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April 2017
Friday
28
April
2017
Wyndham Cleveland at PlayhouseSquare
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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Wyndham Cleveland at PlayhouseSquare
1260 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
May 2017
Wednesday
17
May
2017
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Timothy Webster, Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Sunday
21
May
2017
CWRU Law School
All-day event
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Webcast live
October 2017
5-8
October
2017
CWRU Law School
This is a multi-day event
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February 2018
16-17
February
2018
CWRU Law School
This is a multi-day event
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Probes and Bribes: Practioners’ Perspectives on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Sponsor
Frederick K. Cox International Law Center
OCT 22, 2014
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Location
Moot Courtroom (A59)
CLE Credit
1.5 hours of in-person CLE credit available, pending approval

Throughout its 37-year history, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) has proven one of the most controversial tools in the United States' arsenal against corruption. Opponents believe that the law harms U.S. business interests; American corporations are prohibited from doing things that other countries' corporations can do with impunity. Proponents point out that the U.S. has helped change attitudes towards bribery, pressured other states to strengthen their domestic laws, and drawn the international community's attention to a pernicious and insoluble global problem.

However one views the FCPA, it has certainly generated business for US law firms. This panel, featuring prominent Cleveland lawyers well versed in FCPA enforcement and advising, will provide an account of the current state of the FCPA. The panelists will reflect on their own experiences defending against FCPA investigations, discuss strategies that companies can use to avoid falling afoul of the FCPA, and provide suggestions as to how the law might be improved and clarified. A reception will follow the presentations. CLE credit will also be available.
Speaker Information
Kevin Barnes
Taft Stettinius & Hollister

Jim Wooley (‘82)
Jones Day

Colin Jennings (‘97)
Squire Patton

Moderator:
Timothy Webster
Assistant Professor of Law
Director, East Asian Legal Studies
Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Additional Information
Free and open to the public, register at the door.


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