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Seyfarth’s Andrew S. Boutros to Serve on the Board of the International Association of Independent Corporate Monitors

02/24/2017

Seyfarth Shaw LLP partner Andrew S. Boutros, the firm’s National Co-Chair of the White Collar, Internal Investigations, and False Claims Act Team, will serve on the Board of the new International Association of Independent Corporate Monitors (IAICM) organization. 

IAICM is a 501(C)(6) Not for Profit Membership Organization dedicated to educating the public on the topic of Independent Corporate Monitors (“Monitors”) and advancing the use of and quality of service of those individuals serving or seeking to serve as Monitors. The purposes of IAICM are to promote and improve the professional practice of Corporate Monitoring; to be a recognized thought-leader in the field of Corporate Monitoring; to make available information on Corporate Monitoring to the public; and to provide high-quality, relevant information, resources and training to professionals and others practicing in the area of Corporate Monitoring. Notably, IAICM will serve as an invaluable resource where government agencies, oversight organizations, in-house counsels, and others can find a list of prospective candidates for Corporate Monitorships. You can learn more about IAICM here

“I am honored to have been asked to serve on IAICM’s Board,” said Board Member, Andrew S. Boutros.  “Corporate Monitors are playing an increasingly important role in the compliance and remediation arenas--especially for those organizations emerging out of enforcement actions and other government resolutions.  It is a privilege to help lead and direct IAICM’s launch and growth in this vitally important area.  I look forward to continuing to work closely with my distinguished colleagues who are also serving on this Board.”

Boutros is a distinguished trial attorney, accomplished litigator, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) pioneer, Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School, voting Member of the ABA Criminal Justice Section Council, Co-Founder and National Co-Chair of the ABA’s Global Anti-Corruption Committee, board member to various professional and legal organizations, and former law clerk on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. A decorated former federal financial fraud prosecutor, Boutros now represents clients in their most sensitive and important white collar matters; internal investigations, including those arising under the FCPA and other anti-corruption laws; and complex litigations. He also provides strategic counseling and advice to clients in a variety of industries and conducts comprehensive compliance audits, including in the areas of corporate social responsibility, country of origin matters, and supply chain integrity. 

Seyfarth’s White Collar, Internal Investigations, and False Claims Team represents companies and individuals in all varieties of white collar matters, government enforcement defenses, trials, internal investigations, and complex litigations, including matters involving fraud, embezzlement, the FCPA, insider trading, other securities violations, healthcare violations, antitrust actions, trade fraud, customs fraud, country-of-origin violations, trade secret theft, environmental crimes, and the False Claims Act, among others.