Adam R. Brown

Adam Brown's focus is on multijurisdictional investigations and the litigation which arises. He has acted for large corporates, banks, funds, and individuals advising on a range of contentious issues with particular experience on matters relating to fraud, asset tracing, and corruption. Adam acted on the U.K.'s first ever deferred prosecution agreement (involving the first indictment under s.7 UK Bribery Act) and also on what are believed to be the two largest frauds ever perpetrated on the London AIM market. He is frequently called upon to advise on injunctive relief as well as on investigations and inquiries by regulators and other governmental authorities into compliance with relevant legislation and regulation.

Adam's recent experience includes advising: a large financial institution on a multinational corruption investigation and coordinated resolution with law enforcement in the U.S. and U.K.; a private equity group facing various claims from investors in commercial real estate investments which failed in the financial crash; various foreign exchange traders in relation to investigations by U.K. and international authorities into alleged manipulation of the forex market; on recovery proceedings for Langbar International Limited, wrongly believed to have assets in excess of $600 million; Sibir Energy Plc with proceedings to recover misappropriated funds of more than $400 million; and a large investment manager on a number of claims related to the misappropriation of confidential and valuable proprietary trading information. [1]