CEI Speaker Spotlight: Nathaniel Edmonds

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Edmonds - CEI 2015 Speaker

Join Nathaniel Edmonds and the 150+ other speakers at the 14th Annual Compliance and Ethics Institute at the Aria in Las Vegas. Nathaniel Edmonds, a partner at Paul Hastings LLP, will be presenting with Maria Calvery, Executive Counsel, GE Energy Management & GE Latin America on Tuesday, October 6 at 4:00 PM. This not-to-be-missed session will cover best practices for protecting your company from the risks of corruption.

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Nathaniel Edmonds is a partner in the Litigation Department of Paul Hastings based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. As a former Assistant Chief of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Unit of the Fraud Section in the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ), Mr. Edmonds assisted in the supervisiMron of all FCPA cases in the United States and oversaw the investigation and prosecution of companies, business executives, and others for making improper payments to foreign officials in international business transactions. Mr. Edmonds also assisted in the drafting of A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, published in November 2012 by the DOJ and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), available at http://www.justice.gov/criminal/fraud/fcpa/guide.pdf.

Mr. Edmonds advises companies on regulatory compliance matters around the world, including FCPA and anticorruption investigations, risk assessments and due diligence, as well as developing and overseeing anticorruption compliance programs. Mr. Edmonds also assists companies in determining the scope of potential liability stemming from improper payments and how to best respond to potential enforcement actions by U.S. and foreign law enforcement authorities.

During his nearly ten years as a federal white collar prosecutor, Mr. Edmonds handled numerous complex economic criminal investigations and jury trials, including the FCPA and export control-related conviction of a major aerospace and defense contractor, the fraud and domestic corruption matters associated with lobbyist Jack Abramoff, and various accounting and securities fraud matters. During his tenure at the Department of Justice, Mr. Edmonds worked with prosecutors, law enforcement and regulators from six continents on corruption matters, including with the UK’s Serious Fraud Office and as a member of the U.S.-China Joint Liaison Group’s Anti-Corruption Working Group.

The 14th Annual Compliance and Ethics Institute will be held October 4-7, 2015 at the Aria in Las Vegas. Conference brochure available here.