Track 1 – Hypothetical Scenarios – The “Human” Side of FCPA Compliance: How to Work Through the Most Complex, Sensitive Issues Affecting Employment and Firing Decisions

November 29, 2017 4:15pm

Ellen Lafferty
Senior Vice President, US Head of Anti-Bribery & Corruption
HSBC Bank USA, N.A.

Kelly Thorman
Senior Managing Counsel, Global Compliance
Parker Drilling

Alex Young K. Oh
Partner
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

  • When employing relatives of senior government officials could be considered a benefit” by the agencies
  • Working with HR to mitigate risk and flag issues
  • What to look for and ask at the employee recruitment and selection phases
  • Implementing effective employee training and internal controls
  • What to do if you detect an issue after hiring the individual
  • Under what circumstances might you be required to continue the individual’s employment notwithstanding their conduct, and how to manage the associated risks
  • Complying with foreign labor laws when deciding to terminate the individual’s employment
  • Training your HR Department on “issue spotting”