Business crimes can have devastating effects, even when the claims are not substantiated. Moroğlu Arseven provides swift and decisive action for companies, supporting them to deal with or defend allegations of business crime, fraud, or quasi-criminal acts, as well as mitigate associated reputational risks.
Corporate criminal liability is narrowly interpreted in Turkey Therefore, there is a real risk that members of senior management will personally bear the consequences of any substantiated business crime, which was committed on behalf of the company they work for. Therefore, it is crucial that senior management adopt a proactive approach to preventing and dealing with business crime allegations in Turkey.
Moroğlu Arseven assists corporations, C-suites and individuals which face claims or suspicions about criminal acts or professional misconduct, supporting during preventative as well as reactive contexts. The firm develops tailored strategies to deal with these sensitive and high-stakes issues, including close collaboration with the firm’s dispute resolute, investigation, compliance, as well as anti-corruption and anti-money laundering practices.
The firm provides clear and pragmatic guidance, supporting with every phase of investigating and defending business crime allegations, as well as dealing with questions or investigation by the Financial Crimes Investigation Board.
Common elements of our support include dawn raids, staff interviews, asset tracking and forensic account investigations, shareholder communications, dealing with insurers, regulators and law enforcement agencies, advising C-suites about their obligations and possible liabilities, as well as managing documents, securing evidence and media relations. The firm also supports during all stages of court proceedings or regulatory investigations, ranging from preparation and strategy development, through to oral submissions and appeals.