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13th Forum on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Houston – Hosted by American Conference Institute (ACI)

January 30 - January 31, 2019 | Houston, TX

ACI’s annual FCPA Houston Forum has become the premier anti-corruption compliance event for local industry due the caliber of expert speakers, seniority of delegates and complexity of legal and compliance issues discussed.

On Wednesday, January 30, V&E partner Matthew Jacobs is moderating the session, “FCPA Enforcement and Multi-Jurisdictional Coordination: Key Updates on Evolving Policies, Priorities and Expectations”. This discussion will provide an in-depth look at current U.S. DOJ, SEC and FBI enforcement priorities. Panelists includes Daniel Kahn, Chief FCPA Unit, Fraud Section – Criminal Division at the U.S. Department of Justice, Ryan K. Patrick, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Texas, and Perrye K. Turner, Special Agent in Charge – Houston Field Office, Federal Bureau of Investigation.

On Thursday, January 31, V&E partner Jeffrey Johnston is moderating the session, “Securing Board Buy-In for a Meaningful Compliance Investment: How to Resonate, Allocate New Resources and Measure ROI”. Among the topics to be covered in this panel include:

  • Practical guidance for CCOs to turn their department into a strategic and valued, integrated and indispensable part of the company
  • Demonstrating value to the c-suite and company board: How to quantify the value of the in-house compliance function and shift the “cost-center” mentality
  • How to clearly delineate “must-haves” and “nice-to-haves” for your compliance program (outsourcing third party and vendor screening vs. bringing it in-house, frequency of performing audits, etc.)
  • Getting the most bang for your buck: Optimizing and effectively allocating resources

For more information and to register, please click this link.


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