Hugo Munthe-Kaas is a lawyer at the Norwegian law firm Thommessen. He has broad legal experience within matters concerning compliance.
He advises both Norwegian and large multi-national companies in issues related to compliance programs, integrity due diligence, anti-corruption, export control and economic sanctions.
Hugo assists companies in preparing and working out compliance strategies and is regularly in contact with the Norwegian authorities in order to obtain clarifications, information on future rules, and business licences.
Hugo regularly gives lectures on compliance topics, such as economic sanctions and anti-corruption, and has key experience of corporate investigations and of representing clients faced with government investigations and enforcement. Hugo is currently involved in a major compliance investigation in Norway.
Thommessen is considered one of Norway’s leading business firms, with offices in Oslo, Bergen and London. The firm covers all aspects of business and commercial law – international corporations represent a significant part of the firm’s client base. In 2015, Thommessen has been top ranked by publications such as Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal. The firm is also named Norwegian Law Firm of the Year by Chambers and Partners, business daily Finansavisen and TNS Sifo Prospera for 2015.