FCPA: Representative Matters

  • Successfully defended Jim Giffen, a senior advisor to the Republic of Kazakhstan, in one of the most significant FCPA prosecutions to date.
  • Conducted an internal investigation and represented a building products manufacturer in SEC and DOJ investigations arising from a self-report of potential FCPA violations in China, resulting in a rare SEC non-prosecution agreement (NPA) and public DOJ declination.
  • Represented a multinational pharmaceutical company in connection with SEC and DOJ investigations into gifts and payments to Chinese healthcare employees and other government officials.
  • Conducted an internal investigation for a Fortune 100 construction company and represented it in SEC and DOJ investigations into issues arising from projects in Africa, resulting in SEC and DOJ declinations.
  • Represented an executive of a multinational life sciences company in connection with SEC and DOJ investigations into sales and payments made in various African countries.
  • Represented an executive of a financial services firm in connection with SEC and DOJ investigations into hiring of individuals related to Chinese officials.
  • Represented an audit committee of a semiconductor company in connection with an investigation relating to payments made to consultants in India.
  • Conducted an internal investigation into alleged bribes paid by a multinational company doing business in Brazil.
  • Represented The Titan Corporation and certain of its officers and directors in numerous securities class actions, derivative suits and M&A litigation arising out of alleged FCPA violations.
  • Represented an audit committee of a life sciences company in connection with an internal investigation relating to payments made to consultants in India.
  • Represented an audit committee of a semiconductor company in connection with an investigation relating to payments made to consultants in India.
  • Conducted an investigation at a multinational company into books and records anomalies involving employee expenses and agent commissions in China, Korea and certain other Asian countries.
  • Represented a US air cargo company in an ICC arbitration relating to the termination of its agent and associated corruption charges.
  • Conducted an internal review of an energy company accused of corruption by certain political interests in Latin America.
  • Represented the former owners of a technology supplies company in relation to corruption concerns arising from a joint venture in a former Soviet Republic.
  • Represented a mining equipment company with respect to certain agent transactions in Nigeria and certain other African countries.
  • Investigated a construction company’s operations in India in relation to fraud and kickback allegations.
  • Represented a US-based telecommunications company in connection with a federal investigation involving alleged violations of the FCPA, US export control laws and OFAC regulations.
  • Investigated alleged improper payments and the use of unauthorized subcontractors by a Chinese distributor of a technology company.  
  • Represented an individual involved in a criminal FCPA investigation relating to the privatization of state-owned enterprises in Azerbaijan.
  • Conducted an internal investigation for a client with a UK and global presence following allegations of fraud, bribery and money laundering.
  • Advised the former CEO of a major company on a SFO self-report concerning an industry sector investigation.
  • Represented a leading UK-based energy conglomerate on anti-money laundering, sanctions and other compliance and fraud matters.
  • Advised a senior executive involved in the first UK Deferred Prosecution Agreement.
  • Counseled the Government of the Turks & Caicos Islands in numerous cases seeking to recover land and other assets obtained by corruption.
  • Advised the Government of Nigeria in various English proceedings seeking to recover assets from the family, associates and corporate vehicles of former leader General Sani Abacha. 
  • Advised the Government of Nigeria in a series of claims in England and elsewhere against Nigerian state governors who amassed substantial wealth while in office.
  • Advised the Government of Pakistan on claims in England and the Isle of Man to recover property alleged to have been acquired by the proceeds of corruption.
  • Represented a defense contractor in multidistrict class action litigation and state and federal derivative suits relating to allegations of FCPA violations in Asia and Africa.
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International Anti-Corruption/FCPA