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Anti-Corruption Program including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)

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This webinar will explain the anti-bribery and accounting provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and will also discuss the UK Bribery Act. Learn the best practices for avoiding penalties for FCPA, UK Bribery Act, or local law violations.

Why Should You Attend:
The U.S. Government has significantly increased the enforcement of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and a record number of companies have been fined and penalized for violations. This is a challenging area for multinational companies in which to enforce compliance in each country they operate regardless of the size of the operation. In addition to the U.S. corruption law, many other countries have similar laws such as the United Kingdom, China, Columbia, India, and Canada. The FCPA has two key parts which are the Anti-Bribery provisions and the Accounting provisions.
This webinar will explore each of the key provisions of the FCPA, and how one can implement a practical program to mitigate risk in this area.

Areas Covered in the Webinar:
-Elements of the FCPA
-United Kingdom Bribery Act
-Key anti-corruption and bribery laws that regulate business conduct
-Recognize and avoid potential FCPA, UK Bribery Act, or local law violations
-Identify when and where to seek assistance
-Establishing a proactive program to mitigate risk in this area

Who Will Benefit:
-Finance professionals
-Internal audit
-Business operations management
-Compliance officers
-Executive management
-General/corporate counsel
-Regulatory/legislative affairs professionals
-Risk management specialists
-Sales/marketing personnel
-Training personnel
-Consultants
-International business operations

Instructor Profile:
Robert Brewer, is currently associated with JPA International. Mr. Brewer served as Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer for Office Depot from 2005 until the end of 2013. In this role, he had overall responsibility for compliance activities on a global basis for a retailer who provided supplies and services to its customers through 2,200 worldwide retail stores, have annual sales reaching $17 billion, employing 66,000 associates around the world. Office Depot provides more office supplies and services to more customers in more countries than any other company, and currently sells to customers directly or through affiliates in 59 countries. Among other functions, global internal audit, loss prevention, risk management functions and social compliance reported to him. He had direct reporting relationship with the Audit Committee of the Board with respect to audit and risk assessment matters. He also served as the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Office Depot Foundation providing resources and product valued at over $12 million annually. He previously served as Vice President of Global Corporate Audit Services for six years.

Anti-Corruption Program including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)

Address : 2600 E. Bayshore Road Palo Alto CA
Phone : 6506203915   (Always call and confirm events.)
Fax : 6509632556

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Admission Fee : $199.00

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