India's Anti-Corruption Amendment and Other Anti-Corruption Developments in India
New Disclosure Obligations, Ensuring Compliance, Mitigating Legal Risks
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will prepare counsel for companies doing business in India to meet the country's anti-corruption amendment demands and other relevant laws. The panel will outline effective compliance programs to minimize anti-corruption risks.
- India's anti-corruption amendment
- Principal provisions
- Distinctions between the amendment and the FCPA
- Implications for multinationals
- New disclosure obligations
- Enforcement of the anti-corruption amendment
- FCPA enforcement activity related to conduct in India
- Mitigation of potential exposure and compliance
The panel will review these and other high priority questions:
- What does India's anti-corruption amendment cover? How does the act differ from the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act?
- What are the implications of the amendment for multinationals doing business in India?
- What types of conduct may result in liability under Indian law, the FCPA, or other global anti-corruption laws?
- What steps can companies take to minimize corruption risks in India?
Jeffrey (Jeff) Everson, CPA
Mr. Everson is a CPA, has been with the firm for 15 years, and serves as a Senior Manager.| Read More
Mr. Everson is a CPA, has been with the firm for 15 years, and serves as a Senior Manager.Close
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr
Mr. Holtmeier co-leads the firm's FCPA and Anti-Corruption Group and is a member of the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower... | Read More
Mr. Holtmeier co-leads the firm's FCPA and Anti-Corruption Group and is a member of the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Working Group. He represents institutions and individuals in complex government and internal investigations and matters of corporate governance and compliance with particular expertise in matters involving the FCPA. He regularly counsels clients facing difficult FCPA issues in a variety of business contexts, and he has assisted clients in numerous industries in developing and implementing FCPA compliance programs. He devotes substantial attention to advising clients on FCPA problems that arise in the context of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other corporate transactions.Close
Partner; Chair Compliance and Investigations Practice
Law Offices of Panag & Babu
Mr. Panag has deep experience in defending multinational companies and conducting internal investigations in matters... | Read More
Mr. Panag has deep experience in defending multinational companies and conducting internal investigations in matters involving criminal and regulatory proceedings, as well as counselling clients on navigating India in a compliant manner. Through the course of his career, Mr. Panag has helped multinational companies across sectors address their complex and sensitive issues. He has led investigations and acted as defense counsel in some of India’s most high profile cases, which have also had an interplay with law enforcement in the United States, Europe and Asia. These matters have involved allegations of bribery and other misconduct under Indian and foreign anti-corruption laws such as the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, U.K. Bribery Act; financial and regulatory fraud (e.g., non-performing assets / loan impairment, tax evasion, insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings); procurement fraud; infrastructure fraud (e.g., misuse of development funds sanctioned by multilateral development banks); violation of sanctions laws; and violation of corporate governance and corporate policy norms. Mr. Panag is a Senior Fellow at the Wharton School’s Carol and Lawrence Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research. He regularly lectures and writes on subjects on the subject of white-collar crime, compliance and business ethics.Close