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Webcast: FCPA Trends in the Emerging Markets

January 17, 2023

As a lot of nations around the world proceed to loosen COVID-19 relevant limitations, lawmakers and regulators about the world encounter corruption worries accompanying renewed economic action and intense current market enlargement, while beginning to deal with the one of a kind bribery and corruption instances that arose all through a in close proximity to-worldwide shutdown that was accompanied by file concentrations of government expending. This webcast will take a look at the tactic taken by rising markets in addressing these challenges and examine the trends seen in FCPA and community anti-corruption enforcement steps.

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PANELISTS:

Kelly Austin potential customers Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher’s White Collar Protection and Investigations follow for Asia, is a international co-chair of the Firm’s Anti-Corruption & FCPA exercise, and is a member of the Firm’s Govt Committee. Ms. Austin is rated per year in the major-tier by Chambers Asia Pacific and Chambers International in Company Investigations/Anti-Corruption: China. Her practice focuses on government investigations, regulatory compliance and intercontinental disputes. Ms. Austin has intensive know-how in govt and corporate internal investigations, which include these involving the FCPA and other anti-corruption regulations, and anti-cash laundering, securities, and trade handle rules.

Joel M. Cohen is a lover in Gibson Dunn & Crutcher’s New York office environment and Co-Chair of the firm’s global White Collar Protection and Investigations Follow Team.  Mr. Cohen’s successful protection of clients has been famous in various feature content articles in the American Attorney and the National Law Journal, including for pretrial dismissal of criminal fees and trial victories.  He is very-rated in Chambers and named by World wide Investigations Critique as a “Super Lawyer” in Legal Litigation.  He has been guide or co-guide counsel in 24 civil and prison trials in federal and point out courts, and he is equally cozy in top private investigations, handling crises or advocating in court proceedings.  Mr. Cohen’s encounter contains all facets of FCPA/anticorruption issues, in addition to money institution litigation and other worldwide disputes and discovery.

Benno Schwarz is a husband or wife in the Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher Munich business office and Co-Chair of the firm’s Anti-Corruption & FCPA Apply Team, the place his practice focuses on white collar protection and compliance investigations. Mr. Schwarz is ranked annually as a foremost attorney for Germany in White Collar Investigations/Compliance by Chambers Europe and was named by The Legal 500 Deutschland 2021 and The Lawful 500 EMEA 2021 as one of 4 Top People today in Interior Investigations, and also rated for Compliance. He is famous for his “special knowledge on compliance matters related to the United states and Russia.” Mr. Schwarz advises firms on sensitive conditions and investigations involving compliance issues with intercontinental facets, these kinds of as the implementation of German or worldwide guidelines in anti-corruption, money laundering and financial sanctions, and he has exemplary experience advising businesses in link with FCPA and NYDFS monitorships or identical keep an eye on capabilities underneath U.S. authorized regimes.

Patrick Stokes is a husband or wife in Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher’s Washington, D.C. office. He is the Co-Chair of the Anti-Corruption and FCPA Practice Team and a member of the firm’s White Collar Defense and Investigations, Securities Enforcement, and Litigation Follow Teams. Mr. Stokes’ exercise focuses on interior corporate investigations, governing administration investigations, enforcement steps concerning corruption, securities fraud, and monetary institutions fraud, and compliance opinions. He has tried additional than 30 federal jury trials as 1st chair, like higher-profile white-collar conditions, and managed 16 appeals ahead of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.  Mr. Stokes routinely signifies businesses and people today right before DOJ and the SEC, in courtroom proceedings, and in confidential internal investigations.

Oliver Welch is a spouse in the Hong Kong office environment, where he represents purchasers all over the Asia Pacific location on a large variety of compliance and anti-corruption problems and trade management laws. Mr. Welch regularly counsels multi-nationwide corporations pertaining to their anti-corruption compliance applications and controls, and assists consumers in drafting policies, methods, and schooling products made to foster compliance with world-wide anti-corruption rules. Mr. Welch frequently advises on anti-corruption due diligence in connection with company acquisitions, private fairness investments, and other company transactions

Katharina Humphrey is a husband or wife in Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher’s Munich business office. She advises clientele in Germany and throughout Europe on a broad selection of compliance and white collar crime matters. Ms. Humphrey regularly represents multi-countrywide companies in relationship with cross-border internal company investigations and government investigations. She also has lots of many years of experience in advising customers with regard to the implementation and evaluation of compliance management systems.

Ning Ning, an affiliate in the Hong Kong place of work, advises purchasers on federal government and internal investigations, compliance counseling, and compliance thanks diligence issues across the Asia-Pacific location. Ms. Ning is a indigenous Mandarin speaker and has in depth experiences in China-relevant investigations and compliance issues.

Karthik Ashwin Thiagarajan, an of counsel in the Singapore office, helps purchasers with investigations in the monetary providers, data know-how, electronics and speedy-transferring shopper products sectors in India and Southeast Asia. He advises purchasers on internal investigations and anti-corruption testimonials in the location. A client praised him for staying “on top rated of his trade” in the India Enterprise Law Journal’s 2019 “Leaders of the pack” report.


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