Agenda – English
|Pre-Conference Workshops – October 6, 2020|
|9:30 – 12:45||
Third Party Management in Mexico: Special Considerations for Screening, Onboarding and Monitoring 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Parties
Ignacio Gabriel Stepancic
At this practical, industry-driven working group, expert speakers will discuss how companies are using a tiered due diligence approach based on the appropriate risk level and type of third party in question. The session will discuss how to re-evaluate your risk ranking approach and minimize the costs of a robust program.
With evolving risk factors and compliance obligations, don’t miss this worthwhile opportunity to upgrade your best practices. Discover how your approach to managing high stakes risks compares to that of your peers, and benefit from important takeaways for your work. Topics will include:
|13:30 – 16:45||
Technology & Compliance Exchange: The Essential Guide to Vendor Selection, Management Buy-In, and the Costs/Benefits of Data Analytics, AI and Machine Learning
Mariana Lara Parra
The workshop facilitators will lead a “closed-door,” candid conversation how (and how not) to incorporate technology and data into your compliance program and decision-making. Delegates will walk away with practical tools for assessing the costs and benetis of analytics, AI and ML. Further topics will include:
|Conference Day 1 – October 7, 2020|
Conference Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks
Laura Fernanda Ramos Parra
SPECIAL OPENING REMARKS
Mtro. Roberto Salcedo Aquino
KEYNOTE and AUDIENCE Q&A
How Mexico’s Proactive Financial Intelligence Unit is Leading Anti-Corruption Enforcement
Santiago Nieto Castillo
NEW COMPLIANCE LANDSCAPE
Compliance and Risk Assessment in a Time of Transition: How Industry is Tackling New, Emerging Anti-Corruption Challenges
Enrique Román Chávez
INDIVIDUAL & CORPORATE LIABILITY UNDER MEXICO’S ASSET FORFEITURE LAW
What to Flag Now Before It’s Too Late: How Multinationals’ Compliance Programs Are Addressing the Ley Nacional de Extinción de Dominio
Juan S. Mijares Ortega
AML & ANTI-CORRUPTION
A Conversation on the Advances in Preventing Money Laundering in the Financial System
Sandro García Rojas Castillo
This highly practical session will examine the way in which a multinational bank set out and succeeded in mitigating the greatest risks at the intersection of anti-corruption and anti-money laundering. Join this session for hands-on guidance that you can bring back to the office.
COMPLIANCE LEADERS FOCUS GROUP
Important Lessons from Multinationals Operating in Mexico: How to Detect Compliance Risks Via Advanced Technology, Analytics and Innovative Employee Education
During this panel, leading compliance officers will discuss some of the most challenging issues and circumstances they have faced in their respective roles as well as explain how they have devised innovative and thoughtful approaches and solutions to some of the trickiest compliance conundrums in Mexico. Topics will include compliance analytics, due diligence aided by embedded algorithms (risk-rating), overcoming data protection issues and successfully protecting attorney-client privilege.
SPECIAL ADDRESS BY COFECE
Priorities of Mexico’s Federal Economic Competition Commission
Alejandra Palacios Prieto
INTERNAL INVESTIGATIONS, PRIVILEGE AND DATA ACCESS
The Newest, Unwritten Rules for Internal Investigations: Applying New Attorney-Client Privilege Legislation and Data Access Restrictions
ROUNDTABLE WITH LEADERS OF CIVIL SOCIETY AND INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISTS
Investigative Reporting Post-Pemex: Inside the Latest and Greatest in Bribery Schemes and Compliance Lessons in an Era of Hyper-Transparency
Investigative reporting has been instrumental in spearheading change across the anti-corruption environment in Mexico. Information uncovered by investigative reporters has shed light on some the most prominent cases to date. At this special session, hear stories from reporters on the ground and take away real-world insights that can inform your legal and compliance decision-making moving forward.
|17:30||End of Day One|
|Conference Day 2 – October 8, 2020|
|8:30 – 9:30||
Exclusive In-House Compliance Roundtable
This unique “boardroom-style” networking and benchmarking session will gather in-house legal and compliance professionals. Designed as an exclusive, smaller-group discussion on highly complex challenges, participants will benefit from meaningful opportunities to exchange “war stories” and best practices. All interested parties will be pre- qualified before being registered for the session.
Conference Co-Chairs’ Remarks
The Accomplishments of The Current Administration in Fighting Corruption
María Amparo Casar
PUBLIC TENDERS, BIDDING & PROCUREMENT
New Corruption Risks at the Award Stage: Real-Life, Cross-Industry Lessons from the Energy and Pharmaceutical Sectors
Marco Antonio Rivas Gonzalez
SPECIAL INTERVIEW WITH the U.S. dEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
FCPA Enforcement Priorities in Mexico: Evaluation of Compliance Programs, Instant Messaging, and Coordination with Local and Regional Prosecutors
Q&A WITH MEXICAN ENFORCERS
The Relationship Between Prosecutors and the Private Sector: How the Tax Criminal Law Reform Will Impact Industry’s Compliance Efforts
Odracir Ricardo Espinoza Valdez
COMPLIANCE PROGRAM ROUNDTABLE: IMPRESSING THE ENFORCER
Defending Your Compliance Program to the Agencies: How to Prepare and Meet Heightened Compliance Expectations
Gloria Salcedo Padula
This panel will discuss how to prepare for meetings and walk government decision-makers through your compliance program. The speakers will impart their experiences in what the DOJ, SEC and — to the extent relevant — non-US enforcement agencies are looking for with respect to key program elements and improvements, and best practices for cultivating a positive working relationship.
NEW LABOR REGULATIONS AND WHISTLEBLOWER PLATFORM: WHAT IF COMPANIES DO NOT COMPLY?
How to Solidify and Sustain a Corporate Speak-Up Culture Across Your Organization
INDIVIDUALS UNDER THE MICROSCOPE
Criminal Liability of Compliance Officers, Financial Gatekeepers and Legal Counsel: Revisiting Your Individual Risk Profile Amid Increasing Exposure
Mariana Lara Parra
Executives and anti-corruption compliance managers at companies in Mexico can now be held personally liable for breaches of anti-bribery legislation that occur at various levels of their business. How compliance officers can minimize the risks associated with being their company’s compliance gatekeeper will be the focus of this special panel.
LOOKING AHEAD: CHALLENGES TO DOING BUSINESS IN MEXICO
What Mexico’s Private Sector is Doing to Strengthen Anti-Corruption Compliance and Corporate Governance
Now more than ever before — multinationals are increasing their investment in compliance resources and program upgrades. Amid the uncertainty Mexico is facing on the political stage, join this important discussion on how the private sector upgrade best practices for responsible corporate governance and cross-border compliance.