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Greenberg Traurig’s Kara Bombach to Speak at ABA White Collar Crime Institute

Washington, D.C. – Sept. 20, 2017 – Kara M. Bombach, will present at the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Sixth Annual White Collar Crime Institute conference Oct. 9-10, 2017 in London, U.K.

Bombach will participate in the plenary session together with Trevor McFadden, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice- Criminal Division; Bill Sillett, Head of Retail Enforcement for the UK Financial Conduct Authority; and Mark Fenhalls, Barrister and Chair of the Fraud Lawyers Association in London.

The session, “White Collar Crime Today: What Are The Investigation & Enforcement Priorities?,” taking place Monday, Oct. 9 at 10 a.m., will feature a lively discussion of enforcement trends including international cooperation, whistleblower protections, corporate compliance program challenges with corruption and economic sanctions risks, and proactive steps governmental authorities are taking to prevent criminal conduct in the first place.

Bombach, a shareholder in the Export Controls & Economic Sanctions and White Collar Defense & Special Investigations practices in the Washington, D.C. office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, assists companies to lawfully export goods, technology and services around the globe. She places significant emphasis on helping clients achieve practical, workable solutions to complex regulatory situations arising under anti-corruption and anti-bribery measures (U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and OECD Convention), export control laws (EAR and ITAR), anti-boycott laws, and special sanctions (embargoes) maintained by the U.S. government (OFAC and other agencies) against various countries (including Iran, Cuba and Sudan), entities and individuals. Bombach regularly represents clients in matters before U.S. government agencies, including the U.S. Departments of Commerce, State, Treasury and Defense.

About Greenberg Traurig’s White Collar Defense & Special Investigations Practice

Greenberg Traurig’s White Collar Defense & Special Investigations Practice has wide-ranging experience protecting companies and individuals under government scrutiny. The firm’s creative defense lawyers are at the forefront of client service in this area, and Greenberg Traurig is one of very few firms with more than 90 former federal and state prosecutors in its litigation group, and where the majority of litigation shareholders and counsel have first-chair trial experience. The team's defense capabilities includes vast experience in structuring internal investigations, developing guidelines and implementing compliance programs and addressing issues of voluntary disclosure, as well as extensive representations involving alleged securities fraud, FCPA violations, health care/pharmaceutical fraud, environmental crimes, money laundering, financial services fraud, public corruption/campaign finance, tax corruption, defense contracting, and bankruptcy fraud.

About Greenberg Traurig

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.