AREA OF PRACTICE

White Collar Defense & Government Investigations

Biography

Anupreet Amole is Counsel in Brown Rudnick’s White Collar Crime group. Anupreet has handled sensitive investigations in a wide range of multi-jurisdictional business crime matters, focusing upon allegations of bribery and corruption, fraud, misuse of confidential information, tax evasion, and/or money laundering.

Anupreet has particular experience of advising companies on financial crime compliance and risk management, including as to diligence in M&A deals. Past and present clients include various FTSE 100 companies, senior executives, investment advisory firms, professional services firms, and high net worth individuals.  In addition, Anupreet is co-leader of the firm's cybersecurity group, advising companies both before and after a data incident. 

Legal 500 reports that Anupreet is "particularly impressive and has excellent industry awareness" (Legal 500 UK, 2019).

Representation

Advising in west Africa on a high value dispute between an oil company and a sovereign state including issues related to the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act;

Advising on anti-bribery policies and procedures for corporate clients in various sectors including oil and gas, professional services, renewable energy, and shipping; regions included sub Saharan Africa, western Europe, the Arabian Gulf, India, and Latin America;

Conducting an internal investigation‎ for a FTSE 100 client relating to whistleblower allegations regarding operations in a high-risk jurisdiction;

Advising a FTSE 100 company on potential exposure under the Bribery Act 2010 and Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 in relation to intended M&A activity in a high-risk market;

Acting for a FTSE 100 client on issues arising from alleged bribery in its overseas business units;

Advising clients on anti-bribery in M&A in their capacity as purchasers of companies in the high-risk sectors of energy, construction, and heavy manufacturing;

Advising a FTSE 100 client on money laundering concerns regarding suspected bribery by certain business partners in China;

Advising a FTSE 100 client on its response to a sophisticated cyber incident

Education

University College London – B.A. (First Class Honours), History

Bar Admissions

Solicitor, England and Wales
Higher Rights of Advocacy - Civil

Languages

Hindi
Punjabi
Publications
Author, 'Laundromat No More? Unexplained Wealth Orders', Brown Rudnick Alert, November 27, 2018
Co-author, Cybersecurity – UK Guidance on Security Under the GDPR, Brown Rudnick Alert, November 14, 2018
Co-author, Cyber Security – Not Just IT, Brown Rudnick Alert, April 17, 2018
Co-author, ‘Former Equifax Executive Charged with Insider Trading After Data Breach,’ Brown Rudnick Alert, March 16, 2018
Author, Unexplained Wealth Orders: A first by the NCA, Brown Rudnick Alert, March 01, 2018
Co-author, "Extraterritoriality (UK Perspective)" , Global Investigation Review Practitioner's Guide to Global Investigations, February 2018
Co-author, "Keep Calm and Carry On? Cybersecurity in Britain," Brown Rudnick Alert, October 17, 2017
Co-author "Fruit from a poisoned tree: unlawfully obtained evidence", The Law Gazette, 30 August 2017
“Should Cyber Security standards be imposed?” LegalWeek, January 2014
“Anticipate litigation after data breaches,” LegalTech News, August 2014
“Cyber Security - The risks and opportunities,” Private Equity News, March 2015
“The growing threat of cyber attacks in Africa,” Bloomberg BNA, May 2015
“Assessing cyber risk in M&A,” Cybersecurity Law & Practice, August 2015
Co-author, "Cyber security and the Trump era," Financier Worldwide Magazine, March 2017