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Glyn Powell is an experienced white collar crime lawyer who focuses on advising corporate clients on complex, multijurisdictional investigations into allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption, money laundering, and tax evasion. He has advised in relation to criminal investigations conducted by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), HMRC, the Metropolitan Police, and on regulatory investigations conducted by the FCA and PMCPA. He has particular experience in dealing with multijurisdictional investigations and has represented clients facing parallel investigations by domestic law enforcement agencies and the DOJ and SEC.

Glyn's recent experience includes advising a financial institution in relation to a multinational corruption investigation. He is experienced at dealing with issues of self-reporting and advised in relation to the U.K.'s first Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA). He has acted for clients in a number of the most high-profile white collar crime investigations including, Rolls Royce, Tesco, and the News International enquiry. He has recent experience in handling sensitive whistleblower disclosures.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Glyn headed the Fraud Business Unit of the SFO. He also has served as team leader at the Inland Revenue Solicitor's Office where he dealt with cases of complex tax fraud and as team leader of the CPS Central Confiscation Branch.

Glyn has been quoted by numerous publications including The Times, The Telegraph, and the Financial Times. He was a recipient of the Legal Business "2016 Dispute Resolution Team of the Year Award." In the same year he was named a Legal Week "Rising Star."


Infrastructure fund seeks advice on internal investigation relating to portfolio company
Jones Day advised a substantial infrastructure fund on an internal investigation relating to a portfolio company.

Jones Day advises on UK's first Deferred Prosecution Agreement and closure of U.S. DOJ investigation
On Monday, November 30, 2015, the Right Honourable Sir Brian Leveson (the President of the Queen's Bench Division) approved the resolution of the first UK Bribery Act section 7 proceedings by way of a Deferred Prosecution Agreement, a procedure never before used in the UK.

Major international corporation seeks advice on potential liability under UK Bribery Act
Jones Day advised a major international corporation on their potential liability under the UK Bribery Act in respect of a proposed corporate event involving foreign dignitaries.

Private individuals seek advice concerning police investigation into money laundering
Jones Day advised private individuals in relation to a police investigation concerning money laundering.

Additional Publications

  • April 2018France Takes Next Step in Anticorruption Enforcement: First "French DPAs" and What Companies Should Know
  • April 2018French Anti-Corruption Agency Publishes Information Expected from Companies During Agency Inspections
  • August 2017Personal Jurisdiction: A New Battlefront in Corporate Criminal Cases
  • January 2017A New Era in French Anticorruption Enforcement: What Companies Should Know About the Newly Enacted Sapin II Law
  • May 2016The Sapin II Bill: A Potential Game-Changer in French Corruption Enforcement
  • January 2016FCPA 2015 Year In Review
  • December 2015Important New Principles Emerge from UK's First-Ever Deferred Prosecution Agreement and US DOJ Declination
  • September 2015U.S. Department of Justice Announces Updated Guidelines on Individual Accountability for Corporate Wrongdoing
  • May 2014The Fracking Case That Wasn't: Recent Texas Jury Verdict Catching the Headlines
  • April 2014India’s New Corporate Social Responsibility Requirements – Beware of the Pitfalls
  • March 2014Deferred Prosecution Agreements in the UK: Do Companies Need to Bare All?
  • December 2013International Investigations Global Anti-Corruption Summary
  • December 2012DOJ/SEC's Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Jones Day Summary and Analysis
  • October 2012Serious Fraud Office's Revised Guidance on the UK Bribery Act
  • October 2012UK Fraud & Investigations Update
  • August 2012Response to DPA Consultation Paper CP9/2012
  • July 2012UK Fraud & Investigations Update
  • June 2012Defrauded in the UK: Is Your Best Option Civil or Criminal?

Speaking Engagements

  • July 4, 2018Breakfast round table - Economic crimes and the property sector
  • October 5, 2017Whistleblowers: Ticking time bomb or compliance pressure valve?
  • January 25, 2017My Brother's Keeper: Bribery, Corruption and the Growing Threat of Criminal Liability, presentation to the British Exporters Association
  • February 9, 2016First Deferred Prosecution in the UK, US Department of Justice agrees to close investigation
  • December 3, 2013International Investigations in the Age of the Whistleblower: Views from Around the World, Jones Day CLE Academy 2013
  • September 25, 2013Ethical Business in a Changing World - A Joint AWLL and Jones Day Workshop
  • June 2012Reacting to crisis: AIM frauds and dawn raids, Seminar for Nominated Advisers for the Alternative Investment Market
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