Category: Events

Webinar: Managing Your Anti-Corruption Policies and Procedures

Webinar: April 29, 2014, 12 Noon EST Managing Your Anti-Corruption Compliance Policies and Procedures  Sign Up Here In response to the aggressive enforcement environment, companies have adopted robust anti-corruption policies and procedures. As always, the effectiveness of a company’s policies depends on implementation, management and monitoring of its policies. Companies need to fine-tune, monitor and adapt their policies and procedures to their risk assessment, audit...

Webinar: Tailoring Your Anti-Corruption Program to Your Risk Assessment

Webinar: April 15, 2014, 12 Noon EST Tailoring Your Anti-Corruption Program to Your Risk Assessment  Sign Up Here Department of Justice and the SEC have emphasized the importance of designing an anti-corruption compliance program based on a company’s risk assessment. An effective program has to be tailored to the specific risks identified in the risk assessment. Companies that ignore this fundamental requirement are at increased...

Webinar: Keeping Your Due Diligence System Manageable

Webinar: March 31, 2014, 12 Noon ESTKeeping Your Due Diligence System Manageable Sign Up Here Companies recognize the need to develop robust due diligence procedures to review, monitor and audit third-party intermediaries, prospective acquisition and joint venture partners, and vendors/suppliers. A due diligence system, however, can get bogged down in details and procedures which have limited relevance. CCOs need to ensure that their due diligence system...

Webinar: The Role of A Chief Compliance Officer: Navigating the Compliance Landscape

Webinar: March 18, 2014, 12 Noon EST The Role of the CCO: Navigating the Compliance Landscape Sign Up Here Companies recognize the importance of maintaining effective compliance programs. With the increase in enforcement activity, companies have turned to their Chief Compliance Officers to design and implement effective compliance programs. In many companies, CCOs have been empowered and provided independent authority to carry out this mission....

Michael Volkov Testifies Before House Judiciary Committee on Federal Criminal Code Reform

I had the privilege to testify last week before the House Judiciary Committee’s Over-Criminalization Task Force on Federal Criminal Code Reform.  It was an honor to appear before Members of Congress with whom I had worked in the past. The hearing focused on an important effort to reform the federal criminal code. A link to the hearing video is here. A link to the hearing...

Webinar: Internal Investigations — Soup to Nuts

Webinar: Internal Investigations — Soup to Nuts March 11, 2014, 12 Noon EST SIGN UP HERE   More and more companies need to conduct internal investigations as an important strategy to protect the company against serious government investigations. Not all internal investigations have to be conducted in the same way. The steps needed to conduct an effective internal investigation will vary depending on the nature...

Webinar Update: Past and Future

Here is an update on past webinars and scheduled webinars.  I always post my webinars on my You Tube Channel Here Building an Anti-Corruption Compliance Program, February 18, 2014, 12 Noon EST,  Sign Up Here Companies face many risks in the anti-corruption enforcement arena. With the growing globalization of anti-corruption enforcement, companies are responding quickly by enhancing their anti-corruption compliance programs. Companies need to develop practical...

Network Webinar: Navigating the Waters of Anti-Corruption Compliance in China

Network Webinar, February 4, 2014, 1 PM EST Navigating the Waters of Anti-Corruption Compliance in China Register HERE China is a country with great economic opportunities but significant compliance risks. Did you know that Chinese anti-corruption enforcement against multi-national companies often focuses on improper payments and gifts to Chinese government officials? In the past year, Chinese authorities initiated aggressive corruption enforcement actions against multinational companies,...

Sign Up for Webinar: Interviews and Internal Investigations

Webinar: January 23, 2014, 12 Noon EST Interviews and Internal Investigations Sign Up Here The ability to conduct an effective internal investigation is critical for every organization. The interviews of witnesses are the most important aspect of any internal investigation.There is a “skill” to conducting an interview. For a company facing a government investigation, it is important to collect information as quickly as possible to...

Webinar: FCPA Enforcement: A Review of 2013 and Trends for 2014

Webinar: January 7, 2014, 12 Noon EST FCPA Enforcement: A Review of 2013 and Trends for 2014 Sign Up Here FCPA enforcement returned in 2013 with a vengeance as the Department of Justice led the way in criminal enforcement against individuals and corporate settlements of a number of major cases. The year 2013 stands as one of DOJ’s strongest years since 2010, and the next...