Claire Rauscher and Patrick Strubbe Participate in Lex Mundi Panel on Managing Anti-Bribery and Corruption Considerations in M&A
On September 14, 2021, Womble Bond Dickinson attorneys Claire Rauscher and Patrick Strubbe participated in the Lex Mundi panel presentation on Best Practices for Managing Anti-Bribery and Corruption Considerations in M&A. The presentation was put on by Lex Mundi’s Cross-Border Investigations: Business Crimes and Compliance Practice Group. The program drew over 140 attendees across 51 different counties.
The panel discussion centered around best practices around the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and anti-corruption issues that arise in complex cross-border mergers and acquisitions transactions. The panel discussed a hypothetical case study and how to advise in-house counsel on the wide range of issues they may encounter. Particular focus was spent on the due diligence process, investigations, regulatory issues, the transaction documents and post-closing integration matters.
Strubbe moderated the panel, which included Claire Rauscher, Partner Womble Bond Dickinson (Charlotte, NC), Richard Willis, Partner, Arthur Cox (Dublin), Iris Fischer, Partner Blakes, Cassels & Graydon (Toronto, Canada), and Brigida Benitez, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson (Washington, D.C.).