Henry Klehm's practice focuses on regulatory examinations, investigations, enforcement actions, and other proceedings with United States and foreign regulators and on corporate governance matters. Henry also counsels boards, corporations, and financial institutions on internal investigations, crisis management, and effective compliance and ethics programs.
Henry recently represented financial institutions and senior corporate officers in government investigations involving the trading of CDOs and CDSs, insider trading, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and money laundering. In addition to global banks, he represents senior financial and risk officers in investigations related to accounting for contingencies, fair value, and related disclosure matters.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Henry was the global head of compliance for Deutsche Bank, AG. From 1999 until 2002, he was the deputy general counsel and the senior regulatory lawyer for Prudential Financial. Before joining Prudential, he was with the Enforcement Division of the Securities and Exchange Commission for 10 years, serving as head of the enforcement section for the northeastern United States for five years. At the SEC, Henry investigated, litigated, and supervised more than 500 enforcement actions including insider trading, financial frauds, Ponzi schemes, rogue traders, market manipulations, investment company, and advisor matters.
Since 2006, Henry has served as an independent director and chair of the audit committee of RenaissanceRe Holdings, Ltd., a NYSE-listed catastrophe reinsurance firm.
Henry frequently lectures on financial services regulatory issues and corporate governance and provides training for public company directors on duties and liabilities.