Mohammed T. Farooqui

Mohammed T. Farooqui ArentFoxSchiff
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Professional Biography

Mohammed has conducted internal and external investigations to assess compliance with federal and state laws, advised companies on adopting strategies to ensure compliance with anti-bribery and anti-corruption laws and regulations, and defended companies and individuals in actions brought by the DOJ and SEC. 

His experience includes leading a team of ArentFox Schiff attorneys tasked with reviewing the practices and procedures of one of the largest law enforcement agencies in the United States. Mohammed's regulatory enforcement experience includes serving as a core member of a team appointed by the New York State Department of Financial Services to investigate and monitor one of the world’s largest corporate and investment banks, where he worked on assessing the bank’s compliance with sanctions and anti-money laundering regulations.  In connection with this investigation, Mohammed assisted in the drafting of a final report for the New York State Department of Financial Services, which provided assessments of the bank’s compliance program and recommendations for improvement.

Mohammed has represented clients in various actions brought by the DOJ, SEC, and other prosecutorial agencies.  His experience includes defending clients accused of violating campaign finance laws, committing honest services fraud, and committing securities violations.  He has also assisted clients dealing with legal issues relating to cryptocurrency, including successfully defending a client alleged to have laundered millions of dollars in Bitcoin earned through illicit sales on a black market website. 

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