Ms. Schrantz’s recent representative matters include the following:

  • Led the compliance team for the Monitor of Credit Suisse AG following the bank’s $715 million settlement with the New York Department of Financial Services, part of a broader $2.6 billion settlement that involved the US Department of Justice and federal regulators.
  • Served as one of the team leaders conducting an investigation and producing an internal report to the board of directors for General Motors Company (GM) with regard to events leading up to certain recalls stemming from faulty ignition switches.  In a 70-day period, a multidisciplinary team collected and searched in excess of 41 million documents and records and conducted more than 350 witness interviews.  The firm team coordinated GM’s response to several federal agencies and Congress.
  • Represented healthcare client in qui tam complaint and Department of Justice investigation into alleged violations of the False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute.
  • Led global anticorruption risk assessment in 25 countries throughout South America, Asia and Europe and worked with Chief Compliance Officer to revamp global anticorruption compliance program.
  • Conducted internal investigation into alleged violations of the UK Bribery Act for US manufacturer with global distribution network, and conduct global anticorruption compliance risk post-investigation.  Designed a comprehensive anticorruption compliance program to match the company’s risk profile and trained global legal, compliance, finance, and audit team on strategies to mitigate corruption risks.
  • Represented client in corruption investigation by Department of Justice into alleged misconduct of senior management; led the company’s remediation efforts and presented compliance program improvements to Government Services Administration.  
  • Developed comprehensive code of conduct and compliance procedures for telecommunications client as part of consent decree by federal regulator.
  • Conducted internal investigation and compliance review for real estate investment trust and advised client on compliance policies, procedures, training, and audit measures.
  • Developed and conducted “business crimes 101” training for multinational client following internal investigation into fraud schemes. 
  • Led the negotiation and implementation of anticorruption compliance program for US-Chinese joint venture in China.