Our team represents clients in Russian and international white-collar cases, including those relating to fraud, misappropriation and embezzlement, abuse of rights and abuse of office, unjust enrichment in commercial and government-related matters and bribery, and in international extradition cases.
Members of our team have represented, among others, clients on the following matters*.
Defending co-owner of a major Russian insurance company accused of embezzlement and fraud on an especially large-scale and of money-laundering
Defending a top manager of a major Russian aircraft corporation accused of misappropriation on an especially large-scale during performance of a contract
Defending a prominent Russian businessman against whom criminal charges were brought in connection with tax evasion on an especially large scale
Defending a businessman accused of illegal trafficking of military weapons and equipment on an especially large scale as part of an organised group
Co-defending a businessman accused of extortion and organisation of a criminal network
Representing a trading arm of a leading Russian metals producer in relation to Swiss criminal, arbitration and civil matters instigated by its partner to avoid payments under a very significant off-take contract
Representing a businessman and ex-civil servant in a court dispute to forfeit his assets to the state
Representing individuals and defending their assets arrested to secure the civil claims filed by the affected persons against the top managers of a major transport company accused of fraud, theft and organisation of a criminal network
Representing a top-manager of an insurance company in enforcement proceedings, including to challenge the bailiff’s actions / inaction
*This includes experience of our team members prior to joining RGD.