Criminal Investigations and Prosecutions
Our group has a longstanding and highly successful track record of representing clients in criminal antitrust proceedings in the United States. We represent Fortune 500 companies and international corporations as well as their executives and directors in the defense of claims of alleged antitrust violations. We have substantial experience in conducting complex internal investigations of alleged wrongdoing and regularly develop regulatory compliance programs for companies in numerous national and international industries.
Our group draws upon the collective experience of former high-ranking federal prosecutors including both the former Director and Assistant Director of the Southwest Region of the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice. We are actively involved in grand jury proceedings across the country investigating allegations of price fixing, bid-rigging, market allocation, or other antitrust and related collateral offenses involving fraud and corruption.
Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Nick Bunch was interviewed in a Q&A by Corporate Crime Reporter on a new policy which would allow firms who commit crimes to get amnesty as long as they are acquired and then disclose wrongdoing within six months of the merger. Read an excerpt from the Corporate Crime Reporter Q&A below: “In a world where companies are on the front line in responding to geopolitical r [...]