As companies seek to navigate a slowing economy, it may be tempting to “tap the brakes” on activities related to compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

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This incredibly risky strategy can have serious reputational and even criminal consequences, if organizations knowingly or unknowingly facilitate kickback payments or work with politically exposed persons (PEPs).

In Bloomberg Law, StoneTurn’s Jeff Matthews and Winston & Strawn’s Matthew D. Orwig offer key steps for conducting robust remote inquiries as part of critical third-party due diligence and effective internal investigations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Melyana Melyana and Rebecca M. Loegering, an associate at Winston & Strawn, contributed to this article.

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Jeffrey Matthews

Jeffrey Matthews, a Partner with StoneTurn, brings over 25 years of experience in financial investigations, forensic accounting and litigation support. He has served as a financial expert in corruption and […]

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