Shearman & Sterling lead a workshop and panel at the Global Anti-Corruption & Compliance in Extractive Industries conference in London on April 27–29, 2016.
On April 27, of counsel Danforth Newcomb (New York-Litigation) led a practical workshop titled “Are You Conducting Robust Third Party Due Diligence?”
On April 29, Newcomb moderated the panel titled “Can a Major Corporate Transaction Be Successfully Completed During a Corruption Investigation?” Paneists discussed how to evaluate whether to continue with or halt a major transaction in the face of a corruption investigation, the impact an investigation may have on management/business/value of a company, the risks to consider for any party entering the transaction, steps that can be taken to mitigate those risks and how mitigation steps may be successfully accomplished.
The Global Anti-Corruption & Compliance in Mining is the only industry-specific conference focused entirely on the mining sector’s unique legal and compliance issues around corruption and bribery. With attendees from major mining, oil and gas companies along with field service providers, this is the leading global conference to address how organizations are managing risk and effectively implementing compliance programs. The conference is dedicated specifically to the unique challenges facing multinationals working across the extractive and energy industries.