Day 1 - Tuesday, March 28, 2017

8:00
Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30
Conference Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks
8:45
From Pen to Paper to Practice: How Enforcement of El Sistema Nacional Anticorrupción is Expected to Play Out
9:45
How Companies Can Accelerate Their Preparation for Mexico’s New Anti-Corruption System
10:45
Coffee & Networking Break
11:00
Spotlight on FCPA Enforcement by the USDOJ and SEC: What are Targeted Violations, What Industries are Under Investigation, and How are US and Mexican Authorities Cooperating
11:45
How to Minimize Pitfalls When Working with Municipalities: Focus on Business Licenses and Permits Granting
12:30
Interactive Industry Networking Luncheon for Attendees and Speakers
1:45
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Mexico’s Next Big Challenge
2:30
Where Companies Go Wrong with Internal Investigations: How to Minimize Risk Upon Suspicion of Corrupt Conduct
3:30
Coffee & Networking Break
3:45
How to Leverage Technology to Enhance your Corporate Compliance Program and Training Initiatives… and Make Your Employees Actually Want to Participate
4:30
Re-Engineering Mexico’s Energy Market: What Compliance Officers Must Know About the Fast-Evolving Competition and Corruption Landscape
5:15
Conference Adjourns

Day 2 - Wednesday, March 29, 2017

8:00
Continental Breakfast
8:30
Conference Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks
8:35
An Inside Look at Effective Risk Assessments on the Ground: How to Detect Potential Bribery Schemes and Foster Collaboration across the Compliance, Legal and Accounting Functions
9:30
How to Manage Third Party Due Diligence and Auditing: Special Focus on Transparency of Ownership, Data Privacy and Risks Posed by Unavailability of Information
10:30
Coffee & Networking Break
10:45
SPECIAL ADDRESS:
11:00
Gifts, Entertainment, Travel and Hospitality Facts and Hypotheticals — How to Handle Complex Day-to-Day Relationship-Building Scenarios Specific to Mexico
11:45
“Mock” Whistleblower Session: How to Establish an Effective Reporting Protocol Within the Requirements of Mexico’s Complex Employment Legislation
12:45
Networking Lunch
2:00
ISO 37001: The Importance of the New Global Anti-Bribery Standard in the Mexican Context
2:45
Minimizing Corruption Risks in your Supply Chain Where Interaction with Government and Public Officials is High
3:30
Coffee & Networking Break
3:45
Lessons Learned: How to Effectively Partner with Corporate Headquarters and Localize Your Compliance Program by Tailoring it to On-the-Ground Realities
4:30
Ethics in Compliance: Interactive Discussion on How to Resolve Day-to-Day Ethical Dilemmas and Influence Through a Culture of Compliance
5:15
Conference Concludes

Post-Conference Workshops

Workshop A – (Local Delegate) | How to Build a Best-in-Class Third Party Risk Management Program

Mar 30, 2017 9:00am – 12:30pm

Speakers

Maite de Alba
General Counsel for Emerging Markets
NTT Data Services (Mexico)

Miguel Jáuregui Rojas
Founding Partner
Jáuregui y Del Valle, S.C. (Mexico)

Workshop A – (International Delegate) | How to Build a Best-in-Class Third Party Risk Management Program

Mar 30, 2017 9:00am – 12:30pm

Speakers

Maite de Alba
General Counsel for Emerging Markets
NTT Data Services (Mexico)

Miguel Jáuregui Rojas
Founding Partner
Jáuregui y Del Valle, S.C. (Mexico)

Workshop B – (Local Delegate) | What are the “Ins and Outs” of an Effective Anti-Corruption Compliance Program Today?

Mar 30, 2017 1:30pm – 5:00pm

Speakers

Matthew D. Schreiber
Director of Legal Affairs and Assistant General Counsel, Americas
Juniper Networks, Inc. (USA)

Michael A. Ferrier
General Counsel
Cenergy International Services (USA)

Camila von Ancken
Regional Compliance Counsel, LATAM
Google (Brazil)

Workshop B – (International Delegate) | What are the “Ins and Outs” of an Effective Anti-Corruption Compliance Program Today?

Mar 30, 2017 1:30pm – 5:00pm

Speakers

Matthew D. Schreiber
Director of Legal Affairs and Assistant General Counsel, Americas
Juniper Networks, Inc. (USA)

Michael A. Ferrier
General Counsel
Cenergy International Services (USA)

Camila von Ancken
Regional Compliance Counsel, LATAM
Google (Brazil)

Day 1 - Tuesday, March 28, 2017

8:00
Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30
Conference Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks

Adriana Velazquez
Chief Compliance Officer
Walmart (Mexico)

Hugo Lopez Coll
Partner
Greenberg Traurig LLP (Mexico)

8:45
From Pen to Paper to Practice: How Enforcement of El Sistema Nacional Anticorrupción is Expected to Play Out

Dr. Eber Omar Betanzos Torres
Undersecretary of Public Service
Secretaría de la Función Pública (Mexico)

Sergio Eduardo Huacuja Betancourt
Founder and Partner-in-Charge Huacuja Betancourt and Haw Mayer Abogados (Mexico)
(Coordinator of the Anti-Corruption Commission, Mexican Bar Association)

Carlos Hernández Vázquez
Representative Liaison and Partnership Office in Mexico
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

  • How the administration is expected to implement the seven pillars of the new anti-corruption system
  • What resources will be dedicated to ensuring enforcement of the new laws by means of prosecution and conviction powers for the public prosecutor (Fiscalía Anticorrupción)
  • How feasible is the implementation of the Plataforma Digital Nacional?
  • Will the Comité de Participación Ciudadana live up to its expectations?
  • What to realistically expect of the role and authority of the
  • Fiscalía General de la Nación to prosecute and obtain convictions in corruption cases
  • How to assess the role of the auditor general in recommending investigations and prosecutions
  • How to solve the problem of lacking autonomy of prosecutors in Mexico’s reporting hierarchy
  • How Mexico’s prosecutor can recover embezzled funds and assets obtained through bribery
  • How the Ley General de Responsabilidades Administrativas is shifting the focus of enforcement from government officials to bribe payers

9:45
How Companies Can Accelerate Their Preparation for Mexico’s New Anti-Corruption System

Isabel Ocaña
General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
Engenium Capital (Mexico)

Hugo Lopez Coll
Partner
Greenberg Traurig LLP (Mexico)

Jose Lechuga Corvacho
General Counsel, Compliance & Governance Officer
Navistar International Corporation (Mexico)

Alfredo Hernandez
Partner Forensic Services
PwC (Mexico)

  • Which aspects of the Anti-Corruption System companies need to pay special attention to in order to assess their risk exposure as well as the extent to which they are likely to be impacted by the new System
  • How companies can devise an appropriate action plan based on their risk exposure
  • What action companies should take with regard to third party relationships and how to determine whether to conduct audits with business partners
  • How to anticipate the “support” and “client commitment” companies can expect from outside counsel when preparing for the new legislation
  • How to tap into the most useful (official) resources at companies’ disposal and how to put them to best use

10:45
Coffee & Networking Break
11:00
Spotlight on FCPA Enforcement by the USDOJ and SEC: What are Targeted Violations, What Industries are Under Investigation, and How are US and Mexican Authorities Cooperating

Jonathan Edward Adams
Associate
Baker & McKenzie Abogados, S. C.

Guillermo Larrea
Of Counsel
Jones Day (Mexico)

  • Update on what the DOJ and SEC focus on in Mexico
  • How to understand potential tensions between the USDOJ and Mexican authorities regarding the implementation and enforcement of anti-corruption legislation and Ley de Responsabilidades (“Ley 3 de 3”)
  • How to understand the impact of the Yates Memo in determining liability in Mexico
  • What enforcement action will be taken on the international vs. domestic level
  • Understanding the mandate of the CNBV in connection with SEC and DOJ actions and how companies can proactively minimize the risk of fines by the same
  • Should the CNBV implement a whistleblower program similar to the SEC’s?

11:45
How to Minimize Pitfalls When Working with Municipalities: Focus on Business Licenses and Permits Granting

Adriana Velazquez
Chief Compliance Officer
Walmart (Mexico)

Miguel Gallardo Guerra
Partner
Bello, Gallardo, Bonequi y García, S.C. (Mexico)

Monica Gutierrez Lorenzo Luaces
Compliance Officer
Stryker (Mexico)

  • How to interpret the legal framework in which municipalities may issue permits and licenses
  • How to identify fabricated requests: Understanding what licenses, permits, or certifications are legally required and how they differ across municipalities
  • How to identify key risk areas when working with local government during the approval process and strategies on how to deal with different government agencies
  • What supporting documentation should you ask for to prevent lapses that might lead to an anti-corruption violation and how it differs on the local vs. federal levels?
  • How to tailor your controls and procedures to the risks presented by different municipalities within Mexico
  • When to report potential difficulties related to bribery and when to involve the federal government?

12:30
Interactive Industry Networking Luncheon for Attendees and Speakers

Learn informally during lunch as you sit at the industry table of your choice. Network and discuss the anti-corruption issues that are the most pertinent to your industry as well as current challenges in the country.

  • Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Extractive Industries and Infrastructure
  • Technology and Telecommunications

1:45
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Mexico’s Next Big Challenge

Dr. Arely Gómez González
Secretary of the Public Function
Secretaría de la Función Pública (Mexico)

RAFAEL ESTRADA MICHÈL
Director del Posgrado en Derecho de la Universidad Panamericana
Miembro del Sistema Nacional de Investigadores con el nivel II

2:30
Where Companies Go Wrong with Internal Investigations: How to Minimize Risk Upon Suspicion of Corrupt Conduct

Wendy Alcala
Vice President Legal and Compliance
Nestlé Mexico (Mexico)

Mario Mejía Kargl
Partner
Mejía Guízar & Kargl (México)

Angel Molina
General Counsel
Baxter (Mexico)

Isabel Ocaña
General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
Engenium Capital (Mexico)

Hugo Lopez Coll
Partner
Greenberg Traurig LLP (Mexico)

Alfredo Hernandez
Partner Forensic Services
PwC (Mexico)

  • How to decide when to launch an internal investigation once a compliance breach has been detected
  • Identifying a best-practice plan on the sequence of appropriate actions that your company should follow, such as documents collection, facts gathering, and interviewing
  • How to decide which departments to involve in the process (e.g., audit, HR, sales, marketing)
  • How to reduce the risk of spiraling costs and knowing when to conclude an investigation: What regulators will expect you to have on file
  • Understanding the importance of computer imaging for forensics, cyber and data issues: How to handle these matters and identify best practice solutions

3:30
Coffee & Networking Break
3:45
How to Leverage Technology to Enhance your Corporate Compliance Program and Training Initiatives… and Make Your Employees Actually Want to Participate

Fabiana Takata
Compliance Manager LatAm
Facebook (Brazil)

Ignacio Gabriel Stepancic
Compliance Director
Grupo Bimbo (Mexico)

Imelda Alvarez
Regional Integrity & Compliance Officer Latin America and Canada
Novartis (Mexico)

Daniel Pérez-Cirera Santacruz
Legal Director, Compliance & Government Relations
Siemans (Mexico)

This highly practical panel will present a selection of cases where companies have effectively leveraged technology to improve their compliance function. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear top-tier compliance practitioners share their insights on how technological innovations resulted in:

  • More compliance program effectiveness: Why “training begins at home”
  • Increased data accuracy and usability, enhanced cybersecurity
  • Novel compliance training for employees and third parties: How to keep it alive and interesting and handle training of uncooperative and opaque business partners
  • Improved employee buy-in across various corporate departments
  • Better understanding of the importance of values in Mexico:
  • Do employees tend to react better to values than to laws and regulations?

4:30
Re-Engineering Mexico’s Energy Market: What Compliance Officers Must Know About the Fast-Evolving Competition and Corruption Landscape

Marco A. Padilla Merigo
Regional Compliance Counsel Latin America
Weatherford International (Mexico)

Juan Carlos Machorro G.
Partner
Santamarina y Steta SC (Mexico)

Alberto Jaquez
Partner Forensic Services
PwC (Mexico)

Diana Monraz MacGregor
Lead Counsel, Energy Management Division
Siemens Mexico

  • What recent developments in the energy market compliance officers need to pay close attention to in assessing corporate risk exposure
  • How to disentangle and manage Mexico’s complex web of energy, environment and government regulations entities
  • How to interpret the new rules surrounding (foreign) competition, legal requirements as well as associated risks
  • How to understand the risks when engaging with clients, partners, intermediaries and suppliers under the new energy legal framework
  • How Mexico’s political relationship with the US is likely to impact the economics of oil and gas in Mexico

5:15
Conference Adjourns

Day 2 - Wednesday, March 29, 2017

8:00
Continental Breakfast
8:30
Conference Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks
8:35
An Inside Look at Effective Risk Assessments on the Ground: How to Detect Potential Bribery Schemes and Foster Collaboration across the Compliance, Legal and Accounting Functions

Angelica Morales Quezada
Regional Compliance Monitoring Manager for Latin America and Canada
Novartis Farmaceutica, S.A de C.V. (Mexico)

President of the Ethics Commission – IMEF Institute of Financial Executives in México

Enrique Ortiz Casillas
Compliance Officer Fermaca Global LP (Mexico)
(Vice President of the Anti-Corruption Commission – ICC Mexico Chapter)

Alberto Orozco
Director, Forensic Services
PwC (Houston)

  • How to anticipate corruption risks that could trigger an investigation of your company
  • How to detect and manage high risk structures, hidden parties, conflicts of interest and collusive deals undertaken by corrupt employees
  • How to manage risks from outsourcing services according to new criteria (Financial Intelligence Unit, Supreme Court)
  • How to spot illicit payments, illegal schemes and potential tax breaches in your books & records that are disguised as legitimate commissions and expenses such as fake invoices and sham deductibles
  • How to interpret the UIF’s “clarifying note” on outsourcing services and how this relates to AML, corporate tax and labor laws
  • Privilege vs. transparency: Where does professional secrecy end?
  • How are internal and external counsel supposed to interact? When to bring in third parties and what information can and should be shared with them
  • How to decipher Mexico’s complex tax laws and determine the extent to which your company’s compliance department should be involved
  • How to assess the relevance of SOX’s Internal Controls Provision: Maturity of controls vs. risk assessment
  • Why it is important to win top management’s buy-in as champions of compliance: How to foster integration across departments (compliance, legal, HR, internal controls, internal audit, etc.)

9:30
How to Manage Third Party Due Diligence and Auditing: Special Focus on Transparency of Ownership, Data Privacy and Risks Posed by Unavailability of Information

Cristóbal Mariscal Herrerías
Head Compliance Officer Mexico and Central America
LafargeHolcim (Mexico)

Jorge Martinez
Legal Counsel, Compliance Officer & Corporate Secretary
Veridos / Giesecke & Devrient (Mexico)

  • How to overcome data privacy hurdles when conducting due diligence on an existing or new third party
  • Best practices on conducting third party due diligence while achieving business objectives and understanding the need for a due diligence process
  • Understanding the significance of identifying beneficial ownership structures post “Panama Papers” and other recent document leaks and releases
  • Assessing where the money comes from and where it goes in a third party transaction: How to avoid being caught up in a potential  anti-money laundering scheme
  • How to mitigate the risk of reputational damage and avoid “bad press” related to your third party interactions (e.g., Deutsche Bank and HSBC)
  • What’s next? Is due diligence sufficient and the only step required? How to effectively monitor the compliance performance of your intermediaries

10:30
Coffee & Networking Break
10:45
SPECIAL ADDRESS:

Dr. Max Kaiser
Director de Anticorrupción
Instituto Mexicano para la Competividad (IMCO)

11:00
Gifts, Entertainment, Travel and Hospitality Facts and Hypotheticals — How to Handle Complex Day-to-Day Relationship-Building Scenarios Specific to Mexico

Claudia Morales
Regional Compliance Officer Mexico and South America
Faurecia (Mexico)

Elizabeth Sanchez
General Counsel
Office Depot + Radio Shack (México)

Rodolfo Barreda Alvarado
Attorney
Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C. (Mexico)

  • How to implement the right compliance policies and procedures and apply them properly in view of local regulation, sector-specific regulation and internal policies
  • How to identify who is involved in the authorization and approval of gifts, hospitality and other requests?
  • How Mexico’s cultural orientation towards gifts, entertainment, travel & hospitality affects your policies
  • How much tolerance of and catering to local custom is “too much” and how to determine the “limit” for rendering services to governmental and corporate entities
  • How to be compliant without becoming an outcast
  • How to apply the analytical tools available to assure appropriate oversight of your corporate policy regarding Gifts, Entertainment & Hospitality
  • Who determines what is a “reasonable” gift, entertainment or hospitality request? What are the factors you need to consider and how do you do it?
  • To what extent companies need to even “worry about this” if all other aspects of their business seem to be in compliance with the law
  • Legal vs. ethical practices: How to handle a potential conflict of interest even when the value/amount of the action of offer or acceptance is below what the company allows or does not violate any law or regulation

11:45
“Mock” Whistleblower Session: How to Establish an Effective Reporting Protocol Within the Requirements of Mexico’s Complex Employment Legislation

Gabriel Figueroa Pérez
Regional Compliance Officer, Latin America, Africa and Export Markets
Endo International (Mexico)

Marcos Czacki Halkin
Chief Operations Officer
Daimler Financial Services Mexico

Daniel Maldonado Alcantarra
Partner
Sánchez DeVanny Eseverri, S.C. (Mexico)

  • How to build an appropriate incentives infrastructure for blowing the whistle: Identifying the model that fits your organization and what Mexico can learn from other countries
  • How to overcome the risk of retaliation and the incentive of downplaying compliance breaches by treating them confidentially
  • The purpose of a strong whistleblower program: Best practices on communicating the benefits of a corporate culture rooted in encouragement rather than fear
  • How to evaluate the risk level of corrupt behavior based on:
  • Number of people involved, seniority of employees, alleged reasons for corrupt conduct
  • Examining in what respects Mexican labor laws are protective of employment termination for corruption
  • How to appropriately address employee concerns and promote open and fair communication by breaking down the hierarchy and rewarding transparency
  • How to handle various HR scenarios: low performance, retired, and terminated employee
  • How to investigate and respond to whistleblower claims vs. “anonymous” reports

12:45
Networking Lunch
2:00
ISO 37001: The Importance of the New Global Anti-Bribery Standard in the Mexican Context

Alejandro Rios Rippa
Corporate Ethics Director IEnova (Mexico)
(President of the National Anti-Corruption Commission, COPARMEX)

Luis Ortiz
Partner OCA Law Firm (Mexico)
(President of the Anti-Corruption and AML Committee at IMEF and IAFEI)

  • How to determine whether to get certified and best practices on going about doing so
  • Understanding the value and (international) recognition of ISO 37001
  • What Mexican companies are doing in light of the new global anti-corruption standard
  • ISO 37001 vs. Mexico’s New Anti-Corruption System: What are the commonalities, differences, and practical tips on reconciling the two

2:45
Minimizing Corruption Risks in your Supply Chain Where Interaction with Government and Public Officials is High

Dr. Alejandro Galván Illanes
Legal and Operations Director for Transparency for the Secretary of Governance
Ministry of the Interior (Mexico)

Cory LaBarge
Chief Compliance Officer – Latin America
Grünenthal Services, Inc. (USA)

William Gordon
Associate General Counsel
Hercules Offshore, Inc.

This exclusive and practical session will present practical step-by-step approaches and solutions to three complex supply chain scenarios:  

  • How to overcome customs challenges at the Mexican border:
  • The riskiest scenarios
  • How to manage risks that arise in the context of an uncooperative third party who refuses to adhere to your compliance program
  • How to manage a large amount of distributors and agents across borders

3:30
Coffee & Networking Break
3:45
Lessons Learned: How to Effectively Partner with Corporate Headquarters and Localize Your Compliance Program by Tailoring it to On-the-Ground Realities

Andrea Gonzalez
Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer
PGIM Real Estate Latin America (Mexico)

Laura Paredes
Director, Compliance Officer Americas
Ingram Micro Inc. (USA)

Roberto Hernandez
Partner Comad S.A. (Mexico)
(Chair of the Anti-Corruption Commission, ICC México; Chair of the Anti-Corruption Section, National Chamber of the Construction Industry, CNEC)

  • How to manage and ensure compliance “remotely,” identify who’s in charge and overcome the challenge of balancing remote (HQ) vs. onsite (local) compliance enforcement resources
  • How to overcome the challenges associated with adhering to compliance in remote settings with inadequate or insufficient resources
  • How to ensure your HQ’s directives are followed and implemented consistently at the local level
  • How best to manage the relationship between your chief compliance officer and regional compliance counsels? Who do they report to and how does this impact the effectiveness of your compliance program?
  • How to create appropriate incentives for your local compliance personnel, such as compensation and promotion
  • How to adapt your compliance program depending on your typeof business and industry
  • How to conduct an effective risk assessment of your compliance program and correctly interpret the findings
  • Q&A: You are the new compliance chief — now what?

4:30
Ethics in Compliance: Interactive Discussion on How to Resolve Day-to-Day Ethical Dilemmas and Influence Through a Culture of Compliance

Diego Valdovinos
Legal Affairs Director & Head of Compliance of Mexico Puerto Rico and Central America
Ford Motor Company (Mexico)

Dr. Juan Pablo Pampillo Baliño
Head of the Unit for Ethics and Human Rights
Procuraduría General de la República (Mexico)

Marco Rivas
Head of Law, Patents & Compliance
Bayer (Mexico)

  • How to get the ethical message to permeate a large organization along your supply chain
  • What are best practices to make employees realize the integral importance of an ethics and integrity program to the success of the business
  • What to incorporate in your code of conduct and how to define “ethics” within your organization
  • Ethical considerations for whistleblowers programs and investigations
  • Setting the tone at the top and then down to the bottom: The role of senior management in instilling ethics and employee engagement

5:15
Conference Concludes

Workshop A – (International Delegate) | How to Build a Best-in-Class Third Party Risk Management Program

Mar 30, 2017 9:00am – 12:30pm

Maite de Alba
General Counsel for Emerging Markets
NTT Data Services (Mexico)

Miguel Jáuregui Rojas
Founding Partner
Jáuregui y Del Valle, S.C. (Mexico)

What is it about?

During this practical and interactive workshop, attendees will gain comprehensive insights on third party best practices and identify tools and tactics leading companies are using to onboard and monitor third parties in alignment with relevant anti-corruption laws. Walk away with nuts and bolts guidance on how to create a cost-effective, and a credible risk-based third party anti-corruption program. This practical third party management workshop will focus on the following areas:  
  • How to select a third party due diligence provider to help you conduct local due diligence
  • How to comply with state secret and personal/private data protection regulations to obtain “sufficient” information
  • Which high risk areas should be the due diligence focus for Mexican as well as international suppliers: Kickbacks, gifts and entertainment, government connections, PEPs, sponsors and gestores
  • How to identify the processes to audit and detect hidden bribery risks and red flags
  • How deep should you go when conducting sub-distributors’ due diligence and how to communicate with the same to ensure compliance with your program
  • What to do if third party consultant providers are former government officials, PEPs or related to a government official and how to identify the most common conflicts of interest

Workshop B – (International Delegate) | What are the “Ins and Outs” of an Effective Anti-Corruption Compliance Program Today?

Mar 30, 2017 1:30pm – 5:00pm

Matthew D. Schreiber
Director of Legal Affairs and Assistant General Counsel, Americas
Juniper Networks, Inc. (USA)

Michael A. Ferrier
General Counsel
Cenergy International Services (USA)

Camila von Ancken
Regional Compliance Counsel, LATAM
Google (Brazil)

What is it about?

This expert working session offers a unique opportunity to benchmark your anti-corruption compliance program with peers. Experienced workshop facilitators will discuss local as well as non-Mexican regulators’ expectations for an effective compliance program. The presenters will lay out a roadmap of best practices on multifarious topics and address questions and concerns of the audience to enable attendees to obtain real-world practical insights and information on lessons learned.  
  • Identifying the design, structure and backbone of an effective anti-corruption program
  • How to groom the next generation of compliance champions at all layers of your organization:
    • Assembling the best team
    • Sharing ownership and commitment
    • Operational and financial capacity
    • Personnel and stakeholder communication, and the importance of relationship building
  • How to achieve C-Suite buy-in for your compliance program
  • What are appropriate financial resources for compliance: How to identify what resources are most critical to a robust program
  • Cultural translation of compliance: 5 Hurdles to overcome to ensure robustness of your local anti-corruption training program
  • How to entice, entertain and “gently frighten” your trainees to promote compliance and keep your periodic training “fresh”
  • Best practices for third party intermediary and partner due diligence and ongoing monitoring
  • How to leverage up-and-coming technology and data analytics that provide meaningful metrics and drive your compliance strategy: Dashboards, average headcount, average cycle time
  • How to perform a program self-assessment and keep it current to satisfy government expectations: How to test whether your program is working
  • How to expand your compliance program to include related commercial issues beyond anti-corruption: gray market issues, competition law compliance/issues, export control/compliance issues, etc.

Workshop A – (Local Delegate) | How to Build a Best-in-Class Third Party Risk Management Program

Mar 30, 2017 9:00am – 12:30pm

Maite de Alba
General Counsel for Emerging Markets
NTT Data Services (Mexico)

Miguel Jáuregui Rojas
Founding Partner
Jáuregui y Del Valle, S.C. (Mexico)

What is it about?

During this practical and interactive workshop, attendees will gain comprehensive insights on third party best practices and identify tools and tactics leading companies are using to onboard and monitor third parties in alignment with relevant anti-corruption laws. Walk away with nuts and bolts guidance on how to create a cost-effective, and a credible risk-based third party anti-corruption program. This practical third party management workshop will focus on the following areas:  
  • How to select a third party due diligence provider to help you conduct local due diligence
  • How to comply with state secret and personal/private data protection regulations to obtain “sufficient” information
  • Which high risk areas should be the due diligence focus for Mexican as well as international suppliers: Kickbacks, gifts and entertainment, government connections, PEPs, sponsors and gestores
  • How to identify the processes to audit and detect hidden bribery risks and red flags
  • How deep should you go when conducting sub-distributors’ due diligence and how to communicate with the same to ensure compliance with your program
  • What to do if third party consultant providers are former government officials, PEPs or related to a government official and how to identify the most common conflicts of interest

Workshop B – (Local Delegate) | What are the “Ins and Outs” of an Effective Anti-Corruption Compliance Program Today?

Mar 30, 2017 1:30pm – 5:00pm

Matthew D. Schreiber
Director of Legal Affairs and Assistant General Counsel, Americas
Juniper Networks, Inc. (USA)

Michael A. Ferrier
General Counsel
Cenergy International Services (USA)

Camila von Ancken
Regional Compliance Counsel, LATAM
Google (Brazil)

What is it about?

This expert working session offers a unique opportunity to benchmark your anti-corruption compliance program with peers. Experienced workshop facilitators will discuss local as well as non-Mexican regulators’ expectations for an effective compliance program. The presenters will lay out a roadmap of best practices on multifarious topics and address questions and concerns of the audience to enable attendees to obtain real-world practical insights and information on lessons learned.  
  • Identifying the design, structure and backbone of an effective anti-corruption program
  • How to groom the next generation of compliance champions at all layers of your organization:
    • Assembling the best team
    • Sharing ownership and commitment
    • Operational and financial capacity
    • Personnel and stakeholder communication, and the importance of relationship building
  • How to achieve C-Suite buy-in for your compliance program
  • What are appropriate financial resources for compliance: How to identify what resources are most critical to a robust program
  • Cultural translation of compliance: 5 Hurdles to overcome to ensure robustness of your local anti-corruption training program
  • How to entice, entertain and “gently frighten” your trainees to promote compliance and keep your periodic training “fresh”
  • Best practices for third party intermediary and partner due diligence and ongoing monitoring
  • How to leverage up-and-coming technology and data analytics that provide meaningful metrics and drive your compliance strategy: Dashboards, average headcount, average cycle time
  • How to perform a program self-assessment and keep it current to satisfy government expectations: How to test whether your program is working
  • How to expand your compliance program to include related commercial issues beyond anti-corruption: gray market issues, competition law compliance/issues, export control/compliance issues, etc.