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Charles Weir serves as head of McDermott’s Los Angeles Litigation Practice Group. Charles has extensive experience in all aspects of complex business litigation. Charles also has assisted numerous clients in connection with internal compliance programs and government investigations, with a particular emphasis on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) matters. Read Charles Weir's full bio.

The Yates Memo has many landscape-changing implications for corporate investigations, including the need for enhanced Upjohn warnings and the potential suppression of joint-defense agreements between corporations and their constituents (officers, directors, employees, shareholders). This new terrain exists because in order to receive cooperation credit from the government, companies must investigate and disclose all facts about

The Yates Memo has many landscape-changing implications for corporate investigations, including the need for enhanced Upjohn warnings and the potential suppression of joint-defense agreements between corporations and their constituents (officers, directors, employees, shareholders). This new terrain exists because in order to receive cooperation credit from the government, companies must investigate and disclose all facts about