Ilias Anagnostopoulos of Anagnostopoulos considers the use of double jeopardy in an era of global enforcement that exposes corporations and individuals alike to unprecedented risk of parallel or consecutive prosecutions and sanctions in different states.
Who’s Who Legal brings together Niels van der Laan of De Roos & Pen and Vânia Costa Ramos of Carlos Pinto de Abreu e Associados to discuss growing areas of legal work and future developments in the field.
Rod Fletcher of Herbert Smith Freehills analyses the recent developments in UK business regulation and the consequences that follow for the business crime defence market.
“The cumulative effect of these developments is undoubtedly increased risk exposure on the part of both corporates and individuals. Key to proactively managing this risk is a good understanding of the potential liabilities which can arise.”
The 11th edition of Who's Who Legal: Business Crime Defence is our most far-reaching guide to this legal marketplace to date, listing 627 practitioners from 366 firms across 38 jurisdictions.
On 27 May 2015, seven FIFA officials were arrested in Zurich, Switzerland, on corruption charges before the start of the 65th FIFA Congress. The arrests made on behalf of US authorities are a stark reminder of the long arm of US justice, which has been the driving force of corruption and bribery investigations worldwide in the past few years.
This year we single out 583 practitioners from 362 firms in 30 countries who are considered leaders in business crime defence law.
Several firms stand out in our research for the high number of inclusions they receive, with Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr and Zuckerman Spaeder leading the way. This trio of firms achieve eight listings apiece. They are closely followed by UK firms Kingsley Napley and Peters & Peters and New York-based Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello, each of whom have seven individuals singled out. Similarly BCL Burton Copeland, Jones Day and Williams & Connolly all perform strongly this year.
We also identify the most highly regarded lawyers in the world in three different sections: the US, England and the rest of the world, as well as the top six barristers at the UK bar.
With the benefit of over 17 years of research and tens of thousands of votes from clients and private practitioners, Who’s Who Legal takes a closer look at developing trends in the business crime legal marketplace worldwide.
Business crime defence has risen to become one of the most prominent and lucrative practice areas for lawyers over the past few decades. Our research identifies 535 individuals from 322 firms who stand out for their work in this field. US specialist white-collar crime and litigation firm Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason Anello & Bohrer PC has the highest number of listings in this edition, with eight “first-class” practitioners selected. Leading English criminal defence firm Kingsley Napley LLP follows closely behind, with seven of its lawyers earning recognition. Both “world class” firm Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP and international “heavyweight” Jones Day also field seven lawyers in this edition, as does Zuckerman Spaeder LLP.
With the benefit of over 15 years of research and tens of thousands of votes from clients and private practitioners, Who’s Who Legal takes a closer look at developing trends in the business crime legal marketplace worldwide.
This year, we have canvassed and analysed the opinions of law firms and clients to reveal 543 business crime defence experts in 34 jurisdictions who are considered leaders in the field. View the findings of our research in this section.
With the benefit of over 14 years of research and tens of thousands of votes from clients and private practitioners, Who’s Who Legal takes a closer look at developing trends in the business crime defence legal marketplace worldwide.
With the benefit of over 14 years of research and thousands of votes from clients and private practitioners, Who’s Who Legal takes a closer look at developing trends in the business crime defence legal marketplace worldwide.
In this section we analyse the findings of our research in greater depth to identify the firms and practitioners who stand out worldwide.
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