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Practice Area Corporate Crime and Regulatory Compliance

SÉRVULO has considerable experience handling corporate crime cases and cases of administrative offences. Whether acting on the defence or enforcement side, the firm draws on its renowned academic knowledge and multidisciplinary expertise to advise clients at all stages of investigations and represent them in the Constitutional Court and before international tribunals.

Regulatory compliance has become an increasingly challenging arena, prompting SÉRVULO to invest considerably in developing an integrated service. Thus the team is able to provide clients with comprehensive advice on compliance and financial liability, and act on their behalf in the Court of Auditors and before parliamentary inquiries.

SUB-AREAS Corporate Crime and Regulatory Compliance

SÉRVULO counsels clients (including individuals, public bodies and corporations) on all matters of criminal law, particularly in regards to white-collar crime. Thus the team is well-versed in handling accusations of financial and fiscal irregularities, social security infringements and public sector misconduct charges, especially on behalf of civil servants and politicians. The team also excels in advising on cybercrime cases, criminal activity charges relating to social media, infringements to insurance law regulations (typically in the field of civil engineering), breaches of environmental law and public health legislation, and medical liability, as well as all manner of corporate crimes perpetrated against individuals or assets.

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SÉRVULO is well-practised in advising and representing clients at all stages of cases of administrative offences. The team has far-reaching expertise, but is especially adept in handling compliance failings relating to banking, securities, pharmaceuticals, competition, telecommunications, tax, environmental and labour law, as well as issues involving social media, industrial property and personal data.

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SÉRVULO is well-versed in representing clients in matters concerning liability, sanctioning and restitution before the Court of Auditors, as well as other sanctioning procedures, including disciplinary investigations and parliamentary inquiries.

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SÉRVULO has built on its criminal and administrative law litigation experience to provide clients with auxiliary services designed to prevent criminal practices, administrative law offences and other such infringements. Drawing on the vast pool of knowledge the firm has accumulated across all practice areas, the team works with clients to design internal audits, inquiries and compliance programmes aimed at identifying risk and potential violations in large corporations and complex business organisations. Such programmes focus on a client’s tax and banking practices, its securities, data protection and competition activities, and its commercial activities as a whole.

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