Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Compliance / Corporate Ethics

Program, code of conduct, and policy/procedure benchmarking, design and implementation.
Enhanced internal controls, designed to parallel recent DOJ and other enforcement agency principles.
Internal investigations and hotline management (on your behalf), whether to retain global privilege and/or simply because of capacity limitations.
Third party due diligence program management (on your behalf).
Multilingual training and communications.
➢ Tailored training and scheduling – both general and risk-based.
➢ Focused training on, e.g., how to conduct and appropriately document/record an internal investigation.
Program gap analyses, benchmarked against industry peers and pan-industry standards and practices.
Global and focused risk and fraud assessments.
New country market entry assessments.
Third party and business partner due diligence optimization, using benchmarking and risk-based analysis to increase process efficiency without increasing risk.
The development of functional, senior management, and board reporting templates, inclusive of appropriate metrics to measure and monitor program effectiveness.
Third party vendor comparisons (e.g., hotline and case management providers; online training providers; background check and screening providers; and automated third party due diligence systems).
Certifications for the new ISO 37001 standard on anti-bribery management systems.
Representation before US and international enforcement authorities.

Trade Compliance

The development and implementation of internal compliance programs addressing export controls, “deemed” exports, economic sanctions, and antiboycott issues.
Tailored training programs to mitigate trade compliance risk.
Optimization of global export controls programs to minimize duty.
Internal reviews and export compliance assessments, including analyses of export compliance policies and procedures and common trade compliance risks (e.g., hand carries).

Internal Investigations

Based on over a decade of experience running compliance programs, The Wallenstein Law Group will expertly conduct your internal investigation, including those that must remain confidential and privileged. In consultation with the client, staffing may include legal and process experts and former enforcement agents.
The Wallenstein Law Group also affords its clients extensive experience in setting up and running internal investigations regimes, including best practice policy and guideline drafting; hotline setup; third party vendor selection and management; investigatory training; and the selection of appropriate metrics to measure and monitor effectiveness.

Litigation

If your concern involves litigation, The Wallenstein Law Group will partner with you to fight and win your case.
The Firm understands that folks call lawyers when their issue becomes pressing and urgent. As a consequence, the Firm chooses its business partners and associates carefully.
When you put your trust in The Wallenstein Law Group, you can rest assured that your case will be a priority. The Firm will shepherd your case to the most appropriate and cost-effective expert. If appropriate and helpful to you, the Firm will also manage your litigator on your behalf.

Data Privacy / Cyber Security

Compliance with domestic and foreign regulations, including the General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679), or “GDPR”.
Comprehensive compliance and risk assessments and gap analyses to identify, manage and mitigate risk.
Internal investigations around alleged breaches.
Incident preparedness and response management.

General Corporate Law

Contracts (and contract clauses) drafting and negotiation.
Contracts management and process map design, focusing on the development of self-service tools.
Corporate secretarial support (e.g., bylaws, resolutions, formations and dissolutions, etc.).