Criminal law

Companies investigations solicitors

Both the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) undertake companies investigations under the Fraud Act 2006. If your company is being investigated, you need specialist legal advice and representation right away.

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Is your company under investigation for fraud?

Slater and Gordon’s fraud and regulatory solicitors are here to help with company investigations into alleged fraudulent activities. Call us 24/7 on 0330 041 5869 or contact us and we’ll call you.

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What happens in a companies investigation?

The Fraud Act 2006 made it significantly easier for government agencies including the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) to prosecute companies for a variety of fraudulent practices. Having said that, there are a wide range of agencies that are empowered to pursue companies investigations under the Fraud Act 2006, as well as to investigate a broad swathe of regulatory breaches, particularly in the finance and insurance markets.

That’s why there are now such a large number of prosecutions under the Fraud Act 2006, and why the need for defence lawyers with the experience to handle company investigations into allegations of fraud or serious regulatory breaches has never been greater.

Our extensive experience of the fallout from companies investigations includes representing clients in a number of related issues, including conspiracy to defraud, fraudulent trading and false accounting.

Not only can such prosecutions carry the risk of substantial financial penalties and even custodial sentences, it’s important to understand that once they have started, company investigations like these can run for years, leading to extensive reputation damage as well as emotional harm.

To find out more about dealing with companies investigations, call us on 0330 041 5869 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or contact us and we’ll call you.

Which companies investigations solicitors can you trust?

When Government agencies pursue company investigations, they’re looking for regulatory breaches as well as fraudulent practices. Both of these issues can lead to prosecutions that are difficult to defend against.

That’s why you need a specialist companies investigation solicitor with in-depth knowledge of the Fraud Act 2006, as well as the many investigative procedures that are unique to various regulatory bodies.

If you’re subject to a companies investigation for regulatory breaches or alleged fraud, it’s imperative that you get specialist legal advice right away.

Call us on 0330 041 5869 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or contact us and we’ll call you.

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