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Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Counseling and Defense

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Counseling and Defense

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other anti-corruption laws create some of the legal exposure for which companies dealing with state-owned businesses and foreign governments need guidance and protection through experienced and effective legal counsel. DM Cantor provides investigations defense, advice for international transactions and development of thorough compliance and business ethics programs. The DM Cantor White Collar team can also use their experience to help your organization remain compliant with anti-corruption laws as part of corporate business activity.

When investigations or allegations arise, the attorneys of the DM Cantor team can quickly and effectively respond, mitigating risk and providing internal investigations as required. For both U.S.-based matters, as well as those in other countries, DM Cantor lawyers are able to respond efficiently to reduce company impact.

There are often times within company life cycles that involve enforcement proceedings, whether those are related to self-disclosure of a suspected violation, government inquiry requirements or other situations requiring sound legal advice and resolution. These often involve global investigations needs that DM Cantor can meet for today’s global market.

Enforcement is increasing in most areas of international business, including enforcement of the legal obligation to not engage in corrupt actions with foreign officials, such as in making payments. Compliance must always be a proactive effort. With DM Cantor representing of your organization, your leadership can remain updated and aware to ensure problems do not occur. Red flags can be recognized early under the counsel of the DM Cantor team to prevent circumstances attractive to enforcement authorities.

Your company can also develop and maintain an effective compliance program to remain on the ethical side of business practices. DM Cantor attorneys are able to help you implement an FCPA compliance program to remain free of prosecution or reduce penalties when problems arise. Federal sentencing guidelines allow for leniency in imposition of fines for companies that have effective compliance programs, just as the Justice Department weighs existence of a compliance program when deciding whether to bring charges.

Confidentiality and Discretion

The clients of DM Cantor can always rely upon Confidentiality and Discretion in all criminal matters, as well as other matters which could bring unwanted exposure and damage reputations. Our skilled attorneys have the experience you need for prevention of public problems, as well as effective handling of investigations and White Collar Defense.

With the highest possible rating by Martindale Hubbell®, and as an AV ® rated law firm, DM Cantor has the legal skill you need on your side. The firm is also listed in the Criminal Law Section of the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers®. Call David M. Cantor at 602-307-0808 or Contact Us for a Free Case Consultation.

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