May 11, 2016

On May 4, 2016, Jenner & Block Partners Anouck Giovanola and Anne Cortina Perry spoke about developments in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) risks for financial institutions, including recent cases; Department of Justice guidance on individual accountability in corporate investigations; and the new FCPA enforcement plan and pilot program, during the Institute of International Banking Law and Practice’s Trade-Based Financial Crime Regulation Workshop.  The day-long workshop was held at Jenner & Block’s New York offices.

Anouck Giovanola is a partner in the firm's Litigation Department and a member of the White Collar Defense and Criminal Investigations Practice.  She has experience in internal investigations, regulatory and criminal matters, securities litigation, and complex commercial litigation and currently represents a number of individuals in connection with various internal and government investigations.  She also served as national counsel to a group of consumer installment lenders and loan servicers facing civil litigation and regulatory enforcement actions throughout the country, including a first-of-its-kind lawsuit brought by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 

Anne Cortina Perry is a partner in the White Collar Defense and Investigations; Privacy and Information Governance; and Trademark, Advertising and Unfair Competition Practices.  She represents, defends, and advises corporations and individuals in federal and state criminal cases, civil litigations and investigations conducted by the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, FINRA and the Manhattan District Attorney’s office.  Ms. Perry also conducts internal investigations of companies in a variety of industries including financial services, manufacturing, and energy and advises clients on compliance issues, including ethics, anti-corruption and employment matters.