Amy Conway-Hatcher

Amy Conway-HatcherAmy Conway-Hatcher is a partner in Baker Botts’ Washington, D.C. office.  Amy’s practice focuses on corporate internal investigations, corporate compliance and defending corporate and individual clients in criminal and civil enforcement matters. She has appeared before the Department of Justice, U.S. Attorneys’ Offices, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Commerce Department, the Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the New York Attorney General’s Office and other federal and state regulators.

Amy’s representations cross numerous industries, including life sciences, financial services, private equity, aerospace, infrastructure, construction, energy and technology, and range from addressing discrete compliance problems to organizational compliance failures that require crisis management experience. She regularly works with management and other advisers to assess the impact of investigative findings or compliance matters on financial reporting in the U.S. and abroad and develops strategies to minimize the legal and business impact of possible transgressions—both direct and collateral—including government and shareholder disclosures, as well as relations with employees, customers, affiliates, investors, insurers, the media, the public and Congress. Amy has a proven track record of helping companies navigate sensitive matters to reduce the impact of compliance problems on their businesses. She has handled a broad range of matters including cross-border investigations involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), antitrust issues (international cartel, bid rigging issues) and export/trade compliance, as well as matters involving securities, banking, health care, tax, environmental, workplace health and safety laws and sensitive employment matters that potentially implicate management.

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Lessons Learned from the Trenches The #MeToo and #TimesUpNow social media campaigns sparked a movement to expose intimidating behavior and sexual assault in the workplace. Because of the resulting paradigm shift, harassed employees are empowered to speak up about wrongdoings. Corporate investigators Amy Conway-Hatcher and Bridget Moore discuss the need for corporations to re-evaluate their whistleblower reporting programs, assess current conduct policies...

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Incentives to report FCPA violations greater than ever for compliance officers

With international bribery and corruption investigations hitting new highs, the DOJ announced a pilot program urging companies to self-report violations of the FCPA by potentially offering a 50 percent discount on fines, the avoidance of a compliance monitor and maybe even a declination of prosecution. The program became effective starting April 5 for one year and applies to all FCPA matters handled...

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