The Firm's Anti-Corruption/Bribery & Compliance practice offers comprehensive and practical compliance advice to its national and international clients. The partners of the Firm have conducted numerous investigations for clients and have advised them on issues of global compliances. The team of the Firm is adept in handling the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, 1977 (FCPA),The UK Bribery Act, 2010 as well as all Indian laws pertaining to anti-corruption laws, rules and regulations, including the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 (PCA), etc.
The Firm renders its services in creating policies and procedures; drafting and reviewing standard documents viz. purchase orders, independent contractors’ / vendors’ agreements, distributorship agreements, etc. to decrease company's FCPA / PCA / Bribery Act exposure; advice on designing effective mechanisms to monitor compliance with anti-corruption legislations; conducting due diligence on consultants, representatives and joint-venture partners to address FCPA/PCA/Bribery Act compliance; etc.
The Firm also imparts regular advisory to its national as well as international clients on code of conduct to be followed during third party dealings, in light of applicable provisions under FCPA/Bribery Act as well all applicable Indian laws including PCA, IPC, CVC, PMLA, etc. The Firm conducts independent search, along with experts, on Indian companies and their key personnel in relation to unusual financial activities and also reviews financial reports /records to discover any fraudulent practices/financial irregularities in organizations.
The Firm evaluates client's corporate governance practice and works with its management to develop best practices and practical alternatives for ensuring these compliances. The Firm is highly experienced in identifying best practices suiting client's business model and for handling of such risks.