Webcast: 2022 Year-End FCPA Update

March 28, 2023

In this webcast, Gibson Dunn attorneys provide an overview of the FCPA developments and emerging trends from 2022 and will discuss current and anticipated areas of focus for 2023. Intended to complement our Year-End FCPA Update, this webcast discusses in greater detail recent FCPA enforcement updates of note, including enforcement policy developments, DOJ’s use of monitorships, voluntary disclosures, declinations with disgorgement, and opinion letters within the past year. We also discuss DOJ’s increasing focus on compliance programs and what that means for companies in terms of law enforcement expectations and industry best practices.

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Patrick Stokes is Co-Chair of the firm’s Anti-Corruption and FCPA Practice Group and a partner in the Washington, D.C. office, where he focuses his practice on internal corporate investigations, government investigations, enforcement actions regarding corruption, securities fraud, and financial institutions fraud, and compliance reviews. Mr. Stokes is ranked nationally and globally by Chambers USA and Chambers Global as a leading attorney in FCPA. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Stokes headed the DOJ’s FCPA Unit, managing the FCPA enforcement program and all criminal FCPA matters throughout the United States covering every significant business sector. Previously, he served as Co-Chief of the DOJ’s Securities and Financial Fraud Unit.

John W.F. Chesley is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office. Mr. Chesley has served as the Interim Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer of a publicly-traded, multinational corporation, and his white collar defense work has been recognized repeatedly by Global Investigations Review, Law 360, National Law Journal, and other publications. He represents corporations, audit committees, and executives in internal investigations and before government agencies in matters involving the FCPA, procurement fraud, environmental crimes, securities violations, antitrust violations, and whistleblower claims. He also litigates government contracts disputes in federal courts and administrative tribunals.

Ella Alves Capone is Of Counsel in the Washington, D.C. office, where her practice focuses on advising multinational corporations and financial institutions in enforcement actions, internal investigations, and corporate compliance matters involving anti-corruption laws and a variety of financial services laws and regulations. She regularly counsels clients on the implementation, assessment, and enhancement of their compliance programs and internal controls.

Bryan Parr is Of Counsel in the Washington, D.C. office and a member of the White Collar Defense and Investigations, Anti-Corruption & FCPA, and Litigation Practice Groups. Mr. Parr’s practice focuses on white-collar defense and regulatory compliance matters around the world. Mr. Parr 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.


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