Debevoise Partners Provide FCPA Practice Guidance in New Treatise

11 April 2017

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP deputy presiding partner Bruce E. Yannett and partner Sean Hecker provide Foreign Corrupt Practices Act guidance in the latest edition of the Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts. The treatise, a joint venture of Thomson Reuters and the American Bar Association Section of Litigation, is intended to provide a step-by-step practice resource covering every aspect of a commercial case.

Debevoise’s White Collar Criminal Defense practice is a recognized leader in the field of compliance with both the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the UK Bribery Act. The firm’s lawyers actively contribute to the dialogue surrounding these evolving issues.

Debevoise regularly reviews and analyzes FCPA practice developments, and publishes regular updates in the firm’s FCPA Update. The FCPA Update is a prior recipient of a Burton Award, a national awards program that recognizes “effective legal writing.” To view the most recent FCPA Update, please click here.

Debevoise features one of the strongest and most diverse litigation practices in the country and is ranked as a leading firm for General Commercial Litigation. Led by Mr. Yannett, Chair of the White Collar & Regulatory Defense Practice Group, the team’s broad-gauged litigators are known for their judgment, business savvy and strategic advice. Mr. Hecker, whose practice focuses on white collar criminal defense, internal investigations and complex civil litigation, is an experienced trial lawyer who frequently lectures on FCPA developments.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. We deliver effective solutions to our clients’ most important legal challenges, applying clear commercial judgment and a distinctively collaborative approach.