In recent years, several high-profile American corporations have been charged with significant FCPA violations. That, combined with stepped-up enforcement by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the passage of the United Kingdom’s Anti-Bribery Act, has garnered significant media attention and renewed focus on the development of effective corporate compliance programs. In this introductory course, University of Dayton Law School Dean Paul McGreal provides an overview of the FCPA, from its origins and key elements to common assessment red flags and best practice tips.
This course provides a detailed overview of the FCPA including: (1) the origins and history of the FCPA; (2) an explanation of the key elements of the FCPA, including defenses and exceptions; (3) enforcement efforts by the Department of Justice and the SEC; (4) common red flags when doing risk assessments; (5) the United Kingdom Anti-Bribery Law and involvement in anti-bribery efforts by international organizations; and (6) helpful practice pointers.
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If you are licensed in New York, this content is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced New York attorneys. Although, this content is appropriate for all New York attorneys, newly admitted attorneys cannot earn CLE credit for the completion of the course when presented via on-demand.