Quick Tips: Utilizing new guidance to strengthen anti-corruption compliance programs
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When: Thursday, Nov. 2nd
1:00 - 1:30 PM ET
Where: Via WebEx

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ACFCS Quick Tips provide brief and practical guidance on timely issues. They consist of a 20 minute presentation, followed by audience Q&A, and include a list of resources for further learning and implementation. While particularly geared to an intermediate and beginner understanding of the topics, all skill levels are likely to find something of value from these presentations.

Members complimentary, non-members $15

2016 was a record-setting year for anti-corruption enforcement in the US, and law enforcement agencies have kept up the pace in 2017. With several large financial services firms ensnared in anti-bribery cases, and greater international cooperation on enforcement, it’s clear that corruption threats are still a rising risk for financial institutions.

Fortunately, guidance recently issued by the Wolfsberg Group offers suggestions on how to implement and improve an effective anti-bribery and corruption program, with a focus on the financial sector. This Quick Tips webinar will explore the guidance to pull out key lessons. Attendees will learn:

  • Background on the guidance, why it matters, and how it differs from previous versions
  • Tips for assessing corruption threats and managing risks of intermediaries
  • Techniques for guarding against corruption in hiring practices
  • How AML and anti-corruption both connect and diverge, and the perils of relying too much on AML processes for anti-bribery controls
  • And more

This session is eligible for 1 CFCS credits (including attendance and review and completion of supplementary resources).

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