John E Davis is a member and coordinator of Washington DC-based Miller & Chevalier’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and international anti-corruption practice group, and he focuses his practice on international regulatory compliance and enforcement issues. He has 25 years of experience advising multinational clients on corruption issues globally. This advice has included compliance with the FCPA and related laws and international treaties, internal investigations related to potential FCPA violations, disclosures to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and US Department of Justice (DOJ), and representations in civil and criminal enforcement proceedings. He has particular experience in addressing corruption issues in West Africa, China, the former Soviet Union, South East Asia and Latin America.
In 2017, Mr Davis was appointed to serve as an independent compliance monitor pursuant to an FCPA disposition following extensive vetting by the DOJ and SEC. This multi-year project is ongoing in 2018.
Mr Davis is a frequent speaker and trainer on FCPA issues and has written various articles and been quoted in media publications ranging from Compliance Week to The Daily Beast to The Wall Street Journal on FCPA compliance and related topics.
Mr Davis has worked extensively with clients in developing and implementing internal compliance and ethics programmes and related internal controls, conducting due diligence on third parties, assessing compliance risks in merger and acquisition contexts, and auditing and evaluating the effectiveness of compliance processes. Additionally, Mr Davis focuses his practice on a range of other issues relating to structuring and regulating international trade and investment transactions.