Our approach to business risk management

With our network of regulatory, dispute resolution and crisis management expertise throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, we provide global advice. We will work with you to ensure that we give advice that complements your approach to regulatory and commercial risk, as well as meeting the needs of local law, language and conventions, all of which impact on successful regulatory and commercial risk management. We offer a practical cost effective solution to managing risks or mitigating their impact.

Our approach to regulatory risk management

Our services are global. They include risk assessment and compliance, investigations, crisis management, media relations, regulatory representation, government relations and all forms of dispute resolution including mediation, arbitration, and litigation. We help multinationals achieve their own strategic goals by:

  • Offering intelligence on new regulatory and legislative developments (EU, UK, US and Asia)
  • Coordinating local resources to help protect global investment and operations
  • Running risk reviews and compliance audits
  • Undertaking regulatory risk "gap analysis" using online technologies and regulatory experience
  • Advising on effective dispute resolution strategies long before the event arises
  • Dealing with disputed and non-disputed regulatory and contractual issues
  • Training staff to respond effectively to surprise visits from a regulator
  • Managing regulatory and commercial crises
  • Advising on crisis communications and media relations to help reduce reputational damage
  • Maintaining reputations and mitigating business interruption and loss
  • Preserving privilege and providing effective electronic document management

We have lawyers able to handle matters across the spectrum:

  • Anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, fraud and asset tracing
  • Anti-trust/competition including raids by the authorities, search warrants, cartel, M&A, EU state aid issues and leniency applications/plea bargaining
  • Banking and finance
  • Commercial contracts, outsourcing and change management
  • Corporate and white collar crime
  • Consumer and trading standards
  • Data protection
  • Environmental and climate change
  • Financial services and market regulation
  • Government affairs and public law
  • Government relations
  • Health and safety including product recalls, food safety, industrial accidents and product liability
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance/reinsurance
  • International investment (multilateral and bilateral treaty negotiation, arbitration and lobbying)
  • Trade including import/export, controls and sanctions, WTO, anti-dumping, Customs etc.
  • Transport including marine, aviation, rail and infrastructure
  • Securities litigation/class actions
  • Tax and customs regulation

Please contact a member of our team to discuss your requirements.