Faraz Alam Sagar

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Faraz specialises in the areas of white-collar crimes and forensic and corporate espionage investigations.

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Qualifications

  • 2007 L.L.M. (Finance), Institute for Law & Finance, Frankfurt
  • 2006 Masters of Business Laws, National Law School of India University, Bengaluru
  • 2006 B.A. LLB., Symbiosis Law School, Pune
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Expertise

Practice Areas

  • Disputes
  • White Collar/Investigations

He has advised several foreign investors and financial institutions on anti-corruption, anti-bribery issues, anti-money laundering, FCPA and serious fraud investigations. He has advised several foreign investors, financial institutions, private individuals, and non-profit organisations on anti-corruption, anti-bribery issues, anti-money laundering, FCPA and serious fraud investigations.Faraz regularly advises multinational corporations and financial institutions on a wide range of contentious disputes including extradition and International enforcement proceedings in India. He has considerable expertise in corporate governance and international fraud related issues and has notably advised one of the UAE’s largest telecom companies in the 2G Fraud Case.

Prior to joining the Firm, Faraz has worked in International firms including Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Dubai, Bahrain and London) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (Frankfurt). He has a basic understanding of German and Arabic.

Professional Experience

  • Advised and represented UAE’s largest telecommunication company in 2G Fraud case.
  • Advised and represented a U.A.E. Private Equity Group in respect of extradition proceedings initiated against senior management in U.A.E.
    Advised and assisted a non-profit on setting up a compliance program in view of the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (“FCRA").
  • Advised and assisted an Indian Tobacco company in carrying out an internal and forensic investigation and assisting the United States Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation in an investigation pertaining to transactions carried out in alleged violation of OFAC Sanctions.
  • Advised and represented an investment bank in a criminal prosecution before the Special Company Court in the SFIO investigations and trial in a case of a multi-crore corporate fraud.

Memberships

  • Permanent Member, Bombay Bar Association
  • Member of the Expert Committee on Law: Review, Reforms & Rationalisation at the IMC Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Qualifications

  • 2007 L.L.M. (Finance), Institute for Law & Finance, Frankfurt
  • 2006 Masters of Business Laws, National Law School of India University, Bengaluru
  • 2006 B.A. LLB., Symbiosis Law School, Pune
expertise

Expertise

Practice Areas

  • Disputes
  • White Collar/Investigations

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