As government agencies around the world increase their scrutiny of global business, investigations have become an increasingly common concern for clients—not just how a company conducts an internal investigation, but also how it responds to investigations by regulators across multiple jurisdictions.

From compliance to crisis, Orrick's Global Investigations Practice works to protect clients' businesses, reputations and brands. With commercially relevant advice, we help address key issues in ways that can minimize the economic harms that may arise from investigation scenarios.

We are active on the ground in every major market in Asia, Europe and the U.S.—our teams are prepared to quickly and effectively respond to emerging issues no matter where or when they arise.

We provide a multidisciplinary approach that allows us to address all types of corporate or regulatory investigations, including in the following areas, in any of the major markets around the world.

  • Antitrust
  • Bribery and corruption
  • Corporate governance
  • Fraud
  • Insider trading
  • Intellectual property
  • Money laundering
  • Professional disciplinary
  • Regulatory investigations
  • Securities fraud
  • Tax
  • White-collar defense

Our lawyers understand the commercial, legal and technological implications of these investigations and work with our clients to address every aspect of these and other matters from the outset.

  • Our Work

    We have been active in more than 50 countries across Asia, Europe and the Americas and understand the mechanics and implications of investigations in these various jurisdictions. Our lawyers have secured favorable outcomes in the most difficult and complex cases around the world.

    Our People

    Orrick's Global Investigations Practice provides access to global teams with on-the-ground experience in all the markets where our clients are active. With experienced lawyers including a former U.S. Attorney and Assistant U.S. Attorneys, former trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Enforcement Division and Financial Services Authority attorneys and former government officials in our global offices, our teams have advised on hundreds of investigations ranging from the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act to Bribery Act breaches to securities fraud.