Kevin Robinson's expertise can be divided into three main areas: white-collar crime, competition law, and financial services regulation.
Kevin has acted and advised in many of the major investigations and prosecutions conducted by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) in the last 20 years including Hinchliffe/Fascia Group, Bae, Balfour Beattie, Mabey and Johnson, Alstom, GPST, Euribor, Unaoil and others. He conducts internal investigations for corporate clients and in the last few years has conducted investigations in Nigeria, Angola, Egypt, Italy, Croatia, Germany, Singapore and China.
He regularly advises on and creates Bribery Act compliance programmes, having assisted over 100 businesses with their compliance, ranging from UK FTSE 100s to SMEs as well as for UK entities within non UK owned groups.
In addition to his compliance expertise, Kevin undertakes due diligence on M&A transactions, analysing and assessing the compliance risk posed by target companies in takeovers or acquisitions.
Kevin is an expert in cartel cases having acted on all but one of the UK's criminal cartel prosecutions.
In addition, Kevin acts in both civil and criminal FCA matters. That includes advice in compelled interviews, advice on negotiated penalties, investigations into Handbook breaches and breaches of Principles, permissions and approvals. He advises corporate clients on the Senior Managers Regime and market abuse. He also conducts appeals in the Upper Tribunal following Final Notices.
Kevin has acted in a number of Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) criminal investigations and insider dealing prosecutions including the first-ever cross-border investigation concerning information from the US being used in the UK on stocks traded in Germany.
Kevin was Chairman of the International Bar Association Working Group on the Bribery Act and wrote the IBA response to the Government proposals on Adequate Procedures.
Kevin lectures and writes on a variety of subjects related to his areas of expertise.