ACI DC Conference: Developments In The FCPA

Tuesday, November 2, 2010 - 01:00

On Tuesday and Wednesday, November 16 and 17, the American Conference Institute is hosting a seminar focusing on the most current developments in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. This year's conference is being held at the Gaylord National Resort at 201 Waterfront Street in National Harbor, Maryland. It will run from at 8:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday and from 8:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday. There are optional pre- and post-conference workshops on Monday, November 15 and Thursday, November 18.

The conference will provide advanced and practical insights on the latest FCPA enforcement initiatives, global anti-corruption compliance strategies and networking opportunities. It features a line of senior U.S. and foreign government officials and will be lead by Mark Mendelsohn, former lead FCPA prosecutor at the U.S. DOJ. The format includes an international prosecutor's panel that will provide insights into how U.S., German, and UK prosecutors cooperate and build multi-jurisdictional anti-corruption investigations.

Cheryl Scarboro, chief, FCPA Unit, U.S. SEC and Charles E. Dorros, deputy chief, fraud section, U.S. DOJ, will open the conference with a landmark FCPA year in review and provide the latest on FCPA cases against companies and individuals; discuss the U.S. enforcement authorities' ability to reach foreign issuers; and examine proactive law enforcement techniques, informants, industry-wide investigations and sting operations.

The keynote speaker for the seminar is the honorable Lanny A. Breuer, assistant attorney general, criminal division of the U.S. Department of Justice.

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