Asters has built a highly reputable team of criminal defence lawyers – one of the biggest on the market. Our practice focuses on defence in white collar crime cases, preventive counselling and compliance, corporate internal investigations, and other areas of criminal investigations and litigation.
The team is experienced in
●advising and representing clients at all stages of criminal investigations and proceedings commenced by criminal and regulatory authorities;
●assessing the nature and scope of the investigation, data collection, risk management and assessment, counselling on interaction with local criminal prosecution bodies, providing and implementing e-ective defence strategies, representation in courts and advising on the enforcement stage;
●advising on anti-money laundering, bribery and corruption legislation and implementation of mandatory policies in these areas;
●counselling on fraud prevention and emergency fraud response; multi-jurisdictional asset tracing and recovery; coordinating internal corporate investigations of alleged misconduct;
●advising clients that are subject to anti-corruption laws in the US, the UK and the EU countries on matters related to their compliance with the FCPA, the UK Bribery Act and other anti-corruption laws.
Serhii Sviriba, Co-Managing Partner of Asters, specializes in complex commercial litigation with a particular focus on white collar crime, fraud, asset tracing, anti-money laundering and corruption-related cases, corporate fraud and international asset tracing. Among his clients: multinational and foreign companies, investors, state bodies and agencies in fraud prevention and emergency fraud response.