Criminal enforcement & compliance

Attorney Bas A.S. van Leeuwen specializes in criminal law and regulatory measures within a business context. He provides comprehensive advice and assistance to both public and private entities as well as individuals at various stages of criminal and administrative investigations. His expertise includes matters such as money laundering, fraud, bribery, misuse of corporate assets, tax fraud, and more. Additionally, he offers compliance advice to protect companies from unexpected inspections and provides training to be prepared for such situations. Van Leeuwen is known for his solution-oriented approach, representing clients in both offensive and defensive positions, with extensive high-level experience in the legal system. His holistic approach ensures that clients not only navigate through legal challenges unscathed but also emerge stronger and more resilient from complex legal issues, demonstrating his understanding and mastery of the dynamics of the modern business landscape.

Criminal law and regulatory measures

Attorney Bas A.S. van Leeuwen distinguishes himself in the domain of criminal law and regulatory measures within the dynamic context of business activities. His dedicated focus spans a broad spectrum, serving a diverse clientele including large corporations, financial institutions, government agencies, and prominent individuals such as corporate directors and executive officers.

With an abundance of legal expertise, Van Leeuwen’s advisory services extend beyond traditional boundaries. His counsel goes beyond merely responding to legal challenges; he adopts a proactive approach. From in-depth risk analysis to thorough criminal investigations and the drafting of comprehensive compliance programs for companies, management, and employees, his goal is to harmonize legal strategies with business policies, empowering clients against potential criminal issues before they arise.

In the realm of criminal disputes, Attorney Bas A.S. van Leeuwen profiles himself as a resolute advocate, representing both alleged offenders and victims of criminal offenses. His approach is not only focused on problem-solving but also on providing solutions, carefully considering the unique concerns of each client. Throughout criminal investigations, he provides invaluable assistance, carefully guiding preparation for interrogations and offering unwavering support during actual judicial proceedings.

Van Leeuwen’s legal skills extend to the highest echelons of the legal system, with involvement in proceedings before esteemed bodies such as the Supreme Court of the Netherlands, the European Court of Justice, and the European Court of Human Rights. His expertise also includes mutual legal assistance, demonstrating a nuanced understanding of the complexities inherent in criminal matters.

His practice encompasses a diverse range of legal challenges, routinely addressing issues ranging from alleged forgery and private bribery/corruption to bankruptcy offenses, misuse of corporate property, financial fraud, money laundering, cybercrime, insider trading, market manipulation, and specific violations of corporate law rules. Additionally, he adeptly navigates the complex terrain of criminal tax offenses, tax fraud, violations of customs regulations, and breaches related to social security, labor laws, environmental regulations, and breaches of professional secrecy.

Beyond the purely legal sphere, Van Leeuwen’s representation extends to common criminal offenses involving public or private corporate entities and their representatives. Particularly notable are his efforts in criminal cases related to industrial accidents, where physical injuries or fatal accidents require a deliberate and experienced legal perspective.

Essentially, Attorney Bas A.S. van Leeuwen does not just practice law; he orchestrates a symphony of legal strategies, crafting a narrative of resilience and strategic insight for his clients. His comprehensive and nuanced approach ensures that clients not only navigate through legal storms unscathed but also emerge stronger and more resilient amidst the complex legal challenges that characterize today’s business landscape.

Core Activities

In today’s dynamic and heavily regulated business environment, allegations of financial mismanagement, fraud, bribery, money laundering, corruption, or violations of international sanctions can have devastating consequences for any organization. Such allegations not only disrupt day-to-day operations but also damage a company’s hard-earned reputation, undermine stakeholder trust, and can lead to significant financial losses.

This is where Attorney Bas A.S. van Leeuwen comes in, a beacon of legal expertise and strategic guidance in navigating the treacherous waters of white-collar crime and regulatory oversight. With a wealth of experience and a proven track record, Attorney van Leeuwen is known as a dependable ally for companies facing profound legal challenges.

At the heart of Attorney van Leeuwen’s practice lies a commitment to delivering comprehensive solutions tailored to the unique needs of each client. Here’s how he goes above and beyond to protect the interests of his clients:

(a) Mastery in Criminal Defense: Attorney van Leeuwen possesses an unparalleled understanding of criminal law, specializing in cases ranging from financial improprieties to complex fraudulent practices. He meticulously prepares robust defense strategies and leverages his keen insight into legal nuances and procedural complexities to achieve favorable outcomes for his clients.

(b) Navigating Regulatory Labyrinths: Regulatory compliance is crucial in today’s business landscape, and Attorney van Leeuwen is an experienced guide through regulatory labyrinths. He adeptly navigates clients through administrative scrutiny and enforcement matters, offering proactive compliance solutions and powerful representation in dealings with regulatory agencies.

(c) Unmatched Investigative Skills: Whether conducting internal investigations or responding to external inquiries, Attorney van Leeuwen leaves no stone unturned to uncover the truth. His meticulous investigative approach reveals hidden truths, identifies compliance gaps, and enables clients to rectify internal shortcomings while vigorously defending their interests against external inquiries.

But Attorney van Leeuwen’s dedication extends beyond mere legal representation. He operates as a strategic partner, providing invaluable insights and proactive measures to empower clients against future risks. By fostering resilience and inspiring confidence in his clients, Attorney van Leeuwen enables companies to confidently navigate the complexities of the modern legal landscape.

Essentially, Attorney Bas A.S. van Leeuwen is not just a legal practitioner—he is a guardian of integrity, a protector of reputation, and a beacon of hope in times of legal turmoil. With him at the helm, companies can weather any legal storm, emerge stronger, and continue their journey to success with unwavering confidence.

Key Features

Attorney Bas A.S. van Leeuwen specializes in criminal and regulatory matters within a business context, offering unparalleled advice and assistance to both public and private entities as well as individuals. His practice encompasses various phases of criminal and administrative investigations, representing clients whether they are victims or suspects. He is particularly active in cases related to money laundering, fraud, bribery, misuse of corporate assets, breach of trust, bankruptcy offenses, tax fraud, inheritance fraud, public procurement fraud, customs and excise fraud, and gambling fraud.

Key Features:

(a) Comprehensive Legal Expertise: Bas A.S. van Leeuwen’s legal expertise extends across a wide range of complex financial and regulatory issues, making him a distinguished strategist capable of navigating intricate legal nuances.

(b) Strategic Focus on Corporate Compliance: In a time when businesses are increasingly under scrutiny, van Leeuwen takes a proactive approach. He provides compliance advice to mitigate risks, establishes guidelines for dawn raids, and conducts training to ensure clients are well-prepared for unforeseen legal challenges.

(c) Proactive Internal Investigations: The attorney conducts internal investigations at the request of clients, addressing not only current legal challenges but also protecting clients from potential future pitfalls. This proactive approach lays the foundation for resilient legal strategies.

(d) Representation in Various Legal Matters: From representing victims of non-compliant behavior to defending those accused, van Leeuwen steadfastly advocates for the rights and interests of his clients across a range of legal scenarios.

(e) On-Site Assistance during Searches: During unannounced searches of homes or businesses, van Leeuwen provides on-site assistance, emphasizing smooth cooperation with authorities while ensuring the protection of clients’ rights.

(f) Partnership in Risk Management: As businesses increasingly become targets of regulatory investigations, van Leeuwen not only serves as legal counsel but positions himself as a strategic partner in risk management. His on-site support during searches underscores a commitment to transparent cooperation with authorities.

(g) Proactive Compliance Architect: Beyond reactive legal expertise, van Leeuwen is a proactive architect of compliance. His interventions extend beyond crisis management to include establishing robust preventive measures, empowering clients against legal risks.

(h) Holistic Legal Approach: Van Leeuwen’s legal approach is holistic, focusing not only on crisis resolution but also on establishing preventive measures. This marks a paradigm shift in legal services, empowering clients against legal risks.

(i) Dedication to Legal Resilience: Bas A.S. van Leeuwen is not just a legal practitioner; he is an architect of legal resilience, ensuring that his clients emerge not only unscathed from the storms of legal scrutiny but stronger and more resilient against the complex legal challenges that characterize today’s business landscape.

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