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Allen & Overy is a global law firm that helps the world’s leading businesses to grow, innovate and thrive.

Our International Trade and Regulatory Law Group have deep expertise in compliance and risk management. A key aspect of our work includes assisting our clients to navigate the increasingly complex backdrop of regulatory requirements to which they, their investors, lenders, advisors or partners may be subject.

We advise on stand-alone regulatory advice, transactional support, audits, compliance programme development and reviews, litigation and investigations. Our capabilities in the core areas of sanctions and export controls, national security and economic crime (such as anti-bribery and anti-money laundering) enables us to provide 360 degree support to clients operating in some of the most challenging jurisdictions in the world, helping them to stay ahead of the curve on strategic-level business risks. Our ability to combine seamless global advice on emerging regulatory issues with excellent transactional support makes our offering unmatched by any of our peer firms.

We have a thriving sanctions practice advising corporations, financial institutions and individuals on the economic, financial and trade sanctions regimes of the UN, EU, USA, UK and many other jurisdictions. This year, our team have had a significant focus advising clients on the impact of sanctions brought against Russia. 

“Consistently impressive in balancing leading edge legal advice with unswerving pragmatism.”

Legal 500 2022


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Control Risks is a specialist risk consultancy. We are committed to helping our clients build organisations that are secure, compliant and resilient in an age of ever-changing risk and connectivity.

We believe that responsible risk taking is at the core of our clients’ success. We have unparalleled experience in helping clients solve the challenges and crises that arise in any ambitious organisation seeking to convert risk into opportunity globally. With experts strategically placed around the world, we have a unique blend of skills and local insights to support our clients as they consider sanctions globally.


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As part of a global practice, with over 70 offices in more than 30 countries and over 1000 disputes lawyers, we are well placed to assist our global client base. Our team is comprised of subject matter experts across the core areas of financial crime, corporate crime and investigations covering Anti-bribery and corruption, Anti-money laundering and sanctions. We are also one of the only global law firms that also has a specialist financial crime compliance team made up of specialist lawyers, non-lawyers and regulatory specialists, with practical experience of working in-house at international regulators or law enforcement agencies such as the Serious Fraud Office, the Financial Conduct Authority, the National Crime Agency, and the Information Commissioner’s Office in the UK and the Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission in the US. 

Additionally, our team have worked within the legal and compliance functions at some of the world’s largest global corporations in positions such as Money Laundering Reporting Officer, Global Head of Sanctions and Global Head of Financial Crime Legal. We are the only law firm appointed Skilled Persons for Financial Crime by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority, tasked with assisting the regulator with the assessment of the adequacy of financial crime systems and controls across regulated firms and have also supported the UK’s Serious Fraud Office with some of its recent high-profile cases.

Our unique insight into full end-to-end financial crime compliance, investigation, enforcement and assurance is reflected by our inclusion in industry guides such as GIR 100, Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.


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Kirkland & Ellis is an international law firm that serves a broad range of clients around the world in litigation, white collar and government disputes, private equity, M&A and other corporate transactions, restructurings and intellectual property matters. We offer the highest quality legal advice coupled with extraordinary, tailored service to deliver exceptional results to our clients and help their businesses succeed.

Our Government, Regulatory & Internal Investigations group includes over 215 lawyers globally who work on white-collar criminal defence and securities enforcement matters, including more than 60 who previously served as senior enforcement professionals from the U.K. Serious Fraud Office, U.K. Serious Organized Crime Agency, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, the U.S. White House, and U.S. Congress. These individuals have extensive experience in both senior government positions and in leading the defence of some of the world’s largest multinational corporations.

Our global team, deep understanding of complex regulatory environments, and expansive industry experience positions us to successfully partner with clients in their most sensitive and complex multi-faceted investigations and compliance needs. Using a risk-based approach to handling global and in-country risk assessments, our lawyers have spearheaded hundreds of high-profile investigations and compliance reviews across regions, languages and industries, involving both civil and criminal components. We have vast experience handling actions in jurisdictions across the U.K., U.S., and those initiated by foreign regulatory agencies.

Our practice is recognised as one of the world’s premier white collar crime teams and is highly ranked by notable legal industry directories, with Chambers (2023) praising our “strong global network” and Legal 500 (2023) sharing “this is a very well drilled team. They think of everything, in depth, many moves ahead of the opposition. If you want to win, this is the team to hire”. 

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