Sandra D. Gonzalez is temporarily on secondment to a client.
Sandra D. Gonzalez focuses her practice on international corporate compliance matters and more specifically, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the UK Bribery Act. Sandra assists clients around the world to design, build, and implement anti-corruption compliance policies and procedures consistent with the elements of an “effective compliance program” under U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) guidelines. Sandra has advised clients on corruption issues in an array of scenarios including, assisting with internal investigations, designing and performing compliance assessments and risk assessments, performing compliance due diligence in mergers and acquisitions, training company personnel, and advising on relationships with third parties. Sandra has advised clients in a variety of industries including: telecommunications, real estate, retail, oilfield equipment, financial banking, aerospace, and hospitality. To be sustainable, an anti-corruption compliance program must be practical, flexible and adaptable, so that compliance resources are targeted to high risk areas. Sandra assists clients to tailor a compliance program to meet these goals.