DOJ's New FCPA Guidance: Meeting the Requirements, Leveraging Self-Reporting, Navigating its Interplay with the Yates Memo
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will examine the new FCPA guidance and pilot program and discuss the Panama Papers. The panel will discuss the factors that companies and their counsel should consider when determining whether to self-report FCPA issues and strategies that companies can employ to reduce penalties.
- Brief overview of FCPA
- Key provisions of law
- Penalties and enforcement
- Summary of Panama Papers
- Background about leak
- Primary allegations
- Summary of FCPA Enforcement Plan and Guidance
- Intensified enforcement efforts
- International cooperation
- Pilot self-disclosure plan
- Overview of Yates Memo
- Ramifications for companies
- Ramifications for compliance officers and counsel
- Likely impact on number of disclosures
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What light does the new guidance shed on the reporting process?
- What changes are anticipated and how does meeting the requirements impact the ultimate resolution of the matter?
- What is the interplay between the new FCPA guidance and the 2015 Yates memo?
- How does the FCPA guidance change the landscape for self-reporting?
Thaddeus R. McBride
Bass Berry & Sims
Mr. McBride represents companies and individuals in international trade regulatory, compliance, investigative, and... | Read More
Mr. McBride represents companies and individuals in international trade regulatory, compliance, investigative, and enforcement matters involving U.S. economic sanctions and economic embargoes, U.S. export controls, FCPA, U.S. anti-boycott controls, U.S. customs and other import controls, anti-money laundering and other banking controls, and U.S. international trade enforcement and regulatory actions.Close
Cheryl A. Palmeri, Esq.
Bass Berry & Sims
Ms. Palmeri advises public and private companies on best practices in international trade compliance. She counsels... | Read More
Ms. Palmeri advises public and private companies on best practices in international trade compliance. She counsels clients on legal issues, conducts internal investigations, and defends against enforcement actions related to anti-corruption laws, export and import controls, sanctions regulations and other international trade laws. She advises on the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), U.S. sanctions and embargoes, customs laws and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).Close
Director of Ethics and Compliance/ Counsel
Sutherland Global Services
Ms. Reinmiller oversees a global compliance function and provides legal advisement on a wide range of compliance... | Read More
Ms. Reinmiller oversees a global compliance function and provides legal advisement on a wide range of compliance related matters including anti-corruption, trade compliance, privacy and data protection. She has experience managing global compliance programs for multinational companies across multiple industry sectors. She has published ethics and compliance guidance on the US Federal Sentencing Guidelines framework. She is a certified compliance and ethics professional, and certified in risk and information systems control.Close