Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Representative Experience

  • Successfully advised U.S. mining original equipment manufacturer (OEM) on developing and securing China-originating  supply chain for drilling products, enhancing global intellectual property protection, building Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance programs and policy, and developing international product sales and distribution network.
  • Conducted due diligence on FCPA issues per companies engaged in mergers and acquisitions.
  • Drafted and implemented FCPA policies and training per large, public companies, privately held companies, and non-profits.
  • Defended executive of public company in SEC and Department of Justice FCPA investigation. No charges were filed against executive.
  • Counsel international franchise system on FCPA exposure created by international franchisees, and design risk-based compliance program reflecting client operations in more than 25 international jurisdictions.
  • Drafted FCPA compliance language into cross-border services agreements.
  • Advised U.S.-based medical services provider on FCPA issues related to joint venture hospital in China.
  • Counseled RFID chip manufacturer on mitigating FCPA risk in connection with Korean government purchase of chips.
  • Advised large U.S. retailer on FCPA risks in multi-jurisdiction supply chain.
  • Provided FCPA support in connection with U.S.-based investment fund's operations in Gulf Cooperation Council jurisdictions.
  • Advised large tobacco merchant in connection with voluntary disclosure under FCPA and settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice.