New York, NY, December 03, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that William H. Jordan, Partner, Alston & Bird LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “FCPA Guidance: Understanding Key Issues and Ensuring Compliance Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for January 24, 2014 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
For further details, please visit: http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2013_Ensuring_Compliance.html
About William H. Jordan
Bill Jordan is the Co-Chair of Alston & Bird's Litigation and Trial Practice Group. He regularly represents healthcare and life sciences, technology, manufacturing, and financial services companies in government and internal investigations regarding the FCPA and the False Claims Act, compliance and ethics matters, and complex litigation. Before returning to Alston & Bird, Bill served as a served as a senior official in the Department of Justice's Civil Division and in the Associate Attorney General's Office. In addition, Bill currently leads a team from the firm that serves as the outside compliance monitor for a global pharmaceutical company.
About Alston & Bird
Alston & Bird is a leading national firm whose core practice areas are intellectual property, complex litigation, corporate and tax, with focuses in energy, health care, financial services and public policy. The firm has been ranked on FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" list for 14 consecutive years.
The joint Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission, “A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practice Act”, highlights the agencies intention and approach to halt corrupt practices and bribery of U.S companies to foreign officials.
Aside from addressing enforcement issues, (1) Definition of Foreign Official; (2) Issues on Gifts, travel and Entertainment; (3) Mergers and Acquisition and Successor Liability; and (4) Effective Compliance Program, were also discussed as they are deemed relevant to FCPA. But, above all, the guidance aims to help U.S companies comply with FCPA rules, mitigate potential pitfalls and prevent costly errors.
Join them in this two-hour Live webcast as their panel of distinguished leaders and practitioners provide an in-depth discussion of the significant issues included in the guidelines, along with training and other best practices in complying. The panel will also be available to answer questions and illuminate the latest regulations for participants.
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org