Whether facing an SEC subpoena response, a FCPA investigation, a government investigation into global business practices, or a government investigation conducted by regulators outside of the United States, Encompass can guide you through the discovery challenges you will face and represent your interests before regulators and other government agencies.
We understand the aggressive demands regulators make and the need for quick turnaround. Our clients need to make careful, informed decisions regarding investigations and subpoena responses on tight timeframes. We work closely with you to develop defensible discovery strategies and advocate on your behalf with regulators to help right-size efforts to the true needs of the investigation.
As global discovery and review counsel, Encompass represents clients in heavily regulated industries with operations around the world. We have experience conducting large-scale reviews involving hundreds of custodians across multiple countries with diverse, foreign language requirements. Encompass takes time up front to understand your organization, technology infrastructure, data, and culture, so that when a government investigation strikes, we can help you rapidly and defensibly respond.
We have successfully advocated to right-size discovery scope and conduct reviews in a variety of government investigation contexts, including:
- FCPA investigations
- FTC investigations
- Government investigations by regulators inside and outside of the United States
- OIG investigations
- SEC subpoena responses
- State AG and US DOJ investigations
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SEC Subpoena Response
Our client, a global pharmaceutical company, received a subpoena in connection with an SEC investigation into the alleged suspicious trading of securities of another company. Encompass reviewed 2.7 million pages under tight rolling production deadlines to assist our client's case counsel in connection with the subpoena response.
US Government FCPA Subpoena Response
After receiving a U.S. government subpoena in connection with an investigation into activities in multiple countries, our client reached out to Encompass to conduct document review and assist with its response. Under a tight deadline with only 14 days to complete the document review, Encompass reviewed almost 3 million pages to help its client respond to the subpoena while also delivering significant cost savings.
Russian Government Request
A Fortune 200 company with worldwide operations called on Encompass to perform a foreign language document review in response to a Russian government request. Encompass conducted first and second-level document review in less than three weeks for each phase, reviewing almost 1 million pages using contract attorneys fluent in Russian.