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Compliance and Corporate Crime

Trust is a huge issue for clients in being able to rely on their lawyers to keep them out of trouble. In the arena of ever-increasing international regulation lawyers at Zaiwalla & Co are uniquely placed to advise. Our multi-cultural background combined with our expertise in English law and the most recent legal developments in the UK means that our clients benefit from cutting edge advice on:

  • Corruption compliance issues
  • Anti-corruption law including SFO investigations
  • Risk assessment
  • Due diligence relating to international M&A and joint ventures
  • Developing compliance policies & procedures
  • Compliance audits
  • Internal investigations

We work with our clients to solve their problems cost-effectively.

We were involved in one of the leading compliance cases Shah v HSBC [2009] a claim for US$ 330m against HSBC for their wrongful conduct in reporting our client for money laundering.

We recently acted for our client in relation to a £multi-million international bribery investigation by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). During the course of these proceedings we successfully obtained a Court order obtained through Judicial Review proceedings, ensuring that our client was not at risk of unreasonable conduct at the hands of the investigating agency.

“Zaiwalla & Co is a hidden gem. We really enjoy working with them and they consistently deliver the goods at a reasonable cost.”