White Collar Crime Law


White Collar Crime Law

We advise in all areas of commercial, financial and corruption criminal law and represent clients in criminal proceedings before authorities and courts. Our consulting services also include prevention and risk analysis (compliance) as well as remediation of potential violations. We undertake the defense of individuals and companies in commercial and judicial financial criminal proceedings, as well as representation before the Supreme Courts.

In addition, we support companies in internal investigations as well as in investigative measures by law enforcement agencies and also represent companies that have been harmed by white-collar crime.

Criminal law is closely related to tax, corporate, accounting and administrative law. Our services include the best legal and tax solution for you – coordinated between our experienced lawyers and the Tax Advisors and Auditors of Deloitte.

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Günther Rebisant

Of Counsel | Attorney at law

OF Counsel

Our expertise in White Collar Crime Law

Advising and representing companies and their management and supervisory bodies in the course of preliminary and main proceedings in all matters relating to white-collar crime.

Conceptual design of preventive measures in all white-collar crime matters with a focus on policy development, analysis of criminal liability risks, process measures and training of employees and managers.

Cross-functional support and consultation with the data protection legal team in connection with cyberattacks.

Examination, presentation, and evaluation of Criminal Law risks in the context of the acquisition of a company.

Support in tax audits, preparation of comprehensive legal remedies in VwGH and VfGH proceedings as well as preparation and handling of voluntary disclosures under financial criminal law.

Design of pragmatic and data protection-compliant solutions for cross-border and group-wide data transfers (SCCs, BCRs, TIAs, etc.).

Conducting internal corporate forensic investigations.

Active and passive representation in private prosecutions, for example in connection with industrial espionage, unfair practices, violation of personal rights and IP infringements.

Preparation of witnesses for criminal hearings.

Interdisciplinary consulting with worldwide resources from the global Deloitte Legal and Deloitte network at the interface with Tax Litigation and Forensic.

Our projects

Advice and preparation of expert opinions for well-known international companies on ques-tions of criminal liability risk in the case of possible return of capital contributions and other corporate law issues

Criminal law advice and representation in numerous corporate disputes

Criminal law advice and representation of well-known chartered accountants and chartered trust companies

Defense in extensive white-collar criminal proceedings before the court of lay assessors

Defense of waste management companies in criminal proceedings for alleged crimes against the environment

Successful complex appeals to the Supreme Court

Our White Collar Crime experts

White Collar Crime News

Michael Putz, founder and majority owner of coronavirus test kit provider Lead Horizon, expressed his "great relief" at a press conference on Friday that the investigation against him had been dropped. "A huge weight has been lifted from my heart".