Samuel Salyer, Attorney with Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Trends, Developments and Updates in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: What You Need to Know Live Webcast

New York, NY, January 15, 2019 — The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Samuel Salyer, Attorney with Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Trends, Developments and Updates in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: What You Need to Know.” This event is scheduled for Tuesday, February 19, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (ET), Eastern Time.

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About Samuel Salyer

Samuel Salyer is an Associate in Hughes Hubbard & Reed’s Anti-Corruption and Internal Investigations practice group. He has been based in Washington DC, Beijing, and Paris, representing a range of clients in connection with investigations conducted by US, UK, French, and other national authorities, as well as by various international institutions. He has assisted clients in developing and implementing compliance programs, conducting risk assessments, and has delivered anti-corruption trainings on four continents. Sam has participated in compliance investigations or reviews in a variety of countries including China, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Lebanon, Nigeria, and the UAE. He holds a JD from Columbia University.

About Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP is an international law firm ranked for 12 years, including five years in a row, as the top-ranked New York-based firm on The American Lawyer’s A-List of what the magazine calls “the top firms among the nation’s legal elite.” We advise and represent clients in over 30 specialized practices. Our firm strikes the balance between scale and agility, handling large and complex matters, while remaining flexible to adapt to clients’ needs and market developments. For more information, please visit


The recent months have seen the evolving landscape of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Along with the revisions to the Corporate Enforcement Policy in November 2017, which aimed to “increase the volume of voluntary disclosures” and “enhance the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) ability to identify and punish culpable individuals,” several FCPA-related cases have been noted. Moreover, heightened enforcement efforts are focused on the prosecution of individuals that commit corporate misconduct.

Other notable developments include the new guidance for monitors’ compliance role and tightened Yates Memo requirements.

With the increased scrutiny on FCPA violations, companies must be proactive in addressing potential risks and pitfalls. They must also keep themselves abreast of the recent trends and enforcement actions to avoid FCPA liabilities.

In this live webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group will provide an in-depth discussion of the new FCPA corporate enforcement policy. They will offer best practices in developing and implementing compliance and control procedures in light of recent trends, developments and updates, to help them avoid pitfalls. Key topics include:

• Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: An Overview
• Corporate Enforcement Policy Trends and Updates
o Extension to M&A
• Sentencing Guidelines and Monitorship
• Individual Accountability
• Yates Memo Requirements
• Risk Issues and Pitfalls
• Best Compliance Practices
• What Lies Ahead?

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit:

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