Holland & Knight CreatesForeign Corrupt Practices Act Team

Tuesday, November 1, 2005 - 01:00

Holland & Knight LLP has announced the launch of its Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Team, a subgroup of Holland & Knight's White Collar Defense & Corporate Compliance Team. The FCPA Team will be led out of the firm's Washington, DC office by partner Don Zarin who recently joined the firm.

The FCPA Team represents U.S. and foreign companies of all sizes and industries, from the small to the Fortune Five Hundredcompany, on corruption-related issues. The FCPA Team has conducted numerous internal investigations on corruption activities all over the world, including Pakistan, India, Nepal, Russia, People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Italy, France, Spain, Nigeria, Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia and Bosnia.

Mr. Zarin is known for his expertise on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and anti-corruption practices. He has established compliance programs for U.S. and foreign companies, conducted numerous internal investigations around the world regarding potential corruption issues, issued numerous legal opinions for U.S. companies on FCPA and local law corruption issues, and conducted training programs for U.S. companies and their foreign affiliates. Mr. Zarin is the author of Doing Business Under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, a leading textbook in the field.

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