Day 1 - Wednesday, April 19, 2017

8:45
Opening Remarks and Introductions
9:00
FCPA Disclosures: Balancing Multi-Jurisdictional Enforcement Risks with the Benefit of Full U.S. Cooperation Credit

  • Revisiting your approach to disclosures in the wake of recent global enforcement developments: The most important factors that should drive disclosure
  • How to assess the impact of U.S. disclosures on foreign corruption investigations
  • When a U.S. disclosure can now be used against you by a foreign government
  • Is it possible to gain full U.S. cooperation credit while truly mitigating global enforcement risks?

9:45
Decision-Making amid a Government Investigation, Inquiry or Whistleblower Report: When and How Executives are Assembling Their Teams, Allocating Resources and Working with Outside Counsel

  • Revisiting your approach to disclosures in the wake of recent global enforcement developments: The most important factors that should drive disclosure
  • How to assess the impact of U.S. disclosures on foreign corruption investigations
  • When a U.S. disclosure can now be used against you by a foreign government
  • Is it possible to gain full U.S. cooperation credit while truly mitigating global enforcement risks?

10:30
Networking Break
10:45
Global Advisory Board Panel – Corporate Governance: When and How to Present an FCPA Issue to the Board

  • Which elements of effective anti-corruption compliance programs need more Board involvement and attention
  • Determining the appropriate level of communication with the Board
  • Concrete examples of how to secure buy-in
  • What recent cases reveal about the SEC’s expectations for the Board of Directors to instill and communicate a culture of compliance
  • How legal and compliance can continue to be heard as their organizations pursue new opportunities in high risk markets amid increased competition and challenges

11:30
Resource Allocation for FCPA Compliance: How Organizations are Sustaining FCPA Compliance on a Budget

Faculty and audience members will discuss how they have successfully implemented and monitored core components of an effective global compliance program. Topics will include:

  • Third party/vendor oversight
  • Employee training and accountability
  • Screening
  • Due Diligence and Monitoring
  • Data Analytics/Automation
  • Risk Assessments

12:30
Networking Luncheon
1:15
Benchmarking Session: Comparing and Contrasting Effective Reporting Structures

This unique, interactive session will delve into real-life reporting structures that have/have not been successful in fostering accountability and sustaining an organization-wide culture of compliance. The discussion will also focus on common mistakes when establishing reporting structures and how to determine whether or not to make changes.

2:15
Interactive Discussion – ISO 37001: To Implement or Not?
3:00
Networking Break
3:15
Paper vs. Practice: How to Know if Your Third Party Due Diligence and Monitoring is Truly Mitigating Risk and Supporting Your Overall Business

  • Successes in implementing a model that stratifies risk based on third parties-and performing due diligence accordingly
  • Special considerations, including the local business environment, customs and practices
  • What companies are doing for effective front-end vetting and screening protocols

4:15
Global Compliance in Practice: How to Operationalize ABC into Your Internal Processes and Programs

At this second, highly anticipated benchmarking session, faculty members will share their successes and learned learned for embedding global regulatory requirements into their processes and procedures. Benefit from first-hand insights and concrete examples of pitfalls to avoid at the implementation stage.

5:30
Seminar Concludes