Singapore Summit on Anti-Corruption, Compliance and Risk Management
Organization: American Conference Institute
Venue: Singapore Marriott Hotel
|Event Date/Time: Dec 03, 2013||End Date/Time: Dec 04, 2013|
A groundbreaking international conference like no other in the region.The heightened enforcement environment is here to stay – learn and network with the “who’s who” of anticorruption compliance in Asia and get advanced compliance and risk mitigation strategies. Heightened anti-corruption enforcement is affecting more companies, individuals and industry sectors in Asia that ever before. Recent corruption investigations and news headlines including GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Eli Lily, RINO International Corporation, Oracle, and Wal-Mart are strong reminders that corruption continues to be a serious liability and reputational risk for companies doing business in Asia. It is imperative to strengthen your company’s anti-corruption compliance programme and risk management strategy immediately if you have not already done so. Now is the time to demonstrate to your employees, upper management and enforcement agencies that anticorruption is an important corporate objective that is taken seriously in of all your operations across Southeast Asia.
Superior Program Based On In-Depth Industry Research!This practical and insightful conference agenda was developed after doing extensive research with multi-national companies doing business in the region and includes the latest trends in assessing risk in the region and in Asian countries. The program will feature:
• GC PANEL: Best Practices to Detect Bribery Risk across Southeast Asia and Create a Culture of Compliance for Your Organization
• COUNTRY-SPECIFIC GUIDANCE with local counsel from CHINA. INDONESIA, THAILAND, PHILIPPINES, INDIA and MALAYSIA from each countries providing insights into the peculiar nuances of corruption
• FIVE TYPICAL MISTAKES that Companies Make When Enforcing their Travel, Hospitality and Sponsorship Policy across Asia
• GLOBAL PROGRAMMES – How One Size Does Not Fit All: Best Practices to Localize Your Compliance Policies and Minimize Risk in Asia
• WHISTLEBLOWING TIPS: Specific Steps to Deploy When an Issue Comes to the Surface
• REGIONAL FOCUS: How to Get Your Company Message across the Region: Effective Techniques to Build and Train Your Compliance Team in Asia
It’s Where All the Key Industry Players Are!
ACI’s Anti-Corruption conference is attended by senior attendees and speakers from Oil and Gas, Aerospace, Technology, Telecom, Real Estate, Pharma, Financial Services, Retail and Food industries. ACI has been holding FCPA and anti-corruption events for more than 15 years (long before it was a “hot topic!”) which means that you are virtually guaranteed to gain insight on the specific challenges in dealing with anti-corruption for your size of company, your types of transactions, and your industry.
Insight from Recognized FCPA, UK Bribery Act, and Asia Bribery Law Experts
There are a very limited number of attorneys or company executives who can call themselves truly qualified anticorruption or FCPA experts and even fewer who have successfully defended numerous enforcement actions or built a compliance program in Asia. Our event features the highest concentration of these experts of any anti-corruption conference in the region.
CLE, CPE, TASA and CPD credits available.
ACI has a dedicated and expert team of CLE, CPE and CPD expediters, which mean you, will get hassle free credits for attending our event. We are the only conference organizer who has dedicated staff providing this important service.
Register early to guarantee your place and take advantage of early bird discounts. Call +44 20 7878 6888 in Europe or +1 416 926 8200 in the USA; or register online.
December 5, 2013 – Economic Sanctions Seminar
Widening Sanctions Investigations Continue to make Headlines. For the first time in Singapore, Benchmark your sanctions compliance and risk process with In-depth sessions on:
• The expanding extraterritorial reach of economic sanctions, boycotts and embargoes: how they apply when there is no EU and US presence, and their jurisdiction through branches and subsidiaries in Asia
• The aftermath of HSBC, Standard Chartered and American Express: What landmark penalties reveal how non-US entities and individuals can be drawn into investigations
• How sanctions affect M & A, joint-ventures, underwriting, investment banking: what regulators expect you have on file and how to minimize risks
• Trade finance: How to prevent sanctions pitfalls in letters of credit, payments associated with licensed export transactions, and international financing
• How to integrate all restricted parties into a robust screening programme and how to resolve false positives or hits
• How to prevent diversion, transshipment and facilitation risks
• IRAN – How tightened Iran sanctions risks and exceptions are being interpreted for US, European and Asian companies
• BURMA/MYANMAR – What is permitted under new eased restrictions
• SYRIA, LIBYA and NORTH KOREA – How current restrictions affect our global operations