Area of focus

Financial Services Regulatory Investigations and Enforcement

Only a handful of elite international firms have been involved in the major investigations coming out of the global financial crisis.

Representative experience

Handling the LIBOR investigations in the U.S., UK, EU, and Asia for a leading international bank.

Advising two banks in investigations in the United States and Europe into trading activities in the investment banking divisions of several global banks.

Representing two leading international banks in the investigations in the United States and the UK into FX trading.

Defending a consumer lender against claims by U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and Department of Justice (DOJ) of alleged discrimination by mortgage brokers.

Advising a leading global bank in an investigation into its compliance with "Know Your Customer" rules, including the impact of applicable U.S. and UK/EU sanctions.

Advising a multinational financial services company in an investigation by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority into its senior employees, in relation to misselling bonds to nonprofessional investors.

Successfully defending a former director of CITIC against a claim by the STC in the longest ever MMT trial.

Representing a U.S.-based international bank in a DOJ investigation into alleged irregularities in the bank's underwriting of loans guaranteed by the U.S. Veterans Administration.

Representing a major U.S.-based bank in connection with a DOJ investigation into the activities of a Chinese telecommunications company.

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