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Corporations creating or expanding their global footprints depend on BakerHostetler to manage sensitive issues stemming from overseas operations that could create exposure for the companies and their employees under U.S. law.

  • Retained by small arms manufacturer to provide external FCPA counsel and support on day-to-day basis.
  • Represented a market-leading energy company when the due diligence surrounding an anticipated acquisition brought concerns of possible FCPA violations committed by a former foreign agent of a successor entity. We verified the integrity of the client’s operations and made recommendations to enhance the company’s controls as the transaction moved forward.
  • Represented a multi-national company in an acquisition of foreign subsidiaries with pre-existing FCPA violations. In addition to advice concerning the legal ramifications of the transaction, the team investigated and analyzed the economic impact of improperly obtained contracts on the current and future financial performance of the acquired subsidiaries.
  • Conducted an investigation involving a major financial services institution concerning poor accounting practices for expenditures relating to overseas sponsorships.
  • Advised a Swiss-based manufacturer on FCPA risks associated with a contemplated initial public offering in the U.S., in light of the Company’s past history of making improper payments to government agents.
  • Advised a private aviation services provider on the risks attendant to maintaining a subsidiary and doing business in India.
  • Advised a major American energy company regarding the FCPA risks and requirements associated with doing business with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.
  • Advised a U.S.-based hedge fund in connection with FCPA issues in Central Asia.
  • Advised a U.S. bus manufacturer on avoiding FCPA problems in business transactions with Angola and other oil-producing nations.
  • Assisted commercial and institutional clients on FCPA and anti-bribery compliance, risk assessment, and due diligence.

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