Bush to Speak at C5’s 4th Paris Edition on Anti-CorruptionOctober 19-20, 2011
O’Melveny partner Nathan Bush (BJ) is speaking at C5’s 4th Paris Edition on Anti-Corruption in Paris in October 2011.
Bush is leading a workshop entitled “Preserving Business Relationships and Tailoring Compliance Policies to Suit New Anti-Corruption Compliance Challenges in China.” The workshop will provide a comprehensive introduction to the new legislative frameworks implemented on May 1, 2011, and enforcement landscape and practical guidance on how to create a cost-effective and credible vetting system. Topics will include:
- Review of China’s new anti-bribery and corruption laws and enforcement
- What is considered as a “bribe” under the amended Chinese law?
- What are the new compliance risks faced by European companies doing business in China as a result of the new legislation?
- How will Chinese companies and operations be affected by the UK Bribery Act?
- Performing a risk inventory of third parties to identify higher risk relationships: partners, agents, consultants, customs brokers, marketing and sales representatives, and other types of business associations
- Developing adequate screening procedures
- Setting expectations and limitations on third party duties and responsibilities early on
- Using contractual provisions effectively to mitigate risks
- Adapting training to local conditions: the importance of language and cultural issues
- How your industry and China’s reputation for corruption affects the risk assessment process
- Strengthening internal controls to detect and prevent bribery violations by third parties
- Progress of FCPA investigations in China?
C5’s Forum on Anti-Corruption, Paris Edition is the annual event that consistently brings together a leading faculty of experienced in-house and private practice lawyers, compliance executives, and government officials who will provide the latest strategies to facilitate compliance with anti-corruption laws and mitigate damages should a violation occur.
Please click here to view the conference website.
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