Anti-Corruption & Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
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Our team has unsurpassed experience in counseling and defending U.S. and foreign companies and individuals in matters relating to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and similar anti-corruption laws. We are frequently contacted when a potential corruption issue arises, and are go-to counsel for investigations and enforcement proceedings before the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Multilateral Development Banks, including the World Bank. In addition, we advise clients considering transactions in high-risk markets or with business partners with high anti-corruption risks. We also counsel clients who are designing compliance programs and in conducting risk assessments.
FCPA Enforcement and Anti-Corruption Developments - 2019 Year in Review
- Anti-Corruption & FCPA
- Economic Sanctions & AML
- Financial Institutions
- White Collar & Regulatory Defense
January 24, 2020 Download PDF
The record-breaking corporate penalties assessed in FCPA cases last year by the DOJ and the SEC signal that U.S. authorities remain committed to continued, vigorous enforcement of anti-corruption laws and to multi-jurisdictional coordination. In this annual review, we reflect on the most significant anti-corruption and FCPA enforcement and policy trends of 2019 and share our insights on developing U.S. and global anti-corruption efforts in 2020.