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Meeting Of the Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
January 28, 2013


The Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy (ACIEP) will meet on Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. in Room 4477 of the Harry S. Truman Building. Hosted by Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Jose W. Fernandez and Committee Chairman Theodore Kassinger, the meeting will last until approximately 4:00 p.m. and is open to the public. The committee, which meets on a routine quarterly basis, serves the U.S. government in a solely advisory capacity concerning current issues and challenges in international economic policy.

U.S. Department of Commerce General Counsel Cameron F. Kerry and U.S. Department of Justice Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer will lead the discussion topic for the meeting: “Recent Developments Regarding Implementation of the Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions.” Mr. Kerry will discuss implementation of the Anti-Bribery Convention and implications for corporate compliance policies. Mr. Breuer will focus on the Convention and enforcement of U.S. anti-bribery laws.

The public may attend this meeting as seating capacity allows. The committee meetings are held under the Chatham House Rule, in which participants are free to relay the information received, but not identify the speakers/participants. Admittance to the Department will be by means of a pre-arranged clearance list. To be placed on this list, and to request reasonable accommodation please provide your name, title, company or other affiliation if appropriate, valid government-issued ID number (i.e., U.S. Government ID [agency], U.S. military ID [branch], passport [country], or driver’s license [state]), date of birth, and citizenship to the Office of Economic Policy Analysis and Public Diplomacy by fax (202) 647-5936 (Attention: Ronelle Jackson), e-mail (, or telephone (202) 647-9204 by noon on Tuesday, January 29. (For authority to request personal information, see the public notice for this meeting at:

PRN: 2013/0074

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