Now over 20 years in operation, the Mintz Group has a team of more than 150 investigators, including former investigative reporters, federal investigators, prosecutors, anti-corruption investigators from international organizations, and former intelligence officers, with offices in twelve cities in the U.S., Europe, South America, Central America, Africa, and Asia. On behalf of multi-national corporations, law firms, investment banks, financial institutions, international organizations, and leading non-profits, we specialize in investigative due diligence, internal investigations, and litigation-related investigations.
We recruit and hire our staff based on their language skills and their experience working in various countries. We have in-house fluency in approximately 25 languages and recently have conducted pre-deal due-diligence investigations and other investigative assignments in more than 130 countries.
As an indication of our global experience and capabilities, the Mintz Group was selected for a multi-year contract to provide due-diligence and investigative services to the corruption and fraud investigations unit of a major development bank, and also is a provider of pre-transactional due-diligence to the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and external investigative support to the Asian Development Bank and the African Development Bank. In addition, we support the deal teams and in-house and outside counsel of numerous multi-national corporations in providing due-diligence services on their third-party agents, distributors, resellers, joint venture partners, and acquisition targets around the world, and we regularly assist multi-national companies with internal investigations.
Baker & McKenzie has provided sophisticated legal advice and services to many of the world's most dynamic and global organizations since our founding in 1949. With a network of more than 4,200+ locally qualified, internationally experienced lawyers in 77 offices worldwide and 47 countries, we have the knowledge and resources to deliver the broad scope of quality legal services required to respond effectively to international and local needs -- consistently, confidently, and with sensitivity for cultural, social, and legal practice differences.
Our 10,000+ lawyers, supporting professionals, and staff share common values of integrity, personal responsibility, and tenacity in an enthusiastic client-service culture. Our founders entrepreneurial spirit and demanding standards still guide us today. We constantly strive to forge close personal relationships among our professionals to foster the responsiveness and accountability clients expect.
Our lawyers and other professionals are citizens of more than 60 countries. We are admitted to practice in nearly 250 jurisdictions. We have been educated at more than 1,200 institutions, including nearly all of the world's leading law schools. English is our common language but we fluently speak more than 75 languages.
We support our clients via the most advanced technologies and sophisticated management systems. These include a single, shared technology platform, including client intake, financial and billing systems, e-mail, intranet, and client extranets, as well as practice standards, a quality audit program, and a worldwide conflicts policy based on the standards of the American Bar Association.
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Miller & Chevalier Chartered
655 Fifteenth Street, N.W., Suite 900 | Washington, D.C. 20005-5701
Founded in 1920, Miller & Chevalier is a Washington, DC law firm with a global perspective and leading practices in Business, White Collar and Internal Investigations, Complex Litigation, Tax, Employee Benefits (including ERISA), International Law and Government Affairs. In an era of big law, Miller & Chevalier is a top-ranked firm sharply focused on targeted areas that interact with the federal government. Over the past three years, the firm's lawyers have represented more than 40 percent of the Fortune 100, one-quarter of the Fortune 500 and approximately 30 percent of the Global 100. Based in Washington, DC, a significant number of firm lawyers have held senior positions in the U.S. government and have written many of the regulations they currently help clients navigate.
Proskauer's White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice represents corporations, boards of directors, firm management and private investment funds in criminal defense, regulatory enforcement matters, and internal investigations. With backgrounds as former prosecutors and enforcement lawyers, we have considerable insight into the evolution and intricacies of regulatory and enforcement actions, and significant experience in federal and state criminal proceedings and in conducting internal investigations in response to allegations of corporate and organizational impropriety. Proskauer is especially equipped to handle the multi-faceted, sensitive issues faced by businesses and executives in the midst of an emergency, or in working to avoid one. We have been successful in helping to avoid or mitigate trials, in navigating complex legal issues and enforcement agency inquiries, and when needed, going to trial.
We handle matters involving: complex financial fraud, securities fraud, tax fraud, bank fraud, money laundering, insider trading, antitrust, government procurement fraud, FCPA violations, bribery and official corruption allegations, customs fraud, insurance fraud, environmental law allegations, health care fraud, and privacy and data security. Our litigators are well-versed in the application of RICO laws across a wide range of civil and criminal contexts and have particular expertise in international matters. Our White Collar Defense & Investigations litigators collectively have tried over 300 cases to verdict as government lawyers and defense counsel. This depth of trial experience distinguishes us from most major, full-service law firms.
Proskauer is a leading global law firm with roots that go back to 1875, when we were founded in New York City. With 700+ lawyers active in virtually every major market worldwide, we are recognized not only for our legal excellence, but also our dedication to client service. In addition to New York, we have offices in Beijing, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Paris, São Paulo and Washington, D.C., as well as Boca Raton, Newark and New Orleans.
STUDIO LEGALE BANA was set up in Milan in 1923 by Antonio Bana and it currently works, under the form of a Professional Association, in all sectors of corporate criminal law. With its professionals, the Firm participated in trials of national and international scope, giving a fundamental contribution to the most important evolutions in the case law in the various domains of corporate criminal law, which made the firm a landmark in the Italian criminal law arena.
The professionals of the Firm offer accurate assistance to their national and international clients, providing advisory services and defending them before any Italian Court.
The Firm has always granted its clients – both companies and individuals – the highest standards of analysis of technical-legal issues, with a special focus on the implications that criminal proceedings may have in the personal sphere and privacy of the individuals involved. One of the distinctive features of the Firm is a close cooperation among its members and, over the years, the consistent sharing of skills and areas of expertise among its partners and associates has turned out to be a fundamental element in ensuring that clients receive the broadest, most meticulous, tailor-made professional assistance.
The Partners believe in the crucial contribution that young associates may offer as they are the future of the legal profession. Hence, with a view to ensuring continuity to their activity, they have always been committed to giving young professionals major opportunities for growth,
actively engaging them in the actual preparation of cases since the very beginning, when they are doing their internship.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
Criminal tax law
Corporate and bankruptcy criminal law
Banking and finance criminal law
Intellectual property criminal law
Food and drug criminal law
Occupational health and safety criminal law
Environmental criminal law
Cultural heritage and urban planning criminal law
Medical and surgical criminal liability
Information and IT criminal law and criminal implications of privacy violations
Crimes against Public Administration
Corporate administrative liability (Legislative Decree No. 231/2001)
Address: Via Larga n. 23, 20122 Milan, Italy
Tel. +39 02 58303974
LALIVE SA - 35 Rue de la Mairie, 1207 Geneva
LALIVE SA - Stampfenbachplatz 4, 8006 Zurich
LALIVE IN QATAR LLC - QFC Tower 1, West Bay, Doha, Qata
LALIVE is an international law firm, with offices in Switzerland (Geneva and Zurich), and in Doha, Qatar (LALIVE IN QATAR LLC). It is renowned for its expertise in international legal matters, in particular international dispute resolution.
LALIVE operates on a worldwide basis, with particular emphasis on Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia, Africa and South America. The firm comprises lawyers and legal advisers from over fifteen countries who together speak more than a dozen languages and whose legal expertise covers Switzerland and several other key jurisdictions.
The firm's core areas of expertise include arbitration, litigation, white collar crime, asset recovery & compliance, banking & finance, corporate & commercial, construction, employment, intellectual property and art & cultural property.
The firm represents clients in domestic litigation proceedings before all Swiss civil, commercial and administrative courts, including the Federal Supreme Court, in addition to providing advice and assistance in cross-border proceedings. Furthermore, the firm has built a robust business crime defence and investigations practice and regularly advises individuals, companies and foreign Governments in mutual assistance proceedings, in particular in highly complex Government investigations and criminal proceedings.
The firm's clients include multinationals, small and medium-sized enterprises, HNWIs, banks, financial institutions, investment funds, not-for-profit corporations, foundations, public sector entities, regulatory authorities, governmental agencies, States and international organisations.
Relevant industries include banking & finance, energy, construction, real estate and infrastructure, transportation, telecommunications, manufacturing, luxury products, commodities, pharmaceutical and biotechnology.
For further information on the firm's white collar crime expertise, please visit www.lalive.ch