Grundy & Associates advises U.S. and foreign Exploration & Production companies and investors on a wide range of legal issues with a particular emphasis on legal and regulatory compliance including Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and Office of Foreign Assets Control economic sanctions.
Our international services include:
International business transactions
New ventures and international due diligence
Anti-corruption and economic sanctions compliance programs, including:
Codes of business conduct,
Due diligence review of – and agreements with - third party representatives, and
Compliance training seminars for company employees and representatives
The following is a list of representative cases that we handle involving various international issues:
Advising oil service and supply companies on anti-corruption, anti-boycott and economic sanctions compliance programs including agreements with third party representatives, codes of business conduct and training seminars for key employees and representatives
Represented the president of the U.S. subsidiary of a U.K. company in connection with a U.K. corporate investigation involving bribery and corruption in Libya
Conducted an internal investigation of a U.S. seismic company on possible Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations related to travel and entertainment expenses for Chinese customers visiting the U.S.
Conducted due diligence background reviews of proposed third party representatives in Mexico, Venezuela, Brazil, Nigeria, India, Malaysia, and other countries to determine risk of FCPA violations
Advising a U.S. oil service company on the sale of equipment for use in a drilling program in Russia and possible violation of U.S. and E.U. sanctions
Represented a Norwegian private equity firm in connection with alleged corrupt activities by a Canadian portfolio company’s Malaysian subsidiary
Conducted a series of compliance training seminars for a major U.S. oil service company in the U.S., Europe, Middle East, former Soviet Union and Africa on FCPA, economic sanctions, and anti-boycott issues