Media company in employment litigation with former employees alleging discrimination.
    • Nursing home operator in litigation and arbitration over partnership dispute.
    • Investment adviser in commercial arbitration brought by former marketing agent.
    • Hedge fund in commercial arbitration brought by retired partner.
    • Enforcement Developments, ABA Futures and Derivates Law Committee Virtual Winter Meeting (January 26, 2022)
    • ABC Global Outlook - Recent Trends and Developments, ABC Minds International Conference, London (November 9-10, 2021)
    • Mask On/Mask Off: Trying a Case During a Pandemic, Webinar, Federal Defenders in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, London (October 21, 2020)
    • Keeping It Confidential: Privilege FAQs from a UK and US Perspective, Webinar, Practicing Law Institute, London (July 15, 2020)
    • Coffee Break Compliance Broadcast Series | Episode One: Values and Culture, Dechert Webinar, London (July 1, 2020)
    • Navigating cooperation demands of SFO and DOJ in cross-border internal investigations, Lexology Webinar, London (January 9, 2020)
    • Hedge Funds Nuts & Bolts: Insider Trading, Dechert Webinar, New York (December 13, 2017)
    • Basic Written Discovery, Dechert Webinar, New York (October 23, 2017)
    • New York Council of Defense Lawyers
    • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers