Cross-Border Internal Investigations: Trends, Developments and Updates in 2019
Conducting cross-border internal investigations are often complicated and tricky because of international impediments. Multinational corporations need to be compliant with the regulations and laws to avoid risks of violations. Therefore, it is of paramount importance that counsel to businesses is well-versed with the recent developments in this field of law. As new regulations and laws continue to take effect globally, challenges in managing cross-border investigations in 2019 are expected to increase.
In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of the significant legal and regulatory developments affecting cross-border internal investigations. Speakers will also offer best practices in mitigating legal pitfalls and risks to ensure compliance with applicable laws.
Key topics include:
- Cross-Border Internal Investigations – Recent Enforcement Trends
- Significant Regulatory and Legislative Updates
- Recent FCPA Enforcement Cases
- Local Laws and Cultural Sensitivity Issues
- Key Considerations and Challenges in 2019
- Best Compliance Practices
James Sutton, Consultant
McGovern & Greene
- Cross-Border Internal Investigations – Recent Enforcement trends.
- Significant Regulatory and Legislative Updates and a review of evolving jurisprudence in Mexico considering the election of Andrés Manuel López Obrador, a Populist who assumed office on December 1, 2018.
- A review of Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in Mexico considering the high levels of public and official corruption in-country.
- Mexican Laws and Cultural Sensitivity Issues
- Mexico 2019: Considerations and Challenges
- Best Compliance Practices for internal investigations in Mexico
Donald C. Dowling, Shareholder
Littler Mendelson P.C.
- Walk through of an internal investigation from the USA perspective and a big picture overview of the whole process
Who Should Attend:
- In-House Lawyers
- International Arbitration Lawyers
- Internal Investigations Officers
- Corporate Counsel
- Private Companies
- Attorneys General
- Risk and Compliance Officers
- Arbitrators and Mediators
- Legal Executives
- Other Interested/Related Professionals
James R. Sutton MA, Public Policy Analysis, has three decades of worldwide experience in law enforcement, public safety, and national security matters. He served as a Special Agent of the FBI and a Research Intelligence Analyst for the U.S. Department of Justice (Immigration and Naturalization Service – prior to and after September 11, 2001). He deployed to Iraq (2005) and Afghanistan (2011) in support of U.S. Armed Forces. From 2006 to 2009 he was the Director of the Highway Information Sharing and Analyses Center (Highway-ISAC) at the TSOC (Transportation Security Operations Center in Herndon, VA.) His current research is focused on transnational organized crime, official corruption, human trafficking, disappearances’ and internally displaced populations.
Mr. Sutton is currently the founder and managing director of the North American Intelligence Exchange, a company that continuously monitors, documents cross-border criminal trends, with a focus on violence against women.
James R. Sutton MA, Public Policy Analysis, has three decades of worldwide experience in law enforcement, public safety, and national …
Donald C. Dowling has extensive experience advising U.S.-based companies on outbound international labor and employment laws. Don provides counsel on a wide variety of global employment law matters, including codes of conduct and HR policies that guide operations in multiple jurisdictions, international compensation and benefits issues, whistleblower hotlines, and cross-border internal investigations and HR compliance audits. He regularly advises clients on employment matters that arise with international restructurings, reductions in force, mergers, acquisitions, and outsourcing. Additionally, Don helps clients properly engage independent contractors overseas, manage expatriate programs, and develop employment agreements and employee handbooks.
Earlier in his career, Don served as in-house international employment counsel for a Fortune 500 company in Paris and as an employment law consultant for a global consulting firm. He has delivered hundreds of presentations on international employment law issues in English and Spanish in countries around the world, and regularly publishes articles and teaches courses on a variety of global employment law topics.
Donald C. Dowling has extensive experience advising U.S.-based companies on outbound international labor and employment laws. Don provides counsel on …
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Basic knowledge of internal investigation
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