Hodgson Russ has assembled a multidisciplinary team of experienced attorneys who provide services in the areas of antitrust, trade regulation, and anticorruption. This team of attorneys advises clients in a range of industries, including retail, metal, manufacturing, chemical, health care, and medical devices.


Our antitrust team is comprised of seasoned corporate attorneys (who are experienced in counseling companies in distribution, joint ventures, other business arrangements, and compliance activities) and trial attorneys (including former prosecutors) who handle matters that can result in serious criminal and civil investigations and litigation for companies and individuals. 

Trade Regulation

Hodgson Russ has a highly experienced, interdisciplinary team of trade regulation attorneys who provide U.S. and foreign-based businesses with a comprehensive array of U.S. legal assistance in the complex arenas of domestic and international trade.

We provide counseling, litigation, agency representation, and arbitration services for Fortune 500 companies, start-up entities, trade associations, national and regional governments, and numerous businesses across a range of industries. Our trade regulation team advises on the U.S. legal implications of the application and implementation of U.S. and international laws, rules, and treaties. We counsel and represent clients in disputes relative to any violations of those laws. Our practice incorporates the skill and experience of attorneys in the areas of antitrust, corporate, intellectual property, international and cross-border, and federal and international tax law.

FCPA and Anticorruption

Hodgson Russ has extensive experience counseling companies with respect to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other international anticorruption laws. Our practice provides representation across a broad range of corporate, governmental, transactional, and administrative matters, including the following:

  • Developing and implementing anticorruption compliance programs for global companies, including drafting compliance policies; conducting training programs for all level of employees, officers, and directors; and providing risk assessment and advice regarding best practices
  • Counseling clients on the FCPA and other anticorruption due diligence issues that may arise in the mergers and acquisitions which involve foreign acquisitions
  • Advising clients on anticorruption compliance issues that may arise from international sales and marketing activities, including assisting in the development of agreements for joint ventures, agents, consultants, and other third-party intermediaries
  • Conducting internal investigations to uncover potential or suspected FCPA violations

Our Experience

  • Antitrust compliance and training programs
  • Criminal antitrust investigations
  • Criminal prosecutions of corporations and individuals
  • Multinational cartel investigations
  • Pricing fixing and market allocation
  • Civil class actions
  • Pricing, price discrimination, and other Robinson-Patman Act issues
  • Refusals to deal and exclusive dealing
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Hart-Scott-Rodino filings and second requests
  • Monopolization and attempted monopolization
  • Counseling regarding privacy concerns and representation in privacy challenges across jurisdictions in the United States and internationally


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