Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Enforcement: Recent Trends and Outlook for the Future
Overview:FCPA enforcement has been declared a top priority by the U.S. Department of Juctice and the Securities and Exchange Commision. FCPA prosecutions have generated much attention to the need for stringent compliance and due diligence procedures. In this Knowledge Group FCPA webcast, distinguished professionals will help you understand the most critical issues which will include:
- Greater cooperation among regulators and prosecutors from other countries. Several countries have brought their own corruption charges that are connected to FCPA actions brought by US authorities.
- Greater focus on pursuing individuals.
- Effective corporate compliance procedures.
- Internal investigations conducted by outside counsel and forensic auditors.
- SEC prosecutions using the FCPA’s accounting provisions (false books and records, and failing to maintain adequate systems of internal controls), without charging violations of the anti-bribery provisions of the FCPA.
- The legal minefield of doing business with state-owned enterprises given US prosecutors’ claims that employees of such enterprises are “foreign officials” under the FCPA.
Who Should Attend:
- International Counsel
- Trade Counsel
- Compliance Officers
- Ethics Officers
- Foreign Subsidiary Directors
- Internal Auditors
- International Contract Managers
Charles Cain is an Assistant Director in the Division of Enforcement of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and a member of the recently formed FCPA unit. During his tenure with the SEC, he has been responsible for numerous significant investigations and cases across a broad range of areas, including financial fraud, insider trading, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, offering fraud, market manipulation, prime bank fraud, and broker dealer practices. Before joining the SEC in 1999, he worked in private practice focusing on complex civil litigation.
Charles Cain is an Assistant Director in the Division of Enforcement of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and a …
Eugene Goldman is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm's Washington, D.C. office. He is a senior member of the Firm's White-Collar and Securities Defense practice group. Eugene represents domestic and international clients before the SEC in financial fraud, false disclosure, insider trading and other securities enforcement proceedings. Eugene also represents clients in shareholder litigation and FCPA and other internal investigations. He previously served as senior counsel in the SEC's Division of Enforcement and law clerk to the Honorable Stanley Sporkin of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Eugene Goldman is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the …
Mr. Desing is a Director in the KPMG LLP Forensic Practice. He has over 28 years of experience as a Special Agent with the FBI and as a public accountant. Mr. Desing has broad experience conducting domestic and international financial investigations, including violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). He is a specialist in fraud and misconduct investigations. In addition to investigating FCPA matters, Mr. Desing was the Program Manager for the FBI’s Washington Field Office FCPA Program. As an instructor at the FBI’s Training Academy, Mr. Desing provided instruction to federal, state and international law enforcement on a variety of matters including money laundering, public corruption, terrorism financing, health care fraud, securities fraud, financial institution fraud, and other economic crimes.
Mr. Desing is a Director in the KPMG LLP Forensic Practice. He has over 28 years of experience as a …
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