What GDPR Laws Mean for FCPA Investigations & International Practice



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With the final GDPR compliance date just months away, it’s crucial to determine the impact these new EU laws will have on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations and other international matters attorneys may handle.

Join this webcast that outlines how the changes brought forth by GDPR will impact your practice of international affairs. Learn tips to balance the new EU law against U.S. interests in data from another country. Leave with a good understanding and familiarity of the GDPR and how it affects obtaining data from foreign countries.

Register for this webcast covering:

  • An overview of FCPA investigations
  • How to negotiate with the U.S. Government
  • Current data privacy issues attorneys face when obtaining data outside the U.S.
  • An overview of the GDPR
  • Potential changes to FCPA investigations once the GDPR goes into effect
  • How to get data out of a foreign jurisdiction and into the hands of the U.S. Government

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Featured Speakers:


matthew alexander
Matthew Alexander


Mayer Brown LLP’s Global Anti-Corruption & FCPA and White Collar Defense & Compliance practice groups.

Located in Washington DC, Matthew focuses his practice on the counseling and defense of corporations and individuals in a variety of enforcement matters, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), federal securities and anti-money laundering (AML) laws and regulations, the False Claims Act (FCA), insider trading laws, as well as advising clients with respect to embargoes administered by the US Department of Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).

Matthew was named by Global Investigations Review to its “40 Under 40” list of the world’s leading young investigations specialists. He has extensive experience in designing, managing, executing, and presenting global investigations before numerous enforcement authorities, including the US Department of Justice (DOJ), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and the World Bank’s Integrity Vice Presidency.

Matthew is also the Associate Editor and a regular columnist for the Business Crimes Bulletin.

Mark Young
Mark Young


Covington & Burling

Mark Young advises clients on data protection, cybersecurity and intellectual property matters. He has particular expertise in regulatory compliance and legislative advocacy, cyber and data security incident preparation and management, and online IP enforcement.

According to the latest edition of Chambers UK (2018), he has “a really sharp analytical mind and good understanding of key regulations.” In previous editions, he has been recognized as “a trusted adviser – practical, results-oriented and an expert in the field,” and “enjoying a growing reputation for his expert advice to a number of sophisticated clients on data protection and cybersecurity issues, and is particularly well thought of for his insight into the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

Mr. Young has over ten years of experience advising global companies, particularly in the online/e-commerce, technology, health and pharmaceutical sectors, on all aspects of data protection and security. This includes providing practical guidance on analyzing and using personal data, transferring personal data across borders, and potential liability exposure. He specializes in advising in relation to new products and services – particularly in the technology and health sectors – and providing strategic advice and advocacy on a range of EU law reform issues and on references to the EU Court of Justice (e.g., regarding data privacy, data retention and cybersecurity, and more broadly, including cloud computing, ecommerce, online liability, IP enforcement and software related policy).

Benjamin Haley
Benjamin S. Haley

Of Counsel

Covington & Burling

Ben Haley is an experienced white collar defense practitioner who assists corporations and individuals in complex government enforcement matters and internal investigations.

Mr. Haley has particular expertise with anti-corruption and FCPA matters, where he has guided a number of clients to successful resolutions of SEC and DOJ investigations.

Complementing his investigations practice, Mr. Haley regularly advises clients on a range of anti-corruption compliance issues, including by conducting risk and program assessments, providing advice in connection with proposed transactions, and assisting companies in building and strengthening their anti-corruption compliance programs and controls.

Mr. Haley has extensive experience in FCPA investigations across a range of industries, including automotive and agricultural equipment manufacturing, customs and logistics, consumer products, financial services, information technology, media, gaming, and oil and gas. In these investigations, he has developed deep expertise with complex forensic accounting, internal controls, and transactional issues.

Jonathan Green
Jonathan Green


Arnold & Porter

Jonathan Green’s practice focuses on securities regulatory and enforcement matters, government and corporate investigations and white collar criminal defense.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Green was an Assistant US Attorney in the Eastern District of New York where he tried numerous cases to verdict. He investigated and prosecuted criminal matters involving allegations of securities fraud, money laundering, mortgage fraud and violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), among others. Additionally, Mr. Green established and led the Eastern District’s Mortgage Fraud Task Force as Mortgage Fraud Coordinator and served as Deputy Chief of the Office’s General Crimes Section.

In addition to his service at the US Attorney’s Office, Mr. Green held the position of Senior Counsel in the Division of Enforcement of the Securities and Exchange Commission, where he led investigations involving allegations of market manipulation, insider trading, fraudulent and unregistered securities offerings, accounting improprieties and public company disclosure.

Mr. Green received his JD from Seton Hall University School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review and Moot Court Board.

Samantha Green

Manager of Thought Leadership


Webcast Moderator

Samantha Green serves as the Manager of Thought Leadership for Epiq. In this capacity she serves as a subject matter expert on all aspects of electronic discovery and data privacy law, drawing on her more than fifteen years of litigation and consulting experience. Samantha has published numerous articles and whitepapers, and has authored chapters for ABA, Inside Counsel and West publications. She has spoken all over the country and provided over a hundred CLEs on topics relating to eDiscovery, litigation readiness, international data privacy, case law among many others.

Samantha has an in-depth understanding of electronic discovery and data privacy. She has drafted electronic discovery response plans, litigation readiness protocols, and best practices for both law firm and corporate clients, and formulated workflow solutions for a wide range of large and complex discovery matters.

As a litigator, Samantha has taken a number of cases from pre-discovery through trial, and has handled a broad spectrum of cases, from government investigations (including FCPA and SEC matters) to HSR second requests and commercial litigation matters.