ACI Schedules FCPA Boot Camp In Houston

Monday, January 3, 2011 - 01:00

The American Conference Institute (ACI) has scheduled the fifth FCPA Boot Camp - Houston Edition for two days, Wednesday January 26 and Thursday, January 27, at the Hilton Post Oak Hotel in Houston. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday and from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday.

As in past years, the FCPA Houston Conference will focus on hot topics, but this year, the program will include interactive panel discussions designed to facilitate dialogue and share best practices. This year's conference will include an analysis and distribution of a model third-party due diligence checklist; a special presentation by the FBI on investigative techniques in light of the recent FBIFCPA sting; a review of real-life customs invoices to detect bribery payments in on-the-ground operations; and an interactive panel discussion on the challenges of bidding and obtaining regulatory approvals.

Among the speakers are Maryann Clifford, vice president, Global Ethics & Compliance, BP; Manny Alas, partner, Forensic Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP;and James Jaakobs, audit manager, Johnson & Johnson.

For information about CLE credits, see CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

To make a reservation, call (888) 224-2480 or go to