Regulatory

"They have strong lawyers who understand the business interests at play and are not just focused on litigation at all costs."

Chambers USA 2016

Regulatory advice and counseling forms the backbone of many of our practices; we regularly counsel clients around the globe on compliance, negotiation and transaction structuring matters. With our understanding of the statutes and regulations that affect businesses today, Baker Botts lawyers help clients identify important regulatory considerations, develop strategies to address regulatory issues and implement strategies to achieve our clients’ business goals.

As a global law firm, we have represented officers, directors and corporations in regulatory matters before various federal and state agencies in the U.S. and internationally. Our counseling experience includes providing advice on matters involving laws and regulatory acts issued by various agencies and jurisdictions, including in the areas of antitrust, anticorruption (FCPA and UKBA), international trade, corporate governance and compliance, energy and climate change, securities regulation and enforcement, environmental permitting, fiduciary operations and investor relations.