Enforcement Actions against Japanese Companies—the Long Arm of the U.S. Government

November 14, 2012
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In recent years, government enforcement agencies in the United States have sought increasingly to apply U.S. laws to address the foreign conduct of foreign companies. Japanese companies have been among those that publicly have received such attention: during the last two years alone, Japanese companies have paid criminal fines totaling hundreds of millions of dollars to settle price fixing offenses and violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). The current wave of aggressive enforcement of U.S. laws against foreign companies promises to continue and, in fact, is likely to expand to include new areas. This program addresses the widening scope of government enforcement actions against foreign companies in the U.S.—including government efforts to enforce the FCPA, antitrust laws, international trade laws, money laundering laws, and fraud statutes, among others—and discusses current and future implications for Japanese companies doing business in the U.S.

Scott R. Lassar, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
Owen W. Murray, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Timothy J. Treanor, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

Yoshiki Shimada, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

8:00-8:30 am Registration & Buffet Breakfast
8:30-10 Lecture and Q&A

This is a free event open to the public, but you must pre-register for the program. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis.

Register online or send email to [email protected].

For information only, please contact the Corporate Program at 212-715-1208.

Sponsored by: Sidley Austin LLP

  • Wednesday, November 14, 2012
  • 8:00 am