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Rachel L. Partian to Moderate, NYCLA Event, Compliance Issues and Strategies: From Start-ups to Multinational Companies

June 27, 2012
Moderator:Rachel L. Partain
Program:Compliance Issues at a Start-up
Event Sponsor:The New York County Lawyers' Association

Learn how to create and evaluate effective compliance programs – whether dealing with a start-up company or an established multi-national corporation. In a changing business environment, creating an effective compliance program is a complex process that should make a company's business operations more efficient, while at the same time fulfilling all the legal and regulatory obligations that are constantly being changed.  Some of the topics to be addressed include:

Compliance Issues at a Start-up

  1. Internal
  2. External
  3. Common Difficulties

Labor Law and Regulation: Discussion of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and the different EEO laws; ethics; and rules for doing business with NYC and conflicts of interest rules

NLRA topics:
1) who is covered
2) Social Media policies
3) Recent case dealing with the NLRA and NLRB
EEO topics
1) who is covered
2) Pitfalls with the different laws
3) Recent cases of interest

International Compliance Challenges: Avoiding Corruption and Other Conflicts of Interest
  1. the impact of FCPA decisions
  2. difficulties a US subsidiary encounters while adopting the compliance policies and guidelines of its international parent
  3. compliance issues most companies currently face   
  4. the importance of maintaining transparency for employees and auditors

Tax Compliance Issues: Overview of current tax compliance developments

  1. Domestic Corporate Tax Compliance
    International Tax Compliance Challenges
  2. FATCA

Faculty:

Program Co-sponsor: NYCLA's In-House/Outside Counsel Committee

Program Chair: Robert A. Irwin, On Deck Capital Inc.

Moderator: Rachel L. Partain, Of Counsel, Caplin & Drysdale

Faculty: Eric Breslow, Tax Counsel, Chartis Inc.; Andrew Hodes, Assistant Director of Labor Relations, Metro North; Robert A. Irwin, Associate Counsel, On Deck Capital, Inc.; Chris Sciarrone, Senior Manager of Compliance, Legal and Business Affairs, T-Systems North America, Inc.


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