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Bribery Case Fundamentals for Corporate Attorneys

July 16, 2020 1:00 PM EST | 02:30 PM EST

Training Duration = 90 min              Sponsored by Lorman

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Learn to recognize and handle bribery cases in a professional manner.

Understand your responsibilities for FCPA compliance and obtain insight into identifying red flags. This topic helps the persons responsible for FCPA compliance obtain a better understanding of FCPA, including compliance requirements and enforcement trends. We will discuss recent enforcement actions and settlements in key industries and geographies, as well as the hallmarks of an effective FCPA compliance program. Lastly, the content will provide insight into identifying corruption/ bribery red flags across a business’ global operations and focus on internal control red flags which the regulators have cited in recent enforcement actions.


Bribery Case Fundamentals for Corporate Attorneys
  • FCPA: Provisions and Requirements
  • Potential Liability/Accountability Without Direct Involvement
  • Internal Controls vs. FCPA Controls
Enforcement Trends  
  • FCPA Resolutions Over Time
  • FCPA Resolutions by Country
  • Relevant FCPA Settlements
Hallmarks of an Effective FCPA Compliance Program  
  • Tone at the Top
  • Oversight, Autonomy and Resources
  • Policies
  • Risk Assessment
  • Training
  • Incentive/Disciplinary Measures
  • Third-Party Intermediaries
  • Investigations
  • Monitoring/Auditing
  • M&A Due Diligence
  • Update on DOJ's Revisions to Its Guidance on How It Evaluates Corporate Compliance Programs
Identifying Red Flags  
  • Illustrative Red Flags
  • Country/Culture-Specific Practices
  • The SEC's Focus on Internal Controls




Sulaksh Shah

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

  • Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Advisory Services LLC in Washington, D.C.
  • A licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Fraud Examiner, and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • Over 20 years of public accounting experience and focuses on anti-corruption/FCPA matters, including due diligence, internal investigations, and compliance assessments
  • Represented clients before the United States Department of Justice as well as the Securities and Exchange Commission; he has significant experience in helping clients design their anti-corruption compliance programs, conducting anti-corruption investigations, enhancing clients' existing anti-bribery/corruption (ABAC) policies and procedures, and benchmark compliance frameworks against regulatory expectations
  • Frequently speaks on anti-corruption topics and has been a featured speaker at national and international conferences, including Lorman, ABA, ACI and PLI events
  • Associate (non-lawyer) member of the American Bar Association's Criminal Justice and International Law sections
  • B.C. degree, University of Mumbai, India

Rohan Virginkar

Foley & Lardner LLP

  • Partner at Foley & Lardner LLP in Washington, D.C.
  • Former federal prosecutor, member of the firm's Government Enforcement Defense & Investigations Practice, and Co-Chair of the firm's multidisciplinary Cannabis Industry team
  • Most recently served as a trial attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) Criminal Division, Fraud Section, where he was part of the FCPA Unit, a small group of prosecutors responsible for global enforcement of the FCPA
  • Led numerous investigations into alleged violations of the FCPA by major corporations and individuals across multiple industries and spanning six continents
  • Served as counsel to the Assistant Attorney General, advising Criminal Division leadership on issues including white-collar criminal law enforcement policy and strategies
  • Honored with the Attorney General's Award for Exceptional Service, the highest award given by the Department of Justice, and the FBI Director's Award for Excellence, the highest award given by the Federal Bureau of Investigations
  • J.D. degree, The George Washington University Law School; bachelor's degree, University of California