FCPA CASE REFRESHER: An In-Depth Review of the Most Significant Government Investigations, Declinations and Settlements in Recent Memory – and Key Takeaways

Jun 25, 2018 9:00am – 12:30pm

Rohan A. Virginkar
Foley & Lardner LLP

At this practical session, expert faculty members will delve into the complexities of key and recent enforcement matters toward imparting real-life lessons for industry moving forward. Gain helpful insights on the ins and outs of significant cases, and how to leverage the lessons learned to better enhance your compliance status moving forward. Participants will benefit from smaller-group learning, enhanced Q & A and reference materials prepared by the expert speakers. Topics will include:  
  • Recent cases impacting the future of FCPA settlements, including Kokesh v. SEC
  • The “anatomy” of a bribe: What has triggered suspicion and a government investigation
  • A deep dive into key investigations and settlements, and what they reveal about DOJ and SEC expectations
  • Impact of the DOJ’s new Enforcement Policy
  • Which cases have led to an SEC settlement, but a DOJ declination
  • Trends in settlements, including penalty structures and remediation requirements
  • Industries that are increasingly under the microscope in recent memory
  • How the agencies have interpreted “cooperation”
  • Which circumstances have led to declinations, DPAs and NPAs
  • Insights on DOJ and SEC coordination with foreign enforcement agencies
  • Lessons learned for mitigating enforcement risks and interfacing with the agencies
  • How to leverage the key lessons from settlements toward effecting compliance improvements in your organization
  • A close look at current investigations and emerging enforcement trends