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Lyndon Allin

Lyndon Allin is a senior associate in Baker McKenzie's Washington, DC, office. He previously practiced law with international firms in London and Washington, and before law school spent several years in Moscow managing the European operations of an international law firm. Prior to joining the Firm, Lyndon worked as a senior adviser with Crisis Management Initiative, a private diplomacy and peacebuilding NGO, focusing on conflicts in the South Caucasus. Before that, he was seconded by the US State Department to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), where he served as the senior political officer at the Mission to Moldova, covering the Transnistrian conflict settlement process. As a rapid responder, he helped establish the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine and participated in negotiations in Donetsk Oblast in 2014 which resulted in the release of 21 hostages.

The DOJ and the SEC recently published a Second Edition of their joint Resource Guide to the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. While the Second Edition does not promulgate any new law or policy, it is a useful refresher for practitioners on the significant FCPA cases and developments in the past eight years since the first edition was published. The Resource Guide once again provides a current and comprehensive overview of the core US enforcement agencies’ views on the statute for companies and practitioners. This article highlights key changes in the Second Edition of the Resource Guide.

Baker McKenzie is pleased to present the following report on Russian corporate anti-corruption enforcement that will provide both international companies operating in Russia and Russian businesses with an international footprint with practical and informative guidance on evaluating their corporate compliance programs. Focusing on the risks of prosecution under Russian law,…