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262.81 sec. 001 - Anticorruption Compliance (Fall 2023)

Instructor: Hana Rachel Ivanhoe  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 1
Grading Designation: Credit Only
Mode of Instruction: In-Person


Th 6:25 PM - 9:05 PM
Location: Law 170
On 2023-08-24

F 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Law 170
On 2023-08-25

F 3:10 PM - 6:10 PM
Location: Law 170
On 2023-08-25

Sa 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Law 170
On 2023-08-26

Sa 1:30 PM - 4:10 PM
Location: Law 170
On 2023-08-26

Course Start: August 24, 2023
Course End: August 26, 2023
Class Number: 32022

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 18
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 40
As of: 02/07 02:03 PM

Anticorruption law has become an increasingly important area of practice for in-house and outside counsel alike in recent years. It is also increasingly the subject of international and intergovernmental organization scrutiny.

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.

This course meets on a condensed schedule over three consecutive days.

We also have special academic rules for these condensed courses:
-Students must attend each course session and cannot attend any course session remotely (even for illness or emergency situations).
-The Registrar’s Office will drop a student who does not attend each course session.

Due to the condensed nature of this course, in-person attendance at all course sessions is mandatory. Absences cannot be excused for any reason, including illness or emergencies. The Registrar’s Office will drop any student who misses a session.

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Exam Notes: (TH) Take-home examination
Exam Length: 2 hours
Course Category: International and Comparative Law
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Business Law

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  • The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in a New Era
    Mike Koehler
    Edition: 2014
    Publisher: Edward Elgar
    ISBN: 9781781954409
    e-Book Available: unknown
    Price: $160.00
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Law-school Bookstore prices are unavailable at this time.

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