William Currier offers clients the benefit of his extensive trial experience in securities enforcement matters, federal criminal investigations and proceedings, and related civil actions. His hands-on knowledge of this area is enhanced by his previous work at the SEC, and as an assistant US attorney (AUSA –DC).
His track record and reputation in civil and criminal defense have made him a valued resource for US and non-US issuers listed on US stock exchanges, hedge funds, investment advisors, and financial institutions, as well as their boards of directors, audit committees, officers, directors, and employees.
Clients seek William's representation regarding matters involving US securities laws, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC), Sarbanes-Oxley, money laundering, RICO, accounting and financial fraud, insider trading, and other related white collar criminal matters, anti-trust investigations and proceedings, and related civil matters. This experience also makes him ideally placed to advise on clients' compliance programs and corporate governance protocols.
In addition, William has conducted corporate cross-border internal investigations for US and non-US issuers in Asia, Europe and South America. The international range of his work is matched by the breadth of his industry knowledge, working for clients in sectors including telecoms, oil and gas, engineering and infrastructure, finance, commodities, aviation and defense.
William also represents clients in international arbitration proceedings before the London Court of International Arbitration and the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).