Shearman & Sterling LLP

FCPA Department

USA - Nationwide
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What the team is known for Experienced white-collar team with expertise across a broad range of matters involving the FCPA and other international antibribery and anticorruption laws. Draws on the firm's global resources for support with handling multijurisdictional investigations and with the structuring and implementation of international compliance programs. Regularly appears before the SEC, DOJ and other US regulatory agencies. Notable experience handling investigations and compliance counseling concerning the Asian operations of US-based companies. Maintains a broad client base that includes financial services firms and pharmaceutical companies.

Work highlights Represented Bilfinger in connection with its deferred prosecution agreement relating to alleged FCPA violations, which involved conducting internal investigations and providing compliance guidance.

Notable practitioners

One source highlights Philip Urofsky 's "deep insight gained from prosecutorial experience," with another noting: "He really knows how to deal with the government." He offers notable experience handling a broad array of FCPA-related issues from compliance programs to regulatory proceedings.