The White Collar Crime team is spread across offices of the firm, the team in conjunction with the Dispute Resolution team works to examine and advise on White Collar Crime matters of clients. The firm’s expert lawyers with significant experience in Criminal matters, work on strategy as well as advise and assist in criminal investigation.
The white collar crime team is regularly retained in leading cases, making regular appearances before the Securities Exchange Board on financial cases for a client list of domestic and multinational corporates and significant individuals.
The firm advises and assists on criminal investigation relating to varied investigative agencies such as Central Bureau of Investigation, Directorate of Enforcement, National Investigative Agency, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Serious Fraud Investigation Office and Economic Offences wing.
The team handles all matters including high-profile criminal trials and government investigations. The lawyers have long criminal court expertise who are regularly retained in criminal defence relating to financial and securities fraud, professional misconduct, bribery/corruption, money laundering, cybercrime, tax evasion, criminal negligence, violations of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, criminal misappropriation and defamation.
The firm has advised clients in cases relating to proceeds of crime investigation initiated under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.
The firm also advises on implementing compliance measures for US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, UK Bribery Act and the anti-bribery laws in India.
The firm also advises on drafting anti-corruption policies, international compliance and risk mitigation to clients in key sectors such as Automotive, Aviation, Education, Entertainment, Food & Drug, Foreign Direct Investment, Healthcare, Hospitality, Infrastructure, Information Technology, Manufacturing, MSME-Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Pharmaceuticals, Projects & Energy, Retail, Startups and Tourism.