We, Feb 29 Business Lunch: Preemployment Screening and Due Diligence in Vietnam

Business Lunch: Preemployment Screening and Due Diligence in Vietnam

WHEN: Wed, Feb 29th 2012 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
WHERE: Renaissance Riverside Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City

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Once we get over the “exotica” of Viet Nam, we find that we experience the same work issues like everywhere else, … unhappy employees, theft in the workplace, fraud, and more. The screening of employee candidates has long been used to help avoid potential problem employees or, at least, limit them as best we can. But, this service is relatively new in Viet Nam, and we too often face uncooperative schools and former employers who don’t understand the message. Don’t even get me started on how “officialdom” responds (or doesn’t) to queries!

The same is true for Due Diligence (DD) reviews of potential JV partners or suppliers. Vietnamese society has long stayed away from “asking questions” of others, probably because this seems like police work. So, many companies simply say such and such company was recommended or “we’ve always used them.” But as compliance drives more and more of how we do business, and with whom, the need for solid DD research is crucial to good business.

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Hawaii Executive MBA – Last Call for Fall 2011

University of Hawaii Executive MBA in HCM City

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Key Program Features

Highly Ranked The University of Hawaii Shidler College of Business is renowned for its expertise in international management and ranked among the top 25 graduate schools in the US for international business by U.S. News & World Report.

AACSB accredited The only AACSB-accredited MBA Program in Vietnam, which assures a high-quality, relevant, and internationally-recognized MBA.

Top Faculty All classes are taught in Vietnam by University of Hawaii Faculty, who travel to Vietnam to deliver their instruction and course material face-to-face. Faculty use a variety of interactive teaching formats and methods designed to engage and challenge experienced business leaders.

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Business Mission to Laos, Aug 29-31, 2011

When: Mon, Aug 29th 2011 5:00 pm to Wed, Aug 31st 2011 5:00 pm
Where: Lao Plaza Hotel, 63 Samsenethai Road, Vientiane, Laos

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Delegates will have the opportunity to meet with government officials such as the Deputy Prime Minister, Dr. Thongloun Sisoulith, and the Minister of Industry and Commerce, Madame Khemmani Pholsena.

Other highlights include meetings with Laos-based entrepreneurs and discussions on the opportunities and challenges of doing business in Laos.

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AmCham Palooza Party, Movenpick Hotel, May 25

When: Wed, May 25th 2011 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Moevenpick Hotel Saigon, 253 Nguyen Van Troi, Phu Nhuan District, Ho Chi Minh City

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Dr. Le Dang Doanh: “Re-gaining Macroeconomic Stability in Vietnam” May 12

When:Thu, May 12th 2011 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where:New World Hotel Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City

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AmCham Young Professionals Palooza Party, Orientica Restaurant, Apr 28

When:Wed, Apr 27th 2011 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where:Orientica Restaurant at Hotel Equatorial

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Health Challenges and Risks in Vietnam, Tu, Apr 26

When:Tue, Apr 26th 2011 8:30 am to 10:00 am
Where:New World Hotel Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City

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Develop an Anti-Corruption Compliance Program, Apr 20, 2011

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An anti-corruption compliance program is a necessity. Find out what proactive steps you can take to plan and implement a program at your company. The participation of Vietnam’s Deputy Inspector General, the Managing Director of Kroll Business Intelligence and Investigations, and Siemens Vietnam’s Head of Compliance in addition to legal experts make this program outstanding.

The FCPA affects small companies as well as large multinationals. For example, executives and employees of a small U.S. company operating in Vietnam were sentenced by a U.S. court in Sep 2010 to up to 16 months in prison and fines for paying bribes of more than $ 250,000 to Vietnamese government officials from 1999 – 2008.

The FCPA also affects non-American companies: Siemens, Daimler AG, BAE Systems, Innospec have each agreed to large settlements following lengthy investigations by U.S. regulators, often with cooperation from governments abroad. And 9 of the top 10 firms that have paid the largest fines are non-U.S. companies.

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Developing an Anti-Corruption Compliance Program, Apr 20, 2011

WHEN: Wed, Apr 20, 2011, 08:30am – 3:30pm
WHERE: New World Hotel Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City

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