Global Risk Management: Elements of an Effective, Defensible FCPA Compliance Program to Prevent Bribery and Corruption - Dallas


Co-Sponsored by Haynes and Boone, LLP and Ernst & Young LLP


9/28/2011
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM (CST)
  • Haynes and Boone, LLP
    2323 Victory Avenue, Suite 700
  • Dallas, TX 75219
 

With a sea of changes in the world of anti-bribery - from cooperation, management oversight and audit committee concerns to ever-evolving laws abroad - it is natural to wonder if your compliance program is keeping pace. In this seminar, we will discuss the government’s current expectations and key components for establishing and sustaining an FCPA compliance system that protects you and your company. 

TOPICS:  

Part I: A Legal Update: What You Need to Know About FCPA and Other Anti-Bribery Laws Right Now 

  • A discussion of emerging topics and developments around anti-bribery laws in the U.S. and abroad
  • Actions speak loudly: An overview of recent SEC and DOJ investigations, focusing on the outcomes and a discussion around actions companies can take that may give rise to more favorable resolutions if the government comes calling
  • Looking forward: In establishing or updating a compliance program, key points that should be top of mind for legal, risk, internal audit and business unit leaders

Part II: Monitoring & Detection: Applying Targeted, Anti-Corruption Analytics and Robust Vendor Due Diligence to Your Compliance Program

  • Why fraud detection, particularly around corruption, requires a new approach to monitoring and controls
  • Cutting-edge analytics that detect bribery and corruption payments—these are not your traditional internal audit tests 
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of your third-party due diligence process
  • Text mining: Taking keyword searching to the next level 

SPEAKERS:

Kit Addleman
Partner, White Collar Defense Practice Group
Haynes and Boone, LLP 

Arnold Spencer
Partner, White Collar Defense Practice Group
Haynes and Boone, LLP 

Daniel Torpey
Partner, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services
Ernst & Young LLP

Vincent Walden
Partner, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services
Ernst & Young LLP

This course has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 1.25 credit hours. Approved: CPE Credit (no prerequisite required).

For more information, contact Cari Peretzman at 214.651.5965 or .