MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ.) assists clients with criminal matters, administrative supervision and enforcement cases, and internal and external investigations. Cases involving accusations of fraud, bribery, money laundering, corruption or violations, financial mismanagement, of international sanctions seriously disrupt a client’s operations and damage their reputation. At a client’s request, MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ.) can conduct internal investigations, advice, litigate and negotiate with regulators and the Public Prosecution Service. MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ.) delivers swift solutions that address the underlying problems for urgent matters. Sometimes, Bas’ clients are injured by non-compliant conduct; sometimes they find themselves accused of the same.

AREAS OF FORENSIC AUDITING:

Integrity is a cornerstone of a company’s mission. The Corporate Legal Department plays a crucial role. Organizational failures continue to illustrate that Corporate Legal Departments are on the front lines of balancing a company’s business objectives and risks, as well as protecting its reputation and assets. These responsibilities can bring a seemingly never-ending stream of fraud, bribery or corruption allegations, whistleblowers, regulatory inquiries and disputes. Corporate Legal Departments turn to VAN LEEUWEN FORENSIC AUDITING for timely, flexible and practical services that address these broad responsibilities.

Forensic and Financial Crime

VAN LEEUWEN FORENSIC AUDITING helps clients identify and assess financial crime risk, respond to evolving regulation, react to regulatory action, and enhance their existing financial crime risk management programme. Our services include: Strategy Consulting, Risk Advisory, Compliance Solutions, Independent Review, Technology Innovation and Investigations.

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Investigations, Compliance and Defence

VAN LEEUWEN FORENSIC AUDITING combines specialist knowledge and years of experience in the various disciplines of compliance, monitoring and enforcement. It provides the services required to help private and public organizations identity the nature and extent of fraud and deliver appropriate remedies: Fraud Risk Assessment, Fraud Risk Management, Fraud Investigations, Compliance Assistance, Integrity Due Diligence, Forensic Business Intelligence, Litigation, Negotiation and Reputation Management.

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Corporate Fraud and Criminal Law

In order to prevent, deter and mitigate Corporate Fraud, organizations have to (a) assess their corporate fraud risk, (b) set-up and strengthen their corporate fraud risk management systems and (c) investigate allegations and indication of corporate risk.

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Data Protection and Privacy

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) reshapes the way in which sectors manage data, as well as redefines the roles for key leaders in businesses, from Chief Information Officers to Chief Marketing Officers. Chief Information Officers must ensure that they have watertight consent management processes in place, whilst Chief Marketing Officers require effective data rights management systems to ensure they don’t lose their most valuable asset – data.

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Forensic Technology and Discovery Services

VAN LEEUWEN FORENSIC AUDITING leverages proven methodologies, as well as innovative and proprietary technologies, to identify relevant investigative and dispute resolution evidence in a timely and credible manner.

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LEGAL DEPARTMENT OPERATIONS:

From legal advisory services (where permitted by law) to managed services — driven by people, guided by process, powered by technology — VAN LEEUWEN FORENSIC AUDITING helps deliver the informed services your legal department needs to better support the business and drive additional value.

Legal Advisory Services

Corporate Legal Departments are seeking ways to have greater transparency. They reduce third-party spend with legal providers. Corporate Legal departments are also looking for a coordinated, one-stop-shop approach for managing cross-border legal needs. VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM provides coordinated and efficient services to assist clients in the following areas: (a) Corporate and Commercial law; (b) Labour and Employment law; (c) Transaction law; (d) Digital Law; and (e) Financial services Law.

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Legal Managed Services

VAN LEEUWEN FORENSIC AUDITING’s legal managed services is an umbrella offering that provides technology-enabled support, including automation for high-volume repetitive or event-driven legal work (where permitted by law). Legal managed services are delivered in close collaboration with professionals from across the various service lines and practices. The major areas of VAN LEEUWEN FORENSIC AUDITING’s legal managed services include: a) Entity compliance and governance; b) Contract lifecycle management; c) Research and regulatory mapping; and d) Document review and functional analysis

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Legal Function Consulting

The Corporate Legal Department, a very technical function of the company, with broad responsibility for managing risk and advising the company strategically on achieving its revenue growth goals, is changing. VAN LEEUWEN FORENSIC AUDITING helps clients navigate that change effectively and improve the performance of their legal function through the strategic deployment of people, process and technology. The major areas of Legal function consulting include: a) Operating strategy and organization design; b) Process and controls enhancement; c) Technology; and d) Business enablement.

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