What You Need To Know About the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and Anti-Bribery Regulations

Recorded On: 06/14/2016

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Join Larry Whitney and Tony Migliavacca for this session on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Anti-Bribery Regulations. Do you know what constitutes bribery of a public official? When conducting international business it is important to understand world-wide anti-corruption legislation which addresses the bribery of foreign public officials. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) was enacted in 1977 for the purpose of making it unlawful for certain individuals or companies to make payments to foreign government officials to assist in obtaining or retaining business. This session will address components of the law, how it is enforced,who it applies to and what can be done to protect yourself and your company. This session qualifies as an "elective" under the Product Safety Aware Program.

Larry Whitney

Director, Global Compliance, PCNA

Larry Whitney has been with Polyconcept since 2005. As director, global compliance, he provides guidance to Polyconcept’s business units – PCNA in North America, PFCI in Europe and Polyconcept GBS in Asia—on issues related to corporate social responsibility, product safety, and import regulations.   Larry also manages PCNA’s North American import operations, including the logistics teams moving cargo to the US from over a dozen countries around the world.

Larry is a past president of the Board of Directors for Quality Certification Alliance (QCA), and serves on QCA’s compliance committee.   He also serves on PPAI’s Product Responsibility Action Group. In addition, for a number of years he has participated in PPAI’s L.E.A.D. meetings on Capitol Hill, educating members of Congress on key issues related to the promotional products industry.
Larry is a Certified Supply Chain Professional through APICS, and has a certificate in Product Safety Management from the John Cook School of Business at St. Louis University.  He has spoken on issues related to product safety and regulations governing imported products at events held by the International Product Health and Safety Organization, National Association of Foreign Trade Zones and PPAI.

Tony Migliavacca

Environmental and Social Responsibility Representative

Tony Migliavacca joined AsiaInspection's environmental and social responsibility representative team in September 2015 and is instrumental in the design, onboarding and development of AI customers' sustainability programs, focusing on partnership and transparency within supply chains and the results of environmental and social impacts. Before joining AI, Migliavacca spent nearly 10 years working with major brands and retailers to define or improve their corporate social responsibility programs and keep them abreast of emerging issues, solutions and best practices.

Migliavacca received his Bachelor of Science in chemistry and mathematics from Sam Houston State University and attended the Speed School of Engineering at the University of Louisville for three years.


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