Corporate officers, directors and audit committees trust Sharie Brown to help them constructively resolve their internal and government investigations and regulatory matters regarding the FCPA, OFAC sanctions, anti-money laundering and trade controls involving the DOJ, SEC, and U.S. Commerce and Treasury Departments.
Areas of Focus:
• Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force
• White Collar and Government Investigations
• Due Diligence and Corporate Compliance
• Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
As a partner in the white collar and government investigations practice group, Sharie is a recognized leader in ethics, compliance and internal investigations involving financial fraud, corruption, civil forfeiture actions, U.S. trade controls and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctions for U.S. and global clients. Sharie is regarded as a trusted advisor, counselor and skilled investigator in financial fraud matters, FCPA/UK Bribery Act investigations, whistleblower matters, merger and acquisition due diligence, compliance risk assessments, and compliance program development/training, as well as OFAC trade sanctions, U.S. anti-boycott law, and USA PATRIOT Act anti-money laundering “best practices.” Her projects have taken her to virtually every continent.
Before joining the firm, Sharie chaired the white collar defense and corporate compliance practice group and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), anti-corruption and corporate compliance practice group at two international law firms. Before that Sharie worked in Mobil Oil Corp.’s office of general counsel, where she served as an ethics and compliance officer. Prior to her tenure at Mobil, Sharie was an assistant U.S. attorney in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, where she handled tax, bank fraud and securities fraud cases, and was commended by the FBI director. She clerked for the Honorable Richard M. Bilby, U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona.
Companies must still meet the challenges of complying with the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other applicable anti-bribery laws by demonstrating and documenting their commitment to such anti-bribery compliance, while constrained by the global ...