Robust and forward-looking risk and compliance programs are more important than ever in today's rapidly evolving business landscape. Acts such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) provides the critical oversight needed to help regulate the marketplace. In November 2012, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released a thorough and extensive FCPA Resource Guide. This highly anticipated guide addresses the parameters that the DOJ and SEC consider to be predominant when creating and defining an effective ethics and compliance program.

In order to effectively manage risk and ensure compliance, organizations around the world need to stay current with the latest regulatory developments. This webinar will cover the FCPA Resource Guide's examination and will discuss what constitutes an effective compliance and ethics program. This webinar discussion will also explore some practical tactics for business leaders who wish to use the Guide to enhance their overall compliance and risk programs.

Join expert Rebecca Walker, Partner at Kaplan & Walker, LLP and Timothy Schmutzler, Regional VP of GRC Solutions at MetricStream as they discuss the implications of The FCPA Resource Guide. Additional topics for discussion include:

  • Oversight of the program and how to ensure independence and authority for individual programs
  • Implementing codes and policies supported by robust training programs
  • Reporting procedures and investigations of misconduct
  • Enforcing discipline and creating effective incentives
  • The necessity of due diligence in mergers and acquisitions
  • How to streamline and optimize your organization's compliance program

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The webinar is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 8:00 am Pacific Time. To register for this event, and to learn more about the webinar and speakers, please click here

About MetricStream

MetricStream is the independent market leader in enterprise cloud applications for governance, risk, compliance (GRC), and quality management. MetricStream apps and software solutions improve business performance by strengthening risk management, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, audit management, vendor governance, and quality management for organizations across industries, including banking and financial services, health care, life sciences, energy and utilities, consumer brands, government, technology, and manufacturing. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, with an operations and GRC innovation center in Bengaluru, India, and sales and operations support in 12 other cities globally.(

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