The international trade and regulatory environment never has been more difficult for multinational corporations to navigate. For companies that operate, source from, or sell goods, software, or services across borders, legal complexities abound. International trade wars, rapidly changing export control and economic sanctions requirements, increasingly stringent anticorruption requirements, and many other international trade and regulatory issues present existential risks to most multinational organizations.
To help businesses that conduct international operations make sense of the myriad ways in which the U.S. and other governments regulate global transactions and enforce laws applicable to cross-border economic relationships, Foley’s International Government Enforcement Defense & Investigations and Manufacturing Teams have come together to help multinational organizations manage their international trade and regulatory issues wherever they arise. We will be providing quick-hit insights into identifying, managing, and mitigating risks that confront multinational corporations every day, with practical advice going out from our inboxes to yours. Each email will highlight enforcement and compliance topics of relevance to all multinational corporations, with each email also drilling down into a select topic of concern to multinational organizations.
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The U.S. Government has endorsed a risk-based approach to anti-corruption compliance. This means the best way to combat the prospect of large penalties is to examine carefully the organization’s risk profile based on how and where it does business. By identifying high-risk conduct, the organization can put in place reasonable but effective compliance measures to minimize the risk of violations.
Foley provides clients with practical guidance in implementing and improving compliance programs, which are tailored to the unique risks face by each company. Our emphasis on compliance and avoiding issues before they attract the attention of regulators includes:
Fill out our risk-assessment questionnaire and return it, and our anti-corruption attorneys can help your organization assess its bribery-related risk. Click here to take the survey. Our anti-corruption attorneys are well versed in corruption-related issues as they arise around the world. We help multinational companies that operate in, sell to, or import from overseas manage their corruption-related risk.