Anti-Corruption Compliance and Enforcement: Key Developments in 2016 & Beyond
The heightened domestic crusades against corruption imply a clear message: aggressive enforcement actions across borders is on the horizon. Increased parallel enforcement actions are also expected to take place engaging multiple jurisdictions against multinational entities. In this light, enforcement authorities are encouraging companies to closely monitor the effectiveness of their policies and procedures and ramp up their compliance strategies to mitigate future legal risks and challenges.
In a two-hour LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders, professionals and practitioners brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of the fundamentals as well as recent regulatory developments relating to Anti-Corruption Compliance and Enforcement. Speakers will also present their expert thoughts and opinions on how to establish and maintain an effective and efficient anti-corruption enforcement program.
Key topics include:
- Anti-Corruption Enforcement - An Overview
- Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
- Compliance Requirements
- Recent Trends in Anti-Corruption Enforcement
- Key Risk Areas
- Impacts and Implications of Anti-Corruption Enforcement
- The New Anti-Corruption Squad
- Up-to-the-minute Regulatory Developments
Jacques Semmelman, Partner
Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP
- Not just cash – broad reaches of FCPA
- Charitable contribution cases
John F Wood, Partner
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
- Individuals beware – U.S government efforts in individual prosecutions
- Telling on yourself – self disclosure
Andrew B. Spalding, Assistant Professor of Law
University of Richmond School of Law
- several high-profile enforcement actions
- what the precedents they are or are not setting (FIFA, Wal-Mart, and JP Morgan – covered by Jacques)
Nina Gross, Managing Director
- International Arbitration – corruption and bribery charges, creeping into other areas of dispute
Who Should Attend:
- Compliance Officers
- Corporate Counsel
- Ethics Officers
- Forensic Auditors
- International Counsel
- Other related/interested Professionals and Organizations
Professor Andy Spalding teaches and writes in the area of international anti-corruption law. He is Senior Editor of the FCPA Blog and an instructor at the U.N.-sponsored International Anti-Corruption Academy in Vienna, Austria. His scholarship has appeared in the UCLA Law Review, Washington University Law Review, and many other academic venues, and has been covered by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Economist, Atlantic, Forbes, and National Public Radio. Professor Spalding was previously a Fulbright Senior Research Scholar in Mumbai, India, traveling across India and into Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Thailand, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates to conduct research and lecture at law and business schools. He has also taught intensive short courses on international business transactions and other legal topics to practicing lawyers in Beijing, China through the Beijing Lawyers Association. Professor Spalding has a Ph.D. in Political Science and has served as a lecturer, panelist, or invited keynote speaker at over two dozen conferences and meetings on international business and anti-corruption law topics.
Professor Andy Spalding teaches and writes in the area of international anti-corruption law. He is Senior Editor of the FCPA …
John F. Wood is a partner in Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP’s Washington, D.C. office. He is chairman of the firm’s Defense Industry Practice Group and focuses his practice on providing compliance program-related advice to corporations and conducting internal corporate investigations. Prior to joining Hughes Hubbard, John served as United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, the chief federal law enforcement official for that district.
John F. Wood is a partner in Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP’s Washington, D.C. office. He is chairman of the …
Nina Gross leads BDO’s Global Forensics practice in Washington, D.C., having 30 years of forensic accounting, investigation and consulting experience working with multinational organizations and their counsel. She has significant experience assisting clients in responding to sensitive investigative matters, as well as advising organizations on compliance, due diligence and anti-corruption programs designed to deter and prevent the recurrence of fraud. Ms. Gross has developed internal anti-corruption and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance programs and has led numerous international investigations related to alleged violations of the FCPA and conducted third party due diligence. Ms. Gross also advises clients on asset management and securities enforcement matters.
Nina Gross leads BDO’s Global Forensics practice in Washington, D.C., having 30 years of forensic accounting, investigation and consulting experience working with …
Jacques Semmelman is a partner in the litigation department at Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP. He heads Curtis’s Compliance Committee and practice group, and regularly advises clients on compliance with international sanctions laws (including OFAC) and anti-corruption laws (including the FCPA). A former Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of New York, Mr. Semmelman has over thirty years of experience handling a wide range of criminal and civil cases, including the defense of government investigations and enforcement proceedings. He has particular expertise in criminal matters with an international aspect, and is regarded as a leading authority on international extradition. Mr. Semmelman has an undergraduate engineering degree from Columbia, and a JD and PhD (applied mathematics) from Harvard.
Jacques Semmelman is a partner in the litigation department at Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP. He heads Curtis’s Compliance …
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