In our experience, compliance professionals spend a significant amount of time and resources focusing on the “how” – designing, implementing, sustaining, and improving effective compliance programs. This focus is no doubt warranted given recent emphasis by enforcement authorities on the need for corporates to test the effectiveness of their compliance programs. However, we believe it
Mark Finucane’s practice focuses on representing institutions and individuals in high-stakes investigations involving issues relating to anti-corruption, money laundering, securities enforcement, and other matters presenting significant criminal and civil risk. Mr. Finucane regularly acts for clients in major multi-lateral investigations involving U.S. enforcement authorities. In addition to Mr. Finucane’s investigations practice, he regularly advises clients on compliance program obligations under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Five Key Considerations For Handling Internal Corporate Investigations
Companies today face increasingly complex regulatory frameworks globally and intense levels of corporate scrutiny from government enforcement agencies around the world. As government agencies embrace sophisticated crime-busting technology and the world shrinks through greater inter-agency cooperation, there are more ways than ever for governments to identify misconduct and hold companies to account through criminal prosecutions…