34th International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
November 28 - December 1, 2017 | Washington, DC
The 34th International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act is ‘widely regarded as the flagship conference for professionals across the globe’, bringing together key stakeholders from the anti-corruption community-government, highly respected industry executives, and private practitioners involved in the most high-profile enforcement matters to date.
Wednesday, November 29, V&E partner Bill Lawler will be a panelist during the session entitled, FCPA
& Data Privacy “Pickles”: Case Studies on Resolving Complex, Sensitive
Privacy Issues Affecting Internal and Government Corruption Investigations. Through
a series of practical case studies, the expert speakers will discuss how to
operate within strict foreign data privacy requirements, and cooperate with the
SEC and DOJ.
On Thursday, November
30, V&E partner Amy Riella will be a panelist during the
session entitled, Hypothetical Scenarios– Would You or Wouldn’t You? When to
Consider Terminating a Third Party Relationship Over Bribery Suspicions:
Anti-Corruption, Contractual and Other Key Considerations.
is the co-head of Vinson & Elkins Government Investigations and White
Collar Practice Group. Bill represents corporations, organizations, government
entities, and individuals in a wide variety of difficult and sensitive matters.
He represents clients in federal and state courts, as well as before regulatory
agencies and Congress.
Amy’s principal area
of practice involves white collar criminal defense, government investigations,
and litigation and client counseling arising from such matters. She routinely
defends clients in complex, high-stakes government inquiries and investigations,
prosecutions, and other proceedings related to compliance with federal and
state regulations, including the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, False
Claims Act, Federal Election Campaign Act, securities, antitrust, and trades
secrets laws, and procurement fraud. She regularly represents clients before
the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC),
and other regulators. Amy’s practice also focuses on conducting internal
investigations, compliance reviews, and assessments, and providing compliance
counseling, including helping clients develop, implement, test, and enhance
compliance programs in a variety of areas, including anticorruption compliance.
For more information on this event, please follow this link.