Svitlana Kheda, Sayenko Kharenko’s counsel, Head of Labour and Employment practice, spoke during the seminar “Anti-Corruption Compliance in Russia and Ukraine”, which took place on 19 October 2012 in New York, the USA. The seminar, hosted by Debevoise & Plimpton law firm, brought together leading professionals in anti-corruption compliance area to discuss the newly enacted anti-corruption legislation in Russia and Ukraine, ways of conducting business in these countries in compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the UK Bribery Act (UKBA), as well as how to conduct internal investigations without running afoul of Russian and Ukrainian law.
Svitlana Kheda spoke on the peculiarities of the newly adopted anti-corruption laws in Ukraine, global anti-corruption policies and their local particularities. In her report Ms. Kheda also highlighted duties of compliance officers, options for engaging compliance officers, and privacy and data protection factors in this regard.
Svitlana has over 14 years of experience in advising clients on a wide range of complex issues in the area of labour/employment law, personal data protection, public-private partnerships (PPP) and anti-corruption legislation. She also specializes in bringing global employment policies and procedures of transnational companies in compliance with Ukrainian law, including adjusting the global corporate policies, prepared in accordance with the FCPA and the UK Bribery Act 2010, to the Ukrainian anti-corruption legislation.