ACI's 9th Brazil Summit on Anti-Corruption

American Conference Institute

Speaking Engagement | May.22.2019 - May.23.2019

InterContinental Hotel, São Paulo, Brazil

Please join Orrick at ACI’s 9th Brazil Summit on Anti-Corruption taking place May 22-23 at the InterContinental Hotel in São Paulo, where Orrick partners Billy Jacobson and Guy Singer will be presenting.

As Brazil’s premier anti-corruption event, this conference will connect the best and brightest experts and professionals across the anti-corruption spectrum – from CCOs to GCs to board members – to share experiences of cutting-edge risk mitigation strategies and compliance programs, and exploring the challenges of doing business in the region and in this political climate.

Billy will be speaking on the panel, “How Monitorships Are Evolving in Brazil and the United States: What Defines Success in the Eyes of the Authorities, the Company, and the Monitor,” on May 22 at 12:00 pm, in which a prosecutor and three active monitors will explain what, in their respective views, are key indicators for a monitorship’s successes and missteps.

Guy will be speaking on the panel, “New Collaboration Between the United States and Brazil: How the Agencies Work Together on Prosecutions of Companies and Individuals,” on May 23 at 2:00 pm, where prosecutors from the US and Brazil will engage in an exchange on their respective anti-corruption enforcement priorities and cross-border cooperation strategies.

Friends of Orrick receive a discount by mentioning code P15-999-ORRH19 at registration.

CLE Credits Available: Y

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Practice:

  • Life Sciences Sector
  • FCPA & Anti–Corruption
  • Ethics & Compliance
  • White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance
  • International Arbitration & Dispute Resolution
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure
  • Trials

Guy Singer Partner FCPA & Anti–Corruption, Ethics & Compliance

New York; Washington, D.C.

Guy Singer is a white-collar and investigations partner. He primarily focuses his practice on conducting internal investigations and representing clients in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance and enforcement issues and all aspects of sophisticated white-collar fraud.

As Leader of Orrick's FCPA practice, Guy has provided significant representation with respect to internal and government investigations involving alleged FCPA violations, criminal antitrust investigations and prosecutions, earnings management, failures of internal controls, and other types of corporate fraud. He conducts extensive internal investigations for companies and boards of directors, and he represents companies and individuals in front of federal agencies including the Department of Justice (DOJ), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Commodities Futures Trade Commission (CFTC) and Federal Reserve, as well as state agencies and attorneys general. He has extensive experience designing, implementing and testing corporate compliance programs. Guy has represented companies going through FCPA monitorship, and he was selected by the DOJ, SEC and Brazil's Federal Prosecution Service (MPF) as a corporate monitor related to Operation Carwash, the largest corruption investigation in history.

Guy is a former trial attorney in the Department of Justice's Criminal Division, Fraud Section. While at the Department of Justice, he investigated and prosecuted white-collar crime and public corruption throughout the United States, from grand jury through trials, including allegations of bribery, bank fraud, money laundering, securities fraud, obstruction of justice, mail/wire fraud, honest-services fraud and violations of the FCPA and Internal Revenue Code. Guy was lead prosecutor in the case against Jack Abramoff, which resulted in multiple convictions including a U.S. Congressman and other high-level officials. During his tenure with the Department of Justice, he received numerous commendations and recognition from federal and state law enforcement agencies for his work. He previously focused on public corruption and organized crime matters while an Assistant State Attorney at the Miami-Dade County State Attorney's Office, as well as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of Florida.

Guy also periodically handles matters related to sex crimes and sexual harassment. This work draws on his considerable previous experience as a prosecutor, including work as a Sex Crimes Prosecutor at the Miami-Dade County State Attorney's Office. While at Orrick, Guy has conducted internal investigations related to sexual misconduct for various institutions including corporations, law firms, non-profit organizations and schools, and he has counseled academic institutions in confronting allegations of historical sexual abuse and misconduct.