Benjamin Klein is a former international prosecutor who represents clients in complex commercial, regulatory and white collar criminal matters, including cryptocurrency and corruption investigations by the US Department of Justice, the US Securities and Exchange Commission, and other enforcement agencies – both foreign and domestic.
Ben’s experience includes conducting investigations and counseling clients on matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the UK Bribery Act and the False Claims Act. He has performed cross-border investigations, risk assessments and compliance reviews in nearly two dozen countries on practically every continent including Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Ben also routinely performs anti-corruption compliance due diligence for acquisitions, joint ventures, equity investments, and other transactions.
Ben regularly advises clients in a number of industries—including the energy, life sciences and technology sectors—on the development and improvement of corporate compliance programs and has drafted numerous compliance policies, operating procedures and codes of conduct. He also conducts anti-corruption compliance trainings for his clients, including trainings for officers, directors and corporate executives.
Ben is the Editor-in-Chief of DLA’s Global Anticorruption Newsletter and a frequent commentator on topics ranging from crypto regulation to anticorruption enforcement. His writing has been featured in print and digital publications including Law360, the National Law Journal, the New York Law Journal, the Daily Business Review, Yahoo! Finance, Corporate Counsel, and the Journal for Investment Compliance.