Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Webinar
March 11, 2014 - Palo Alto CA US
In this Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) webinar training understand the prohibited and exempted actions as per FCAP act, how to find the non compliance issues and how to implement FCPA compliance policies and procedures in your organization. Why Should You Attend: Companies that sell products and services internationally must understand the actions that can lead to prosecution under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Attention to be given to the fact that the federal government has become more active on the FCPA enforcement front and a number of senior executives have faced fines, loss of their jobs and reputation and suspended jail sentences. But simple preventative measures can avoid large civil fines and even prison terms for company directors, officers and employees. Attend this FCPA webinar to understand what actions are prohibited and what are exempted from FCPA act, how to avoid becoming the object of a governmental enforcement investigation and understanding the pitfalls of the 2010 U.K. Bribery Act. Areas Covered in the Seminar: -Prohibited actions and penalties under the FCPA. -You can be held liable for the actions of foreign subsidiaries, suppliers, or rogue employees. -Actions that are exempt from FCPA prosecution by the Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission. -Lessons learned from recent FCPA cases Writing, implementing and assessing FCPA compliance policies and procedures. -Red flags that could indicate non-compliance. -Advice for training staff, both within and outside the U.S. -Internal investigations—when to conduct one, who should conduct it, and what to do if you find evidence of non-compliance. -Issues that can arise during employee interviews and collection of electronic records. Who Will Benefit: -Compliance officers -Executive management -General/corporate counsel -Regulatory/legislative affairs professionals -Risk management specialists -Sales/marketing personnel -Training personnel -Outside attorneys -Finance staff/auditors -Consultants -International business operations Instructor Profile: Jon Groetzinger, is a Visiting Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio. He teaches courses in International Business Transactions, International Trade and Development, Business Associations and Doing Business in the U.S. Before becoming a full-time faculty member, Professor Groetzinger had almost 30 years of international business practice experience, including representing one of the country’s largest corporations before a U.S. Congressional subcommittee against allegations of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations.