The “Anti” Webinar Series: Anti-Corruption

November 29, 2012

On Thursday, November 29, the International Trade and Economic Sanctions Practice presented the second installment of its "Anti" Webinar Series. This webinar focused on anti-corruption policies and compliance programs.

Questions that were addressed:

  • What is anti-corruption compliance and why is it important?
  • Should the approach of an anti-corruption compliance program be domestic or international?
  • Which laws are typically involved with such a program?
  • Who is subject to these laws and what should companies be aware of when ensuring compliance?
  • What are the common pitfalls and mistakes that U.S./ multinational companies make regarding anti-corruption laws and regulations?
  • How should companies address foreign representatives and agents (e.g., vetting)?
  • Should hospitality and entertainment be addressed in an anti-corruption compliance policy?
  • What about recordkeeping?
  • What are the penalties for noncompliance?
  • What are the enforcement trends?

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