Tom Firestone.

Tom Firestone.

Co-chair, North American Government Enforcement practice

Baker McKenzie

Tom Firestone is Co-chair of the firm’s North American Government Enforcement
practice and is a member of the Firm’s Global Compliance & Investigations Steering
Committee. He represents clients in matters involving anti-corruption and the US
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), internal investigations and transactional due
diligence. Prior to joining the Firm, he spent 14 years at the US Department of Justice.
He worked as an Assistant US Attorney in the Eastern District of New York where he
prosecuted transnational organized crime cases. He also worked as Resident Legal
Adviser and Acting Chief of the Law Enforcement Section at the US Embassy in
Moscow. In the latter capacity, he facilitated US-Russian law enforcement
cooperation, assisted the Russian government in drafting new criminal legislation,
advised the US government on policy issues related to criminal justice in Russia and
twice won the US State Department Superior Honor Award.

Sesión Simultánea 4C: ¿Es finalmente Bancable el negocio de la Marihuana?


El Proyecto de Ley Agrícola y ahora la Ley SAFE sirven para aclarar cualquier confusión con respecto a las operaciones bancarias relacionadas con el negocio de la marihuana (MRBs, por sus siglas en inglés) pero los bancos siguen dudando en hacerlo.