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"The 'fantastic' Peter Spivack of Hogan Lovells US LLP maintains a well-respected anti-corruption practice offering counsel and representation to a wide range of multinational clients. He is experienced in handling investigations before both the DOJ and the SEC."
Peter Spivack is one of the most experienced members of the Investigations, White Collar and Fraud practice area and served as the global co-leader of the practice for six years. His experience in the criminal arena includes antitrust, environmental, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), government contract, and health care matters. According to Chambers and Partners, where he is ranked in both the White Collar and FCPA practice areas, clients call him "fantastic" and say that he "is very insightful and a very good communicator."
Peter has three decades of experience working with multijurisdictional investigation. He has represented companies and individuals in investigations brought by multilateral institutions such as the World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank. Peter also has considerable experience in representing entities and individuals in criminal and civil enforcement matters involving health care, government contracts, competition, and antitrust issues.
Previously, Peter was a federal prosecutor focusing on the investigation and prosecution of complex white collar criminal matters involving corporations and individuals. Most of his investigations involved parallel enforcement actions by federal and state agencies, including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as parallel federal and state civil litigation. Peter received an award from the U.S. Attorney General for superior performance as an Assistant U.S. Attorney.
Peter clerked for the Honorable William D. Keller of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and for the Honorable Arthur Alarcon of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Peter frequently writes and speaks on federal criminal issues. Peter plays an active role in the bar, currently serving as a Co-chair of the Health Care Fraud Subcommittee for the ABA White Collar Crime Committee and as a past Co-chair of the Criminal Law and Individual Rights Committee for the D.C. Bar.
Counsel to the world's leading business information company in a voluntary disclosure to the SEC and DOJ, achieving the first declination under the FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy.
Counsel to a major developer of retail centers in an FCPA investigation in Mexico.
Counsel to a concert and exhibition promotion company in an FCPA investigation in Egypt.
Counsel to one of the world's largest electric utility companies in an FCPA and anti-corruption investigation in Brazil and the United States.
Counsel to a Spanish construction company in an investigation of corruption allegations by the World Bank.
Counsel to a French electrical utility equipment manufacturer in an investigation of corruption allegations by the World Bank.
Counsel to a publicly traded orthopedic implant manufacturer in an FCPA investigation in Mexico and follow-on RICO litigation in the United States.
Counsel to a publicly traded consumer products company in an FCPA investigation in Greece.
Counsel to a Korean engineering company in a World Bank investigation and negotiated resolution.
Counsel to the world's tenth largest electric utility in the Lava Jato investigation in Brazil; obtained a declination from DOJ and a US$2.5 million resolution from the SEC.
Counsel to a leading telecommunications equipment manufacturer in a voluntary disclosure of commercial bribery in the Philippines; achieved a double declination from the SEC and DOJ.
Counsel to a leading business software manufacturer in a voluntary disclosure of alleged bribery in Turkey; achieved a double declination from the SEC and DOJ.
Counsel to a publicly traded industrial equipment manufacturer regarding alleged improper payments to customs and importation officials in Poland, Russia, and Ukraine.
Counsel to one of the world's leading aerospace companies in a voluntary disclosure to DOJ of alleged improper payments to obtain high-speed railway contracts in China.
Counsel to a Mexican state-owned oil and gas company in a voluntary disclosure to the SEC and DOJ.
- J.D., University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, Order of the Coif, 1988
- B.A., Stanford University, 1984
- District of Columbia
- U.S. Court of International Trade
- U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Central District of California
- U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
- Co-chair, White Collar Crime Committee, D.C. Region for the American Bar Association, 2005-2008
- Co-chair, White Collar Crime Committee, Health Care Fraud Subcommittee for the American Bar Association, 2008-2013
- Member, American Bar Association
- Member, Criminal Justice Act Criminal Appeals Panel, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals
- Member, White Collar Crime Subcommittee, American Bar Association
- Steering Committee, D.C. Bar Committee on Criminal Law and Individual Rights, 2002-2005