Category: Events

Webinar: COVID-19 — The New Compliance and Risk Framework

COVID-19 — The New Compliance and Risk Framework May 6, 2020, 12 Noon EST SIGN UP HERE The COVID-19 Pandemic has had a devastating impact on everyone around the globe, resulting in over 55,000 deaths in the United States. The global economy has suffered serious disruption and harm. The recovery path appears to be slow and there are increasing risks of a recurrence of the...

Webinar: How to Implement an Effective OFAC Sanctions Compliance Program

Webinar: How to Implement an Effective OFAC Sanctions Compliance Program 12 Noon EST, March 31, 2020 Sign Up HERE In 2019, the Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) issued important guidance on sanctions compliance programs. OFAC’s guidance sets out new and prescriptive requirements for sanctions compliance programs. At the same time, OFAC has ramped up enforcement efforts. The Justice Department revised its...

Webinar: Maintaining a Reliable and Effective Internal Investigation Program

Webinar: Maintaining a Reliable and Effective Internal Investigation 12 Noon EST,March 24, 2020 Sign Up HERE A company’s commitment to implementing an effective ethics and compliance program must include a reliable internal investigation program. In order to build trust and a speak up culture, an internal investigation program has to respond promptly and fairly to employee concerns. Companies that operate a bare bones or ineffective...

Two Webinars: 2019 FCPA Year in Review & 2019 OFAC Enforcement Year in Review

2019 — The FCPA Year in Review  January 7, 2020, 12 Noon EST FCPA Sign Up HERE 2019 — OFAC and Sanctions Enforcement January 21, 2020, 12 Noon EST OFAC Sign Up HERE FCPA: The Justice Department and the SEC had a record year in FCPA enforcement — the largest amount of penalties against corporate defendants and the most individuals charged in one year.  DOJ also adopted...

Webinar: 2019 — The FCPA Year in Review

2019 — The FCPA Year in Review January 7, 2020, 12 Noon EST Sign Up HERE The Justice Department and the SEC had a record year in FCPA enforcement — the largest amount of penalties against corporate defendants and the most individuals charged in one year. DOJ’s Ericsson and MTS settlements resulted in nearly $2 billion in recoveries. DOJ had several trial victories as well...

Webinar: Third-Party Risk Management — Practical Solutions to Due Diligence, Monitoring and Testing

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 12 NOON EST Sign Up Here As more companies implement automated solutions to manage their third-parties, compliance officers face a growing list of new challenges to managing third-party risk. The Justice Department and the Department of Treasury (OFAC) have elevated the importance of managing anti-corruption and sanctions risks by issuing compliance program guidance. As part of this new set of expectations,...

Why A Duck — Episode 6, Coconuts and the OFAC Compliance Framework

In this Episode, Tom Fox and Mike Volkov discuss the Marx Brothers movie, Coconuts, and the new OFAC Compliance Framework. Listen HERE Tom and Mike address the following issues: Why has Mike Volkov called the OFAC Compliance Framework a ‘game-changer’? How does the OFAC Framework illustrate regulatory convergence? What are some of the highlights of the OFAC Framework? What are some of the key lessons...

Why a Duck — Episode 5, Horsefeathers and the Juniper Networks FCPA Enforcement Action

From Vaudeville to the Silver Screen to the Small Screen, the Marx Brothers made an impact wherever people found them. Now Tom Fox and Mike Volkov have wedded their love of the Marx Brothers with their passion for compliance and bring them into the boardroom to help explain and explore the sometimes-chaotic world of governance, risk-management, ethics and compliance. Listen HERE. In this episode they...

Webinar: Conflicts of Interest — Effective Strategies to Mitigate Risks

Webinar: Conflicts of Interest — Effective Strategies to Mitigate Risks Wednesday, October 16, 2019 12 Noon EST Sign Up HERE Chief compliance officers are often responsible for managing a company’s conflicts of interest policy. A company can suffer serious legal and reputational harm if it fails to identify and mitigate conflicts of interest. The nature and scope of conflicts of interest vary across the organization,...

Webinar: Antitrust Division Announces New Policy to Credit Compliance Programs

Webinar: Antitrust Division Announces New Policy to Credit Compliance Programs July 30, 2019, 12 Noon EST Sign Up HERE In yet another major compliance development, the Justice Department announced the adoption of a new policy to credit effective compliance programs in resolving criminal cartel prosecutions against corporations. Since the 1990s, the Antitrust Division’s policy regarding corporate compliance programs was generally fixed given the ability of...