Mitigating Bribery Risks with Financial Controls in 2014
Overview:This course offers an overview of the latest trends and best practices with respect to mitigating bribery risks with financial controls this year 2014. A panel of thought leaders and practitioners will help firms better understand bribery risks and offer an in-depth discussion of the need to develop and implement an effective anti-bribery policy.
Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:
- Significance of financial controls in reducing bribery risks
- Tips on how companies can reduce risks of bribery
- Anti-bribery compliance policies and procedures
- Guidelines on how to develop an effective anti-bribery program
- The need for due diligence to avoid/mitigate bribery risks
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- Setting the stage for the topic. Lay of the land, where things stand on enforcement
- Tips on how companies can reduce bribery risks
- Anti-corruption compliance and procedures
- What to do if you detect a problem.
- Survey results on trends and benchmarking in anti-bribery and corruption efforts.
- Internal controls in an anti-bribery and corruption compliance programs
- Transaction testing and monitoring
- Cross border transaction risk assessment practices
- Trends in third party anti-bribery and corruption programs.
- Third party relationship risk assessment strategies
- Employing technological tools to aid in high-volume third party risk assessments
- Third party training and financial codes of conduct
- Partnering with Internal Audit to maintain robust financial controls
- Role of training in bribery detection and prevention
- The next generation of due diligence
Who Should Attend:
- Chief Compliance Officers
- Compliance and Risk Officers
- Risk Analysts & Controllers
- Risk and Compliance Managers
- Risk and Compliance Officers
- Related Finance Executives
- Other Related/Interesyed Professionals
Edward T. Kang is a partner at Alston & Bird LLP’s Government and Investigations Group. He represents companies and individuals in a wide variety of white collar matters, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, health care, and sanctions laws. He regularly counsels clients on FCPA compliance issues, provides anti-corruption training, and conducts internal investigations. He is a former federal prosecutor with the Department of Justice. During his eight years in government, Mr. Kang led numerous investigations and prosecutions of complex fraud and public corruption matters. In 2012, he was awarded the Attorney General’s Distinguished Service Award.
Edward T. Kang is a partner at Alston & Bird LLP’s Government and Investigations Group. He represents companies and individuals …
Gary M. Arrick is a Managing Director with Kroll’s Investigations and Disputes Group based in the New York office where he leads the Financial Investigations and Forensic Accounting Practice. Gary specializes in matters involving complex financial investigations, forensic accounting, litigation consulting, and compliance.
Gary’s experience includes investigations of financial misconduct, flow of funds analysis, reconstruction of financial transactions, quantification of damages, regulatory and compliance, verification of compliance with contractual clauses, and financial reporting matters. He has worked with clients ranging from large multi-nationals to investment funds and individuals. Gary is experienced in both civil and criminal matters and has worked in coordination with counsel, and Board committees as well as various regulatory and enforcement agencies.
Gary M. Arrick is a Managing Director with Kroll’s Investigations and Disputes Group based in the New York office where …
Michael Varnum is a Managing Director with Kroll’s compliance practice based in the firm’s Washington, DC office. At Kroll, Michael’s main focus is on the development of anti-corruption and AML Due Diligence, as well as fraud and financial crimes investigations. Michael has vast experience in risk consulting, fraud investigations and anti-money laundering.
Michael joined the private sector in 2003 after a distinguished career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, by which time he had become internationally recognized as a leader in law enforcement and the intelligence community.
Michael Varnum is a Managing Director with Kroll’s compliance practice based in the firm’s Washington, DC office. At Kroll, Michael’s main focus …
Felicia L. Faragasso is an assistant general counsel and assistant secretary in the corporate legal department of Leidos, Inc., formerly known as Science Applications International Corporation. She also serves as corporate secretary for SAIC’s international subsidiaries. She has practiced in the field of international law for over two decades, first in private practice and then as in house counsel specializing in corporate compliance programs and transactions. She is an active participant in industry trade associations. Ms. Faragasso received her J.D. from the College of William and Mary, and her undergraduate degree from Duke University in public policy and economics.
Felicia L. Faragasso is an assistant general counsel and assistant secretary in the corporate legal department of Leidos, Inc., formerly …
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Method of Presentation:
On-demand Webcast (CLE)
NASBA Field of Study:
Specialized Knowledge and Applications
NY Category of CLE Credit:
2.0 CPE (Not eligible for QAS (On-demand) CPE credits)
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About Alston & Bird LLP
Alston & Bird is a full service national law firm with over 800 attorneys located in 10 different offices. The firm has been ranked on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for 14 consecutive years.
Kroll is the leading global provider of risk solutions. For over 40 years, Kroll has helped clients make confident risk management decisions about people, assets, operations, and security through a wide range of investigations, due diligence and compliance, cyber security, physical and operational security, and data and information management services. Headquartered in New York with more than 55 offices across 26 countries, Kroll has a multidisciplinary team of nearly 2,300 employees and serves a global clientele of law firms, financial institutions, corporations, non-profit institutions, government agencies, and individuals. For more information visit www.kroll.com.
About Leidos, Inc.,
Leidos is a FORTUNE 500® science and technology solutions leader working to address some of the world's toughest challenges in national security, health and engineering. The Company's 22,000 employees support vital missions for our government and the commercial sector, develops innovative solutions to drive better outcomes and defends our Nation's digital and physical infrastructure from 'new world' threats. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $5.77 billion for its fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2014 after giving effect to the spin-off of the company's technical services and information technology business. For more information, visit www.leidos.com.