Companies benefit from our extensive experience in anti-money laundering, economic sanctions and national security reviews of transactions.
Clients look to us for a full range of regulatory and compliance advice, investigations and litigation matters, delivered through seamless collaboration by our Financial Institutions and White Collar Defense & Investigations teams. Our lawyers include former top regulators and prosecutors, and we have deep experience in financial institutions operations and regulation.
Financial institutions retain us to review and strengthen compliance programs related to the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), USA PATRIOT Act, U.S. Money Laundering Control Act, anti-terrorism financing laws and related regulations. Our seasoned litigators handle high-profile matters involving alleged violations of these laws and regulations.
We are a top choice for helping companies in licensing and compliance issues with the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). We are also well-known for representing global financial institutions and corporations in high-stakes sanctions investigations by OFAC, as well as in parallel civil and criminal enforcement proceedings.
When transactions require review by the Committee on Foreign Investments in the United States (CFIUS), companies benefit from Davis Polk’s mastery of both deal dynamics and national security requirements. Our AML, Sanctions & CFIUS lawyers collaborate with our Mergers & Acquisitions team to develop the most effective approach for each client.