Events

American Conference Institute's National Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

March 25-28, 2008 | New York, New York

Location:

  • Bridgewaters
    Historic South Street Seaport
    New York, New York 10038


In its 19th successful year, the American Conference Institute's National Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is the event that corporate counsel, compliance officers, outside counsel and consultants rely on for comprehensive, insightful and practical guidance on critical FCPA compliance issues. Benefit from the practical perspective of seasoned corporate FCPA compliance executives, get an update on enforcement and policy initiatives from top Government officials and FCPA attorneys, and learn how industry is setting up internal controls to comply in this constantly changing global legal landscape.

WilmerHale Partner Roger Witten will speak on a panel entitled, "Voluntary Disclosures: How the Government Evaluates Them and What to Include," along Richard Grime of O'Melveny & Myers and William Jacobson, Assistant Chief, Fraud Section of the Criminal Division of the US Department of Justice. The panel discussion will cover the pros and cons of making a voluntary disclosure; comparing and contrasting SEC and DOJ approaches; how government agencies evaluate voluntary disclosures;identifying the aggravating and mitigating factors; tracking the voluntary disclosure; fines and how the government determines fines and penalties; and what can be learned from recent voluntary disclosures.