Shruti Chandhok is an associate in Cadwalader’s White Collar Defense and Investigations Group, resident in the London office. Shruti focuses on advising a range of corporations, in a number of jurisdictions, with internal corporate investigations, compliance counselling and global risk assessment, and representing individuals subject to internal regulatory and criminal investigation.
Shruti has advised individuals and corporates in relation to prosecution in the U.K. by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), and in the United States by the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). She also has experience advising on matters in other jurisdictions, including Angola, Kenya, Ghana, India, Russia, China, Czech Republic, Brazil and Colombia.
Shruti’s recent work includes defending a multinational company in relation to the U.S. Foreign Agents Registration Act; acting for the DOJ appointed monitor of a large Brazilian conglomerate; and defending both financial institutions and individuals against various allegations of manipulation of commodities trading, LIBOR, FX and sovereign bond pricing. Her advisory work spans a broad range of industries and regularly covers bribery and corruption, compliance and sanctions matters.
Prior to joining the Cadwalader, Shruti practiced at the London offices of two international U.S. firms and spent time seconded to the Washington, D.C., office of one of those firms. She is admitted to practice in England and Wales.