Our regulatory lawyers are spread across several practice groups, including antitrust, competition and trade, data and IP, people and reward, tax and financial regulatory, offering a pool of knowledge that is both wide and deep. We are market leaders in proactively identifying risk arising from legislative changes, helping multinational businesses to minimize it and working closely with regulatory authorities in multiple jurisdictions. We also have long experience working on strategic advisory, transactional, investigative and enforcement issues, including state aid and cartel investigations. In addition, our lawyers advise on merger control, pricing and sales strategies, data protection and security, workplace investigations, as well as managing complex pensions matters. And we work with our clients on the agenda, and help them embrace the new focus on culture and governance.
Administrative and public law
We help multinational companies contribute to and navigate both established and emerging regulatory regimes, notably in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Anti-bribery and corruption
Managing the global risks around corporate criminal liability is now one of the top priorities for senior management.
Banking and financial services
We combine this expertise with knowledge of our clients’ businesses and our experience of multi-jurisdictional investigations to offer a service that is multidisciplinary, efficient and unified.
Business and human rights
With the legal landscape in relation to business and human rights changing, global companies are having to evaluate, respond to and respect human rights as a legal obligation.
Data protection and privacy
Our international team helps businesses around the world to manage their legal risk and get most value from their data assets.
Defense and export controls
Our lawyers represent governments, multinational companies and trade associations in their dealings with EU member states and US institutions, as well as with third country governments.
Construction and planning law
We help our clients through their crises, ensuring regulatory obligations are fulfilled, reputational damage is controlled and the risk of third-party claims minimised.
Foreign investment regulation
Our lawyers work every day with regulators and understand how they operate, how best to approach them.
We regularly update clients on what new developments in this area mean for them and how they can best maximize the opportunities and minimize the risks for their business.
We have worked on the restructuring of regulated entities, particularly in the financial sector.
We have a market-leading capability for handling regulatory issues involving product safety, quality and brand protection.
We advise on contentious proceedings before the national and European courts, as well as the Commission and national regulators.