Given the complexity of the legal situation in most areas of commercial life, non-lawyers would be hard pressed to clearly distinguish between what conduct is legal and what is not. As criminal proceedings or, in the worst-case scenario, a criminal conviction will have dire consequences, this is a highly unsatisfactory position for decision-makers to be in, which is further exacerbated by the fact that it is often well-nigh impossible to obtain a binding assessment from the competent government bodies in time, if at all.
While the risk of prosecution and/or conviction cannot be entirely excluded by seeking legal advice beforehand and having a legal expert review any transactions planned, it can be significantly reduced. Our law firm’s rigorous methodological approach ensures that our clients receive high-quality expert advice.
However, we do not provide advisory services on the implementation of compliance management systems. This may be something you rarely ever read on a law firm’s website but: other law or consultancy firms have greater expertise in this field.