OC/LB Forensic Services - Foreign Corrupt Practices Act - What Lawyers and Accountants Need to Know | H2110316

Date :
March 7, 2016 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location :
Orange County Central
Facility :
Stradling Yocca Carlson Rauth
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CPE Credits :
CPE 1.00, MCLE 1.00
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Come join us to kick off this group!  Great Topics!  Great Speakers!
Our speakers will discuss their perspectives on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). 
Kathleen Marcus is a former enforcement officer with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) whose practice includes representing and advising clients who become the target of government investigations. 
Dan Ray is a former Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation who has twice served as an independent monitor assigned to ensure compliance with FCPA settlement agreements.
Cost: During the first meeting, there is no charge to attend. After that time, there will be a nominal charge.


Attendees will

  • Learn how the FCPA can impact clients with operations outside the United States.
  • Gain useful information about what may be considered a "corrupt payment." It's not just cash.
  • Understand how the law applies beyond the corporate entity to individuals and other third parties. 

Major Subjects:

Join us and learn about the trends in the FCPA and the importance of sufficient internal controls and accounting procedures to prevent violations of the FCPA, including the diligence of agents and the navigation of issues surrounding gifts, gratuities, meals and entertainment expenses.

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Misc. Information:

Registration opens at 5:00 pm.
Credit: 1
Qualifies for MCLE

Level of Difficulty:
Field of Interest:
Business Law
Designed For:
CPAs, Attorneys, business owners, Board and Audit Committee members.


Kathleen M. Marcus
Ms. Marcus’ practice focuses on government and regulatory enforcement defense, internal investigations, and compliance counseling. As a former enforcement officer with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Ms. Marcus is experienced in representing and advising clients who become the target of government investigations. Ms. Marcus routinely manages investigations before the SEC, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Ms. Marcus teaches SEC Enforcement courses regularly at the University of California, Irvine School of Law. She previously taught classes at the University of Notre Dame Law School and the University of Toledo College of Law.
Daniel W Ray, CFE, CFF, CPA, CTEC
Dan Ray, CPA, CFF, CFE, CIRA is a Director in the Litigation Services Department in the San Francisco Office of Hemming Morse, Inc. ("HMI") Prior to joining HMI, Mr. Ray served as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation for more than 8 years. While with the FBI, Mr. Ray specialized in the investigation of complex financial crimes, including numerous bank and investor fraud matters. He was also responsible for the investigation of several failed savings and loans. Since leaving the FBI in 1990, Mr. Ray continues to provide consulting and expert witness services throughout the United States in fraud, commercial litigation, and corporate investigation matters. Mr. Ray previously served as the Chairman of the Fraud Operating Committee for the California Society of CPA's. He currently serves as the vice-chair of the CalCPA Litigation Sections Steering Committee. Mr. Ray lectures frequently on the topics of fraud and forensic accounting. He was featured in a New York Times article titled "And Now, a Case for the Forensic Accountant." He was also interviewed for an NBC Nightly News segment regarding procedures used to follow the money trail of terrorists.
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