Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Managing Risks and Challenges.
With the new administration and several notable issues continuously emerging in the backdrop, an increase in enforcement actions is expected to hound the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) landscape bringing both complexity and new compliance challenges to businesses. Significant developments affecting large corporate FCPA settlements, multi-jurisdictional FCPA matters, and increased individual enforcement need crucial consideration and anticipation from companies and their counsel. Thus, structuring and implementing a smart and proactive approach in managing potential risks and challenges will significantly help to ensure sound compliance and prevent FCPA liabilities.
In this Webcast, regulatory compliance experts Gary Gao (Zhong Lun Law Firm) and Andrew Gust (AlixPartners, LLP) will provide an in-depth discussion of the current landscape of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). They will also present the important issues surrounding the FCPA law including best practices to mitigate and manage risks and challenges surrounding this area of law.
Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:
FCPA Enforcement Under the New Administration
Latest Regulatory Trends, Developments, and Updates
Managing Risks and Challenges
Best Compliance Practices
What Lies Ahead
Field of Study: Business Law
Gary Gao, Equity Partner Zhong Lun Law Firm Mr. Gary GAO is a Partner and the Head of Compliance & Regulatory Department of Zhong Lun Law Firm. He has got LLM in UK and his working languages are English and Chinese. He has over 25 years of law practicing experience. Before admitted by PRC Bar in 1995, he worked as a criminal judge in a district court in Shanghai from 1990 to 1995. Mr. Gary GAO was consecutively recommended as the Leading Individual in Compliance & Regulatory by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 and in Corporate Investigation/Anti-bribery by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021, Chambers Asia-Pacific 2020, Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019 and Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018. Besides, Mr. Gary GAO was honored as the “Litigation Asia-Pacific 2020 Lawyer” by Benchmark, “2020 Band 1 Lawyer of Compliance & Government Affairs”, “2019 Band 1 Lawyer of Compliance” and “2019 China Top 10 Lawyers – Government Affairs” by LegalBand, “The A-List China’s Elit 100 Lawyer 2019” by CHINA BUSINESS LAW JOURNAL, the 2017 “Regulatory & Compliance Lawyer of the Year” by China Law & Practice, the 2016 “Client Choice Top 20 Lawyer” by ALB and the “Asia’s Leading Lawyers for Business of Dispute Resolution” recommended by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2013. Andrew Gust, Director AlixPartners, LLP Andrew Gust has over 15 years of experience conducting forensic accounting and corruption investigations domestically and internationally, including in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Malaysia, Mexico, and Peru. He has presented findings to regulators including the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of Justice. Andrew has professional working proficiency in Spanish and holds CPA and CFF credentials.