Corporate Compliance & Investigations

We provide preventive counseling and remedial advice and techniques to protect commercial stakeholder value and the moral and civic integrity of our clients’ officers and staff. Corporations and governmental bodies are among our clients, whom we advise on compliance and regulatory matters, in the Nordic region and internationally.

Compliance policies are the key in companies’ risk management. We work in close cooperation with our clients in various industries, preparing, implementing and monitoring tailor-made compliance programs aimed at practical, business-minded and effective pre-emption of risks. Our lawyers assist in risk analysis as well as crisis management and internal investigations to mitigate damage and manage liability arising from corporate compliance issues.

A constructive, open-minded and solution-oriented team, providing very high-quality services.

Chambers Europe, Corporate Investigations

Our module-based corporate compliance system meets corporations’ and organizations’ need to comply with legal, regulatory, contractual and ethical requirements. The methodology is science- and experience-based, as well as adapted to client specifics, and internationally benchmarked. It is designed to be preventive and remedial, and to enable commercial risk-taking and protect innovation.

  • Risk identification
  • Risk assessment
  • Implementation and maintenance of corporate compliance systems (structuring, documentation and training)
  • Forensic investigation
  • Crisis management
  • Liability management

We are regular speaking partners in matters related to:

  • Advanced corporate governance
  • Anti-money laundering
  • EHS and employment
  • Data privacy
  • Sanctions and export control
  • Market abuse
  • IPR protection management
  • White collar crime
  • Contract maintenance
  • Sector specific regulation
  • CSR

Roschier’s Corporate Compliance & Investigations practice is top-ranked by leading international independent legal directories, including Chambers Europe, The Legal 500, IFLR1000 and Who’s Who Legal. The firm has also won several prestigious awards, including the following most recent awards:

  • Chambers Europe Awards: the Law Firm of the Year for Finland in 2022;
  • Regi: Law Firm of the Year for Sweden in 2021;
  • International Financial Law Review – European Awards: the Law Firm of the Year in 2020; and
  • Who’s Who Legal Awards: the Law Firm of the Year for Finland in 2020.

This is what clients say about us:

“The lawyers work incredibly hard. They are available, approachable, experts in their fields and also very practical and commercial when required.”
– Chambers Europe 2022, Corporate/M&A

“Roschier is arguably one of the few Nordic firms that has real depth of expertise across all the Nordic jurisdictions.”
– Chambers Europe 2022, Corporate/M&A

“Responsive and dedicated team and seamless client service.”
– Chambers Europe 2022, Corporate/M&A and Private Equity

“Our first choice as they are extremely service-minded. The firm has a good business sense.”
– Chambers Europe 2022, Corporate/M&A and Private Equity

“Roschier’s key strength is overall high quality of the work and attention to details. I have worked with them multiple times and they very rarely make any mistakes – a quality that I view as important in legal matters.”
– The Legal 500 2022, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Finland

“All individuals I have worked with have showed great availability and an attitude to go the extra mile to make sure we get the best possible outcome and meet tight deadlines.”
– The Legal 500 2022, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

“The cooperation with Roschier was seamless and very well organized. We made a huge capital market transaction and we needed the best team in Finland with broad international experience. Roschier acted as our adviser in a very critical role and in many ways enabling the transaction and managing risks related. We highly appreciate also being able to spar on strategic topics.” 
– The Legal 500 2022, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

“The Roschier team was able to produce high quality legal documentation for a very complex agreement structure which to our understanding no one had done before. The Roschier team was also very constructive and thinking ahead during the negotiations with the counterparty.”
– The Legal 500 2022, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

“Deep and highly proactive dedication to our issues.”
– The Legal 500 2022, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

“Availability, top-quality legal advice and understanding client’s position.”
– IFLR1000 31st edition, M&A

“Good speed of response. Knowledge of local market. Know banking teams in local market.”
– IFLR1000 31st edition, M&A

“Quality outputs, ability to stretch in difficult situations.”
– IFLR1000 31st edition, M&A

“Strong and deep advisory on legal, tax, capital markets and employee benefits related to the two transactions. Very strong competencies put to play on our behalf.”
– IFLR1000 31st edition, M&A

“They are solution-oriented and pragmatic advisers. Their high-level professionalism is given.”
– IFLR1000 31st edition, M&A

“Very responsive – clearly explained complex items – good negotiators.”
– IFLR1000 31st edition, Private Equity

“Knowledgeable, proactive and dedicated.”
– IFLR1000 31st edition, M&A

“High-quality advice and execution.”
– IFLR1000 31st edition, M&A

“Expert advice combined with quick turnaround times.”
– IFLR1000 31st edition, M&A

“Roschier has a good ability to assist with situations involving multiple jurisdictions.”
– Chambers Europe 2021, Corporate/M&A

“Not a single comma could have been done differently.”
– Chambers Europe 2021, Corporate/M&A

“The Ferrari of Swedish firms; has a commercial understanding of deal making and is creative.”
– Chambers Europe 2021, Corporate/M&A

“The services provided are of an impeccable quality, provided without error on short notice and with extreme flexibility.”
– Chambers Europe 2021, Corporate/M&A

“It is our go-to team for Swedish transactions and portfolio support.”
– Chambers Europe 2021, Corporate/M&A

“Innovative thinking; capable of challenging current practices and models related to the traditional judicial concepts. High level of professionalism and attitude in everything they do.”
– The Legal 500 2021, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

“Very high-quality delivery regardless of project or transaction size. Always extremely attentive and a good long-term partner to us.”
– The Legal 500 2021, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

“Full devotion to clients’ needs, very responsive, outstanding legal advice with commercial mind, thinking ahead, great in setting up and managing multinational, multi-firm legal teams, exceptional at actually counselling and giving well-founded advice rather than leaving client with legal analysis alone.”
– The Legal 500 2021, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

“Very good commercial understanding, always there to answer any questions with crisp and fast advice.”
– The Legal 500 2021, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

“Roschier shows commitment and great knowledge and involves the right persons for different legal matters.”
– The Legal 500 2021, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

“The firm has business knowledge and take on a proactive approach.”
– IFLR1000 (30th edition), M&A

“Combines commercial understanding with a strategic mindset based on solid legal advice and effort.”
– IFLR1000 (30th edition), M&A

“High quality of legal work and responsiveness.”
– IFLR1000 (30th edition), M&A

“High quality work, excellent lawyers.”
– IFLR1000 (30th edition), M&A

“Roschier provided excellent corporate law advice in connection with the acquisition. The advice was clear and concise and, at times, provided in a tight timeframe.”
– IFLR1000 (30th edition), M&A

“Knowledgeable, service-oriented and flexible.”
– Chambers Europe 2020, Corporate/M&A

“Very high standard of service. The advice is technically accurate.”
– Chambers Europe 2020, Corporate/M&A

“They are highly ambitious, they deliver quality and tailored advice which suits different transactions, and they have sound judgement and get things right.”
– Chambers Europe 2020, Corporate/M&A

“The whole team was very committed and met extremely challenging deadlines.”
– The Legal 500 2020, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

“Highly experienced, commercial, engaged in the details and truly advice oriented with impeccable execution capabilities. Best team in Stockholm.”
– The Legal 500 2020, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

“Diligence, high quality and generally very good service.”
– IFLR1000 (29th edition), M&A

“Excellent support, high quality advice and judgement.”
– IFLR1000 (29th edition), M&A

“The team has been extremely committed to deliver high quality advisory services on a practical level.”
– IFLR1000 (29th edition), M&A

“Very professional and provides high quality legal support.”
– IFLR1000 (29th edition), M&A

“Very professional, diligent, strong execution, with broad knowledge.”
– IFLR1000 (29th edition), M&A

“The firm stands out with its highly skilled and experienced team. They have consistently delivered with their commercial and pragmatic approach, as well as their client service-minded nature.”
– IFLR1000 (29th edition), M&A