NFPA Webinar: Preventing, Detecting and Responding to Compliance Violations in a Global Enterprise - January 8, 2014

About the Webinar

  1. Introduction
    1. Importance of Compliance as a function
  2. U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  3. Identifying and Addressing Risk Areas
    1. Third-party agents and intermediaries
    2. Gifts, promotional expenses, travel and entertainment
    3. Petty Cash
    4. Benefits to customers’ associates (e.g. relatives, friends, etc.)
    5. Facilitating payments
    6. Political contributions
    7. Charitable contributions
  4. Preventing Compliance Violations
    1. Creating a Culture of Compliance
    2. Tone from the top/middle
    3. Operational integration
    4. Training
  5. Detecting Compliance Violations
    1. Helplines
    2. Local resources
    3. Internal Audit
  6. Responding to Compliance Violations
    1. Internal Investigations
    2. Self-reporting considerations
    3. Independent Compliance Monitorships
  7. Conclusion

Start Time 1 PM Eastern / 10 AM Pacific
Presented using GoToWebinar
NFPA Approved for 1 hour CLE

About the Speaker

Mike LeClair is an in-house compliance attorney with a publicly traded, international company, where he focuses on helping the company comply with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and it international equivalents, as well as other laws that regulate the behavior of companies. In this capacity, Mike successfully navigated his company through the final two years of an independent compliance monitorship pursuant to FCPA related settlements with the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission. He has experience building compliance programs and has travelled throughout North and South America, Africa, Asia and Europe to provide compliance related counsel.

Mike graduated from the University of North Carolina with a B.A. in English, and then was awarded an academic scholarship to attend Campbell University School of Law, where he was a Webster Scholar. Mike is licensed to practice law in North Carolina.

Cancellation and refunds:

Cancellations may be made up to 24 hours before the webinar with a full refund minus a $5 administrative fee. Within 24 hours of the webinar start, cancellations receive no refunds.

modified 12/5/2013

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