Webcast: FCPA 2021 Year-End Update

February 1, 2022

Please join us for a discussion about FCPA developments and emerging trends from 2021. Intended to complement our Year-End FCPA Update, this webcast discusses in greater detail recent FCPA enforcement updates of note, the Biden Administration’s focus and initiatives on combating corruption, and the increasing interplay between anti-corruption and anti-money laundering efforts. We also discuss key takeaways from these developments, including with respect to anti-corruption compliance program trends and recommendations. Download our FCPA Year-End Update.

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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 been recognized repeatedly recognized for his white collar defense work by Global Investigations Review’s “40 Under 40,” as well as Law 360’s “Rising Stars”. 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 Capone is a senior associate in the Washington, D.C. office, where she is a member of the White Collar Defense and Investigations and Anti-Money Laundering practice groups. Her practice focuses primarily in the areas of white collar criminal defense, corporate compliance, and securities litigation. Ms. Capone regularly conducts internal investigations and advises multinational corporations and financial institutions, on compliance with anti-corruption and anti-money laundering laws and regulations.

Joseph Warin is Co-Chair of Gibson Dunn’s global White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice Group, and he is chair of the over 200-person Litigation Department of the Washington, D.C. office.  Mr. Warin is ranked in the top-tier year after year by Chambers USA, Chambers Global, and Chambers Latin America for his FCPA, fraud and corporate investigations experience.  He has handled cases and investigations in more than 40 states and dozens of countries involving federal regulatory inquiries, criminal investigations and cross-border inquiries by international enforcers, including UK’s SFO and FCA, and government regulators in Germany, Switzerland, Hong Kong, and the Middle East.  Mr. Warin has served as a compliance monitor or counsel to the compliance monitor in three separate FCPA monitorships, pursuant to settlements with the SEC and DOJ.


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