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Investigations 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

"Matt Getz is an impressive practitioner, who is very thorough, thoughtful and conscientious"
"He possesses an excellent knowledge of both English and American court systems"

Biography

Matt Getz is a partner in the London office of Boies Schiller Flexner (UK) LLP. Mr Getz focuses on government and internal investigations, white-collar defence, anticorruption due diligence and regulatory compliance. Mr Getz has represented large multinational companies and financial institutions in some of the world’s largest anticorruption internal investigations. He has represented individuals and corporations under investigation by the UK Serious Fraud Office, the US Department of Justice, and other regulators and prosecutors, and has successfully represented individuals challenging Interpol Red Notices and extradition.

Mr Getz advises clients on all aspects of their anticorruption requirements, including investigations, representations before prosecutors and regulators, transactional support, assessments of compliance with the FCPA and the Bribery Act, and creating and implementing appropriate compliance programmes and procedures. Mr Getz regularly advises multinational clients on EU and UK sanctions and money-laundering regulations, EU data protection regimes and cybersecurity. He is regularly asked to write and speak about these topics in publications and before audiences around the world.

Mr Getz is also an experienced civil litigator with a focus on fraud and enforcement of judgments, including asset tracing. Mr Getz has also conducted a number of arbitrations.

Prior to law school, Mr Getz was a financial journalist writing for leading publications in South Africa and the UK.

Mr Getz received his JD from Georgetown University Law Center.

Some of Mr Getz’s numerous significant investigations and white-collar matters include Siemens AG; Rolls-Royce PLC; BTA Bank; ENRC; Ferrostaal AG; Mozambican hidden debts; and several companies and individuals in extradition and Interpol proceedings.

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