FCPA-Related Investigations and Compliance
Represented the audit committee and supervisory board of an Italian company in connection with an internal investigation of the acquisition of oil rights in Nigeria.
Represented the trustees of a Lichtenstein trust in connection with an internal investigation into alleged improper payments related to mining concessions obtained in Africa.
Conducted an internal investigation for a major high-technology engineering and manufacturing company in connection with potential violations of the FCPA at the company’s subsidiaries in China, Brazil, Peru, and Russia, and negotiated a favorable settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and U.S. Department of Justice.
Conducted an internal investigation for a major U.S. technology company of potential violations of the FCPA and other alleged wrongdoing in connection with a Russian state-owned company.
Represented various senior executives of a multinational corporation in an FCPA investigation conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Advised multinational corporations on compliance issues and risks, including assessing and developing anticorruption compliance programs and conducting FCPA due diligence in connection with mergers and acquisitions.
Conducted an internal investigation for a committee of a multinational construction company into alleged fraud relating to the use of disadvantaged business enterprises.
Represented various employees of a major financial institution in connection with a federal investigation of the London Interbank Offer Rate.
Represented a major financial institution in its settlements with federal and state criminal and regulatory authorities related to the bank’s international payments practices and potential OFAC violations.
Represented an executive of a major financial institution in connection with an investigation by various U.S. authorities into alleged OFAC violations.
Represented a global investment bank in connection with an investigation by FINRA relating to alleged market manipulation.
Litigation and Arbitration
Represented a major Brazilian oil and gas company in multijurisdictional litigation and arbitration proceedings arising from complex contract disputes.
Represented a global pharmaceutical company in multiple civil class action litigation relating to one of the largest price-fixing cases ever filed.
Represented a global investment bank in multi-jurisdictional Enron-related litigation.
Represented a major international financial institution in an ICDR arbitration in connection with the bank’s private equity investment in a Chinese start-up company.
Represented an international financial and insurance provider in a federal securities fraud class action brought as a result of the global credit crisis.
Represented the New York Police Department in connection with a civil rights case filed in the Southern District of New York, which went to trial and resulted in a jury verdict for the defendant.