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Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Compliance

The Federal Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) prohibits a U.S. company or person from bribing foreign government officials to obtain a business advantage. Along with this seemingly simple restriction comes accounting and record keeping requirements with which companies must comply. The FCPA requires the implementation of a compliance program which addresses FCPA concerns and establishes an FCPA corporate policy. This webinar covers the basics of the FCPA, including an introduction to the regulators, both the SEC and DOJ, and recent communications to the public regarding the FCPA from these regulatory bodies. The standards for a compliance program review is analyzed, including what makes a program current and effective as well as how often the program requires review. The role of a compliance coordinator is discussed, as is record keeping, training, and retaliation. Finally, meals and entertainment, gifts, travel, charitable contributions, and hiring are all discussed with reference to recent government actions and legal decisions.

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Webinar Faculty

Moderator:

Rafael X. Zahralddin-Aravena
Rafael X. Zahralddin-Aravena

Rafael X. Zahralddin-Aravena is a skilled business lawyer and litigator with significant experience advising clients in corporate and commercial litigation, insolvency, distressed M&A, compliance, corporate law and entity formation, corporate… Read More

Panelists:

Corey Lee
Corey Lee

Corey is a partner in the Miami office of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP. Corey has experience conducting internal investigations, including investigations related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), theft… Read More

Guillermo Christensen
Guillermo Christensen

Guillermo Christensen is a partner in the DC and New York offices of Ice Miller LLP and practices in the White Collar and Data Security and Privacy groups.  Mr. Christensen… Read More

Jonathan Stemerman
Jonathan Stemerman

Jonathan M. Stemerman is a Shareholder in Elliott Greenleaf's Wilmington office. He concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate litigation, complex commercial litigation, bankruptcy litigation and class action litigation.… Read More

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