Category: Events

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...

Webinar: Third-Party Due Diligence: When is Enough, Enough?

Webinar — Third-Party Due Diligence: When is Enough, Enough? December 17, 2013 12 Noon – 1 PM EST Register: Here In this era of aggressive FCPA enforcement, companies are designing and implementing robust due diligence systems to screen and monitor third party representatives. These policies and procedures are critical for an effective anti-corruption compliance program. Due diligence, however, does not mean scientific certainty. In the...

Webinar: Building an Integrated Third-Party Due Diligence System — Screening to Audits

Building an Integrated Third-Party Due Diligence System: Screening to Audits December 4, 2013 12 Noon – 1 PM EST  Register: Here Almost every FCPA Almost every FCPA enforcement action involves violations committed by third-party agents, consultants and distributors. Many companies have instituted due diligence procedures to screen third-parties, consultants and distributors, and have added appropriate contractual provisions to protect against bribery. Due diligence systems involve numerous...

Webinar: Anti-Kickback and Stark Law Update: Enforcement and Compliance Issues

Anti-Kickback and Stark Law Update: Enforcement and Compliance Issues November 6, 2013 12 Noon – 1 PM EST  Register: Here The Department of Justice and HHS-OIG continue their aggressive enforcement program using Anti-Kickback and Stark Law violations to target pharmaceutical and medical device companies, hospitals, physicians and other healthcare providers. Companies need to adopt proactive compliance strategies to minimize risk, identify issues, and protect their...

Webinar: Creating a Culture of Ethics and Compliance

Creating a Culture of Ethics and Compliance November 5, 2013 12 Noon – 1 PM EST Register: Here An effective compliance program requires a culture of ethics and compliance, including “tone-at-the-top.” A company’s culture is not easy to measure. Nonetheless, there are practical steps which can be implemented to collect and assess information about a company’s culture, including surveys, focus groups, and other procedures. Join...

Webinar: Buying an FCPA Violation: Merger & Acquisition Risks

Buying an FCPA Violation: Merger and Acquisition Risks October 22, 2013 12 Noon – 1 PM EST Register: Here  FCPA risks are significant when companies acquire other companies. The Justice Department and the SEC have imposed “successor” liability on companies for past bribery violations committed by an acquired company. Pre-closing due diligence is critical when companies buy another company. Due diligence is an art, not...