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

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US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

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