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In recent years the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act -- the U.S. law that prohibits the bribery of foreign public officials -- has been a major enforcement priority of the U.S. Department of Justice. Reports indicate that there are currently dozens of active government investigations and there have been several criminal settlements exceeding $100 million.The number of individual criminal prosecutions has also risen.

In addition, the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission, which enforces civil aspects of the FCPA related to issuersof securities in the U.S., increased its enforcement efforts. Finally, a number of other countries have developed -- and are investigating and enforcing -- potential allegations of their own, local anti-corruption laws so companies and individuals may find themselves the subject of overlapping investigations.

This seminar will cover four important topics relevant to the FCPA:

1) Background and history of the statute

2) Elements of a compliance program

3) Lessons learned from recent enforcement actions

4) Multijurisdictional aspects of investigations and enforcement

The instructors are all experienced, "boots on the ground" practitioners who have conducted FCPA investigations in numerous locales. This program should be of interest to any company engaging in foreign operations.

Dates and Locations
October 23-24, 2017
American Management Association
Arlington, VA
$1275
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Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Agenda

I. Background and History of the FCPA

II. Elements of a Compliance Program

III. Lessons Learned from Recent Enforcement Cases

IV. Multi-Jurisdictional Issues/Investigations
The Course Faculty 

Andrew Irwin is a Partner with Steptoe & Johnson LLP in their Washington office.  He practices at the intersection of international regulatory compliance and government contracts, including the FCPA.  He has conducted numerous FCPA investigations in various locations throughout the world and is a frequent author and commentator on the FCPA including at West's Government Contracts Year in Review Conference.  Prior to coming to Steptoe, he was an in-house lawyer for a leading global engineering and construction company.  He is a cum laude graduate of the George Washington University Law School, a magna cum laude graduate of Princeton and also attended the University of Edinburgh.
 
Tom Best is a Partner with Steptoe & Johnson LLP in Washington DC.  His practice focuses on FCPA investigations, enforcement and compliance, as well transactional due diligence related to anti-corruption issues.  He has particular experience with respect to matters in East Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.  He worked previously as an M&A lawyer in London.  He is cum laude graduate of the University of Michigan Law School and received his undergraduate degree from Princeton.
 
Brittany Prelogar is a Partner with Steptoe & Johnson LLP in Washington DC.  Her practice focuses on FCPA investigations, enforcement and compliance.  She has particular experience with respect to matters in sub-Saharan Africa and Eastern Europe.  She also has significant experience in corporate investigations.  A cum laude graduate of the Harvard Law School, Ms. Prelogar also attended the Institute d'Etudes Politiques, Strasbourg, and graduated summa cum laude with a degree in French from Kansas State University.
 
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2345 Crystal Drive, Second Floor
Arlington, VA 22202
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Coffee, tea and water will be served throughout the day with an afternoon cookie break.  Breakfast and lunch are on your own.

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