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Anti-Bribery and Corruption: FCPA Compliance Certification

This course provides an in-depth understanding of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and its implications for individuals and organizations. Participants will learn about the legal framework of the FCPA, the risks and consequences of non-compliance, and best practices for ensuring compliance. The course combines theoretical knowledge with practical scenarios to equip participants with the skills needed to identify and prevent bribery and corruption.

Online Course
Self Paced

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12 Hours



What you are going to learn
Anti-Bribery and Corruption: FCPA Compliance Certification

This course overview is designed to provide a comprehensive guide to FCPA training, ensuring that participants are well-equipped to navigate the complexities of anti-bribery and corruption compliance.

Learning Objectives:
1. Understand the key provisions and requirements of the FCPA.
2. Identify activities and behaviors that constitute bribery and corruption under the FCPA.
3. Recognize the legal and reputational risks associated with FCPA violations.
4. Implement best practices for compliance and internal controls.
5. Develop strategies for responding to suspected violations.

Target Audience:
- Employees of multinational corporations
- Compliance officers
- Legal professionals
- Senior management and executives
- Anyone involved in international business operations

Course Modules

Module 1: Introduction to the FCPA
  • Overview of the FCPA: History, purpose, and scope.
  • Key Provisions: Anti-bribery provisions, accounting provisions, and penalties.
  • Global Context: Comparison with other anti-corruption laws (e.g., UK Bribery Act).

Module 2: Bribery and Corruption
  • Definitions and Examples: What constitutes bribery and corruption.
  • Case Studies: High-profile FCPA violations and their outcomes.
  • Risk Areas: Industries and regions with higher risks of bribery and corruption.

Module 3: Compliance and Internal Controls
  • Compliance Programs: Elements of an effective FCPA compliance program.
  • Internal Controls: Financial and operational controls to prevent bribery.
  • Due Diligence: Vetting third parties, joint ventures, and mergers/acquisitions.

Module 4: Reporting and Investigation
  • Whistleblower Protections: Rights and protections for whistleblowers.
  • Investigation Procedures: Steps to investigate potential FCPA violations.
  • Cooperation with Authorities: Interaction with regulatory bodies and law enforcement.

Module 5: Training and Awareness
  • Employee Training: Designing and implementing training programs.
  • Communication Strategies: Effective communication of anti-bribery policies.
  • Continuous Improvement: Regular assessments and updates to compliance programs.

Module 6: Practical Scenarios and Workshops
  • Scenario Analysis: Interactive scenarios to identify and address potential FCPA violations.
  • Role-Playing Exercises: Simulating real-world situations to practice responses.
  • Group Discussions: Sharing experiences and best practices.

Assessment and Certification:
  • Final Exam: Comprehensive test covering all course material
  • Certificate of Completion: Issued to participants who pass the final exam.

Penelope Goddard

Painter, instructor, writer
Penelope Goddard began painting at the age of six. She attended the Johnson School of Art at the age of ten and later began studying classical art. At the age of 18 she was accepted at St. Markus Institute of Art on a full scholarship. Her art series have been exhibited in the US  Europe.

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