Regulatory and Compliance Management

Regulatory Compliance Investigations

The evolving global scenario is one of government enforcements, regulations imposed across borders and compliance issues related to these regulations. The UE legal team offers seamless assistance to clients in the form of regulatory compliance investigations across borders, jurisdictions, different industries, and regulatory fronts. The expert team boasts of experience with extensively developed regulatory frameworks such as those of Australia, Us and Europe as well as those with developing regulatory frameworks in countries of Africa, Asia and Latin America.
International authorities for enforcement are well coordinated and the client benefits most when the partner has well placed connections across different regulatory authorities and different industry sectors.

The UE Legal Team conducts investigations for regulatory compliance in the following areas:

  • Business Ethics
  • Antitrust
  • Data Privacy
  • Environment
  • Financial Services
  • Derivatives and Commodities
  • Securities
  • Infrastructure, Energy, Mining
  • Technology
  • Transport
  • Healthcare
  • Government Enforcement’s
  • Tax
  • Utilities
  • Internal Investigations
  • International Trade, Exports, Sanctions
  • White Collar Issues/Crimes
  • Corporate Compliance

Highlights

  • Experienced team with International Exposure
  • Deep Understanding of Regulatory and Compliance Issues
  • Multinational Coordinated Approach
  • In-depth knowledge of Industry Best Practices
  • Consistent and proven methodologies
  • Full Understanding of the client’s business
  • Robust Compliance Counseling Programs
  • Conduct of Internal Audits

Breach of Contract Cases

In addition to preparation, negotiation and review of Agreements, the UE Legal team helps to protect rights of businesses/individuals. Team members are experts in Transactional and Business Law and are experienced enough to handle different types of Breach of Contract cases: Material Breaches, Fundamental Breaches, Anticipatory Breaches, Minor/Partial Breaches. The different areas of expertise that the team functions in include:

  •   Transactions relating to real estate
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Filing for Bankruptcy
  • Confidentiality /Non-disclosure Agreements
  • Arbitrations/Mediations
  • Assignment /Transfer of Rights
  • Indemnifications
  • Mortgages
  • Contract Concerns/Breaches
  • Partnership/Shareholders Dispute
  • Binding Contracts

Remedies for Breach of Contract

  • Punitive damages
  • Injunction Suit
  • Suit for compensation or damages
  • Specific Performance Suit

Highlights

  • Tackling of complex cases
  • Help individuals/businesses to determine their rights
  • Design and implementation of a suitable legal strategy
  • Access to legal experts who would evaluate the case
  • Available legal options clearly discussed with the client
  • Leverage of the client’s case
  • Detailed damage assessment
  • Accurate determination of financial losses
  • Flexible appointments to meet hectic schedules
  • Professional relationship with clients
  • Customized fees according to specific cases
  • Skills, expertise and experience for achieving the best outcome

Class Action Suits

Class action suits are always beneficial in that any claim which is too small to be filed on an individual basis can be filed as one belonging to this category, there is more leverage that is available, there is no legal fees incurred until the suit has been closed successfully.
The UE Legal team is geared to protect clients’ rights in complex litigations. Class action suits serve to protect those consumers who have been affected by deals relating to defective products and improper actions by businesses.
Damages that can be claimed for a class action suit include those for a personal injury and for economic loss incurred and cost for the litigation.

The UE Legal team handles a wide variety of class action suits that include:

  • Unfair Lending and Mortgage Practices
  • Securities Fraud
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Credit Card Fraud
  • False Advertising
  • Labor and Employment Cases
  • Consumer Laws
  • Frauds related to Securities
  • Whistleblower Claims
  • Mass Torts
  • Antitrust Cases
  • Price Fixing Cases
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Trade Restraint and Unfair Competition

Highlights

  • Significant class action experience
  • Many cases handled with successful outcomes
  • Notable Victories in High Profile Cases

Antitrust Matters

Antitrust laws have been established to promote and foster competition in the marketplace and also to prevent mergers and businesses of an anti-competitive nature.

The UE Legal team has experience in different types of antitrust laws including the following:

  • Bid rigging
  • Group Boycotts
  • Price Fixing
  • Customer Allocations
  • Monopolization
  • Supply chain restraint
  • Mergers and Acquisitions of an anticompetitive nature
  • Exclusive deals
  • Tying Arrangements

Highlights

  • Ability to handle investigations across many jurisdictional areas
  • Notable victories in challenging antitrust cases
  • Success record in distribution practices, non-price and price restraints
  • Corporate and individual criminal representations
  • Investigations across borders
  • Knowledge of privilege laws
  • Well-versed with the intersection of the patent and antitrust laws
  • Settlement, mediation, and arbitration of complex cases
  • Knowledge of intersection of labor and antitrust issues
  • Antitrust analysis pertaining to joint ventures
  • Analysis of corporate compliance with antitrust laws
  • Knowledge Intersection between employment and unfair competition laws

Product Liabilities

Though a majority of the products used by people on a daily basis are perfectly safe to be used, there are some manufacturers that overlook principles of safety during manufacture of the products. The result is a defective product that may cause harm to the user.
UE Legal team is equipped to protect people that are hurt by using defective products. The team has extensive experience in helping people by handling product liability claims. Product liability claims come under two main categories:

  • Incorrect Manufacture due to error during manufacture
  • Poor and dangerous design of the product that was overlooked

The UE legal team is adept at handling product liability cases that involve the following:

  • Medical equipment
  • Food that is handled in an incorrect manner
  • Work machinery
  • Consumer goods
  • Automobile goods
  • Product liability cases that have led to serious injury or death
  • Pharmaceuticals

Highlights

  • Experienced lawyers in complex case
  • Recovered millions of rupees as compensation for clients
  • Experienced in handling cases with a single plaintiff
  • Extensive experience in trials
  • Coordinating legal counsel for many corporate companies of repute
  • Experienced in Class Action Certifications
  • Experienced in Mass Tort Litigations
  • Experience in Fraudulent Conveyance cases