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Business Crime & Regulatory

Business crime and regulatory compliance can be a minefield for business owners to navigate, whatever their size, industry or sector.

Our business crime and regulatory solicitors are proactive and efficient, working hard with companies to ensure that they have robust systems and procedures to minimise the risk of regulatory non-compliance or falling victim to business crime.

What is business crime?

Business crime is increasingly sophisticated, and regulations and sanctions are fast-changing, making it difficult for businesses to keep up with the latest developments. Our expert team offers advice and solutions because our specialist lawyers know that business crime or allegations of infringement of strict regulatory requirements can place your business at risk of financial and reputational damage.

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Business crime and regulatory services

Our expert business crime and regulatory lawyers at IMD Solicitors understand how vital it is to be proactive rather than reactive, to act fast at the very first sign of a potential business crime or regulatory infringement.

How can IMD help you?

Our business crime and regulatory service solicitors advise UK and European companies on the following aspects of business crime and regulations:

  • Account freezing orders
  • Accounting investigations such as false accounting
  • Bribery and corruption allegations
  • Cartel and price-fixing investigations
  • Confiscation orders
  • Cross-border regulatory issues
  • Cryptocurrency compliance and investigations
  • Data protection and UK and Europe GDPR 
  • Dawn raids
  • Environment regulation breaches
  • Forgery
  • Fraud
  • Goods and vehicles seized by UKBA
  • Health and safety regulatory compliance
  • Health and safety breaches and investigations
  • Incident response training
  • Internal corporate audits and investigations
  • Insolvency investigations
  • Insider dealing

The benefits of proactive regulatory advice services

As businesses become increasingly global in nature, it is not surprising that companies, large and small, struggle to keep up to date with the relevant general and industry-specific regulations, especially where there are different national regulatory standards that can catch businesses out.

Business crime and regulatory services sometimes must be reactive as situations crop up unexpectedly in even the best-run organisations. Still, many regulatory issues can be avoided or minimised with proactive advice from a specialist and dedicated legal team who get to grips with complex regulatory frameworks and the complications of cross-border business practices and provide pragmatic commercial advice and solutions.

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Why come to us?

As a full-service law firm, our business crime and regulatory solicitors are here to build relationships with your business by providing proactive and joined-up comprehensive business legal advice with our corporate, commercial and IP teams. We can also react urgently at times of crisis when investigations are threatened, criminal proceedings may be instigated, or reputations are at risk.

Working together, our business lawyers aim to be the trusted advisor for your company, proactively helping your company minimise the risk of compliance issues by limiting your business’s exposure to regulatory risk.

We know running a business across multiple jurisdictions only increases the regulatory risk. That’s why IMD Corporate have offices throughout the UK and Europe and work closely with many trusted partners throughout Europe. We resolve UK and EU based disputes, corporate transactions and commercial law matters that are governed by UK or EU law.


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