Goodwin Procter partner Michael R. Bromwich has been appointed external antitrust compliance monitor for Apple, with responsibility for reviewing and assessing the company’s antitrust policies, procedures, and training. The two-year appointment was made by United States District Judge Denise Cote.
Bromwich is also the founder and Managing Principal of The Bromwich Group, an independent consulting organization. The Bromwich Group will be responsible for the Apple monitoring assignment.
“I am deeply honored to have been selected by the court to serve as the monitor in this matter,” said Bromwich in a statement.
Bromwich, a litigation partner in Goodwin Procter’s Washington, D.C. and New York offices, is a member of the firm’s Securities Litigation & White Collar Defense Group. He specializes in internal investigations, compliance and monitoring, and has led major internal investigations for companies, audit committees, special committees and special litigation committees. Bromwich also represents institutional and individual clients in white collar and regulatory investigations, and provides compliance and monitoring services to companies, as well as to state and local governments.
Previously, Bromwich was a federal prosecutor, a special prosecutor, an inspector general, and, from June 2010 through the end of 2011, the country’s top offshore drilling regulator following the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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