Robert Weiner
Senior Director
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Has over 25 years of experience working with law firms and clients on investigations, regulatory compliance and assessment, and risk management
Specializes in securing hard-to-get data from international sources and providing in-depth business intelligence to assist clients operating around the world
Led large-scale criminal and white collar financial investigations involving allegations of employee misconduct, securities fraud, money laundering, kickback schemes and counterfeit goods for Fortune 500 corporations, financial institutions and law fiirms
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Risk-based due diligence is critical to the detection and prevention of corrupt activities, the cornerstone of an effective anti-corruption program, and a key factor taken into consideration by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in declining to pursue FCPA violations.
Robert Weiner is a Senior Director with Alvarez & Marsal's Disputes and Investigations. He specializes in directing multi-country Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) third-party due diligence assignments, as well as conducting enhanced due diligence investigations for financial institutions. Mr. Weiner also has extensive experience developing and implementing anti-corruption policies and procedures consistent with statutory and regulatory requirements.

With more than 25 years of investigative, legal and compliance experience, Mr. Weiner has conducted large-scale forensic due diligence, white collar criminal, security fraud and financial investigations for Fortune 500 corporations, global manufacturing entities, insurance companies and law firms. He has provided litigation support including investigations of claims and defenses, asset identification, intellectual property theft, money laundering and gray and black market counterfeiting.

As a practicing attorney, Mr. Weiner specialized in assisting clients in complying with regulatory requirements and has provided representation in formal legislative and adjudicatory proceedings and enforcement actions before federal and state regulatory agencies. He has also assisted in the development of internal compliance programs to conform to federal regulations, including the FCPA, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Bank Secrecy Act and USA Patriot Act.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Weiner was Managing Director and Regional Counsel at IPSA International, Inc. where he led the firm's Anti-Bribery and Corruption practice. He was responsible for policy and procedures reviews and conducting risk-based third-party investigative due diligence in conformity with the FCPA and the U.K. Bribery Act.

Mr. Weiner recently presented at the AICPA Boardroom on the impact of the FCPA and doing business in India. He has also been a speaker at international compliance events and has written articles with respect to the FCPA and international investigative due diligence. Recent investigations included several high-profile cases in Venezuela, Cuba, Mexico, Brazil, Nigeria and China.

Mr. Weiner earned a bachelor’s degree with distinction from Pace University and a J.D. from Pace University School of Law. He is member of the Association of Corporate Counsel, the International Association of Privacy Professionals, the Connecticut and New York State Bars and the International Bar Association. He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional and spends considerable time analyzing U.S. and international privacy concerns, specifically as it relates to conducting compliance audits and internal investigations and the legal requirements for the transfer of sensitive personal data to and from the U.S., the EU and other international jurisdictions.