Corporate Governance and FCPA Compliance: The Board's Duties and Obligations
Meeting Duty of Care Requirements, Facilitating Effective Oversight, and Minimizing FCPA Risks
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for corporations and boards on the board’s duties with regard to FCPA compliance. The panel will examine the board’s role in cooperating with government investigations and self-reporting of potential violations. The panel will offer best practices for meeting the duties of the board and ensuring FCPA compliance.
- Role of board
- In compliance
- Cooperation with investigations
- Duties of the board
- Potential pitfalls
- Best practices for FCPA compliance
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What steps should boards and their counsel take to ensure proper oversight of the company’s compliance efforts?
- What involvement does the board have in determining whether to self-report potential anti-corruption violations?
- What role do corporate governance failures or complacency have on corporate FCPA compliance? What policies should be in place so that the board meets its duty of care?
Kathryn Cameron Atkinson
Miller & Chevalier
Ms. Atkinson is the Chair of the firm’s International Department and focuses her practice on the design and... | Read More
Ms. Atkinson is the Chair of the firm’s International Department and focuses her practice on the design and implementation of custom-tailored international regulatory compliance programs. She advises clients on corruption issues around the world, compliance with the FCPA and related laws and international treaties. Ms. Atkinson performs compliance audits, trains company personnel and third parties, and works with companies to perform effective due diligence.Close
Jay G. Martin
Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Deputy General Counsel
Mr. Martin, prior to joining BHI, served as Assistant General Counsel of Mobil Oil Corporation’s Worldwide... | Read More
Mr. Martin, prior to joining BHI, served as Assistant General Counsel of Mobil Oil Corporation’s Worldwide Exploration and Production Division and General Counsel of Mobil Natural Gas Inc. He was also in private practice, where he was engaged in a variety of domestic and international energy transactions, and regulatory matters. His practice involved such diverse matters as participating in generic federal and state restructuring proceedings in the natural gas and electric industries, drafting virtually every type of domestic and international oil and gas agreement, and working on mergers and acquisitions.Close