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Mitigating FCPA Risks in M&A Deals: Practical Compliance Guide

Live Webcast Date: Friday, November 22, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
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Add to Calendar 11/22/2019 12:00 pm 11/22/2019 2:00 pm America/New_York The Knowledge Group Webinar: Mitigating FCPA Risks in M&A Deals: Practical Compliance Guide If you haven’t registered for this event please click here:https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/checkout/?add-to-cart=130840\r\n The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act‎ (FCPA) Corporate Enforcement Policy continues to evolve over the years. The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently released its modifications on the FCPA’s Corporate Enforcement Policy which includes the intensified crackdown on M&A deals. In the new FCPA policy, a successor company who voluntarily discloses its predecessor company’s pre-acquisition FCPA violations will receive “a presumption in favor of a declination to prosecute.” Although the DOJ hasn’t provided parameters for the presumption, the successor company must be able to uncover the misconduct sooner and it shall meet the policy requirements to receive the right to declination. \n \nIn this rapidly changing legal environment, it is essential for companies involved in M&A deals to take necessary due diligence procedures. Counsel to businesses must be proactive in addressing potential FCPA violations. They must also develop strategic actions plans to ensure compliance. \n \nIn a LIVE Webcast, a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will present an in-depth discussion of the latest and fundamental trends and developments in FCPA investigations in M&A transactions. Speakers will dig deeper as they analyze critical issues and offer the latest insights on how to stay compliant in this rapidly changing legal climate. \n \nThis LIVE Webcast will discuss the following: \n \n \n FCPA Investigations in M&A Deals: Trends and Statistics \n M&A Due Diligence Procedures \n Red Flags \n Risk Mitigation Techniques \n Best Compliance Strategies \n 2020 Outlook \n \n https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/mitigating-fcpa-risks-in-ma/

Online CLE M&A Deals

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act‎ (FCPA) Corporate Enforcement Policy continues to evolve over the years. The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently released its modifications on the FCPA’s Corporate Enforcement Policy which includes the intensified crackdown on M&A deals. In the new FCPA policy, a successor company who voluntarily discloses its predecessor company’s pre-acquisition FCPA violations will receive “a presumption in favor of a declination to prosecute.” Although the DOJ hasn’t provided parameters for the presumption, the successor company must be able to uncover the misconduct sooner and it shall meet the policy requirements to receive the right to declination.

In this rapidly changing legal environment, it is essential for companies involved in M&A deals to take necessary due diligence procedures. Counsel to businesses must be proactive in addressing potential FCPA violations. They must also develop strategic actions plans to ensure compliance.

In a LIVE Webcast, a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will present an in-depth discussion of the latest and fundamental trends and developments in FCPA investigations in M&A transactions. Speakers will dig deeper as they analyze critical issues and offer the latest insights on how to stay compliant in this rapidly changing legal climate.

This LIVE Webcast will discuss the following:

  • FCPA Investigations in M&A Deals: Trends and Statistics
  • M&A Due Diligence Procedures
  • Red Flags
  • Risk Mitigation Techniques
  • Best Compliance Strategies
  • 2020 Outlook

Agenda

Jennifer Riddle, Of Counsel
Paul Hastings LLP

Who Should Attend

  • FCPA Lawyers
  • M&A Lawyers and Consultants
  • Legal and Compliance Executives
  • Corporate Lawyers
  • Top Level Executives

Online CLE M&A Deals

Jennifer Riddle, Of Counsel
Paul Hastings LLP

Online CLE M&A Deals

Online CLE M&A Deals

Jennifer RiddleOf CounselPaul Hastings LLP

Jennifer D. Riddle is of counsel in the Litigation practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Her practice focuses on compliance with and disputes relating to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) and other international anti-corruption laws.

Ms. Riddle conducts internal investigations on behalf of senior management, boards of directors, and audit committees with respect to the FCPA, international anti-corruption laws, fraud, and kickbacks. She has acted as the senior associate leading investigations in Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.

Prior to joining Paul Hastings, Ms. Riddle advised clients on compliance with U.S. securities laws and regulations, conducted internal investigations relating to suspected infractions of U.S. securities laws, and coordinated all phases of discovery in complex litigation cases.

Online CLE M&A Deals

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   Live Webcast

Prerequisite:
   General knowledge of corporate law

Course Code:
   148249

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credits:
    2.0 CLE

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The Knowledge Group

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About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

Jennifer D. Riddle is of counsel in the Litigation practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Her practice focuses on compliance with and disputes relating to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) and other international anti-corruption laws.

Ms. Riddle conducts internal investigations on behalf of senior management, boards of directors, and audit committees with respect to the FCPA, international anti-corruption laws, fraud, and kickbacks. She has acted as the senior associate leading investigations in Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.

Prior to joining Paul Hastings, Ms. Riddle advised clients on compliance with U.S. securities laws and regulations, conducted internal investigations relating to suspected infractions of U.S. securities laws, and coordinated all phases of discovery in complex litigation cases.

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