Cases & Deals

Publicly listed company pursues claims relating to multi-jurisdictional fraud arising from Asia

Client(s) Publicly listed company

Jones Day is acting for a large publicly listed company in relation to a significant multi-jurisdictional fraud arising out of one of its manufacturing plants in Asia. The fraud involved the transfer of hundreds of millions of U.S. dollars to hundreds of beneficiaries in approximately 30 different jurisdictions. Criminal complaints have been filed in numerous jurisdictions and civil actions have been launched.

Jones Day is engaged in a dual role: (i) overseeing the coordination of the global strategy, including the instruction and direction of local counsel, investigators, and police across all relevant jurisdictions and (ii) conducting civil proceedings including the use of Norwich Pharmacal, freezing order, and doorstep injunction relief in the UK and in several other jurisdictions.