International Anti-Corruption & Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

A comprehensive international practice that covers FCPA/anti-corruption investigations, defense, compliance and due diligence

Why Cooley
  • Extensive experience with US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), UK Bribery Act and other anti-corruption laws
  • Practice includes internal investigations, defense of government investigations and actions, due diligence for M&A and joint ventures, compliance counseling and training, and risk assessments
  • Represent clients in life sciences, technology, communications, venture capital and financial services sectors, as well as individuals, audit committees and companies in mining, defense, aerospace, oil and gas, retail, food supply, real estate and other sectors
  • Global team includes a former Acting Associate Attorney General for the Department of Justice, a former Assistant Director from the Securities and Exchange Commission's FCPA Unit, former federal and state prosecutors and other FCPA/anti-corruption compliance professionals with decades of practical experience
  • Significant experience conducting internal investigations into FCPA and other anti-corruption issues, helping assess the circumstances giving rise to an anti-corruption concern and tailoring an investigation to resolve the matter
  • Extensive experience defending clients in investigations and enforcement actions brought by the SEC, DOJ, UK Financial Conduct Authority, UK Serious Fraud Office and other agencies
  • Represented an individual defendant in one of the most significant FCPA prosecutions in the history of the statute
  • Adept at handling matters involving activities in numerous countries, including China, India, Africa, Brazil, Indonesia, Thailand, the Republic of Georgia, Korea, Mexico, Nigeria and Pakistan, among others

FCPA in Higher Education

What education institutions should know about the FCPA


US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

What every executive should know about the FCPA


Tips on UK Anti-Corruption Legislation

What company officers and directors need to know about the UK Bribery Act and the UK Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering regime

Download UK Bribery Act

Download UK POCA & AML

Crime & Corruption

Updates and news relating to white collar crime, corruption, defense & recovery

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Group contacts
John C. Dwyer  Partner Palo Alto
Luke Cadigan  Partner Boston
William Schwartz  Senior Counsel New York
Kevin King  Partner Washington, DC
Michael Attanasio  Litigation Department Chair San Diego
James Maton  Partner London
Laurence Harris  Partner London
Christina Zhang  Partner Shanghai
Alan Levine  Senior Counsel New York
Koji Fukumura  Partner San Diego
Mazda Antia  Partner San Diego, Los Angeles – Downtown
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