Mia Falk

Counsel Head of Investigations & Corporate Crime
  • Stockholm
  • Languages:
    Swedish, English

Since January 2019, Mia Falk is responsible for Corporate Crime & Compliance services.

With her background as a police officer and 25 years’ experience of preventing and investigating financial misconduct, Mia has managed most types of misconduct within both the private and the public sector. She also has broad experience of managing the risks which may be associated with such misconduct both within organizations as well as for individuals.

Mia has worked as a police officer and investigator at, among others, the Swedish Economic Crime Authority, the Financial Police and the National Corruption Group and has also had global responsibility for internal investigations within the Scania Group.

In addition, she has worked as internal investigator within the UN and as a risk consultant at KPMG, where she advised companies and public authorities in relation to the prevention and investigation of various types of corruption and other misconduct.

Mentions

At the forefront of Vinge’s practice is Mia Falk, who has an outstanding résumé. She has a background as a police officer where she worked as an economic crime investigator for the national police force. She also has in-house experience, having worked as head of corporate investigations at commercial vehicle manufacturer Scania Group. Falk’s engagement with investigations extends to her extra-curricular activities: she serves as an advisor to the non-profit Association of Corporate Investigators; co-chairs the investigations group of the Employment Law Alliance; and sits on the board of CSR Sweden, which is a network of companies driving change in the area of corporate social responsibility and sustainability. GIR 100 2023

"Mia Falk is very hands-on and pragmatic when she gives advice, she fully understands our questions and concerns. She is also easy to reach and makes herself available if needed." Chambers & Partners 2023

Mia Falk assists with a range of investigations and internal audits pertaining to fraud and anti-corruption, in addition to compliance training programmes. Interviewees enthuse: "She is a leader in this field. She is a real business partner, contributing with her expertise but also with a very hands-on understanding of what we as a client need." - Chambers & Partners 2022

Mia Falk enters the table after being lauded by clients for providing "very hands-on and actionable advice." Falk often advises on anti-corruption, cases of corporate crime and sanctions compliance. Chambers & Partners 2021

Speciality

  • Anti-Corruption
  • Investigations
  • Business and Human Rights

Education

  • Master of Laws (LL.M.), 2021
  • Master of Arts, Law, Örebro University, 2015
  • Swedish Police College, Stockholm 1996

Experience

  • Scania Group, Head of Corporate Investigations, 2018
  • KPMG Forensic, Senior Manager, internal investigations and prevention of internal fraud and corruption, 2015-2018
  • The Swedish Police, National Anti-Corruption Unit, Investigations and Intelligence Service, 2011-2015
  • United Nations, Office of Internal Oversight Services, Vienna, Austria. Internal Investigations, 2006-2011
  • Europol, The Hague, Netherlands, Specialist in Forgery and Fraud, 2004-2006
  • The Swedish Police, Financial Intelligence Unit, Case Officer for Money-Laundering, Fraud and Forgery, 2001-2004
  • Economic Crimes Authority, Investigator, economic crimes, 1999-2001
  • The Swedish Police, regional financial crime unit (Östersund) Investigator economic crimes, 1996-1999

Other qualifications

  • Visiting Lecturer, Political Corruption, Linnaues University, 2015-2017

Mandates

Mandate January 09, 2024

Vinge advises EQT Healthcare Growth in connection with its acquisition of Mabtech

Vinge advises EQT Healthcare Growth, a new dedicated healthcare buy-out strategy introduced by EQT,…

Mandate December 30, 2023

Vinge advises Lantmännen in connection with its acquisition of HKScan’s Swedish operations

Lantmännen has signed an agreement to acquire HKScan Corporation’s Swedish operations, HKScan Sweden…

Mandate October 12, 2023

Vinge legal advisor for Advania on the acquisition of RTS

Vinge acts as legal advisor for Advania in connection with the acquisition of RTS Group AB ("RTS").

Mandate September 27, 2023

Vinge advises Repligen Corporation in connection with the acquisition of Metenova

Vinge has advised Repligen Corporation and subsidiaries ("Repligen"), a multinational life sciences…

Mandate September 08, 2023

Vinge advises Altor in connection with the investment in H2 Green Steel

Vinge represents Altor in connection with its investment in H2 Green Steel. The investment has been…

Mandate November 25, 2021

Vinge advises YrkesAkademin in connection with its acquisition of Arcus

Vinge has advised YA Holding AB (publ) ("YrkesAkademin") in connection with its acquisition of Arcus…

Mandate October 22, 2020

Vinge advises Nordic Paper Holding AB (publ) in connection with its listing on Nasdaq Stockholm

Vinge has advised Nordic Paper Holding AB (publ) (“Nordic Paper” or the “Company”) in connection wit…

Mandate December 13, 2019

Vinge advised NAVEX Global in connection with its acquisition of WhistleB Whistleblowing Centre AB

Vinge has advised the risk and compliance software company NAVEX Global in connection with its acqui…

Mandate May 24, 2019

Vinge’s Forensic, Risk & Compliance Group assists Tele2

Tele2 has decided to leave Kazakhstan and has today published the terms and conditions governing the…

News

Vinge is top ranked by Global Investigations Review 2023
News December 01, 2023

Vinge is top ranked by Global Investigations Review 2023

Global Investigations Review (GIR) 2023 recognises Vinge as the only Nordic law firm with unique and…

Vinge top-ranked by Chambers & Partners within ten practice areas
News March 19, 2021

Vinge top-ranked by Chambers & Partners within ten practice areas

Vinge would like to thank all the clients who have contributed with their time through the interview…

The importance of continuous focus on compliance procedures in disrupting times
News May 28, 2020

The importance of continuous focus on compliance procedures in disrupting times

A large number of corporations will most certainly be severely impacted by the effects of the Covid-…

The global reach of OFAC sanctions
News April 15, 2020

The global reach of OFAC sanctions

Sanctions imposed by OFAC have a global reach and therefore also an impact on any company involved i…

Articles

Article May 04, 2020

Anti-Counterfeiting: A Global Guide

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