Having excellent reputation and one of the largest teams in the Russian legal market, - ALRUD is one of the leading Russian advisors in criminal law matters and investigations. ALRUD Criminal Law, Compliance, and Investigations Practice, comprises graduates of leading Russian universities, such as the Moscow State University and National Research University – Higher School of Economics. Most of the practice members have been admitted to the state bar and have legal degrees in both Russian and foreign law.
Practice members specialize in supporting complex criminal-law projects and representing the clients in all stages of criminal proceedings, including pre-investigation stage. Our specialists have extensive experience in supporting our clients in administrative inspections and corporate investigations, and advising on anti-money laundering and anti-bribery compliance.
Practice members have vast experience in working on the cases with international element, which require not only excellent legal qualification, but also a perfect knowledge of foreign languages.
on criminal liability issues for patent infringement. Represented in criminal and administrative court proceedings, organized interaction with detective.
in a dispute related to restoration of corporate control in a Russian subsidiary, including support in criminal case against the former CEO of the client.
in a complex dispute with the developer of huge logistics complex in the Moscow Region, in particular, ensured initiation and successful completion of criminal proceedings against the developer’s management.
with regard to criminal case on a car accident in Russia. Successfully negotiated the case and prepared conciliation agreement. As a result, the criminal case was terminated and the client’s employee was not brought to criminal liability.
in a complex dispute with a customs broker for a huge amount, including representation of the client's interests in a bankruptcy case; support of parallel court proceedings and representation in a criminal case against the debtor's management at the pre-investigation stage.
on antitrust violations in its Russian office and conducted risk assessment of potential investigations by the law enforcement agencies. As a result, elaborated approaches on mitigation of risks.
on possibility of bringing its employees to liability for criminal conduct against the company. Elaborated approaches on possibility of official investigation.
in respect of fraudulent conduct of its Russian management.
Investigation included analysis of possible corruption, FCPA applicability, procurement fraud, violation of books and records;interviews of employees, coordination of computer forensic team.
on issues related to prevention of fraudulent conduct of employees and participants of the company. Held audit of risks of fraud, detected features of fraud in several business functions and conducted detailed analysis of risks and options for mitigation.
in a tight schedule of a major producer of packaging systems in Russia, made a relevant risk-assessment.
developed and brought into compliance the company’s policies with the antibribery legislation considering provisions of the foreign legislation, in particular FCPA.
with Russian legislation for Russian affiliate of the leading international appliance producer.
on procurement fraud in respect of construction of new plant. Met with employees suspected in violation and drafted the complaint to the police.
for companies in such industries as glass, retail and FMCG.
for cooperation with counterparties (including FCPA provisions) and trained its general employees.