American Conference Institute
Speaking Engagement | December.01.2020 - December.03.2020Virtual Conference
Orrick partners Guy Singer and Anne Murray are speaking at ACI’s 37th International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Guy Singer will be among a panel of experts in a benchmarking session “Behind the Scenes of a Crisis,” exploring effective management of COVID-19 legal, compliance, PR and corporate governance challenges, including an anonymous audience polling. Anne Murray will be presenting alongside Global Chief Compliance officers from Walmart and Zimmer Biomet on “Monitorship Milestones: Companies Share their Biggest Compliance Lessons – for the Short and Long-Term”. This presentation will include important takeaways about effective compliance review across the life cycle of a monitorship.
This conference is where the FCPA industry meets to discuss global legal and compliance issues, and has become the annual gathering for the anti-corruption community. It is the legal and compliance 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.
CLE Credits Available: Y
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.
Anne Murray, Partner in the Washington, D.C., office, is a member of the White Collar & Corporate Investigations team. Anne focuses on ethics, fraud, and corruption issues. She regularly conducts internal investigations and defends companies and individuals in government investigations.
Anne frequently represents companies and individuals in matters before the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and other government agencies. She conducts internal investigations and risk assessments; performs pre-acquisition anti-corruption diligence; counsels companies about compliance issues; and develops corporate compliance programs, policies, procedures and training models.
Anne has extensive experience in matters involving corruption and fraud, with a particular focus on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). She has represented multinational corporations across the aerospace, communications, defense, financial services, health care, hospitality and tourism, mining, oil and gas, technology, security, and shipping industries. She also has led investigations and compliance reviews throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia, with on-the-ground experience in more than 16 countries including Brazil, China and Mexico.
She has represented companies and foreign sovereigns in complex civil litigation involving fraud, tort and contract claims.
Anne sits on the Firm’s Management Committee and co-leads the Firm’s Life Sciences Steering Committee.