ACI's 14th Forum on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Houston

Conference | January.29.2020 - January.30.2020

Hilton Houston Post Oak by the Galleria

Orrick partners Guy Singer and Billy Jacobson will be speaking at ACI’s Forum on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in Houston. Guy Singer will be participating in a benchmarking session with three compliance experts, where they will discuss “ABC Brain Trust: How Compliance Professionals Are Now Rethinking Program Implementation and Measuring Effectiveness”. Panelists will provide concrete examples of how to overcome the biggest hurdles to program implementation. Billy Jacobson will be presenting alongside the Assistant General Counsel for General Dynamics on the “Five Big Takeaways on Cross-Border Enforcement: The Most Critical, Unwritten Lessons for Multinationals”. This presentation will include important takeaways about the international enforcement landscape.

This conference is where local FCPA industry professionals gather to discuss pressing legal and compliance issues. It has become Houston’s FCPA event of the year where top industry minds come together to hear from each other on how best to approach and find solutions to their everyday challenges. Orrick is a lead sponsor for this event.

Friends of Orrick will receive a 15% discount on conference registration when they apply this code at checkout: P15-999-ORR20.

CLE Credits Available: Y



  • Life Sciences Sector
  • FCPA & Anti–Corruption
  • Etica e compliance
  • White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance
  • International Arbitration & Dispute Resolution
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure
  • Processi
  • Strategic Advisory & Government Enforcement (SAGE)

Guy Singer Partner

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.