On Wednesday afternoon, the 12th September 2013 the Vietnam - United States Studies Corner cooperated with the Public Affairs Section - the U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh city to hold a talk about U.S. Global Anti - Corruption Experience. The speaker was Doctor & experienced Lawyer Danforth Newcomb. Present at the talk were Mr Terry White, Counselor for Public Affairs, and Mr Spencer Cryder, Press Attaché from the U.S Embassy in Ha Noi, and Mr. Alexander Titolo, Public Affairs Officer, and Mr. Nguyen Huu Luan, Cultural Affairs Assistant, from the U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City. Also present at the talk were Ms Phan Thi Thu Nga, Director of the Learning Information Resource Center - University of Da Nang and 100 staff members, lecturers and students of the University of Da Nang.
Dr. Danforth Newcomb touched upon the definition of corruption by the World Bank & International Monetary Fund; origins ofthe Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA); FCPA provisions; liability for Third-Party’s Acts; jurisdiction & application; substantial sanctions; global expansion; global enforcement actions; defendants in U.S. proceedings; global comparisons; increased resources; OECD good practice guidance; compliance framework; hallmarks of an effective corporate compliance program; evaluating Third Party diligence; factors in U.S. experience. Doctor & Lawyer Danforth Newcomb spared over 30 minutes for discussion. The talk was a good chance for the university's staff and students to have an insight to U.S. Global Anti-Corruption. It was also a forum for them to discuss this hot topic with a forty-year-old experienced lawyer. After the talk, the students had a tour of the corner and got to know about its resources and services.
Several picture at the talk:
MSc. Le Thi Thanh Nhan
According to Learning & Information Resource Center - www.lirc.udn.vn