Emerging Global Markets and Risk-Based Due Diligence
Overcoming Hurdles, Avoiding Restrictions, and Ensuring Compliance When Doing Business in Restricted Environments
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will prepare counsel to companies doing business internationally to perform proper due diligence to minimize the risks of an emerging market. The panel will discuss identifying red flags, analyzing potential risks, and interpreting the information gathered, and offer guidance for overcoming due diligence hurdles.
- Hurdles involved in conducting due diligence in restricted environments
- Local laws
- Business culture in restricted environment
- Record keeping
- Overcoming the hurdles and ensuring compliance
- Identifying red flags
- Analyzing potential risks
- Interpreting information gathered
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What unique risks do companies face when conducting business in high risk countries?
- What role does due diligence play in minimizing the risks associated with doing business in emerging markets?
- What cost effective strategies can companies employ to reduce risks posed by potential partners, third parties or targets?
Eric R. McClafferty
Kelley Drye & Warren
Mr. McClafferty chairs his firm's International Trade practice group. He focuses his practice on international... | Read More
Mr. McClafferty chairs his firm's International Trade practice group. He focuses his practice on international trade and has substantial experience in export controls and compliance, FCPA, and antidumping and countervailing duty cases. He was appointed to serve on the Materials Technical Advisory Committee, and, in this role, he advises the Commerce Department regarding export controls on chemicals, biotechnology items, metals, exotic materials, materials processing equipment and other materials issues.Close
Jay G. Martin
Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Deputy General Counsel
Mr. Martin is the Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Deputy General Counsel of his firm. Prior to joining his... | Read More
Mr. Martin is the Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Deputy General Counsel of his firm. Prior to joining his firm, he was a shareholder at Winstead Sechrest & Minick P.C., a Partner at Phelps Dunbar and Andrews & Kurth.While in private practice, he regularly handled problems for clients arising under the FCPA, the U.S. Economic Sanctions Laws, and the Arab Boycott Regulations. He developed broad experience in crisis management, designed corporate compliance programs, and conducted internal investigations for clients. He also was engaged in a wide variety of domestic and international energy transactions and regulatory matters for natural gas exploration and producing companies.Close
Daniel Patrick Wendt
Miller & Chevalier
Mr. Wendt’s practice is focused on the FCPA and United States customs laws. He assists corporations... | Read More
Mr. Wendt’s practice is focused on the FCPA and United States customs laws. He assists corporations with pre-acquisition due diligence reviews, internal investigations, and compliance program design and implementation, including third party due diligence reviews. He also advises importers on routine customs compliance issues as well as issues relating to customs penalties, prior disclosures, litigation at the U.S. Court of International Trade and participation in anti-dumping and countervailing duty procedures before the DOC and ITC. He has performed anti-corruption and trade training programs both in the United States and overseas.Close