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Anne Hukkelaas Gaustad, Partner with Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP to Speak at TKG’s FCPA Enforcement and Compliance in the Energy Sector: Trends and Updates Webcast


New York, NY, April 08, 2019 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Anne Hukkelaas Gaustad, Partner with Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “FCPA Enforcement and Compliance in the Energy Sector: Trends and Updates.” This event is scheduled for Tuesday, May 07, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm, Eastern Time.

For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/fcpa-enforcement-and-compliance-in-the-energy-sector/

About Anne Hukkelaas Gaustad

Anne Hukkelaas Gaustad is a partner based in our Paris office and assists clients on matters including anti-corruption compliance, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, and securities laws, with particular experience in the design and implementation of anti-corruption compliance programs, conducting internal reviews and third-party due diligence, and assessing risks under international and national anticorruption frameworks. Her recent experience includes the global risk assessment and compliance review of a multinational “supermajor” oil company, the risk assessment and development of compliance policies and procedures for a multinational automotive company, advising on insider trading issues for a large sovereign wealth fund, and assisting with anti-corruption matters involving the World Bank Group. Anne is a graduate of Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II, Oxford University and New York University School of Law. Anne is admitted to the Norway, Paris, New York and District of Columbia bars. She is fluent in Norwegian, English, French, and Danish, and is proficient in German.

About Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP is an international law firm ranked for 12 years, including five years in a row as the top-ranked New York-based firm, on The American Lawyer’s A-List of what the magazine calls “the top firms among the nation’s legal elite.” We advise and represent clients in over 30 specialized practices. For more information, please visit www.hugheshubbard.com.

Abstract

Although foreign corruption and bribery activities run rampant in every industry, the energy sector exposes itself to a higher risk compared to other businesses, as it often operates on larger scales and deals involving countries with different corruption and bribery laws and regulatory requirements.

The heightened enforcement of the FCPA, along with the government’s collaboration with other countries, has intensified the crackdown of violators who are now faced with higher penalties and irreparable reputational damages.

The stakes are high. Companies in the energy industry must keep themselves abreast of the recent developments and trends in complying with the aforementioned act. They must also come up with effective strategies and techniques to mitigate the risks of exposure to potential FCPA violations.

In this live webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders will help companies in the energy sector and their counsel, understand the important aspects of this significant topic. They will provide an in-depth discussion of recent FCPA trends and developments. Speakers will also offer best practices in developing and implementing effective strategies and techniques in ensuring maximum compliance with the FCPA.

Key topics include:

• FCPA Enforcement in the Energy Sector: Statistics
• Recent Trends and Developments
• Notable Cases
• Compliance Issues and Solutions
• Mitigating Risks
• Best Practices and Practical Tips
• The Future of FCPA and the Energy Industry

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: http://theknowledgegroup.org/
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tlumbao@knowledgecongress.org

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