Day 1 - Tuesday, September 17, 2019

7:00
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00
Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks and Audience Ice Breaker
8:30
Regulatory Update: Crucial Updates about Financial Services Regulations, Enforcement, and Compliance
9:30
Attracting and Retaining Female Talent in the Financial Services Industry: Achieving Worker Happiness and a Desired Level of Work-Life Balance
10:30
Networking Coffee Break
11:00
Privacy & the Digitized/Modern Banking Experience: Protecting Consumer Privacy and Personal Data
12:00
Networking Lunch
1:15
Bridging the Gender Gap and Equipping Yourself for Equality in the Workplace
2:15
Innovation: Embracing the Changes that are Reshaping the Financial Services Industry
3:15
Networking Refreshment Break
3:30
Global Perspective: International Developments in Financial Services: Trade Wars, Tariffs, Brexit, EU Sanctions
4:30
End of Day Wrap Up
5:00
Day One Adjourns

Day 2 - Wednesday, September 18, 2019

7:15
Continental Breakfast
8:15
Co-Chairs Opening Remarks and Recap of Day One
8:30
Key Strategies to Strengthening Diversity and Inclusion: Sharing Proactive Changes in the Workplace
9:30
Staying Compliant in this Complex and Changing Regulatory Environment
10:30
Networking Coffee Break
10:45
Tales from the Frontline: Sharing Stories on Success, Failures and What Keeps Them Up at Night
11:45
Whistleblowers: The Rise of Women Whistleblowers in Exposing Financial Fraud and the Proliferation of Rewards-Based Whistleblower Programs in the U.S. (IRS, SEC and CFTC)
12:45
Conference Concludes

Post-Conference Workshop: The Most Valued Resource – YOU – Catapult your Leadership & Development Skills

Sep 18, 2019 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Speakers

Aparna Dave
Senior VP, Managing Counsel
Wells Fargo Legal Department (Houston, TX)

Randi M. Enison
Vice President, Senior Counsel, Litigation & Regulatory Enforcement
Deutsche Bank (Jacksonville, FL)

Heather Holding
Director, Senior Enterprise Compliance Manager
The Bancorp (Wilmington, DE)

Day 1 - Tuesday, September 17, 2019

7:00
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00
Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks and Audience Ice Breaker

Jodi Golinsky
Associate General Counsel
Shopify (New York, NY)

Krista Griffith
Associate General Counsel
Visa (Denver, CO)

In this session, attendees will break into small groups at their tables as our conference leaders take you through an icebreaking exercise.

8:30
Regulatory Update: Crucial Updates about Financial Services Regulations, Enforcement, and Compliance

Marina Adams
Compliance and Privacy Officer and AVP
Federal Reserve Bank of New York (New York, NY)

Meredith Fuchs
Former CFPB GC & Deputy Director Chief Regulatory Officer
Capital One (Washington, DC)

Corinne Snow
Counsel
U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) (Washington, DC)

Petal Walker
Former Chief Counsel to Commissioner Sharon Bowen
U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Special Counsel
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP (Washington, DC)

Moderator:

Sharanya Mitchell
Senior Global Regulatory Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer
Cohen & Steers (New York, NY)

In this fast-paced changing environment, it is imperative to keep your competitive edge and stay abreast of the most pressing business changes and challenges currently facing financial services companies. This substantive session with leading government officials, attorneys, and compliance leaders will walk our audience through the latest developments affecting the future of financial services industry law.

  • Emerging areas of increased scrutiny
  • Regulatory priorities-proposed regulation, what’s being revamped and what are they pushing through?
  • Onus on AML Compliance officers in the past and has that emphasis changed?

9:30
Attracting and Retaining Female Talent in the Financial Services Industry: Achieving Worker Happiness and a Desired Level of Work-Life Balance

Andrea Donkor
Vice President, Regulatory Relations
Paypal (New York, NY)

Danielle Ducre Rawls
Senior Counsel, Consumer Banking Division
Wells Fargo (Minneapolis, MN)

Sandrine Cousquer-Okasmaa
Associate General Counsel – Strategic Partnerships Lead
Marcus at Goldman Sachs (New York, NY)

Moderator:

Robin McGrath
Partner
Duane Morris LLP (Atlanta, GA)

  • Measuring worker happiness against worker productivity
  • Examining elements of workplace culture and corporate policy
  • Streamlining your workday by delegating effectively
  • Accessing the benefits and costs of incorporating new technology into your workplace
  • Establishing practices for managing new technology

10:30
Networking Coffee Break
11:00
Privacy & the Digitized/Modern Banking Experience: Protecting Consumer Privacy and Personal Data

Holly Amorosana
Chief Privacy Officer
Apple Bank (New York, NY)

JoAnn Davaris
Global Chief Privacy Officer
Mercer (New York, NY)

Damira Khatam
Privacy Counsel
Nova Credit (San Francisco, CA)

Moderator:

Mary C. Zinsner
Partner
Troutman Sanders LLP (Washington, DC)

What is your firm’s data strategy? In this session we will navigate through the challenges of evolving data protection regulations worldwide and address
some of the many legal and compliance concerns that arise.

This panel will focus on risk and exposure and vulnerabilities within and panelists will look to highlight various privacy-related considerations and
developments (e.g., CCPA) that impact digital initiatives and consumer outreach in the inter-connected modern world.

  • Mitigating the risk of a data breach and tactics used to oversee such activity
  • Emerging cybersecurity and data privacy threats and how financial services companies are minimizing the fallout when breaches occur
  • Assessing the implications of GDPR and CCPA compliance on U.S. and global financial service companies
    • What are the biggest challenges companies are facing with implementation and compliance?
    • What to expect in the future
    • How do banks ensure data privacy of consumers?

12:00
Networking Lunch

Sit at your table of choice and discuss issues that are most relevant and important to you. Attendees will have an opportunity to choose.

  • FinTech: How the latest FinTech innovations are transforming the face of banking, payments and lending
  • Privacy: Enforcement trends in consumer protection
  • Artificial Intelligence: Exploring how AI is transforming the Financial Services space and how to navigate the legal and compliance risks
  • Blockchain & Virtual Currencies: Compliance challenges

1:15
Bridging the Gender Gap and Equipping Yourself for Equality in the Workplace

Lisa Anastos
General Counsel
Payfone (New York, NY)

Liz Rabban
VP Global Business Development
Celsius Network (New York, NY)

Wanda M. Richards
Managing Senior Counsel
The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (Philadelphia, PA)

Natalie Williams
General Counsel, Responsible Banking & Data
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (New York, NY)

Moderator:

Jodi Golinsky
Associate General Counsel
Shopify (New York, NY)

By recognizing the strengths and core values of each employee, we can promote a workplace that supports diversity, equality and fosters cohesiveness. This discussion will delve into the different work styles that exist in the workplace and how to adopt and embrace these differences to foster a successful and thriving financial services community for all employees in the workplace.

  • Gender parity: Exploring the divide and biases that exist in the financial series workplace
  • Learning to promote a unique dialogue of sharing experiences through different lenses
  • Navigating your way in a male dominated industry
  • Learning techniques on how to negotiate human resource subjects; sign-on’s, salaries, promotions, vacations, severance

In this unique session, attendees will break out into small groups and will rotate around discussing specific topics related to this area, and then come together to report and discuss their observations with the entire group.

2:15
Innovation: Embracing the Changes that are Reshaping the Financial Services Industry

Cynthia N. Jon-Ubabuco
Senior Counsel, Privacy Team
Wells Fargo (Charlotte, NC)

Shelli Willis
SVP and Deputy General Counsel, Corporate Legal Team
SunTrust Bank (Atlanta, GA)

Moderator:

Maria Vullo
Former Superintendent of Financial Services, Regulator in Residence
Fintech Innovation Lab
Senior Fellow
NYU School of Law, CEO of Vullo Advisory Services, PLLC (New York, NY)

How has innovation pushed the boundaries from legal, regulatory and compliance perspectives? And in turn, is legal supporting these initiatives as well as being innovative?

  • Embracing Digitization: The role of voice activated technology products in ACH payments
  • Developing cross-communication strategies between new and old divisions
  • Exploring the latest developments in fintech and the role it plays with compliance
  • Using AI in decision making: Assessing the viability of its use and effectiveness
  • Data Security Concerns: 3rd party vendor assessments and privacy matters
  • Implementing blockchain: Help or Hinderance

3:15
Networking Refreshment Break
3:30
Global Perspective: International Developments in Financial Services: Trade Wars, Tariffs, Brexit, EU Sanctions

Susan Rodihan Dupuy
Head of OFAC Sanctions Compliance for the Americas
Société Générale (New York, NY)

Polly Greenberg
Global Head of Program Management, Global Financial Crimes Division
MUFG Bank (New York, NY)

Véronique Kye Thiam
Vice President, Risk Regulatory Affairs
Americas Risk Management

Mizuho Americas (New York, NY)

Moderator:

Lisa Fried
Partner
Hogan Lovells (New York, NY)

This panel will consider the drivers behind this subject matter and provide meaningful insights. Our speakers will discuss current developments and future forecasts including:

  • Understanding the business and risks of Brexit
  • Cross border considerations
  • Uncertainty in the land of tariffs and trade wars and the impact on the Financial Services Industry
  • Broad discussion of recent developments regarding global sanctions as it affects business relations

4:30
End of Day Wrap Up

Thoughts from the Advisory Board and Co-Chairs

Join us for interactive conversation with the Advisory Board and Co-Chairs highlighting key takeaways and lessons from Day One. Engage in a lively discussion of conference highlights and start your list of action points to take back to the office when the conference concludes.

5:00
Day One Adjourns

Day 2 - Wednesday, September 18, 2019

7:15
Continental Breakfast
8:15
Co-Chairs Opening Remarks and Recap of Day One
8:30
Key Strategies to Strengthening Diversity and Inclusion: Sharing Proactive Changes in the Workplace

Brandis Anderson
Product & Regulatory Counsel
Plaid Inc. (San Francisco, CA)

Audria Pendergrass Lee
Director Diversity and Work Life
FINRA (Washington, DC)

Alexandra Villarreal O’Rourke
Former Senior Counsel, Office of Law and Policy
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Assistant General Counsel & Senior Vice President
Bank of America (Charlotte, NC)

Moderator:

Krista Griffith
Associate General Counsel
Visa (Denver, CO)

  • Implementing and fostering a diversity and inclusion mandate and building a diverse team
  • Creating a pipeline of women moving up the ranks and showcasing their successes to build a strong mentorship program from within
  • Making gender an advantage rather than an obstacle
  • Exploring unconscious bias
  • Examining how companies approach and address
  • Evaluating the “right” cultural fit
  • Developing active steps to address employee’s complaints–from the employer and employee perspective
  • Evolving protocols to prevent workplace harassment before it becomes a legal issue
  • Fostering relationships between female and male colleagues to develop mutually respectful working relationships

9:30
Staying Compliant in this Complex and Changing Regulatory Environment

Lisa M. Liban
VP & Assistant General Counsel
Fiserv (Norcross, GA)

Milana Salzman
Head Financial Security Counsel
Societe Generale Americas (New York, NY)

Nubiaa Shabaka
Chief Cybersecurity & Privacy Legal Officer, Associate General Counsel
AIG (New York, NY)

Susan Lea Smith
Senior Counsel, AML Compliance
Western Union (Denver, CO)

Moderator:

Laurel Rimon
Senior Counsel
O’Melveny & Myers LLP (Washington, DC)

This includes examination and discussion of the following conflicts and issues:

  • Compliance with competing specific regime requirements – state/federal and U.S./International
  • Ethical pragmatism in privacy – privacy by design or jurisdictional compliance
  • Discussion of compliance failures in the past year
  • Developing a coherent compliance strategy and implementing Codes of Conduct
  • AML and KYC updates
  • Legal and compliance; bridging those gaps

10:30
Networking Coffee Break
10:45
Tales from the Frontline: Sharing Stories on Success, Failures and What Keeps Them Up at Night

Margaret Chase
VP & Deputy General Counsel
Fannie Mae (Washington, DC)

Nadia Dombrowski
SVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
CFSB – Community Federal Savings Bank (New York, NY)

Edwina Johnson
COO
Alloy (New York, NY)

Genessa Stout
Former Enforcement Attorney
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Head of Legal & Compliance
Tally Inc. (San Francisco, CA)

Moderator:

Julia Strickland
Partner
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan (Los Angeles, CA)

This Roundtable Discussion features dynamic and accomplished women leaders who will provide an overview of their professional journeys, share anecdotes as well as vignettes from their experiences in leadership in the financial services industry.

  • How to better service in-house. What are they looking for? They will offer practical tips and guidance of the roles of each party and offer take away strategies to bring back to your organizations
  • Surveying the path to take: Benefits to working in house vs outside counsel positions and vice versa
  • The Seven Year Itch; When the road to partnership is not turning out to be what you hoped for
  • Exploring succession planning and an elegant departure
  • Learning how to develop effective leadership skills
  • Embracing the role of Mentorship
  • Giving women crucial tools to use to be successful and keep moving their careers forward
  • What keeps them up at night?

11:45
Whistleblowers: The Rise of Women Whistleblowers in Exposing Financial Fraud and the Proliferation of Rewards-Based Whistleblower Programs in the U.S. (IRS, SEC and CFTC)

Mary Inman
Partner
Constantine Cannon LLP (London, United Kingdom)

Jennifer Mailander
Deputy General Counsel Data Privacy & Cybersecurity, Legal Department
Fannie Mae (Washington, DC)

Christina McGlosson
Associate Director
Office of the Whistleblower, Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Washington, D.C.

In this panel, we propose to cover an aspect of financial frauds/compliance that is frequently overlooked, i.e., the increasing role of whistle-blower insiders in alerting regulatory authorities to serious financial frauds and the rise in whistle-blower reward programs at the IRS, SEC, CFTC designed to incentivize whistle-blowers to come forward and provide information.

12:45
Conference Concludes

Post-Conference Workshop: The Most Valued Resource – YOU – Catapult your Leadership & Development Skills

Sep 18, 2019 1:30pm - 4:30pm

$600

Speakers

Aparna Dave
Senior VP, Managing Counsel
Wells Fargo Legal Department (Houston, TX)

Randi M. Enison
Vice President, Senior Counsel, Litigation & Regulatory Enforcement
Deutsche Bank (Jacksonville, FL)

Heather Holding
Director, Senior Enterprise Compliance Manager
The Bancorp (Wilmington, DE)

What is it about?

 

(Registration Opens 1:00)

 

In this workshop, we will explore the many aspects associated with professional development and exploring communication techniques and the all-important concept of self-promotion.

 

The Interviewing process:

  • Tackling the interviewing session; how to be an interviewer and an interviewee
  • Developing constructive methodologies on how to effectively give as well as receive feedback
  • Where? – Presenting in different mediums; In person, phone, skype
  • Perfecting your “elevator pitch” and advocating effectively on behalf of yourself. Learning how to promote yourself!

 

The Job Search:

  • Managing it
  • Working with Headhunters
  • Developing one’s network and social media footprint

 

Positioning Within:

  • Building successful work relationships
  • Adjusting to the organizational culture
  • Aligning with the influencers and doing so with purpose
  • Navigating through internal politics
  • Identifying opponents and expanding your sphere of influence
  • Addressing our inner voices and closing the confidence gaps
  • Keeping on your innovative hat

 

Mentoring:

  • Expanding your network and searching for the right mentor
  • Learning how to create a strong mentorship program from within

 

*A light lunch will be provided to those attending the workshop.