FCPA risks for Private Equity and Hedge Funds

Event : FCPA risks for Private Equity and Hedge Funds

Wed, 21/05/2014  
Conducted by : American Conference Institute
Contact : Rachel Lewyn

Private equity and hedge funds are feeling the effects of increased regulatory scrutiny. As investment continues into underdeveloped economies with high corruption risks, the potential exists for huge criminal liability under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). This new one day program will discuss how investment management firms can strengthen their compliance programs to avoid a FCPA violation.  You will discuss the critical issues where you are vulnerable. Hear from leading expects including government officials, general counsel and chief compliance officers as well as experienced legal practitioners.

 
Topics covered include: 
Why Does FCPA Matter for Private Equity and Hedge Funds
Top 5 Areas for Potential FCPA Risks
How the Board Works to Ensure Compliance While Protecting Their Own Interests
How to Strengthen Your Compliance Function
Best Practices for Due Diligence on New Investment Targets
How Compliance Will Affect New and Existing Deals
How to Mitigate Corruption in Highly Corrupt Regions 

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