Event

  Beyond the Legalese: Assessing and Minimizing Bribery and Corruption Risks of Doing Business Abroad Seminar 10.06.2011 12:00am

You are invited to a complimentary breakfast briefing on "Beyond the Legalese: Assessing and Minimizing Bribery and Corruption Risks of Doing Business Abroad" co-hosted by the law firm of Williams Mullen and FRA, an international forensic accounting and e-discovery company.

When: Thursday, October 6, 2011
             7:30 - 8:00 a.m. Registration and Networking Breakfast
             8:00 - 9:30 a.m. Program

Location: Williams Mullen
                  222 Central Park Avenue
                  Suite 1700
                  Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Anti-corruption enforcement continues to grow in the United States, as reflected by the recent enforcement action against Panalpina and its customers and, even more recently, against several of its competitors. International cooperation between jurisdictions is also increasingly common and effective and the implementation of the UK Bribery Act in July 2011 gives further pause for thought. Whether you are a transportation and/or logistics provider, government contractor or in the defense industry, you need to be aware of the legal and commercial risks associated with bribery and corruption encountered when doing business abroad.

This presentation is intended to provide participants with practical guidance, concrete examples, and commercial considerations on how to effectively assess and mitigate serious risks. The speakers will address institutional measures that companies can employ to help them deal with such risks, including: