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Anti-bribery and FCPA Compliance and Defense

WMH lawyers have represented companies and individuals in anti-bribery/FCPA matters brought by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission. We have also conducted internal investigations based on whistleblower allegations relating to such offenses and helped companies remediate legal problems and strengthen their compliance programs to avoid an occurrence or recurrence of FCPA issues.

Representative Cases (FCPA)

  • Conducted internal investigation for international delivery company exploring allegations of foreign bribery.┬áCompliance procedures enhanced and some employees disciplined.
  • Conducted independent investigation for international media company relating to allegedly improper expenditures on behalf of foreign officials in six international offices.┬áCompliance procedures enhanced and some employees disciplined.
  • Represented senior executive of international corporation in Department of Justice investigation of allegedly illegal payments to foreign officials. ┬áDepartment of Justice declined prosecution of client.
  • Created compliance program for international mining company to deter unlawful payments to foreign officials. Compliance program launched on schedule and under budget.
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