FCPA Enforcement Under the Biden Administration: Evaluating Trends to Date and What May Lie Ahead for 2022


FCPA Enforcement Under the Biden Administration: Evaluating Trends to Date and What May Lie Ahead for 2022

Tuesday, 9 November 2021 | 1:00 PM ET (6:00 p.m. GMT+1)

The Biden Administration has now been in office for almost a year and its plan for anti-corruption enforcement action has taken shape. With the release of the National Security Study Memorandum by President Biden, it is clear that corruption will continue to be a key focus for the President and his Cabinet. In this webinar, benefit from a discussion that explores current trends and anticipated shifts in anti-corruption enforcement as Mr. Duross dissects:


  • The National Security Study Memorandum and what to expect from the directive;
  • The first FCPA enforcement action of the Biden Administration (AFWEL) and lessons learned from the same;
  • Corruption enforcement cooperation with international entities; and
  • The future of FCPA and related enforcement under the Biden Administration

CLE credits are available for this webinar in the following states only – TX, VA, NY, NJ, CA. Additional instructions on how to obtain CLE credits will be provided during the webinar.


Chuck Duross

Morrison & Foerster

Charles (Chuck) Duross is the co-chair of Morrison & Foerster’s Investigation & White Collar Defense Practice Group and co-heads the firm’s global anti-corruption practice. Chuck’s practice has an emphasis on white-collar criminal matters, including internal corporate investigations, compliance counseling, due diligence regarding third parties and business transactions, and defense of clients before government enforcement agencies. Before joining MoFo, Chuck served as a Deputy Chief in the Fraud Section in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where he led the FCPA Unit. Under his leadership, the FCPA Unit resolved more than 40 corporate cases and charged dozens of executives. Chuck was one of the principal authors of the DOJ and SEC joint publication A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Chuck earned his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School in 1996 and his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Michigan in 1993. Chuck is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center.

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