US & EU: Conducting and Evaluating Complex Anti-Corruption Investigations with FCPA and Bribery Act
With the continued heightened enforcement of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the U.K. Bribery Act, it is critical for companies to take anti-corruption compliance programs seriously. Companies should also perform risk assessment to be able to identify and address vulnerabilities with respect to anti-corruption laws.
In a LIVE webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss recent FCPA and U.K. Bribery Act enforcement activities and other key anti-corruption developments. They will also identify common compliance issues and offer advice on developing effective risk assessment and anti-corruption investigations and compliance best practices.
Key topics include:
- The FCPA and the U.K. Bribery Act
- Notable Enforcement Actions and Legal Developments
- Conducting Risk Assessment
- Anti-Corruption Investigations and Compliance
- 2018 Enforcement Trends and Priorities
Stuart Deming, Principal
- OECD Convention intended for there to be collaboration among the parties to the Convention.
- The FCPA and the U.K. Bribery Act / Growing convergence among legal regimes:
- Corporate liability;
- private bribery.
- Implications of FCPA’s internal controls provisions
Michael Huneke, Partner
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
Daniel J. McLaughlin, Counsel
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
- Impact on Conducting Risk Assessments and on Compliance Programs
- Impact on Conducting and Defending and/or Resolving Anti-Corruption Investigations / Overlapping investigations and multilateral resolutions must be assumed.
- Notable Enforcement Actions and Legal Developments / Cite recent cases of potential interest (to be determined)
- 2018 Trends (to date and expected for the rest of the year)
Daniel Del Rio, Attorney
- Legal developments in México: The Mexican National Anti-Corruption System and its interaction with FCPA and UK Bribery Act (could relate to item number 2 of the list).
- Cross border investigations
- Risk assessment and effective anticorruption policies: crucial elements for multinational businesses.
- Socializing anti-corruption culture: the importance of consistency and tone from the top.
- Crisis management: a multidisciplinary approach.
Who Should Attend:
- White Collar Crime Attorneys
- FCPA Securities and Corporate Governance Attorneys
- FCPA Practicing Lawyers
- Regulatory and Policy Managers
- Corporate Counsel
- Legal and Compliance Executives
- Compliance Officers
- General Counsel
- International Counsel
- Multinational Companies
- Top Level Management
- Public and Private Companies
Michael H. Huneke is a partner with significant experience conducting anti-corruption investigations and compliance program reviews. He advises clients in matters involving the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) and the U.K. Bribery Act, corporate governance and compliance, World Bank and other international financial institution matters. Mike performs anti-corruption investigations and due diligence efforts around the globe, including in connection with the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, Serious Fraud Office, World Bank and other multilateral development bank inquiries. This experience includes conducting corporate compliance monitorships and compliance program evaluations. He has assisted U.S., European, and Asian clients in designing, administering, and maintaining anti-corruption, integrity compliance, and corporate governance programs.
Michael H. Huneke is a partner with significant experience conducting anti-corruption investigations and compliance program reviews. He advises clients in …
Daniel represents large multinational clients on a range of issues, including the design and implementation of anti-corruption compliance programs, conducting third-party due diligence reviews, and assessing risks under the FCPA and the UK Bribery act. He has represented clients under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.K. Serious Fraud Office, and other regulators. Daniel has overseen large internal investigations and counseled European clients on responding to allegations of improper behavior and interfacing with international regulators and agencies in Australia, France, Germany, the United States, and the United Kingdom, among others. He has particular experience in the Middle East, having previously lived in Sana’a, Yemen and Cairo, Egypt.
Daniel represents large multinational clients on a range of issues, including the design and implementation of anti-corruption compliance programs, conducting …
Over many years, Stuart H. Deming has represented foreign and domestic clients in a range of business and investigatory matters focusing on the FCPA and related anti-bribery regimes now being enforced in much of the world. An attorney and a CPA, he previously served with the SEC and in various capacities with the U.S. Department of Justice, including as one of the special prosecutors in a highly sensitive investigation of the U.S. Congress. A recognized expert, he has spoken all over the world and is frequently sought out by major law firms and companies for his expertise. Mr. Deming is the author of the newly published by the ABA: Designing Effective Anti-Bribery Compliance Programs: A Practical Guide; Oxford University Press’ Anti-Bribery Laws in Common Law Jurisdictions; the co-author with a leading English barrister of The FCPA and UK Bribery Act: A Ready Reference for Business; and the author of a major best-selling book published by the ABA: The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the New International Norms.
Over many years, Stuart H. Deming has represented foreign and domestic clients in a range of business and investigatory matters …
Senior Partner, head of Basham´s Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Areas, Daniel’s practice focuses on Cross Border Investments. His work includes Corporate, Environmental, Mergers and Acquisitions, Health, Foreign Investment, International Transactions, Real Estate, Associations, Banking and Compliance. He is a member of the management board of the International Bar Association, and director of various companies in Mexico, including Medica Sur.
Senior Partner, head of Basham´s Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Areas, Daniel’s practice focuses on Cross Border Investments. His work …
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About Deming PLLC
DEMING PLLC represents companies, organizations, and individuals in a range of international legal matters, including complying with various foreign and domestic legal regimes associated with the conduct of international business and, in particular, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the UK Bribery Act, Canada’s Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA), and Brazil’s Clean Companies Act. DEMING PLLC has built a reputation for excellence in handling matters related to the FCPA and other anti-bribery regimes. This includes implementing and auditing corporate compliance programs; ensuring the adequacy of internal controls; conducting internal investigations and due diligence; providing advice relative to making disclosures to government officials; and representing clients in Justice Department, SEC, and other investigations. DEMING PLLC regularly provides its specialized expertise to support major foreign and domestic law firms, accounting and consulting firms, and counsel for companies, organizations, and audit committees.
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