White Collar Crime, Fraud and Anti-trust/Competition Investigations

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Increasingly regulators all over the world are seeking to curb white collar crime, fraud and anti-trust/competitive behavior.

MWC has been involved in related matters including:

✎Acting for and advising a non-governmental organisation in Kenya in relation to nepotism, misuse of funds, and discrimination allegations. We participated in extensive investigations, witness interviews, forensic email, and document review as part of our legal advice to the client.

✎Developing regulations, guidelines and procedures required under the Bribery Act, 2016 with the Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission, GiZ, Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM), Transparency International Kenya, and the Office of the Attorney General.

✎Acting for and advising a large Group company and one of its main subsidiaries in relation to bribery allegations. Participation in extensive white collar and fraud investigations, witness interviews, forensic email, and document review as part of our legal advice to the client and later advised the client on local reporting obligations, individual, corporate and criminal exposure. Assisting in the coordination with foreign counsel resulting in successful self-reporting before the relevant foreign government agencies.

✎Acting for and advising a large global private equity firm in connection with allegations of bribery and conflict of interest. I was involved in advising the client on the potential legal issues in relation to the allegations and forensic document and email review as part of the investigations into the allegations.

✎Acting for and advising a top manufacturer on cartel/anti-trust and anti-competition including advising on reporting obligations within the region.

✎Acting for and advising a leading international non-profit organization in corporate investigations into serious allegations touching on whistle-blower concerns, unfair labour practices, discrimination, and sexual harassment.

For more information on MWC’s expertise on White Collar Crime, Fraud and Anti-Trust/Competition and Investigations, please contact James Wairoto at jwairoto@mwc.legal.