Morgan Heavener is of counsel in the Litigation Department of Paul Hastings. His practice focuses largely on matters relating to international anticorruption laws, including the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Mr. Heavener has extensive experience conducting corruption-related internal and government-initiated investigations around the world, including in connection with enforcement actions brought by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and multilateral development banks. Mr. Heavener also assists clients in developing and enhancing anticorruption compliance programs, conducting anticorruption-focused risk assessments and audits, and conducting due diligence reviews of business partners and acquisition targets. As part of his pro bono practice, Mr. Heavener has taught courses for foreign government officials and lawyers at the International Law Institute on international anticorruption laws and has also successfully represented in U.S. immigration court an individual from West Africa seeking political asylum.
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December 03, 2014
Responding to Corporate Criminal Investigations
April 29, 2013
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