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John Loesch, Director with Navigant, to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Trends, Developments and Updates in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: What You Need to Know

New York, NY, January 15, 2019 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that John Loesch, Director with Navigant, will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Trends, Developments and Updates in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: What You Need to Know.” This event is scheduled for Tuesday, February 19, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (ET), Eastern Time.

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About John Loesch

John Loesch is a Director in the Global Investigations and Compliance practice at Navigant. John has extensive experience conducting large-scale investigations and with FCPA/anti-bribery compliance matters in both the government and private sector. He has worked on high profile investigations for congressional oversight committees, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP). In the private sector, John led the global anti-corruption compliance program for a multinational Fortune 200 public company. In that capacity, John managed all aspects of the program including risk assessments, third-party due diligence, audits and monitoring, policies and procedures, and training.

John’s practice focuses on providing compliance program advisory services and leading compliance and internal controls reviews and investigations. He also leads Navigant’s investigative due diligence team, which performs due diligence throughout the world for large multinationals, commercial and investment banks, private equity firms, venture partners, government agencies, initial public offering candidates, hedge funds, law firms and other business entities.

About Navigant

Navigant Consulting, Inc. is a specialized, global professional services firm that helps clients take control of their future. Navigant’s professionals apply deep industry knowledge, substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help clients build, manage, and/or protect their business interests. With a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and significant regulatory or legal pressures, the firm primarily serves clients in the healthcare, energy, and financial services industries. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, Navigant’s practitioners bring sharp insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More information about Navigant can be found at


The recent months have seen the evolving landscape of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Along with the revisions to the Corporate Enforcement Policy in November 2017, which aimed to “increase the volume of voluntary disclosures” and “enhance the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) ability to identify and punish culpable individuals,” several FCPA-related cases have been noted. Moreover, heightened enforcement efforts are focused on the prosecution of individuals that commit corporate misconduct.

Other notable developments include the new guidance for monitors’ compliance role and tightened Yates Memo requirements.

With the continued government focus on FCPA violations, companies must be proactive in addressing potential risks and pitfalls. They must also keep themselves abreast of the recent trends and enforcement actions to avoid FCPA liabilities.

In this live webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group will provide an in-depth discussion of the new FCPA corporate enforcement policy. They will offer best practices in developing and implementing compliance and control procedures in light of recent trends, developments and updates, to help them avoid pitfalls. Key topics include:

• Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: An Overview
• Corporate Enforcement Policy Trends and Updates
o Extension to M&A
• Sentencing Guidelines and Monitorship
• Individual Accountability
• Yates Memo Requirements
• Risk Issues and Pitfalls
• Best Compliance Practices
• What Lies Ahead?

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group 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 for an event, please visit:
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