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The pace of regulatory change and the complex web of multi-jurisdictional regulations pose enormous challenges to companies of all sizes across every industry. At the local, state and federal levels, governments continually craft and revise regulations to address data privacy and security, financial fraud, economic sanctions, human rights and fair competition, and many more issues. The impact of these regulations on a company’s operations and bottom line can be huge.

  • Develop effective regulatory and industry-benchmarked ethics and compliance programs for global organizations. This includes conducting enterprise-wide and regulatory-specific risk assessments, advising on best practices in compliance governance structures, monitoring and training, preparing codes of conduct, and developing and implementing policies and procedures on matters such as anti-corruption, trade sanctions, AML, antitrust, conflicts of interest, internal investigations, employment, data privacy, cybersecurity and information governance. Also conduct internal corporate investigations and respond to government subpoenas and investigations.
  • Advise on compliance with federal, state and international data privacy and cybersecurity obligations and coordinate breach investigations and response strategies as well as notification obligations. These include resolution of customer complaints, interfacing with regulators on agency investigations and class action defense.
  • Advise nonprofit hospital systems, physicians and physician organizations on compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, including those related to Medicare, Medicaid, private payer reimbursement issues, fraud and abuse, physician self-referral, fee-splitting, the corporate practice of medicine, compliance audits, business transactions and relationships, facility operations, health service delivery, professional services contracts, physician recruitment, tax exemption issues, and corporate governance.
  • Advise clients on all aspects of securities and commodities laws and regulations, including corporate governance and compliance issues for registered entities.
  • Advise companies across all industries on employment and regulatory compliance issues, assisting them with auditing, training on and crafting lawful procedures, practices and programs that comply with the vast array of federal, state and local regulations governing workplaces. These include, among others, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Occupational Safety and Health Act and the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act.
  • Provide strategic compliance, regulatory and business counseling to manufacturing and energy companies in all environmental, health and safety (EHS) areas, with an emphasis on the Clean Air Act. Develop, evaluate, implement and integrate EHS management systems and audit programs.
  • Assessed and optimized a major bank’s global compliance on data privacy, government contracts, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other regulatory compliance matters in connection with the firm’s appointment as monitor of a non-prosecution agreement between the Department of Justice and Mellon Bank, N.A.

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