Lexology In-Depth: International Investigations

July 8, 2024

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Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP announces release of Edition 14 of Lexology In-Depth: International Investigations.

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce with Lexology the release of International Investigations. Gibson Dunn partner Stephanie L. Brooker was the Contributing Editor of the publication, which explores the scope of corporate and individual liability and the regulatory and criminal investigations process in the United States and abroad. The Treatise is FREE for a limited time to access HERE.

Ms. Brooker, partners M. Kendall Day and David C. Ware, of counsel Bryan H. Parr, and associate Jack Strachan jointly authored the United States chapter.

You can view this informative and comprehensive treatise via the links below:

CLICK HERE to view Lexology In-Depth: International Investigations

CLICK HERE to view the United States chapter

The following Gibson Dunn lawyers contributed to this publication: Stephanie L. Brooker, M. Kendall Day, David C. Ware, Bryan H. Parr, Jack Strachan.

Gibson Dunn has deep experience with investigations, corporate compliance, and white collar defense.

About the Authors:

Stephanie Brooker, a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson Dunn, is Co-Chair of the firm’s Global White Collar Defense and Investigations, Anti-Money Laundering, and Financial Institutions Practice Groups. Stephanie served as a prosecutor at DOJ, including serving as Chief of the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section, investigating a broad range of white-collar and other federal criminal matters, and trying 32 criminal trials. She also served as the Director of the Enforcement Division and Chief of Staff at FinCEN, the lead U.S. anti-money laundering regulator and enforcement agency. Stephanie has been consistently recognized by Chambers USA for enforcement defense and BSA/AML compliance as an “excellent attorney,” who clients rely on for “important and complex” matters, and for providing “excellent service and terrific lawyering.” She has also been named a National Law Journal White Collar Trailblazer and a Global Investigations Review Top 100 Women in Investigations.

Kendall Day is a nationally recognized white-collar partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson Dunn, where he is Co-Chair of Gibson Dunn’s Global Fintech and Digital Assets Practice Group, Co-Chair of the firm’s Financial Institutions Practice Group, co-leads the firm’s Anti-Money Laundering practice, and is a member of the White Collar Defense and Investigations and Crisis Management Practice Groups. Kendall is recognized as a leading White Collar Attorney in the District of Columbia by Chambers USA – America’s Leading Business Lawyers. Most recently, Kendall was recognized in Best Lawyers 2024 for white-collar criminal defense. Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Kendall had a distinguished 15-year career as a white-collar prosecutor with DOJ, rising to the highest career position in DOJ’s Criminal Division as an Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General (“DAAG”). As a DAAG, Kendall had responsibility for approximately 200 prosecutors and other professionals. Kendall also previously served as Chief and Principal Deputy Chief of the Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section. In these various leadership positions, from 2013 until 2018, Kendall supervised investigations and prosecutions of many of the country’s most significant and high-profile cases involving allegations of corporate and financial misconduct. He also exercised nationwide supervisory authority over DOJ’s money laundering program, particularly any BSA and money-laundering charges, DPAs and non-prosecution agreements involving financial institutions.

David C. Ware is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is a member of the firm’s Securities Enforcement, Securities Litigation, Accounting Firm Advisory and Defense, and White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice Groups. David’s practice focuses on government investigations and enforcement actions, internal investigations, and litigation in the areas of auditing and accounting, securities fraud, and related aspects of federal regulatory and criminal law. He also counsels clients concerning compliance with SEC and PCAOB rules and standards. Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Mr. Ware spent nearly six years at the PCAOB’s Division of Enforcement and Investigations, rising to the position of Associate Director. While at the PCAOB, David was responsible for numerous complex and high-profile investigations, including acting as the lead attorney in some of the PCAOB’s most significant enforcement actions.

Bryan H. Parr is of counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and a member of the White Collar Defense and Investigations, Anti-Corruption & FCPA, and Litigation Practice Groups. His practice focuses on white-collar defense and regulatory compliance matters around the world. Bryan has extensive expertise in government and corporate investigations, including those involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and anticorruption. He has defended a range of companies and individuals in U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), SEC, and CFTC enforcement actions, as well as in litigation in federal courts and in commercial arbitrations. In his FCPA practice, Bryan regularly guides companies on creating and implementing effective compliance programs, successfully navigating compliance monitorships, and conducting appropriate M&A-related FCPA diligence and integration. He is recognized as a leading corporate crime and investigations lawyer by Chambers & Partners Latin America for his significant activity and experience in the region. He is proficient in Portuguese, French, and Spanish, and works professionally in all three languages.

Jack Strachan is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is a member of the firm’s Corporate Department. Jack earned his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School, as well as a B.A. in Economics and Philosophy from the University of Michigan.

Contact Information:

For assistance navigating these issues, please contact the Gibson Dunn lawyer with whom you usually work, the leaders or members of the firm’s White Collar Defense and Investigations practice group, or the authors:

Stephanie L. Brooker – Washington, D.C. (+1 202.887.3502, [email protected])
M. Kendall Day – Washington, D.C. (+1 202.955.8220, [email protected])
David C. Ware – Washington, D.C. (+1 202.887.3652, [email protected])
Bryan H. Parr – Washington, D.C. (+1 202.777.9560, [email protected])
Jack Strachan – Washington, D.C. (+1 202.777.9445, [email protected])

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