Expertise

CCG Legal specialises in all areas of corporate crime, investigations and compliance.

Please find further information on the main categories below.

If you require assistance with any matter not captured below, please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss how we may be able to help you.

Bribery & Corruption

Overview

The UK Bribery Act 2010 has been described as the most draconian anti-bribery legislation in the world. It captures both domestic and overseas conduct and it has no exemption for facilitation payments. A conviction for corruption can lead…

Cartels

Overview

Cartel activity is prohibited in the UK by both the civil and criminal law. The Competition and Markets Authority and the European Commission can impose large civil fines against companies found to have breached competition law. …

Criminal Fraud

Overview

Serious and complex fraud investigations may take several years to conclude, causing great uncertainty to an individual under suspicion as well as potential reputational damage. A conviction could result in a term of imprisonment for up to 10 years and…

Extradition

Overview

Investigations are increasingly of a multi-jurisdictional nature, often leading to mutual legal assistance requests or extradition between different countries. Mutual legal assistance is the mechanism by which countries cooperate with each other in criminal investigations and proceedings. This…

FCA Investigations

Overview

The FCA has been particularly active over recent years bringing both regulatory enforcement action and criminal prosecutions against firms and approved persons. Firms are under significant pressure to implement systems and controls to prevent financial crime and a breach…

Money Laundering

Overview

CCG Legal has substantial experience in advising companies on the implementation of anti-money laundering compliance policies and procedures, providing training, making suspicious activity reports to the NCA, conducting internal investigations into suspicious activity and advising on the "tipping off" provisions…

Sanctions

Overview

The United Nations Security Council, the US Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the EU and the UK's HM Treasury via its Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation all implement measures to impose arms embargoes, ban certain items or raw materials…

Tax Investigations

Overview

Recent events, such as the publication of the Panama Papers, have placed tax evasion and aggressive tax avoidance by companies and individuals firmly in the spotlight. HM Revenue & Customs is increasing its dawn raids on premises of business…