Category: Events

Webinar: Managing Your Internal Investigation Program

Tuesday, June 3, 2014, 12 Noon EST Sign Up Here Global companies have to design and implement an efficient process for conducting internal investigations. An effective ethics and compliance program requires companies to screen complaints, assign appropriate resources to each, and resolve investigations in a fair and even-handed way. The internal investigation process provides important insights that can be used to improve a company’s ethics...

Webinar: Designing Cost-Effective Risk Assessment Programs

Webinar: May 21, 2014, 12 Noon EST Designing Cost-Effective Risk Assessment Programs  Sign Up Here The foundation of every anti-corruption ethics and compliance program is a risk assessment. It is important to design and implement a process to conduct an initial risk assessment, to update the risk assessment, and to ensure that you maintain an accurate relative risk-ranking system. A current risk assessment is critical...

Navex Global Webinar: Practical Strategies for Implementing Effective Due Diligence Systems

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 1 PM EST/10 AM PST Register Here Today, companies face unprecedented risk in retaining third-party agents and distributors.  To mitigate these risks and seek business growth opportunities, companies have to implement a due diligence program tailored to identified risk, using available resources.  Companies recognize that a technology-enabled due diligence program can increase effectiveness and drive down costs. This webinar offers a...

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...