The Knowledge Group presents “FCPA Guidance: Understanding Key Issues and Ensuring Compliance LIVE Webcast,” taking place on Thursday, August 15, 2013 from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm (ET). The joint Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission publication, “A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practice Act,” highlights the agencies’ intention and approach to halt corrupt practices and bribery of U.S companies to foreign officials. Aside from addressing enforcement issues, the guide addresses a number of other topics, including (1) Definition of Foreign Official; (2) Issues on Gifts, travel and Entertainment; (3) Mergers and Acquisition and Successor Liability; and (4) Effective Compliance Program,. Above all, the guidance aims to help U.S companies comply with FCPA rules, mitigate potential pitfalls and prevent costly errors.
Jennifer L. Chunias, a partner in Goodwin Procter’s Litigation Department, will serve as a speaker for the webcast. Ms. Chunias specializes in white collar criminal defense, False Claims Act litigation and investigations, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance and investigations, securities fraud, health care fraud, and complex business and financial litigation. Please visit http://knowledgecongress.org/invites2012/invite_2013_Ensuring_Compliance_Goodwin.html for more information.