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S7C Bribery and Corruption Compliance Training Programme©

This one day training programme will guide attendees through legal and operational practices relating to anti-bribery and corruption compliance frameworks. Attendees will be given a general background about bribery, corruption and ethics standards around the world. They will also be instructed on bribery and corruption laws, policies and practices in force in the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (U.S. ), as well as penalties and prosecution of offenders. Attendees will also be guided through the practical implementation of a risk-based approach to anti-bribery and corruption corporate compliance programmes.

Day 1

MODULE 1: Global Bribery, Corruption and Ethics Standards

  • An overview of global anti-corruption legislation, corporate governance, and corporate social responsibility standards.

  • Addressing the risk of bribery and corruption across the world.

  • The challenges of high risk jurisdictions such as Africa, China, India, and Russia.

  • Identifying global prosecution trends.

MODULE 2: Bribery and Corruption Laws, Policies, and Practices in the United Kingdom

  • The Bribery Act 2010.

  • General bribery offences.

  • Bribery of foreign public officials (s.6).

  • Failure of commercial organisations to prevent bribery (s.7).

  • Extraterritoriality, penalties, prosecution.

  • An updated view on British Deferred Prosecution Agreements.

MODULE 3: Bribery and Corruption Laws, Policies, and Practices in the United States

  • The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

  • Requirements of the FCPA and who is covered by the FCPA.

  • Exceptions and defenses under the FCPA.

  • Extraterritoriality, penalties, and prosecution of offenders.

  • Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Enforcement Actions for FCPA cases.

  • An updated view on American Deferred Prosecution Agreements.

MODULE 4: Applying the Risk Based Approach in Practice

  • Drafting comprehensive and defensive compliance policies and corporate compliance programs.

  • Using the Worldcompliance Global Adverse Media List (Global PEP, Sanction, Enforcement, and Adverse Media Lists).

  • Regulatory DataCorp (RDC) Services (Negative Media; Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs); watchlists; regulatory actions; forfeiture data; anti-fraud protection; terrorists).

  • Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Guidance (High-risk and non-cooperative jurisdictions, jurisdictions with strategic anti-money laundering (AML) and countering the financing of terrorism (CFT) legislation).

  • Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Guidance (Sanctions Programs and Information; Specially Designated Nationals List; and Civil Penalties, Enforcement, and Settlement Agreements).

Presented by the author of “Deferred Prosecution Agreements: A Decidedly British Perspective”