National Forum on Fraud and Abuse in the Sale and Marketing of Drugs in New York

American Conference Institute

Event Info

  • Date:

    3.26.2012

  • Time:

    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

  • Location:

    New York, NY

Topics

  • Defending Against Allegations of Fraud and Abuse under the UK Bribery and Foreign Corrupt Practices Acts
    (Paul E. Pelletier, Panelist )

Paul Pelletier will present "Defending Against Allegations of Fraud and Abuse under the UK Bribery and Foreign Corrupt Practices Acts" during the International Master Class workshop at the American Conference Institute's 12th National Forum on Fraud and Abuse in the Sale and Marketing of Drugs in New York. The presentation will include:

  • Highlighting the differences between the UK Bribery Law and the FCPA while addressing the lack of an “exception” for facilitation payments in the UK Bribery Act.
  • Discussing the UK Bribery Act’s stringency
  • Analyzing how far the UK Bribery Act’s extraterritorial reach will extend with respect to actions undertaken by parent companies versus subsidiaries
  • Discussing the level of care that must be taken when your company has a lot of UK contacts
  • Outlining the duties and responsibilities a U.S.-based parent company has to foreign distributors and affiliates under the UK Bribery Act
  • Designing FCPA compliance programs to maintain acceptable risk levels
  • Exploring how whistleblower provisions impact FCPA exposure
  • Investigating the wide-ranging effects Corporate Integrity Agreements can have on foreign activities

Panelists
Paul E. Pelletier - Member, Mintz Levin
Amy J. Conway-Hatcher, Partner, Morgan, Lewis, & Bockius