FCPA Enforcement and Compliance 2012 Mid-Year Update

Speaker: Mike Volkov, Shareholder, LeClairRyan

FCPA enforcement continues at an aggressive pace. The Justice Department and the SEC are devoting significant resources to FCPA enforcement. Several major cases are expected to be resolved in 2012. Already this year there have been some significant cases, including the first declination of prosecution of a company because of its compliance program. Recent surveys show that about one-half of all companies have already increased spending and resources on anti-corruption compliance.

Michael Volkov, a leading FCPA practitioner, and the owner of the blog, Corruption Crime & Compliance, will be presenting on the major FCPA cases of 2012 and will be examining compliance trends and issues.

What you will learn:

· The impact of the Wal-Mart case and lessons that can be learned from it

· What industry sectors and countries are currently the focus of the Justice’s Department’s enforcement efforts

· Guidance on effective compliance programs from the Morgan Stanley, BizJet, Smith & Nephew and Data Systems & Solutions cases

· Pending prosecutions and investigations, and upcoming enforcement trends for the rest of 2012

 

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