Brown Bag Lunch: The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act- Pitfalls for Inadequate Compliance
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Date: Thursday, February 23, 2012 Time: 12:00 - 1:30 pm Location: Sidley Austin LLP, 1501 K Street, NW, Washington, DC Directions: Accessible via the McPherson Square and Farragut North Metro stops. Check in at front desk.
Free – WHF Members Only
Speaker: Fiona A. Philip, Counsel, Sidley Austin LLP
Program Description: Recent headlines suggest that the US government has no intention of letting up on its unrelenting enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) within a multitude of industries. Learn the basics of this statute, the pitfalls of inadequate compliance, and what steps your company should take to successfully implement an effective anti-corruption compliance program in the current enforcement environment. Fiona Philip of Sidley Austin LLP will provide this overview and lead an in-depth discussion about current developments in anticorruption enforcement.
Speaker Bio: Fiona A. Philip is a Counsel in the SEC Enforcement, Accountants Liability and White Collar Crime Practice groups in the Washington, D.C. office. Ms. Philip’s practice is focused on defending SEC enforcement actions and has included matters involving the FCPA, insider trading, stock options backdating, and accounting and internal controls irregularities. She also assists and counsels boards of directors with internal investigations and advises public companies, securities exchanges, and financial services firms with Sarbanes-Oxley counseling and remedial measures related to securities laws issues.
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Cost: Complimentary for WHF Members Only. Not a member? Call WHF at 703-683-4742 and we would be happy to assist you.
RSVP: Please RSVP no later than 12:00 pm, Wednesday, February, 22th
February 23, 2012 Time: 12:00 PM EST - 1:30 PM EST Location: 1501 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005
Date: Thursday, February 23, 2011 Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm Location: Co Co Sala 929 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20004 Directions: Metro, Gallery Pl-Chinatown (Green, Red, Yellow), Metro Center (Red, Orange, Blue)
Come out for WHF's happy hour networking event co-sponsored by the Young Leaders in Affordable Housing! Mingle with fellow WHF members while enjoying drinks and appetizers at Co Co Sala, a Chocolate Lounge and Boutique in Penn Quarter. Bring your friends, colleagues and some business cards and enjoy getting to know other WHF members in an informal and fun setting. There is no cost to attend. This event is open to everyone.
In September 2010, the Young Leaders in Affordable Housing (YLAH) was integrated into the fabric of the National Housing Conference (NHC). A dynamic membership network comprised of young professionals and students under the age of 35 interested in gaining greater exposure to professional and leadership opportunities in the affordable housing industry, YLAH is committed to advancing the goal of providing housing to low- and moderate-income individuals and families through sound community revitalization policies and programs on a nationwide scale.
RSVP: There is no need to register. Just show up!
Cost: FREE to attend, cash bar
February 23, 2012 Time: 6:00 PM EST - 8:00 PM EST Location: 929 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20004
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