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Sandra D. Gonzalez to Speak at ACI Forum on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

AUSTIN – Jan. 21, 2020 – Sandra Gonzalez, shareholder of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will speak on a panel at the American Conference Institute (ACI) Forum on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Jan. 29-30, in Houston, Texas. Gonzalez will participate in a session titled, “The New Risk of a Parent’s Liability for the Acts of Minority-Owned Subsidiaries and Affiliates”.

Gonzalez and fellow panelists will address a parent company’s responsibilities when it has a minority stake in a subsidiary/affiliate, how to address conflicting policies and approaches to compliance, and more. With a packed conference agenda, Gonzalez will speak on Jan. 30 at 1:15 pm. The annual ACI Forum in Houston brings together 1700+ professionals to discuss best approaches and solutions to global legal and compliance issues. 

“ACI’s Forum on the FCPA in Houston is the premier FCPA conference in Texas.  It is fantastic both in terms of its sophisticated content and the high-caliber professionals that attend,” Gonzalez said. “I am looking forward to sharing my knowledge and experiences with attendees and to learn from others.”

Gonzalez focuses her practice on international compliance matters including the FCPA and the UK Bribery Act, among others. She assists clients in designing and implementing anti-corruption compliance policies and procedures, assisting in compliance investigations, and performing risk assessments. In addition to her practice, Gonzalez serves as the co-chair of GT’s Latino affinity group.  She is also the pro bono liaison for the Austin office and regularly organizes events to facilitate involvement from other attorneys. Individually, she provides pro bono counsel to numerous clients through her work with American Gateways. Gonzalez has held leadership and committee positions in the Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association (TCWLA). She received TCWLA’s President’s Award in 2015.

To learn more about the ACI Forum on the FCPA visit https://www.americanconference.com/fcpa-houston/

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP – Texas: Texas is important to Greenberg Traurig and part of its history. With more than 125 Texas lawyers in Austin, Dallas, and Houston, Greenberg Traurig has deep roots in the Texas business, legal, and governmental communities. Greenberg Traurig Texas works with clients to address their interdisciplinary legal needs across the state utilizing the firm’s global platform. The Texas attorneys are experienced in industries key to the state’s future, including: aviation, chemicals, construction, education, energy and natural resources, financial institutions, health care, hedge funds, hospitality, infrastructure, insurance, media, medical devices, pharmaceutical and biotechnology, real estate, retail, sports, technology and software, telecommunications, transportation, and video games and esports.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Women’s Initiative: Greenberg Traurig is committed to its women lawyers’ success, which includes a firmwide women’s affinity group encompassing recruiting, retention, and business development. The firm regularly collaborates with like-minded organizations to address these issues on a broader scale in a variety of industries and communities. Greenberg Traurig also takes thoughtful action to when addressing issues such as maintaining a healthy work-life balance, breaking the glass ceiling, mentoring, creating and maintaining healthy lifestyles, and giving back to the community.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2100 attorneys in 41 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.