BREAKOUT SESSIONS D

December 2, 2021 12:00pm

Track 1
Maria Gonzalez Calvet

Maria Gonzalez Calvet
Partner
Ropes & Gray LLP

Hollie Foust

Hollie Foust
SVP, Deputy General Counsel
Cardinal Health

Lynn Haaland

Lynn Haaland
Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer, Chief Privacy Officer
Zoom Video Communications

Lorinda Laryea
Assistant Chief, FCPA Unit
United States Department of Justice

Veronica Yepez
Partner
Covington & Burling LLP

Track 2

Robert Dodge
Assistant Director, FCPA Unit
U.S. Securities and Exchange

Glenn Pomerantz

Glenn Pomerantz
Partner, Global Forensics Practice Leader
BDO

Neil T. Smith
Partner
K&L Gates LLP

Sarah Walters
Partner
McDermott Will & Emery

Moderator:

Stephen Cohen
Partner
Sidley Austin LLP

Track 3
Nancy McCready Higgins

Nancy Higgins
VP & Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer
Bechtel

Darryl Lew
Partner
White & Case LLP

Dottie Schindlinger
Executive Director
Diligent Institute

Lewis Zirogiannis
Partner
Foley & Lardner LLP

Track 1: Ephemeral Communications Quandaries: How Industry is Updating Policies, Procedures and Monitoring – and What Can (and What Can’t) Yield Cooperation Credit

When the global pandemic forced the workforce to work remotely, the use of ephemeral communication apps soared. This session will outline DOJ’s refinement of its stance on the use of the technology, review decisions from courts evaluating the impact to discovery, and identify best practices for the remote workforce.

  • Revisiting Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies and related data privacy and retention policy concerns
    • Mitigating remote working risks
  • Taking stock of DOJ’s update to its Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs highlighting the need for compliance and control personnel to have “sufficient direct or indirect access to relevant sources of data”
  • How industry is addressing high stakes cybersecurity and data privacy dilemmas
  • Implementing internal investigations practices for data localization, collection, and review

Track 2: The Intensifying Enforcement of the FCPA’s Internal Controls Provision: Expanding Interpretation, Strict Liability, and Expectations for Industry

*Audience Polling

Join this spirited discussion on the nuances and impact of recent cases involving the FCPA’s internal controls provision. Leading practitioners who have worked on some of the most significant matters will share invaluable lessons learned and best practices moving forward. Topics of discussion will include:

  • Reviewing recent “no bribery” cases enforcing the internal controls provisions against issuers
  • Identifying common examples of inadequate internal controls and related compliance program deficiencies to avoid
  • Using analytics and AI for legal and compliance decision-making
  • What recent enforcement cases reveal about SEC expectations for internal controls
  • Cross-departmental synergy for audits and investigations
    • Identifying systematic patterns of bribery in your books and records

Track 3: Winning the Board Over: Interfacing with Boards of Directors in Good Times…and in Bad

In today’s ever-evolving compliance landscape, demonstrating your value to C-suite management and the board is the key to effectuating change. This interactive session will offer you best practices for working with the board and management, and the finer points of escalating issues in an effective manner.

*Attendance is limited, please reserve your spot early.