Simplify Your Approach

Our Business Compliance & Integrity Monitorship team is battle-tested and regulator-approved. That’s because we take complex problems and provide simple, workable solutions.

Complexity is the
Enemy of Compliance

We Start With a Simple Premise

Rules to Live By

If your workforce can’t understand the rules that apply to your business and how they vary from country to country, you’re a sitting duck for the world’s enforcement agencies. And that can cost you money, time, productivity, and reputation.

Arent Fox provides not only practical advice – but real-world solutions. Our team delivers compliance services for some of the world’s largest and most profitable companies.

How We Help

  • Gold standard compliance policies and global codes of conduct
  • Compliance risk assessments
  • Gap analysis of compliance policies and procedures
  • Live trainings on key global risk areas
  • Post-investigation remediation consulting
  • Board advisory services and parallel investigation

Trusted for
Our Integrity

Enforcement Agencies and the Fortune 100 Turn to Arent Fox

The Gold Standard in Monitoring

The headlines are full of the names of great companies, financial institutions, and organizations settling with federal, state, and international enforcement agencies after agreeing to the appointment of an independent integrity monitor.

Time and time again, those agencies turn to us for trusted, independent integrity monitoring.

Who We’ve Helped This Year

  • The World Bank Group retained our team to carry out multiple compliance monitorships including a “Top Ten” FCPA matter
  • The New York State Department of Financial Services, on behalf of the US Department of Justice, the Federal Reserve, the US Department of Treasury, and the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, named M. Scott Peeler as the integrity monitor for one of the world’s largest financial institutions

Core Team

Decades of Compliance Experience at Your Service

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M. Scott Peeler

M. Scott Peeler

Partner
New York, NY

M. Scott Peeler, co-head of the firm’s Government Enforcement & White Collar group and head of the Complex Litigation department in New York, specializes in all aspects of white-collar criminal defense and has extensive experience handling complex civil litigation and global corporate compliance. He is a much sought-after expert on business ethics and integrity monitorships.

Scott currently serves as the government-appointed Independent Consultant for Crédit Agricole, one of the world’s largest financial institutions. Scott also received global attention from the media and the Fortune 50 when he designed and created “Navigator,” an industry-first compliance application for smartphones and tablets.

Scott regularly advises the Fortune 100 on all matters involving global compliance and specializes in anti-corruption.

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Robert L. Capers

Robert L. Capers

Partner
New York, NY

Robert L. Capers is a former United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, and co-chair of Arent Fox’s Government Enforcement & White Collar practice. Rob is also an integral part of the firm’s Business Compliance & Integrity Monitorships team that regularly advises major corporations on governance best-practices; conducts high-profile internal investigations; counsels Boards of Directors; creates world-class compliance programs; and represents individuals and corporations with matters before Main Justice and US Attorney Offices around the country.

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Mark A. Angelov

Mark A. Angelov

Partner
New York, NY

Mark Angelov is a partner in the New York Litigation Group. His practice is focused on complex commercial and intellectual property litigation, tax-exempt bond recovery, and health care matters.

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Terree A. Bowers

Terree A. Bowers

Partner
Los Angeles, CA

Terree Bowers brings more than 30 years of experience in the areas of securities fraud and government enforcement. Before joining Arent Fox, Terree served as US Attorney for the Central District of California, where he supervised the work of the Criminal, Civil, Tax, and Asset Forfeiture Sections.

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Lynn R. Fiorentino

Lynn R. Fiorentino

Partner
San Francisco, CA

Lynn Fiorentino is a partner in the Complex Litigation group of Arent Fox’s San Francisco office, where she focuses on complex commercial litigation, including class actions, white collar criminal defense, and government investigations.

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Darrell S. Gay

Darrell S. Gay

Partner
New York, NY

Darrell S. Gay represents for-profit, not-for-profit, and government clients with respect to their employee related issues. This includes hiring/discharge, discrimination matters, traditional labor/management relations, diversity, internal investigations, workplace training, privacy, wage and hour and issues related to international labor and employment concerns. Darrell’s work for clients with regard to traditional labor matters includes union negotiations, elections, arbitrations, unfair labor practice charges and union avoidance. In addition, he serves as chief negotiator for his clients during collective-bargaining sessions.

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Kay C. Georgi

Kay C. Georgi

Partner
Washington, DC

Kay Georgi is the practice group leader of the firm’s International Trade group and has more than 25 years’ experience advising clients on all aspects of international trade, with particular capability in the areas of export control and sanctions, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and import (customs) matters. Ranked as one of the nation’s leading International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions lawyers by Chambers USA, and as a leading international trade practitioner by Legal 500 and Expert Guides, Kay is known for helping large and small clients understand, comply with, and weather the investigation storms associated with the complicated set of US laws and regulations governing US exports and non-US re-exports of goods, software, services, and technology. She also has experience advising clients on issues involving trade agreements, including World Trade Organization (WTO) agreements.

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Eric Roman

Eric Roman

Partner
New York, NY

Eric Roman’s practice focuses on intellectual property and other complex commercial litigation. He has extensive experience with copyright, patent, and trademark disputes, and regularly represents clients in the software, data privacy, and computer security industries. He also works closely with the firm’s media and entertainment group, litigating copyright disputes for clients in the digital media and entertainment industries.

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Peter V. B. Unger

Peter V. B. Unger

Partner
Washington, DC

Peter Unger is a partner in the litigation group. He concentrates his practice on defending clients in governmental investigations, including actions before the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Department of Justice (DOJ), Congress, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, and state securities regulators. He also conducts and defends internal investigations and independent reviews involving the antifraud and other provisions of the federal securities laws, defends securities litigation, and advises on ethics and compliance matters, crisis management, and corporate governance. In addition, Peter defends Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations, provides FCPA compliance advice, and conducts FCPA due diligence of third parties worldwide.

Peter also has served as counsel to both SEC and DOJ corporate monitors and as an independent compliance monitor of large multinational corporations pursuant to settlements of World Bank Group debarment proceedings.

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Temitope K. Yusuf

Temitope K. Yusuf

Partner
New York, NY

Temitope K. Yusuf, a partner in the New York office, specializes in white collar criminal defense, labor and employment and complex litigation. She frequently advises clients under investigation by the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission and New York County District Attorney’s Office. Tope routinely provides counseling, develops gold-standard compliance policies and procedures, and conducts global investigations pertaining to US law including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act (FIRREA) and False Claims Act (FCA). Tope has also represented corporations in various employment related matters including discrimination claims, wage and hour disputes and inquiries from the Department of Labor. She frequently provides clients with guidance on employee manuals, social media issues and compliance training on federal, state and local laws.

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Regan K. Alberda

Regan K. Alberda

Counsel
Washington, DC

Regan Alberda practices in the areas of export controls, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance, corporate ethics and internal investigations. Regan regularly advises clients with respect to the Export Administration Regulations, International Traffic in Arms Regulations and Office of Foreign Assets Control sanctions. She has assisted clients with licenses, commodity classifications, compliance program design and implementation, audits, and voluntary disclosures. Regan has also counseled clients on FCPA and business ethics related compliance policies and procedures, training programs, business partner due diligence and internal investigations.

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Jennifer L. White

Jennifer L. White

Counsel
New York, NY

Jennifer White is a certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) with substantive knowledge and experience in compliance matters, including work in connection with a New York Department of Financial Services monitorship to review, analyze and evaluate a bank’s anti-money laundering program. E-discovery and technology-assisted document management and review is also one of her areas of focus, and she has utilized cutting edge predictive coding technology to participate in document discovery in a more accurate, efficient and cost-effective way.

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Meera Chandramouli

Meera Chandramouli

Associate
New York, NY

Meera Chandramouli is an associate in Arent Fox's Litigation Group. Meera has experience in a variety of complex litigation matters, including labor and employment, white collar defense, and environmental matters. She has actively supported matters involving extensive multi party discovery management. Meera has provided guidance to clients on a range of issues, including employee management, terminations, employee manuals, and reductions in force.

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Roger Chao

Roger Chao

Associate
New York, NY

Roger Chao is a litigation associate with experience conducting internal investigations and regulatory enforcement. Roger’s experience includes acting as a senior member of a team appointed by the New York State Department of Financial Services to investigate and monitor one of the world’s largest corporate and investment banks, where he worked on assessing the bank’s system of internal controls and ensuring compliance with anti-money laundering regulations.

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Adrienne M. Hollander

Adrienne M. Hollander

Associate
New York, NY

Adrienne Hollander is a senior associate in Arent Fox’s New York office. Adrienne routinely counsels clients in connection with a broad range of complex civil business disputes involving business torts, environmental law issues, antitrust issues, class actions, and false advertising and possesses substantial expertise in the field of complex e-discovery.

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Joseph C. Mauro

Joseph C. Mauro

Associate
Washington, DC

Joe Mauro is an associate in the firm’s International Trade and Government Enforcement & White Collar groups. He represents a wide range of clients in governmental investigations and prosecutions, compliance enhancement initiatives, and domestic and international litigation and arbitration. He has particular experience with anti-corruption laws, corporate governance, SEC enforcement, and Multilateral Development Banks. He is a regular author and presenter on the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and related international anti-corruption laws.

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Karen Van Essen

Karen Van Essen

Associate
Los Angeles, CA

Karen Van Essen represents national and international clients in matters involving complex commercial disputes, government investigations, and anti-corruption compliance. She has litigation experience in state and federal courts and international arbitration proceedings. Karen has counseled clients under investigation by the United States Attorney’s Office, the United States Department of Justice, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, and the California Attorney General’s Office, and worked with foreign counterparts on cross-border government investigations. Karen also has represented clients in appellate matters before the California Courts of Appeal, the California Supreme Court, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She has worked with clients in a variety of industries, including defense, petroleum, construction, and healthcare.

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