FCPA Due Diligence in Mergers & Acquisitions
Assessing and Avoiding Pre-Closing Risks and Implementing Post-Closing Protection Strategies
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide guidance to counsel for companies doing business outside the U.S. to mitigate pre-closing Foreign Corrupt Practices Act risk and establish post-closing due diligence when involved in merger and acquisition activity.
Pre-closing FCPA due diligence
- Successor liability risks
- DOJ/SEC Guidance on M&A due diligence
Post-closing FCPA due diligence
- Factors to consider during due diligence
- Scoping and conducting post-closing due diligence
- Remedies and best practices for FCPA compliance
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What factors should acquiring companies consider when conducting FCPA due diligence on a target company?
- What should counsel address in post-closing due diligence?
- What protective steps can a company take to minimize the risk of FCPA liability?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
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
Michael S. Diamant
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher
Mr. Diamant’s practice focuses on white collar defense, internal investigations, and corporate compliance. He... | Read More
Mr. Diamant’s practice focuses on white collar defense, internal investigations, and corporate compliance. He conducts internal investigations for corporations regarding possible violations of the FCPA and assists them in complying with government subpoenas and negotiating settlements with enforcement agencies. Mr. Diamant also advises major corporations on the adequacy of the design and implementation of FCPA compliance programs.Close
Edward J. Fishman
Mr. Fishman advises clients with respect to government and internal corporate investigations, corporate transactions,... | Read More
Mr. Fishman advises clients with respect to government and internal corporate investigations, corporate transactions, and related regulatory matters. He focuses on FCPA compliance and auditor independence requirements. Mr. Fishman has extensive experience representing companies in connection with FCPA compliance, due diligence, training and other risk management procedures. He also regularly advises clients on matters before the DOJ and the SEC.Close