Law Offices of John F. Lang - Judgment, Experience, Dedication

White Collar Defense



Our team has the experience and expertise needed to handle all aspects of international white collar matters that can arise in the global business market.  Our attorneys have represented individuals and entrepreneurs, as well as national and multinational corporations, including:

  • Representing an international technology security firm under investigation by the Department of Justice with respect to alleged export of missile technology to China.

    Results: No charges were filed against the client.
  • Defending an offshore bank in a Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement action targeting certain assets. 

    Results: Attained a favorable settlement agreement.
  • Representing international entrepreneur under federal investigation for securities fraud, money laundering.  Stock fraud charges were also pending in France.

    Results: Worked out favorable plea agreement with government, arranged for restitution, and obtained sentence of probation.  Retained and worked with French counsel to obtain disposition of French charges with no additional penalty.
  • Conducting an internal investigation of a foreign bank’s entertainment subsidiary that was suspected of skimming profits and submitting fraudulent financial reports.
    Results:  Uncovered and documented significant fraud, and provided the evidentiary basis for our client’s subsequent civil litigation against the perpetrators.
  • Representing a New Zealand national who was imprisoned in Thailand on U.S. insurance fraud charges, including extradition proceedings.
    Result: Obtained a sentence of probations and secured permission for the client to return to New Zealand.
  • Representing a television production company under investigation by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and Revenue Canada. 

    Result: No charges were filed against the company.
  • Providing assistance and guidance to law firm regarding defense of U.S.-based, high-net-worth individuals who were subject of criminal investigations relating to transactions involving use of Isle of Man grantor and non-grantor trusts.

    Result: No criminal charges filed.
  • Negotiating a settlement for an offshore reinsurer under investigation by the New York State Department of Insurance for under capitalization.

    Results: A mutually acceptable reallocation of capital.
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Law Offices of John F. Lang, PLLC

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