White Collar & Regulatory Defense in Europe

Debevoise has one of the leading European White Collar & Regulatory Defense practices, advising on government investigations and enforcement actions, conducting internal investigations, leading white collar criminal defense representations of individuals, and providing compliance advice (including reviews and due diligence).

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The FCPA Report

The European team are regular contributors to the firm’s FCPA Update publication, adding a European perspective to international bribery and corruption topics.

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Ranked as a Band 1 firm for Financial Crime: Corporates.

“Without fail, they … provided an excellent level of service.”

“Boasts a superb international footprint and ensures an ability to assist easily on complex cross-border matters.”

“They are strong experts in their field, with the practicality and client-focus that made a difficult investigation a success.”

Karolos Seeger and Jane Shvets are ranked as leading individuals.

Chambers UK, 2023-2024


Ranked as a leading firm for Internal Investigations in Germany.

The Legal 500 Deutschland, 2022

Ranked as a top-tier firm in the UK for Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime.

“Debevoise is a truly exceptional firm. Responsive, proactive, creative and with lawyers of the highest quality. The quality of service is fantastic.”

“Incredibly strong team that brings together expertise across multiple offices to provide a seamless and joined-up end client experience. The strength of the bench is deep and the team is super responsive.”

“Debevoise is certainly the law firm which has the deepest understanding of different jurisdictions. They are very committed to the case and to the client.”

“The competence level, the effective and smooth operation, the non-negotiable client-focus and the sheer quality of the team was very impressive.”

Lord Goldsmith KC and Karolos Seeger are named to the Hall of Fame. Jane Shvets is ranked as a leading individual.

—The Legal 500 UK, 2023-2024


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