January 29, 2014

Jenner & Block Partners Erin R. Schrantz and Ana R. Bugan recently spoke at a live webcast titled “Developing an Audit Checklist: Essentials for Your Anti-Corruption Toolkit,” and presented by Ethisphere.  Their discussion was aimed at assisting compliance professionals in developing a preemptive, small-scale review targeted to uncover high-risk behavior before an issue surfaces or becomes the subject of a whistleblower complaint.  Ana and Erin focused on practical strategies and steps for conducting an effective anti-corruption compliance audit. 

Erin is a litigator with experience in complex commercial matters, white collar investigations and corporate compliance.  In her white collar practice, Erin has extensive experience conducting internal investigations for both publicly-held and private corporate clients in a variety of industries.  She has conducted investigations on potential accounting and healthcare fraud as well as international investigations and global compliance reviews involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).  Erin counsels clients on remediation and compliance strategies and assists them in responding to Congressional inquiries and complying with consent decrees.

Ana is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department and member of the White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice.  She regularly represents clients in internal and government investigations, Congressional inquiries and compliance related matters.  Clients turn to Ana to conduct sensitive, high-stakes internal investigations relating to possible violations of criminal or civil fraud statutes.  She has extensive experience with the FCPA and the False Claims Act and has successfully defended clients in qui tam suits.