White Collar Crime and Crisis Management

City-Yuwa Partners advises and represents companies and individuals facing compliance problems, including criminal charges and regulatory enforcement. City-Yuwa's lawyers include a former superintending prosecutor, a former prosecutor of the special investigative unit of the prosecutors office, and a former high level official of the National Police Agency as well as a former president of ICPO-INTERPOL, and the Firm is able to handle all aspects of white-collar crime and other compliance problems, including internal audits and investigations such as implementation of countermeasures and compliance programs, establishment of a special committee for independent investigation, and defense against enforcement actions or criminal or civil actions or proceedings. City-Yuwa is a leading law firm in negotiating and obtaining settlements favorable to its Japanese clients in such cases.

City-Yuwa's experience includes cases involving:

  • Company director malfeasance under the Companies Act
  • Violation of the Anti-Monopoly Law
  • Securities fraud and other violations of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Law
  • Anti-corruption cases under the Unfair Competition Prevention Law
  • Tax fraud and other white collar crimes
  • Violation of the Labor Standards Act and related regulations
  • Bid rigging under the Criminal Code and the Act on Elimination and Prevention of Involvement in Bid Rigging, etc.

City-Yuwa is also serving as a partner firm in Japan for TRACE, which is a non-profit membership association that pools resources to provide anti-bribery compliance solutions for multinational companies and their commercial intermediaries.

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