2011 proved to be another landmark year for enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). While the number of enforcement actions may have decreased from previous years, regulators made clear that FCPA enforcement remains a high priority. And with the Department of Justice disclosing that there are more than 100 companies currently under investigation, 2012 will be another year of aggressive enforcement.
In this one-hour TeleBriefing, a panel of leading anti-corruption compliance experts will discuss enforcement trends in 2012. Based on developments in recent years, our experts will discuss what corporations and individuals can expect in the coming year. Dial in to hear the latest developments on how to help protect your company.
- The regulators' continued focus on bringing cases against individuals
- The DOJ's promised guidance on the FCPA and the potential that it will give companies and individuals clearer rules of the road, including standards for structuring compliance programs
- The regulators' growing attention to the risks involved with mergers and acquisitions and through investments, including by private equity funds and sovereign wealth funds
- The need for companies to be adequately prepared to address whistleblower allegations
- The testing of the UK Bribery Act and how the law will be enforced, including practical guidance on what it means to have "adequate procedures"
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