Department of Justice and the SEC have recently prioritized and expanded
enforcement of the FCPA resulting in a significant increase in criminal and
civil investigations and prosecutions of U.S. corporations conducting business
abroad. The DOJ and SEC’s new detailed and comprehensive 2012 Resource
Guide to the FCPA’s criminal and civil enforcement provisions will be one of the
central features of this materials set.
addition, this past year has seen a renewed emphasis on how federal and state
enforcement agencies address issues of government corruption. Prosecutors
are placing renewed emphasis on pursuing public corruption and government fraud
cases. Recent legislation has provided new tools to law enforcement agencies and
enhanced penalties for offenders.
materials will provide a comprehensive overview of the FCPA and
public corruption and government fraud prosecutions.
I: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Panel
Co-Sponsored By: ABA White Collar
Analysis of 2012 DOJ/SEC Resource Guide to the FCPA
II. How Companies Can
Avoid Running Afoul of the FCPA-Compliance Programs and Beyond
Due Diligence to Minimize Successor Liability in Major Business
IV. Selected Legal
Deputy Chief Litigation Counsel, Enforcement Division,
G. Block, Esq.
Associate General Counsel
M. Hodgens, Jr., Esq.
Assistant Vice President & Senior Counsel
Compliance, Manulife Financial & John Hancock
J. DeGiacomo, Esq.
E. Gelhaar, Esq. (moderator)
Donnelly, Conroy & Gelhaar,
Panel II: Public Corruption and Government Fraud Prosecutions
I. Trends in Investigation and Enforcement of Public
Corruption and Procurement Fraud Cases
II. Pitfalls to Avoid in Advising a
Client on Corruption or Fraud Investigation
III. How Should Corporate Counsel
Respond to a Government Inquiry
IV. Existing Concerns Regarding the Type of
Government Agency (regulatory v. criminal) Conducting the Investigation
Glenn A. Cunha, Esq.
Brian T. Kelly, Esq.
Chief of Public Corruption
James H. O'Brien, Esq.
Chief of Public Integrity Division
Charles Rankin, Esq.
Rankin & Sultan
Zachary A. Cunha
False Claims Act Section
U.S. Attorney's Office
Joseph F. Savage, Jr., Esq. (moderator)
Goodwin Procter, LLP
Mark D. Smith,. Esq. (moderator)
Laredo & Smith,