FCPA Compliance: Creating an Effective Anti-Corruption Compliance Program (Online Self-Study)

CPE Credit: 4
Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: Experience with international organizations



Description: 

 
The U.S. Congress enacted the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) to prohibit corrupt payments directed at foreign officials or political organizations. And since its enactment, the FCPA has had an enormous impact on the way organizations around the world conduct business domestically and abroad. As a result, it is important for you and your company to understand the intricate and interlocking network of criminal and civil laws designed to combat transnational bribery.

FCPA Compliance provides relevant information on the current legal and regulatory framework of the U.S. government’s efforts to combat bribery in international trade. More specifically, this course provides an overview of the FCPA and other international anti-corruption initiatives, advises how companies can establish compliance programs to detect and minimize violations of law and examines bribery risk assessments. The course also includes recent FCPA guidance from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

You Will Learn How To: 

 

Differentiate between conduct that would and would not likely violate the bribery provisions of the FCPA

Navigate the FCPA enforcement process

Comply with accounting requirements under the FCPA

Implement the 14 essential elements of an effective compliance program

Conduct a corruption risk assessment using the 7 core risk factors of the FCPA

 

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Field of study: Business Law

Last updated: October 2013

 

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Please note: To be eligible for CPE credit, you must complete the final exam within one year of purchase date. You may only claim CPE credit for a course once. 

Table of Contents: 

 

Lesson 1: Introduction and Course Overview

Lesson 2: Introduction to the FCPA

Lesson 3: The FCPA's Accounting Provisions

Lesson 4: The FCPA's Anti-Bribery Provisions

Lesson 5: International and Regional Anti-Corruption Initiatives

Lesson 6: Compliance Programs

Lesson 7: Elements of an FCPA Compliance Program (Part 1)

Lesson 8: Elements of an FCPA Compliance Program (Part 2)

Lesson 9: Standards and Tools

Lesson 10: Introduction to FCPA Risk Assessments

Lesson 11: Phases of a Risk Assessment

Lesson 12: Methods of Analysis

Lesson 13: FCPA Risk Factors

Lesson 14: Conclusion

 

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Internet access: High-speed connection recommended

Free Adobe Flash Player 

Speakers required for video sound

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