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Freeman Freeman & Smiley Hosts Lawrope’s Annual Conference

Freeman Freeman & Smiley LLP (FFS) recently hosted 27 delegates at the annual conference for Lawrope, a multinational organization covering Europe, North and Central America, Latin America and PR China.  With 17 member law firms, FFS is just one of two U.S. members.   As part of the conference, FFS Partner, Eduardo A.G. Bolt, co-presented, “Enforcement of U.S. Anti-Corruption Laws Around the World” with Ben Curtis, Assistant Chief – Criminal Fraud Section, DOJ; Jacob Frankel, Partner, Securities Enforcement, White Collar Crime and Government Investigations, Shulman Rogers (Washington, D.C.); and Omid Yazdi, Partner, KPMG’s Forensic Advisory Services Practice (L.A.).

“We were pleased to host Lawrope for its first annual conference outside of Europe,” said Bruce Smiley, co-founder of the firm.  “Our highly professional working relationships with the other members of this organization located throughout the world allows us to better serve our clients’ global needs.”

Founded in 1991, Lawrope is a close network of international law firms serving the legal requirements of businesses working across borders.  For more information, please visit