Richard N. Dean is a partner in the Washington, DC office of Baker & McKenzie LLP. Mr. Dean specializes in the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and related legislation. He advises on the structuring of foreign investment transactions to comply with U.S. laws; supervises the conduct of internal investigations and audits to determine compliance with laws and regulations and advises senior management and corporate audit committees on the consequences of such investigations and audits. His practice includes representing multinational companies before the US Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the FCPA and related matters. Mr. Dean has conducted investigations into possible FCPA violations in a variety of high risk emerging markets, such as Russia, Ukraine and other CIS countries, West Africa, the Middle East, China, India and Indonesia and has advised multinational companies on structuring transactions with distributors, dealers, joint venture partners and charitable institutions.