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“A Discussion on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: How Individuals and Small Companies Can Implement Programs to Avoid or Reduce Liability”

March 10, 2021
8:00 am-9:00 am

Zoom Event

Price: Free

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act has become a major source of liability for US and foreign firms and individuals with total fines and penalties exceeding $6 billion in 2020, or over 2.5 times the amount of the previous record in 2019, which had already been described as “by many measures, the most significant year ever in FCPA enforcement.” Many of the high-profile cases over the past decade have involved large multinationals such as Total, Alcatel, Eni and Tyson Foods.  Join us for a CLE on how individuals and small companies can implement programs to avoid or reduce liability.

Eden P. Quainton is a member of Dunnington, Bartholow & Miller LLP’s corporate, international, France, Italy and Latin America Desks, litigation/ADR and employment practice areas. Mr. Quainton is a former partner with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and a former associate with Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, LLP. Mr. Quainton’s practice focuses on corporate transactions and civil litigation. Mr. Quainton speaks French, Spanish, Russian and Italian, and has a working knowledge of German. Mr. Quainton received his Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude from Yale University, and his J.D. with distinction from Stanford University, where he was a member of Law Review.

Luke McGrath is a member of Dunnington, Bartholow & Miller LLP’s litigation, arbitration and mediation, international, intellectual property, advertising, art and fashion law, construction and Latin America desk practice areas. Mr. McGrath, a former prosecutor, served as an Assistant District Attorney in the offices of Robert M. Morgenthau, District Attorney of New York County.

Carolina Pineda Martinez is admitted to practice in New York and Colombia and serves as an International Legal Consultant at Dunnington, Bartholow & Miller LLP with a focus on international legal matters and the Latin American market. Prior to joining Dunnington she was Legal Manager and International Trade Counsel for Latin America at Procter & Gamble Colombia.

Sixtine Bousquet-Lambert is an Associate at Dunnington, Bartholow & Miller LLP and is admitted to practice in France and New York.

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This program is eligible for CLE credit.                                                     – Raymond J. Dowd, President

Ludovico G Rossi is admitted to practice in Italy and awaiting admission to practice in New York.  He joined Dunnington, Bartholow & Miller LLP’s litigation and arbitration and Italy desk as an international legal intern in September 2020.


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