262S sec. 001 - Anti-Corruption Compliance (Summer 2021)
Instructor: Hana Ivanhoe (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: Remote Instruction
F 2:00 PM - 6:10 PM
Sa 09:00 AM - 6:10 PM
Enroll Limit: 42
As of: 09/01 10:35 AM
Anticorruption law has become an increasingly important area of practice for in-house and outside counsel alike in recent years. Corruption adversely impacts economic development and stability. Multinational corporations have the power to advance that economic development through trade and investment, but are ethically, and in certain cases legally, bound to ensure that such trade and investment are pursued transparently. For this reason, states are increasingly legislating against and enforcing regulations proscribing corruption.
This course will examine the global phenomenon of corruption and the existing legal and voluntary frameworks under both US and international law to govern it. The course will focus primarily on corporate corruption with a comprehensive study of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), related decisions, enforcement actions and enforcement agency guidance. It will focus specifically on the role of the in-house counsel and compliance professional in reducing potential liability risks under the law. The course will then evaluate and compare existing international frameworks for combating corruption globally (including the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery) and will close with an examination of private initiatives, voluntary frameworks, standards and guidelines for preventing corporate acts of corruption.
Real-time attendance is encouraged for the benefit of class discussion (but is not mandatory)
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Required Books are in blue
- The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in a New Era
Publisher: Edward Elgar
e-Book Available: Yes
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