7th Anti-Corruption Compliance and Risk Management Master Class Series: Session III – Interaction with the U.S. Department of Justice – 27th August 2020
The Anti-Corruption & FCPA Compliance Committee organized the third session of its 7th Anti-Corruption Compliance and Risk Management Master Class Series on August 27th with the U.S. Department of Justice. Ms. Ranjana Khanna, Director General CEO, AMCHAM, welcomed participants to the exclusive session. She gave a brief overview of the masterclass structure. Mr. Gaurav Ajmani, Chairman – Anti-Corruption & FCPA Compliance Committee, AMCHAM and Associate General Counsel, Business Conduct & Ethics, Amazon Seller Services, gave an overview of the anti-corruption landscape in India.
Mr. Puneet Singh, Legal Attaché, U.S. Embassy, explained how the FBI has legats worldwide that regularly organize trainings, share best practices, collaborate on investigations, etc. It was followed by a discussion on the overview of the new guidelines issued by DOJ in 2020 and the role of the FBI in assisting DOJ for FCPA investigations by Mr. Christopher Cestaro, Chief of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Unit, U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Fraud Section and Mr. Jeffrey Coleman, Supervisory Special Agent (SSA), International Corruption Unit, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Ms. Bhawna A. Ranganadhan, Co-Chairperson – Anti-Corruption & FCPA Compliance Committee, AMCHAM and Vice President, Legal and Compliance, Genpact gave the concluding remarks.