Risk & Investigations

United Kingdom

Our specialist teams advise on compliance, investigations and claims, from the development and improvement of compliance controls and systems, including embedding those procedures into the corporate culture, through to investigating issues when they go wrong and defending clients before regulators, prosecutors and in civil proceedings arising from the same issues.”

Our team spans a number of key practice areas, including financial crime, employment, financial services enforcement, competition, data protection, health and safety, environment, sanctions and professional and clinical risks. Through CMS' extensive global network, we can also provide you with seamless advice on cross-border issues.

You can find out about how CMS can help you by visiting the pages below:

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High­lights of our Ex­per­i­ence in Risk & In­vest­ig­a­tions...
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May 2019
The Ver­dict
Round-up of cor­por­ate crime de­vel­op­ments across CMS
29 May 19
Risk Es­sen­tials We­bin­ar: The Con­di­tions Are In Place...
24/05/2019
Work­ing time - an­oth­er area of ten­sion between European and UK em­ploy­ment...
A re­cent de­cision by the ECJ has high­lighted an­oth­er area where UK em­ploy­ment law is in­con­sist­ent with European law.   This fol­lows on from earli­er cases that flagged dis­crep­an­cies between the cal­cu­la­tion of hol­i­day pay un­der the Work­ing Time Dir­ect­ive and the.
08/03/2019
En­vir­on­ment
12 Jun 19
Risk, Re­si­li­ence and Repu­ta­tion Con­fer­ence: Emer­ging...
14/05/2019
The Con­tin­gent Re­im­burse­ment Mod­el Code for APP scams, ef­fect­ive 28...
Read­ers will re­call that The Au­thor­ised Push Pay­ment (“APP”) Scams Steer­ing Group has agreed a Con­tin­gent Re­im­burse­ment Mod­el Code for APP scams (“Code”) which aims to pro­tect cus­tom­ers and re­duce the oc­cur­rence of APP fraud.
08/03/2019
Health and Safety
19 Jun 19
Risk Es­sen­tials Break­fast: Sur­viv­ing Con­tact With Real­ity...
13/05/2019
The Ver­dict Risk & In­vest­ig­a­tions
We are pleased to send our new is­sue of The Ver­dict, an at-a-glance round-up of re­cent leg­al de­vel­op­ments in re­la­tion to cor­por­ate crime. In this is­sue, the spot­light is on some sig­ni­fic­ant changes to anti-cor­rup­tion laws in Chile, in­clud­ing the ex­ten­sion.
07/03/2019
Fin­an­cial and White Col­lar Crime
08/05/2019
UK com­pan­ies can learn a lot from new US Pro­sec­utors’ Guid­ance on...
The Crim­in­al Di­vi­sion of the US De­part­ment of Justice (“DoJ”) has pub­lished up­dated guid­ance for pro­sec­utors on the Eval­u­ation of Cor­por­ate Com­pli­ance Pro­grams (“DoJ Guid­ance”). The DoJ Guid­ance is in­ten­ded to as­sist pro­sec­utors when con­sid­er­ing (i) wheth­er.
06/03/2019
Em­ploy­ment