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ACI's 3rd Global Forum on Anti-Corruption in High Risk Markets

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 - Wednesday, July 18, 2012

04:00 AM GMT - 04:00 AM GMT

In the last year, anti-corruption enforcement actions have involved business activities in Mexico, China, India, Nigeria, Brazil, Russia and other markets considered high risk. At the same time, new anti-bribery laws and enforcement tools have spread across the globe promising to raise the stakes for multinationals. These developments make it clear that anti-corruption enforcement is here to stay and will affect more companies doing business in high risk markets than ever before.

Thats why American Conference Institute's 3rd Global Forum on Anti-Corruption Compliance in Emerging Markets is designed to provide practical, country-specific guidance on screening third-parties, preventing gift s and entertainment pitfalls, working with joint venture partners, conducting internal investigations and other critical anti-bribery issues.

Paul Hastings partner Morgan Miller is a featured panelist on July 17 at 4:30 pm to discuss "UKRAINE and KAZAKHSTAN: How to Monitor Activities of Representative Offices."

• Anti-corruption legislation in Ukraine and Kazakhstan and how it applies to the activities of ROs• Understanding what circumstances/areas pose the greatest bribery risks in Ukraine and Kazakhstan• Internal controls you must have in place to prevent improper payments and fraud• How to effectively monitor the activities of your representative office from a distance• Ensuring your compliance policies resonate with local employees and are being properly followed• Setting up multiple avenues for employees to report wrongdoing and encouraging them to use corporate reporting mechanisms• Applying Western standards of auditing to the region and effectively conducting an internal review

Paul Hastings clients may receive a $200 reduction in registration fees by mentioning the code 724L12.S. For additional program information and to register, visit the ACI site here.

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