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Matthew Lapin

Matthew Lapin

Attorney at Law

Washington
District of Columbia
Licensed in
DC
Washington College of Law, American
University
5.0 5
Clear Communication
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About
Matt provides corporate compliance legal advice and consulting services to range of clients from Fortune 100 to start-ups, including the telecommunications, life sciences, aerospace and defense industries. Matt’s practice includes counsel on anti-corruption, anti-fraud, export controls, sanctions, ethics and corporate investigations issues. He has extensive experience as an attorney and consultant assisting companies providing due diligence, audit, investigation and training to employees and management across multiple jurisdictions including Europe, Russia/CIS, the Middle East, and Latin America.
19
Years
experience

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Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"We hired Matt to help run our Export Compliance Program while we were short staffed. He brought with him an excellent knowledge of the export regulations and a customer friendly approach to compliance. I enjoyed working with Matt and hope to do so again someday."

Export controls and economic sanctions program management
Posted on Apr 10, 2018
Clear Communication
Response Time
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Meets Deadlines

"We hired Matt to develop our FCPA and anti-corruption policies and procedures for our U.S. entity and its Russian subsidiary. This included a training program for our international sales team and management. Matt also provided ad hoc advice on economic sanctions and export control requirements. He is very knowledgeable in these areas, offered pragmatic advice and is a pleasure to work with."

Anti-corruption and export controls compliance program development
Posted on Apr 10, 2018

Work History

Axiom

Counsel

Mar 2009 - Present

Provide day-to-day counsel, program development and investigations support on export control classification, economic sanctions, M&A due diligence, FCPA, anti-boycott, and customs laws and other ethics & compliance matters.

Mar 2009 - Present

Compliance Source International

Director

Jun 2008 - Present

Advise clients on a range of corporate compliance issues including export controls (EAR, ITAR and OFAC) program management, review, audit and training; customs compliance (classification, valuation and country of origin determinations); and anti-fraud and FCPA compliance assessment and program development.

Jun 2008 - Present

Lawyers Without Borders

Pro Bono Special Counsel

Jun 2007 - Jun 2008

Assisted in developing new rule of law and anti-corruption projects and acted as an independent trial monitor in the Supreme Court of Namibia. Also conducted interviews with Namibian officials, prepared reports for World Bank global business environment surveys, and assisted LWOB in preparation and presentation of grant proposals for corporate and official donors.

Jun 2007 - Jun 2008

The Linde Group

Counsel for Global Trade

May 2005 - May 2007

Developed, implemented and managed a global trade compliance program; trained officers and employees in the U.S., Netherlands, U.K., Germany, Korea, and Taiwan; handled internal investigations and disclosures to the U.S. Department of Commerce; provided counsel regarding the Code of Conduct, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance, and competition law.

May 2005 - May 2007

Export Import Bank of the United States

Administrative Counsel

Mar 2000 - Apr 2005

Advised on ethics, government contracts, appropriations, and information and privacy laws; conducted internal investigations and coordination with the Department of Justice regarding a number of high profile Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, False Claims Act, and other cross-border corporate fraud cases; provided counsel on governance policies and board and audit committee controls.

Mar 2000 - Apr 2005

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