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Business Crimes & Investigations

Overview:

Crime and corruption has significant potential implications for your business and its reputation.  Our specialist lawyers act for both the public and private sectors in the successful prevention, detection and investigation of business crimes, however contentious or sensitive, in order to minimise, manage and if possible eliminate the risks.   They are experts in regulatory and internal investigations, enforcement actions and disciplinary proceedings across all sectors including –

  • White collar crime
  • Anti-Money Laundering
  • Cross-Border Investigations
  • Forensic Investigations
  • Pre‑emptive Compliance Programs/Strategies
  • Due Diligence Investigations

Recent Matters:

South Africa: Investigation in to inter alia, the cause of the demise of VBS Mutual Bank. As a result of the report further actions are being taken to assist law enforcement and prosecuting authorities to bring the wrongdoers to book. In addition the team is working with National treasury, and the South African Revenue Service on behalf of the Prudential Authority. Various civil remedies are also being pursued against numerous of the identified wrongdoers. This is a matter of National importance.

Zambia: Represented Auto Limited (“Action Auto”) and General Motors South Africa before the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission on allegations of anti-competitive conduct and abuse of dominance owing to an exclusivity clause in its after sales contracts, for certain cars, which required customers to service and maintain their vehicles with Action Auto to retain the warranty on their vehicles.

Zimbabwe: Assisting client with internal investigations and financial audits in case of theft, fraud, business corruption. Conducting asset tracing and freezing. Providing watching brief in criminal prosecutions against company directors and executive management.

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Member Countries

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Algeria
Angola
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Cameroon
DRC
Egypt
Equatorial Guinea
Eswatini
Ethiopia
Ghana
Guinea Conakry
Ivory Coast
Kenya
Lesotho
Malawi
Mali
Mauritius
Morocco
Mozambique
Namibia
Nigeria
Rwanda
Senegal
South Africa
Tanzania
Tunisia
Uganda
Zambia
Zimbabwe

What We Do

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Banking & Finance, Investment Funds & Private Equity
Business Crimes & Investigations
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