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Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

FCPA

3 ranked lawyersBand 2USA - NationwideUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Accomplished FCPA group, which combines notable investigations experience with a deep bench of white-collar attorneys and former federal prosecutors. Acts across wide-ranging global industries including construction, energy, investment banking and consumer goods. Covers the full gamut of anticorruption and antibribery matters, from providing M&A due diligence advice through to defense during major government investigations. Regularly acts for clients in complex settlement negotiations involving government agencies in the US and around the world, fielding substantial expertise in matters relating to Latin America.

Strengths

"Their judgment is sound and wise, and they have significant depth globally," enthuses one commentator.

Another says: "The whole team does a great job. They really understand the subject matter and can guide us efficiently through complicated areas of the law."

Commentators describe Debevoise & Plimpton as "an excellent firm with a great reputation."

Work highlights

Acted for Keppel Offshore & Marine in responding to corruption allegations made by US, Singapore and Brazilian authorities, linked to alleged bribe payments made to Brazilian officials.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Levine is considered a go-to by Latin American companies facing high-stakes allegations of FCPA violations, and is often called on to conduct internal investigations and advise on compliance programs.
"His breadth of knowledge is unparalleled." "He is sharp, very organized and has a global view when representing clients." "He has done an excellent job with Latin American work and has really been a force there."

Bruce Yannett 's respected FCPA enforcement practice frequently sees him represent major clients from sectors including technology, energy and financial services.
"He is globally recognized as a leader in FCPA." "He has tremendous credibility with boards and government agencies." "He is a very experienced FCPA practitioner."

As former head of the SEC Enforcement Division's FCPA unit, Kara Brockmeyer offers enviable experience acting in major anticorruption investigations and provides additional expertise counseling clients on FCPA compliance programs.
"She brings her SEC experience to bear for clients." "She has deep knowledge of the subtleties of FCPA work, great leadership skills and a great awareness of differences in business culture."

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Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

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Location

919 Third Avenue

New York

New York

USA

NY 10022

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FCPA


Andrew Levine
Band 4
Bruce E Yannett
Band 1
Kara Brockmeyer
Band 3