When businesses expand into new territories, they must carefully consider the implications of doing so on their compliance operations, not only upon entry, but also as they manage their day-to-day business. Thomas Hickey will discuss the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the UK Bribery Act, and other relevant legislation and conventions in the context of conducting international business transactions across Asia, Africa, and the United States. Thomas Hickey works with Transocean Ltd. in Paris as Legal Director, Africa and Mediterranean region. He is also a director of the oil and gas start-up Thrive Energy Limited. Prior to Transocean, he worked with Hess Corporation in London, Houston, Kuala Lumpur, and New York.