Practice

Investigations

Regulatory investigations; allegations of fraud, bribery, and corruption; sanctions and money laundering; whistle-blower complaints; dawn raids — multinationals and their executives face these and other threats to their businesses and reputations.

Representative experience

Acting on behalf of BTA Bank, Kazakhstan's largest bank, in asset recovery litigation concerning US$6bn, the largest such case in the UK in 2013.

Advising a Fortune 200 company regarding an investigation by the DOJ and SEC into allegations that it paid bribes to secure a contract in China and similar allegations elsewhere.

Defending a pharma company on a substantial U.S. federal criminal investigation in connection with the promotion, marketing, and sale of one of its drugs.

Undertaking an internal investigation of Eletrobras, the largest electric company in Brazil, of allegations related to the Petrobras “Lava Jato” scandal.

Acting for Air Canada in the European Commission's air cargo cartel investigation and related private U.S. and UK litigation.

Investigating management responsibility for the delays to the A380, Airbus’ flagship twin-deck airliner.

We represented a private European bank regarding a Financial Services Authority (FSA) investigation into the adequacy of its anti-corruption control.

We advised a client in connection with an investigation by the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) into suspected overseas corruption.

We advised a multinational financial institution regarding a City of London Police investigation into alleged foreign corrupt business practices.

We advised a European paper mill producer regarding strategy and legal action in an internal fraud investigation in China.

We successfully represented one of the world's largest, most recognizable companies when they were barred from contracting with the U.S. government.

We conducted internal reviews of payments for a Fortune 500 pharmaceutical company

Our team advised one of the world's largest insurers in connection with an inquiry by the U.S. Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Press Releases

Hogan Lovells Secures Major High Court Victory for BTA Bank in US $6bn Fraud Case

LONDON, 24 August 2018 – Hogan Lovells has achieved a further landmark judgment for BTA Bank in one of the biggest fraud cases to have ever come before the English courts.

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Hogan Lovells Publications

FCA Alert: Medical judgment can be "false" under False Claims Act FCA Alert

For the second time in as many weeks, a federal appellate court has held that a doctor’s medical judgment can be "false."

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Published Works

Guide on Internal Investigations in Germany 2018 Brochure

We are pleased to launch the sixth edition of our Hogan Lovells Guide on Internal Investigations in Germany. This publication gathers valuable insights and practical recommendations based...

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Published Works

European Investigations Guide 2018

The first edition of the European Investigations Guide covers 34 jurisdictions. It provides you with a quick reference to some of the most pressing issues relating to internal...

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