Category: Events

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...

Webinar: Fine-Tuning Your Anti-Corruption Compliance Program

Fine-Tuning Your Anti-Corruption Compliance Program  October 10, 2013 12 Noon – 1 PM EST  Register: Here In this era of aggressive FCPA enforcement, companies are adopting anti-corruption compliance programs. The Department of Justice and the SEC have warned companies against adopting “paper compliance programs” without meaningful and consistent implementation. In recent weeks, FCPA enforcement has focused on hiring of relatives of foreign officials and corruption...

Webinar: Healthcare Fraud Compliance

Healthcare Fraud Compliance  October 9, 2013 12 Noon – 1 PM EST Register: Here The Department of Justice and HHS-OIG have focused on prosecution of healthcare fraud. The government has effectively used a complement of criminal and civil tools to secure large fines and penalties. Healthcare providers, including hospitals, doctors, home healthcare, nursing homes and other suppliers are aggressively investigated and prosecuted. In this era...

Webinar: Anti-Corruption Compliance Program Audits

Anti-Corruption Compliance Program Audits  October 1, 2013, 12 Noon – 1 PM EST Register: Here Companies are devoting more resources to monitoring their compliance and ethics programs.  Anti-Corruption compliance program audits are an important tool for companies to use to monitor the effectiveness of its compliance program.  There are a number of important issues to address in preparing for and conducting an audit. Join Michael Volkov,...

Webinar: Antitrust Enforcement and Compliance Programs

Webinar: Antitrust Enforcement and Compliance Programs September 17, 2013 12 Noon – 1 PM EST Register: Here   The Department of Justice had a record year in criminal antitrust enforcement. Global enforcement and coordination continues to increase. As a result, global companies face significant antitrust risk from cartel activity. Unlike the anti-corruption area, companies have not devoted significant resources to improving their compliance programs and...

Webinar — September 10, 2013 — Building an “Effective” Anti-Corruption Compliance Program

Building an “Effective” Anti-Corruption Compliance Program September 10, 2013  12 Noon – 1 PM EST Register: Here Companies are devoting more time and attention to building a robust anti-corruption compliance program. As they do so, it is important to design the right structure for the compliance program — from the Corporate Board, to the C-Suite and the role of the Chief Compliance Officer. An effective anti-corruption...