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Now more than ever, companies are realizing the legal and practical necessity of implementing comprehensive compliance programs that are actually effective. Arnold & Porter's coordinated cross-disciplinary global Compliance practice helps clients detect and mitigate risk by efficiently developing operative compliance programs and providing ongoing regulatory support and guidance. Creating and maintaining such programs can be a challenging task, which is why we bring our legal expertise and practical experience to bear helping companies of all types and sizes proactively design, implement, enhance, and/or maintain tailored, effective, and practical compliance programs that actually deter and detect regulatory or internal policy violations. In addition to our work with compliance programs, we also provide ongoing regulatory support and guidance across multiple sectors throughout the world.

  • Deep Understanding of Government Regulators and In-House Counsel: Our firm's former government prosecutors, policy officials, in-house counsel, and compliance officers add to our deep understanding of the specific risks companies face and how best to implement risk-based programs.

  • Drawing From Strong Regulatory Practices: With locations in some of the most important regulatory capitals in the world, Arnold & Porter has the full range of regulatory practices that provide compliance experience.

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Experience Highlights

  • ​​​​​​Global company in implementing a revised worldwide compliance program, including program design and structure, code of conduct/policy revision, training, monitoring, auditing, and investigations processes, as well as implementation assessment.

  • ​​​​​​​Leading international medical device company in conducting a major internal compliance investigation, including both a retrospective review of company practices and recommendations of changes in policies and procedures to address potential areas of exposure.

  • Global bank in the development of a major money center bank's effort to ensure a robust enterprise-wide compliance program by helping the bank's legal team develop a firmwide, risk-based approach to capture and update material obligations affecting the bank's various business sectors.

  • Multinational manufacturer in the design and implementation of anti-boycott compliance programs and identification of anti-boycott issues.

  • Large multinational company in the design and implementation of a comprehensive antitrust compliance program for its international operations, including an intranet-based interactive program.

  • Leading food company in both conducting an enterprise-level FCPA risk assessment (including reviews/training in China, Korea and Thailand) in order to make recommendations for enhancing the company's global compliance program, and assisting with commercial agreement and trade compliance issues.