Compliance

Violations of (material) provisions in the law can have severe consequences for the company, the management or also the individual employee: claims for damages, imprisonment and fines and harm to reputation.

We support our clients in minimizing or avoiding the risks of liability in business by way of a compliance system which is customized to their needs. We have special expertise in close cooperation with specialized colleagues in areas where there are typically high compliance requirements, such as foreign trade and customs lawconstruction law and public procurement lawIT and data protection or antitrust law. Our attorneys in the field of white collar crime are also extremely well versed in working with investigative and criminal prosecution authorities.

Our inter-disciplinary "Compliance" team bundles this competence and can accordingly provide you comprehensive advice from a single source, both in substantive law as well as procedural matters.

Our main areas of activity:

  • Advice on introducing and developing compliance management systems
  • Conducting risk analyses
  • Preparing customized compliance guidelines
  • Conducting investigations and handling compliance violations
  • Defending against claims of third parties
  • Representation in dealings with investigative and criminal prosecution authorities