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International Compliance & Anti-Corruption

March 3-9, 2019; Washington DC
The George Washington University Law School

The Institute’s International Compliance & Anti-Corruption program will bring together practitioners from around the globe to advance relevant knowledge and best practices in the fields of governance, risk and compliance, anti-bribery, financial crime prevention, anti-money laundering (AML), and several related areas.  Building on a broad definition of anti-corruption, yet with an emphasis on the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and similar foreign regulations, the seminar focuses on concrete steps for practitioners to align their companies, countries or clients with current and ever-evolving best practices.   This seminar is conducted at the George Washington University Law School in the heart of Washington DC and features many eminent speakers who are leading legal authorities from the private and public sectors, including experience from top international law firms, government agencies, the judiciary, and global in-house legal departments.  In addition to providing a detailed academic structure in an engaging and active learning environment, the professors and guest speakers will share concrete strategies for managing the practical impact of current laws and regulatory developments affecting global business.

Participants receive a Certificate of Attendance upon completion of this program.

International Compliance & Anti-Corruption

March 3-9, 2019; Washington DC
The George Washington University Law School

The Institute’s International Compliance & Anti-Corruption program will bring together practitioners from around the globe to advance relevant knowledge and best practices in the fields of governance, risk and compliance, anti-bribery, financial crime prevention, anti-money laundering (AML), and several related areas.  Building on a broad definition of anti-corruption, yet with an emphasis on the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and similar foreign regulations, the seminar focuses on concrete steps for practitioners to align their companies, countries or clients with current and ever-evolving best practices.   This seminar is conducted at the George Washington University Law School in the heart of Washington DC and features many eminent speakers who are leading legal authorities from the private and public sectors, including experience from top international law firms, government agencies, the judiciary, and global in-house legal departments.  In addition to providing a detailed academic structure in an engaging and active learning environment, the professors and guest speakers will share concrete strategies for managing the practical impact of current laws and regulatory developments affecting global business.

Participants receive a Certificate of Attendance upon completion of this program.

International Compliance & Anti-Corruption

March 3-9, 2019; Washington DC
The George Washington University Law School

The Institute’s International Compliance & Anti-Corruption program will bring together practitioners from around the globe to advance relevant knowledge and best practices in the fields of governance, risk and compliance, anti-bribery, financial crime prevention, anti-money laundering (AML), and several related areas.  Building on a broad definition of anti-corruption, yet with an emphasis on the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and similar foreign regulations, the seminar focuses on concrete steps for practitioners to align their companies, countries or clients with current and ever-evolving best practices.   This seminar is conducted at the George Washington University Law School in the heart of Washington DC and features many eminent speakers who are leading legal authorities from the private and public sectors, including experience from top international law firms, government agencies, the judiciary, and global in-house legal departments.  In addition to providing a detailed academic structure in an engaging and active learning environment, the professors and guest speakers will share concrete strategies for managing the practical impact of current laws and regulatory developments affecting global business.

Participants receive a Certificate of Attendance upon completion of this program.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • The Ever-Expanding Scope of Compliance Duties:  Industries, Issues and Strategies
  • Corruption Overview:  Definitions, Measurement, Codes
  • International Anti-Corruption Mechanisms
  • How Companies Become the Subject of FCPA and UK Bribery Act Scrutiny and Enforcement
  • In-Depth Understanding of the FCPA’s anti-bribery, books and records and internal controls provisions
  • Global Enforcement Update – Recent Trends and Updates on Multi-Jurisdictional Enforcement and Prosecution
  • The Current FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy – its Effect on Internal Investigations and Disclosure
  • Negotiating Multi-Jurisdictional Proceedings and Settlements
  • Cost Control and Efficiency in Investigations
  • Compliance Best Practices in a Variety of Areas such as Travel and Entertainment, Gifts, and Internship and Hiring Practices
  • Issue Spotting Exercises
  • Conducting Risk Assessments
  • Defending Your Compliance Program to the Agencies
  • Organizational vs. Individual Liability
  • Corporate Plea Bargaining and the Role of the Judge 
  • Improving Your Compliance Program with Data Analytics
  • Third Party Compliance and Risk Management– Vetting and Monitoring Best Practices
  • Anti-Corruption Due Diligence in M&A and Joint Ventures
  • Effectively Communicating Compliance Expectations
  • Compliance and Public Procurement
  • World Bank and Other Multilateral Development Bank Investigations
  • Compliance for Financial Institutions, Private Equity Firms and Hedge Funds
  • Monitoring and Testing Financial Controls
  • Teaming Successfully with Forensic Accountants 
  • Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism – Global Legal Framework and Compliance Best Practices
  • Self-reporting and Legal Professional Privilege
  • Economic Sanctions and Export Control Compliance
  • Anti-Corruption, International Trade and Extradition to the United States — the case of Meng Wanzhou
  • Antitrust and Competition Compliance
  • FinTech and Crypto-Currency Compliance
  • Compliance Strategies for Open Source Software in Manufacturing and Tech Industries
  • Data Privacy Compliance
  • Integrating Your Compliance Program with the Company’s Business Strategy
  • International Labor Standards Compliance and Human Rights
  • Corporate-Government Relations and Lobbying Across Borders
  • Political Campaign Finance and Electioneering Across Borders:  What are the Legal Boundaries?
  • Bonus topic: Government Ethics & Oversight: Investigating Government Corruption, Fraud and Waste
  • Bonus topic: Anti-Corruption and Media Integrity – Constitutional, Common Law and Market Considerations
  • Bonus topic: Big Tech and the Private Policing of Political Activity
  • …and Visits to Official US Legal Venues and Points of Interest

SCHEDULE OVERVIEW:

The program will start with a networking cocktail reception on the evening of March 3.  Back-to-back presentations and panels will be conducted continuously throughout each morning and afternoon during the week, starting at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, March 4 and concluding by 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 9.   Visits to relevant off-site legal venues are also offered during the week as well as other optional activities and events during the evenings.

With a large number of speakers covering the topics listed above, the first two days (March 4 and 5) will focus almost exclusively on anti-corruption regulation and compliance issues relating to the FCPA, UK Bribery Act and other similar international anti-corruption laws. On March 6 we will continue these topics and expand into Anti-Money Laundering and related topics. March 7, 8 and 9 will cover a wide variety of other compliance issues (the remaining topics listed above) while also expanding on themes from earlier in the week. 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • The Ever-Expanding Scope of Compliance Duties:  Industries, Issues and Strategies
  • Corruption Overview:  Definitions, Measurement, Codes
  • International Anti-Corruption Mechanisms
  • How Companies Become the Subject of FCPA and UK Bribery Act Scrutiny and Enforcement
  • In-Depth Understanding of the FCPA’s anti-bribery, books and records and internal controls provisions
  • Global Enforcement Update – Recent Trends and Updates on Multi-Jurisdictional Enforcement and Prosecution
  • The Current FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy – its Effect on Internal Investigations and Disclosure
  • Negotiating Multi-Jurisdictional Proceedings and Settlements
  • Cost Control and Efficiency in Investigations
  • Compliance Best Practices in a Variety of Areas such as Travel and Entertainment, Gifts, and Internship and Hiring Practices
  • Issue Spotting Exercises
  • Conducting Risk Assessments
  • Defending Your Compliance Program to the Agencies
  • Organizational vs. Individual Liability
  • Corporate Plea Bargaining and the Role of the Judge 
  • Improving Your Compliance Program with Data Analytics
  • Third Party Compliance and Risk Management– Vetting and Monitoring Best Practices
  • Anti-Corruption Due Diligence in M&A and Joint Ventures
  • Effectively Communicating Compliance Expectations
  • Compliance and Public Procurement
  • World Bank and Other Multilateral Development Bank Investigations
  • Compliance for Financial Institutions, Private Equity Firms and Hedge Funds
  • Monitoring and Testing Financial Controls
  • Teaming Successfully with Forensic Accountants 
  • Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism – Global Legal Framework and Compliance Best Practices
  • Self-reporting and Legal Professional Privilege
  • Economic Sanctions and Export Control Compliance
  • Anti-Corruption, International Trade and Extradition to the United States — the case of Meng Wanzhou
  • Antitrust and Competition Compliance
  • FinTech and Crypto-Currency Compliance
  • Compliance Strategies for Open Source Software in Manufacturing and Tech Industries
  • Data Privacy Compliance
  • Integrating Your Compliance Program with the Company’s Business Strategy
  • International Labor Standards Compliance and Human Rights
  • Corporate-Government Relations and Lobbying Across Borders
  • Political Campaign Finance and Electioneering Across Borders:  What are the Legal Boundaries?
  • Bonus topic: Government Ethics & Oversight: Investigating Government Corruption, Fraud and Waste
  • Bonus topic: Anti-Corruption and Media Integrity – Constitutional, Common Law and Market Considerations
  • Bonus topic: Big Tech and the Private Policing of Political Activity
  • …and Visits to Official US Legal Venues and Points of Interest

 

SCHEDULE OVERVIEW:

The program will start with a networking cocktail reception on the evening of March 3.  Back-to-back presentations and panels will be conducted continuously throughout each morning and afternoon during the week, starting at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, March 4 and concluding by 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 9.   Visits to relevant off-site legal venues are also offered during the week as well as other optional activities and events during the evenings.

With a large number of speakers covering the topics listed above, the first two days (March 4 and 5) will focus almost exclusively on anti-corruption regulation and compliance issues relating to the FCPA, UK Bribery Act and other similar international anti-corruption laws. On March 6 we will continue these topics and expand into Anti-Money Laundering and related topics. March 7, 8 and 9 will cover a wide variety of other compliance issues (the remaining topics listed above) while also expanding on themes from earlier in the week. 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • The Ever-Expanding Scope of Compliance Duties:  Industries, Issues and Strategies
  • Corruption Overview:  Definitions, Measurement, Codes
  • International Anti-Corruption Mechanisms
  • How Companies Become the Subject of FCPA and UK Bribery Act Scrutiny and Enforcement
  • In-Depth Understanding of the FCPA’s anti-bribery, books and records and internal controls provisions
  • Global Enforcement Update – Recent Trends and Updates on Multi-Jurisdictional Enforcement and Prosecution
  • The Current FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy – its Effect on Internal Investigations and Disclosure
  • Negotiating Multi-Jurisdictional Proceedings and Settlements
  • Cost Control and Efficiency in Investigations
  • Compliance Best Practices in a Variety of Areas such as Travel and Entertainment, Gifts, and Internship and Hiring Practices
  • Issue Spotting Exercises
  • Conducting Risk Assessments
  • Defending Your Compliance Program to the Agencies
  • Organizational vs. Individual Liability
  • Corporate Plea Bargaining and the Role of the Judge 
  • Improving Your Compliance Program with Data Analytics
  • Third Party Compliance and Risk Management– Vetting and Monitoring Best Practices
  • Anti-Corruption Due Diligence in M&A and Joint Ventures
  • Effectively Communicating Compliance Expectations
  • Compliance and Public Procurement
  • World Bank and Other Multilateral Development Bank Investigations
  • Compliance for Financial Institutions, Private Equity Firms and Hedge Funds
  • Monitoring and Testing Financial Controls
  • Teaming Successfully with Forensic Accountants 
  • Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism – Global Legal Framework and Compliance Best Practices
  • Self-reporting and Legal Professional Privilege
  • Economic Sanctions and Export Control Compliance
  • Anti-Corruption, International Trade and Extradition to the United States — the case of Meng Wanzhou
  • Antitrust and Competition Compliance
  • FinTech and Crypto-Currency Compliance
  • Compliance Strategies for Open Source Software in Manufacturing and Tech Industries
  • Data Privacy Compliance
  • Integrating Your Compliance Program with the Company’s Business Strategy
  • International Labor Standards Compliance and Human Rights
  • Corporate-Government Relations and Lobbying Across Borders
  • Political Campaign Finance and Electioneering Across Borders:  What are the Legal Boundaries?
  • Bonus topic: Government Ethics & Oversight: Investigating Government Corruption, Fraud and Waste
  • Bonus topic: Anti-Corruption and Media Integrity – Constitutional, Common Law and Market Considerations
  • Bonus topic: Big Tech and the Private Policing of Political Activity
  • …and Visits to Official US Legal Venues and Points of Interest

 

SCHEDULE OVERVIEW:

The program will start with a networking cocktail reception on the evening of March 3.  Back-to-back presentations and panels will be conducted continuously throughout each morning and afternoon during the week, starting at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, March 4 and concluding by 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 9.   Visits to relevant off-site legal venues are also offered during the week as well as other optional activities and events during the evenings.

With a large number of speakers covering the topics listed above, the first two days (March 4 and 5) will focus almost exclusively on anti-corruption regulation and compliance issues relating to the FCPA, UK Bribery Act and other similar international anti-corruption laws. On March 6 we will continue these topics and expand into Anti-Money Laundering and related topics. March 7, 8 and 9 will cover a wide variety of other compliance issues (the remaining topics listed above) while also expanding on themes from earlier in the week. 

ACCOMMODATIONS:

IUSLAW participants can take advantage of special discounted rates at our exclusive hotel provider for the program, the luxurious Melrose Georgetown Hotel, located near both the law school and the popular Georgetown shopping and restaurant area.     We will provide a code to participants enabling them to reserve a King room at the Melrose at the rate of $189/night including complimentary daily breakfast (full breakfast) and free wifi, while availability remains.   

REGISTRATION FEE:

$1895  (includes materials)

Discounts:

$250 discount for past participants in IUSLAW’s “U.S. Legal Methods: Introduction to U.S. Law” program; or

$150 discount for past participants in all other IUSLAW programs.

CLE / CPD:

This program is eligible for Continuing Legal Education and Continuing Professional Development credits in most jurisdictions.  The process of receiving credit will vary based on your jurisdiction.  The Institute will assist in the process by providing appropriate documentation, and when required, submitting the necessary documents directly to state bar associations. 

PROFESSORS AND GUEST SPEAKERS:

The week-long program will feature nearly 20 distinguished professors and guest speakers who are leading authorities from the private and public sectors, including experience from top international law firms, government agencies, the judiciary, and global in-house legal departments. Just some of the many speakers are listed below:

Judge Peter J. Messitte (District Judge, United States District Court for the District of Maryland) Judge Messitte has served as a U.S. federal district court judge since 1993 and has been very involved in international anti-corruption efforts for most of his career.  Among his many other honors, awards and titles, Judge Messitte is a former member and currently Special Advisor to the Council of the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative for Latin America and the Caribbean.  He is Adjunct Professor of Comparative Law at the American University Washington College of Law.  He has served as a consultant on judicial reform projects throughout Latin America and Africa, as well as in Turkey, and has published articles on a wide variety of legal topics, most of which have appeared in legal journals throughout Latin America.  In June, 2017, Judge Messitte was awarded the Order of the Southern Cross (Ordem do Cruzeiro do Sul) by Brazilian President Michel Temer for his contributions to the Brazilian Judiciary over almost 50 years.  This is the highest award Brazil can bestow upon a non-Brazilian and has been given primarily to Heads of State, including Queen Elizabeth and President Dwight Eisenhower.

Professor Mark Srere  (Adj. Professor of International White Collar Crime at Georgetown University Law Center; Leader of White Collar Defense & Investigations Client Service Group at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP) For more than 30 years, Professor Srere has worked with his clients to explain the challenges posed by intense government scrutiny and to develop strategies to survive the roller coaster ahead. He has a broad range of experience conducting internal investigations and the defense of criminal and civil actions involving Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations, accounting fraud, disclosure issues, internal controls and corporate governance, tax fraud, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and export/control concerns, and major fraud investigations. He has been involved in all aspects of the SEC’s enforcement program including the Wells process and the emerging issues surrounding the agency’s whistleblower programs and employee protections thereunder.  He regularly works with his clients to understand their business operations and goals before drafting policies, implementing compliance programs and addressing due diligence issues that arise from mergers and acquisitions, hiring of agents and joint ventures.

Professor Brian Whisler (Adj. Professor at University of Richmond Law School and instructor at National Advocacy Center for the U.S. Justice Department; Chair of DC Litigation and Government Enforcement Practice Group at Baker McKenzie; Frmr. Criminal Chief Ass’t. U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia, U.S. Department of Justice.)  Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Professor Whisler oversaw and prosecuted a wide range of white collar and public corruption cases for the U.S. Department of Justice.  He has extensive experience handling cases implicating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Anti-Money Laundering laws, Securities Fraud, and Procurement Fraud, and he has led multijurisdictional internal investigations and provided regulatory advice to multinational and domestic clients in oil and gas services, pharmaceuticals, financial services, manufacturing, and telecommunications. He regularly develops compliance programs for Fortune 50 corporate clients, advises Boards and Audit Committees, guides companies and individuals in government investigations in multiple global jurisdictions and defends clients in criminal and civil litigation. He also represents companies and individual clients in investigations before multilateral institutions, including the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, as well as the US Agency for International Development, the United Nations, and the Global Fund.

Rebecca (Becky) Rohr (Vice President, Anti-Corruption and Global Trade, in the Ethics & Compliance Office at Hewlett Packard Enterprise; Frmr. Principal Deputy Chief of the Fraud Section in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice)  Ms. Rohr supervises a international team of attorneys and compliance professionals who handle anti-corruption and global trade compliance. Prior to joining Hewlett Packard Enterprise, she supervised over 120 U.S. Department of Justice prosecutors who worked on cases involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and financial and securities fraud.  She had also previously served as Acting Deputy Chief of Staff and Counselor to the Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and as a federal prosecutor in the Southern District of New York.  Ms. Rohr also previously worked at Covington & Burling LLP.

Professor Christopher Yukins (Professor of U.S., International and Comparative Procurement Law at the George Washington University Law School; Of Counsel, Arnold & Porter; Frmr. Trial Attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice; Advisor to the U.S. delegation to the working group on reform of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Model Procurement Law )  In addition to his active law practice and teaching schedule, Professor Yukins is also co-director of the George Washington University Law School’s government procurement law program, one of the leading programs of its kind in the world.

Ellen Zimiles (Managing Director, Financial Services Advisory and Compliance Segment Leader, Navigant; Frmr. Federal Prosecutor, Southern District of New York, U.S. Department of Justice)  Ms. Zimiles has more than 30 years of litigation and investigation experience involving many high-profile money laundering, fraud, and forfeiture cases.  As a leading authority on Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), she has been quoted in several publications, including American Banker, The Wall Street Journal, and the Financial Times. Also an internationally recognized expert in anti-money laundering (AML) program development, corporate governance, regulatory and corporate compliance, fraud control, and public corruption matters, she has worked with a multitude of financial institutions preparing for regulatory exams, developing remediation programs, and serving as regulatory liaison.  She previously spent more than 10 years as a federal prosecutor in the DOJ’s civil and criminal divisions, and prior to joining Navigant, Ms. Zimiles was CEO and co-founder of Daylight Forensic & Advisory, an international consulting firm funded by private equity that was acquired by Navigant in 2010. Daylight specialized in financial crime, anti-bribery and corruption investigations, and compliance, as well as monitoring.

Adam Safwat (Counsel, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP) Mr. Safwat is counsel in Weil’s global White Collar Defense, Regulatory and Investigations practice, and served previously as a Deputy Chief of the Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Criminal Division from 2012 to 2014. He also served in the Fraud Section as an Assistant Chief from 2008 to 2012 and as a Trial Attorney and Senior Trial Attorney from 2006 to 2008. During his time at the Fraud Section, he worked on a number of significant Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations involving companies operating in the commodities, oil services, logistics, and defense industries, and coordinated a multi-jurisdictional investigation resulting in one of the largest FCPA corporate settlements to date.

John E. Davis (Partner and Coordinator of FCPA & International Anti-Corruption practice group at Miller & Chevalier)  Mr. Davis focuses his practice on international regulatory compliance and enforcement issues. He has 25 years of experience in advising both U.S. and non-U.S. clients on corruption issues around the world.  This advice has included compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and related laws and international treaties, internal investigations related to potential FCPA violations, disclosures to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and representation in civil and criminal enforcement proceedings.  He has also served as an Independent Compliance Monitor for an FCPA disposition.  He has worked extensively with clients in developing and implementing internal compliance programs, conducting due diligence on third parties, assessing compliance risks in merger and acquisition contexts, and auditing compliance processes.

Marcy Forman (Managing Director, Global Investigations Unit, AML Compliance, Citigroup) Ms. Forman is Managing Director in the Anti Money Laundering Investigative Unit of one of the world’s largest banks (Citi), and she is also an Adjunct Professor at Fordham University Law School where she teaches AML Compliance and Countering Financing of Terrorism.  Prior to her time at Citigroup, she served as director of multiple U.S. Government investigative units, including Director of Investigations for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Director of a multi law enforcement Intellectual Property Center with participants from the FBI, CBP, FDA, Postal Service and the Department of Justice.  Earlier in her career she had also served as Deputy Asst. Director of the United States Customs Service where she oversaw money laundering and terrorist financing investigation programs in domestic and foreign ICE offices.

Daniel Waltz (Partner, Patton Squire Sanders LLP) For over 30 years Mr. Waltz has been assisting clients who engage in cross-border transfers of goods and technology. Many of his projects touch on issues of US international or trade policy, and his clients range from small importers and exporters to large multinationals headquartered both inside and outside the US.  Mr. Waltz regularly advises these companies regarding export controls, country sanctions or embargos, and a full range of Customs issues.  He also routinely advises clients on issues arising under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and assists clients in conducting due diligence, identifying and mitigating risks, and developing or upgrading compliance programs.

Tara K. Giunta (Partner and Vice Chair of the Investigations and White Collar Defense practice group at Paul Hastings LLP).  As a litigation partner and Vice Chair of the Investigations and White Collar Defense group at Paul Hastings, Ms. Giunta has extensive experience in advising companies in sensitive industries in all aspects of international compliance and anti-corruption matters, including internal investigations (and related privilege issues), transaction planning and due diligence, risk assessments, and testing, monitoring and auditing implementation of and adherence to corporate compliance policies and procedures.

Andrew Lee (Partner, Hogan Lovells LLP; Frmr. Attorney at U.S. Federal Trade Commission) Mr. Lee began his career at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission during the Clinton Administration, where he helped initiate several major antitrust enforcement actions and assisted the Commission’s leadership in formulating broad competition law enforcement policies and agenda.  He now counsels corporations and executives – with particular focus on multinational corporations – that have faced high-risk antitrust investigations and disputes globally. He is especially experienced in advising his clients on preventing, mitigating, defending, and responding to potential risks of antitrust and related business conduct within a company.  While regularly advising on antitrust compliance matters, he also actively advises his clients on export control compliance, international sanctions compliance and other anti-corruption measures.

Charles Spies (Partner, Clark Hill PLC)  Mr. Spies is the leader of Clark Hill’s national Political Law practice, as well as the Member in Charge of the Washington D.C. office.  He has over two decades of experience providing strategic counsel at the highest levels in Washington D.C. and nationwide. He counsels a broad range of multinational corporations, organizations, candidates, officeholders, and individuals confronting challenges and opportunities at the intersection of political and issue campaigns, government ethics, law and public policy.  In 2015 he was named to The Politico 50 – a list of “thinkers, doers and visionaries transforming American politics” for his work which “created a playbook that allows candidates to maximize the new flood of money into politics.” Charlie serves as counsel to multiple campaigns, super PACs, trade associations, and non-profit organizations, including co-founding and serving as counsel to Restore Our Future, the largest conservative super PAC in history.

Peter Spivack (Partner, Hogan Lovells) Mr. Spivack is one of the most experienced members of Hogan Lovell’s ‘Investigations, White Collar and Fraud’ practice area and served as the global co-leader of the practice for six years.  He has three decades of experience working with multijurisdictional investigations, including matters involving allegations of bribery and corruption under the FCPA, the UK Bribery Act, and other anti-bribery laws. He has represented companies and individuals in investigations brought by multilateral institutions such as the World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank.   Previously, Peter was a federal prosecutor focusing on the investigation and prosecution of complex white collar criminal matters involving corporations and individuals.

Michael W. Ross (Partner, Jenner & Block) Mr. Ross is a partner at Jenner & Block where he focuses on financial and securities matters including FinTech and the emerging field of crypto-currency compliance.  He has represented an array of financial industry clients, including FinTech companies, brokers, and investment funds, in addition to representing individual and institutional clients in government and internal investigations.

Stefan Marculewicz (Partner, Littler Mendelson) Mr. Marculewicz is the Co-Chair of the Business and Human Rights Practice Group at Littler Mendelson and is a recognized authority on international labor standards.  He advises multi-national corporations on issues involving employer efforts to address and respond to international labor standards. He also helps multi-national corporations based in the United States and abroad formulate and implement strategies to respond to efforts by labor unions and non-governmental organizations to discredit them through global campaigns.

D. Reed Freeman, Jr. (Partner, Wilmer Hale) Mr. Freeman is the Co-Chair of Wilmer Hale’s Cybersecurity and Privacy Practice  and is a leading authority on both cybersecurity and data privacy compliance.   He counsels clients on privacy and data security laws around the globe.  Mr. Freeman previously worked as an attorney in the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, and as chief privacy officer and vice president for legislative and regulatory affairs for Claria Corporation, an online advertising software company.  Mr. Freeman has been called a Regulatory & Compliance Trailblazer by The National Law Journal.

John S. LeRoy (Partner, Brooks Cushman) Mr. LeRoy is an intellectual property partner and leads the FRAND Licensing and Open Source Software Compliance practice group at Brooks Cushman.  He advises companies regarding effective use of open source software in their commercial products and helps companies develop customized corporate policies and strategies for compliance with applicable open source license terms.  John’s team manages source code audits and works closely with software developers and business managers to properly navigate the various open source license terms.  His team has undertaken the audit-and-advice service on complex systems in the automotive, consumer electronics, medical device, and computer industries.

Adam Andrzejewski (Founder & CEO, American Transparency / OpenTheBooks.com) Through Mr. Andrzejewski’s leadership, OpenTheBooks.com and American Transparency, a government watchdog organization, works continuously to expose government waste, fraud and corruption at all levels.  Already capturing nearly 4 billion public expenditures, the organization is rapidly growing its data in all 50 states down to the municipal level, aiming to capture every dime taxed and spent by the government.   

Plus additional speakers from top international law firms, government agencies, the federal judiciary, and global in-house legal departments.

 

MORE INFORMATION:

For more information, email us at info@iuslaw.org.   For application and registration, please complete the online form

ACCOMMODATIONS:

IUSLAW participants can take advantage of special discounted rates at our exclusive hotel provider for the program, the luxurious Melrose Georgetown Hotel, located near both the law school and the popular Georgetown shopping and restaurant area.     We will provide a code to participants enabling them to reserve a King room at the Melrose at the rate of $189/night including complimentary daily breakfast (full breakfast) and free wifi, while availability remains. 

REGISTRATION FEE:

$1895  (includes materials)

Discounts:

$250 discount for past participants in IUSLAW’s “U.S. Legal Methods: Introduction to U.S. Law” program; or

$150 discount for past participants in all other IUSLAW programs.

PROFESSORS AND GUEST SPEAKERS:

The week-long program will feature nearly 20 distinguished professors and guest speakers who are leading authorities from the private and public sectors, including experience from top international law firms, government agencies, the judiciary, and global in-house legal departments. Just some of the many speakers are listed below:

Judge Peter J. Messitte (District Judge, United States District Court for the District of Maryland) Judge Messitte has served as a U.S. federal district court judge since 1993 and has been very involved in international anti-corruption efforts for most of his career.  Among his many other honors, awards and titles, Judge Messitte is a former member and currently Special Advisor to the Council of the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative for Latin America and the Caribbean.  He is Adjunct Professor of Comparative Law at the American University Washington College of Law.  He has served as a consultant on judicial reform projects throughout Latin America and Africa, as well as in Turkey, and has published articles on a wide variety of legal topics, most of which have appeared in legal journals throughout Latin America.  In June, 2017, Judge Messitte was awarded the Order of the Southern Cross (Ordem do Cruzeiro do Sul) by Brazilian President Michel Temer for his contributions to the Brazilian Judiciary over almost 50 years.  This is the highest award Brazil can bestow upon a non-Brazilian and has been given primarily to Heads of State, including Queen Elizabeth and President Dwight Eisenhower.

Professor Mark Srere  (Adj. Professor of International White Collar Crime at Georgetown University Law Center; Leader of White Collar Defense & Investigations Client Service Group at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP) For more than 30 years, Professor Srere has worked with his clients to explain the challenges posed by intense government scrutiny and to develop strategies to survive the roller coaster ahead. He has a broad range of experience conducting internal investigations and the defense of criminal and civil actions involving Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations, accounting fraud, disclosure issues, internal controls and corporate governance, tax fraud, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and export/control concerns, and major fraud investigations. He has been involved in all aspects of the SEC’s enforcement program including the Wells process and the emerging issues surrounding the agency’s whistleblower programs and employee protections thereunder.  He regularly works with his clients to understand their business operations and goals before drafting policies, implementing compliance programs and addressing due diligence issues that arise from mergers and acquisitions, hiring of agents and joint ventures.

Professor Brian Whisler (Adj. Professor at University of Richmond Law School and instructor at National Advocacy Center for the U.S. Justice Department; Chair of DC Litigation and Government Enforcement Practice Group at Baker McKenzie; Frmr. Criminal Chief Ass’t. U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia, U.S. Department of Justice.)  Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Professor Whisler oversaw and prosecuted a wide range of white collar and public corruption cases for the U.S. Department of Justice.  He has extensive experience handling cases implicating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Anti-Money Laundering laws, Securities Fraud, and Procurement Fraud, and he has led multijurisdictional internal investigations and provided regulatory advice to multinational and domestic clients in oil and gas services, pharmaceuticals, financial services, manufacturing, and telecommunications. He regularly develops compliance programs for Fortune 50 corporate clients, advises Boards and Audit Committees, guides companies and individuals in government investigations in multiple global jurisdictions and defends clients in criminal and civil litigation. He also represents companies and individual clients in investigations before multilateral institutions, including the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, as well as the US Agency for International Development, the United Nations, and the Global Fund.

Rebecca (Becky) Rohr (Vice President, Anti-Corruption and Global Trade, in the Ethics & Compliance Office at Hewlett Packard Enterprise; Frmr. Principal Deputy Chief of the Fraud Section in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice)  Ms. Rohr supervises a international team of attorneys and compliance professionals who handle anti-corruption and global trade compliance. Prior to joining Hewlett Packard Enterprise, she supervised over 120 U.S. Department of Justice prosecutors who worked on cases involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and financial and securities fraud.  She had also previously served as Acting Deputy Chief of Staff and Counselor to the Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and as a federal prosecutor in the Southern District of New York.  Ms. Rohr also previously worked at Covington & Burling LLP.

Professor Christopher Yukins (Professor of U.S., International and Comparative Procurement Law at the George Washington University Law School; Of Counsel, Arnold & Porter; Frmr. Trial Attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice; Advisor to the U.S. delegation to the working group on reform of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Model Procurement Law )  In addition to his active law practice and teaching schedule, Professor Yukins is also co-director of the George Washington University Law School’s government procurement law program, one of the leading programs of its kind in the world.

Ellen Zimiles (Managing Director, Financial Services Advisory and Compliance Segment Leader, Navigant; Frmr. Federal Prosecutor, Southern District of New York, U.S. Department of Justice)  Ms. Zimiles has more than 30 years of litigation and investigation experience involving many high-profile money laundering, fraud, and forfeiture cases.  As a leading authority on Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), she has been quoted in several publications, including American Banker, The Wall Street Journal, and the Financial Times. Also an internationally recognized expert in anti-money laundering (AML) program development, corporate governance, regulatory and corporate compliance, fraud control, and public corruption matters, she has worked with a multitude of financial institutions preparing for regulatory exams, developing remediation programs, and serving as regulatory liaison.  She previously spent more than 10 years as a federal prosecutor in the DOJ’s civil and criminal divisions, and prior to joining Navigant, Ms. Zimiles was CEO and co-founder of Daylight Forensic & Advisory, an international consulting firm funded by private equity that was acquired by Navigant in 2010. Daylight specialized in financial crime, anti-bribery and corruption investigations, and compliance, as well as monitoring.

Adam Safwat (Counsel, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP) Mr. Safwat is counsel in Weil’s global White Collar Defense, Regulatory and Investigations practice, and served previously as a Deputy Chief of the Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Criminal Division from 2012 to 2014. He also served in the Fraud Section as an Assistant Chief from 2008 to 2012 and as a Trial Attorney and Senior Trial Attorney from 2006 to 2008. During his time at the Fraud Section, he worked on a number of significant Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations involving companies operating in the commodities, oil services, logistics, and defense industries, and coordinated a multi-jurisdictional investigation resulting in one of the largest FCPA corporate settlements to date.

John E. Davis (Partner and Coordinator of FCPA & International Anti-Corruption practice group at Miller & Chevalier)  Mr. Davis focuses his practice on international regulatory compliance and enforcement issues. He has 25 years of experience in advising both U.S. and non-U.S. clients on corruption issues around the world.  This advice has included compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and related laws and international treaties, internal investigations related to potential FCPA violations, disclosures to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and representation in civil and criminal enforcement proceedings.  He has also served as an Independent Compliance Monitor for an FCPA disposition.  He has worked extensively with clients in developing and implementing internal compliance programs, conducting due diligence on third parties, assessing compliance risks in merger and acquisition contexts, and auditing compliance processes.

Marcy Forman (Managing Director, Global Investigations Unit, AML Compliance, Citigroup) Ms. Forman is Managing Director in the Anti Money Laundering Investigative Unit of one of the world’s largest banks (Citi), and she is also an Adjunct Professor at Fordham University Law School where she teaches AML Compliance and Countering Financing of Terrorism.  Prior to her time at Citigroup, she served as director of multiple U.S. Government investigative units, including Director of Investigations for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Director of a multi law enforcement Intellectual Property Center with participants from the FBI, CBP, FDA, Postal Service and the Department of Justice.  Earlier in her career she had also served as Deputy Asst. Director of the United States Customs Service where she oversaw money laundering and terrorist financing investigation programs in domestic and foreign ICE offices.

Daniel Waltz (Partner, Patton Squire Sanders LLP) For over 30 years Mr. Waltz has been assisting clients who engage in cross-border transfers of goods and technology. Many of his projects touch on issues of US international or trade policy, and his clients range from small importers and exporters to large multinationals headquartered both inside and outside the US.  Mr. Waltz regularly advises these companies regarding export controls, country sanctions or embargos, and a full range of Customs issues.  He also routinely advises clients on issues arising under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and assists clients in conducting due diligence, identifying and mitigating risks, and developing or upgrading compliance programs.

Tara K. Giunta (Partner and Vice Chair of the Investigations and White Collar Defense practice group at Paul Hastings LLP).  As a litigation partner and Vice Chair of the Investigations and White Collar Defense group at Paul Hastings, Ms. Giunta has extensive experience in advising companies in sensitive industries in all aspects of international compliance and anti-corruption matters, including internal investigations (and related privilege issues), transaction planning and due diligence, risk assessments, and testing, monitoring and auditing implementation of and adherence to corporate compliance policies and procedures.

Andrew Lee (Partner, Hogan Lovells LLP; Frmr. Attorney at U.S. Federal Trade Commission) Mr. Lee began his career at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission during the Clinton Administration, where he helped initiate several major antitrust enforcement actions and assisted the Commission’s leadership in formulating broad competition law enforcement policies and agenda.  He now counsels corporations and executives – with particular focus on multinational corporations – that have faced high-risk antitrust investigations and disputes globally. He is especially experienced in advising his clients on preventing, mitigating, defending, and responding to potential risks of antitrust and related business conduct within a company.  While regularly advising on antitrust compliance matters, he also actively advises his clients on export control compliance, international sanctions compliance and other anti-corruption measures.

Charles Spies (Partner, Clark Hill PLC)  Mr. Spies is the leader of Clark Hill’s national Political Law practice, as well as the Member in Charge of the Washington D.C. office.  He has over two decades of experience providing strategic counsel at the highest levels in Washington D.C. and nationwide. He counsels a broad range of multinational corporations, organizations, candidates, officeholders, and individuals confronting challenges and opportunities at the intersection of political and issue campaigns, government ethics, law and public policy.  In 2015 he was named to The Politico 50 – a list of “thinkers, doers and visionaries transforming American politics” for his work which “created a playbook that allows candidates to maximize the new flood of money into politics.” Charlie serves as counsel to multiple campaigns, super PACs, trade associations, and non-profit organizations, including co-founding and serving as counsel to Restore Our Future, the largest conservative super PAC in history.

Peter Spivack (Partner, Hogan Lovells) Mr. Spivack is one of the most experienced members of Hogan Lovell’s ‘Investigations, White Collar and Fraud’ practice area and served as the global co-leader of the practice for six years.  He has three decades of experience working with multijurisdictional investigations, including matters involving allegations of bribery and corruption under the FCPA, the UK Bribery Act, and other anti-bribery laws. He has represented companies and individuals in investigations brought by multilateral institutions such as the World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank.   Previously, Peter was a federal prosecutor focusing on the investigation and prosecution of complex white collar criminal matters involving corporations and individuals.

Michael W. Ross (Partner, Jenner & Block) Mr. Ross is a partner at Jenner & Block where he focuses on financial and securities matters including FinTech and the emerging field of crypto-currency compliance.  He has represented an array of financial industry clients, including FinTech companies, brokers, and investment funds, in addition to representing individual and institutional clients in government and internal investigations.

Stefan Marculewicz (Partner, Littler Mendelson) Mr. Marculewicz is the Co-Chair of the Business and Human Rights Practice Group at Littler Mendelson and is a recognized authority on international labor standards.  He advises multi-national corporations on issues involving employer efforts to address and respond to international labor standards. He also helps multi-national corporations based in the United States and abroad formulate and implement strategies to respond to efforts by labor unions and non-governmental organizations to discredit them through global campaigns.

D. Reed Freeman, Jr. (Partner, Wilmer Hale) Mr. Freeman is the Co-Chair of Wilmer Hale’s Cybersecurity and Privacy Practice  and is a leading authority on both cybersecurity and data privacy compliance.   He counsels clients on privacy and data security laws around the globe.  Mr. Freeman previously worked as an attorney in the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, and as chief privacy officer and vice president for legislative and regulatory affairs for Claria Corporation, an online advertising software company.  Mr. Freeman has been called a Regulatory & Compliance Trailblazer by The National Law Journal.

John S. LeRoy (Partner, Brooks Cushman) Mr. LeRoy is an intellectual property partner and leads the FRAND Licensing and Open Source Software Compliance practice group at Brooks Cushman.  He advises companies regarding effective use of open source software in their commercial products and helps companies develop customized corporate policies and strategies for compliance with applicable open source license terms.  John’s team manages source code audits and works closely with software developers and business managers to properly navigate the various open source license terms.  His team has undertaken the audit-and-advice service on complex systems in the automotive, consumer electronics, medical device, and computer industries.

Adam Andrzejewski (Founder & CEO, American Transparency / OpenTheBooks.com) Through Mr. Andrzejewski’s leadership, OpenTheBooks.com and American Transparency, a government watchdog organization, works continuously to expose government waste, fraud and corruption at all levels.  Already capturing nearly 4 billion public expenditures, the organization is rapidly growing its data in all 50 states down to the municipal level, aiming to capture every dime taxed and spent by the government.   

Plus additional speakers from top international law firms, government agencies, the federal judiciary, and global in-house legal departments.

 

MORE INFORMATION:

For more information, email us at info@iuslaw.org.   For application and registration, please complete the online form.

ACCOMMODATIONS:

IUSLAW participants can take advantage of special discounted rates at our exclusive hotel provider for the program, the luxurious Melrose Georgetown Hotel, located near both the law school and the popular Georgetown shopping and restaurant area.     We will provide a code to participants enabling them to reserve a King room at the Melrose at the rate of $189/night including complimentary daily breakfast (full breakfast) and free wifi, while availability remains.

REGISTRATION FEE:

$1895  (includes materials)

Discounts:

$250 discount for past participants in IUSLAW’s “U.S. Legal Methods: Introduction to U.S. Law” program; or

$150 discount for past participants in all other IUSLAW programs.

CLE / CPD:

This program is eligible for Continuing Legal Education and Continuing Professional Development credits in most jurisdictions.  The process of receiving credit will vary based on your jurisdiction.  The Institute will assist in the process by providing appropriate documentation, and when required, submitting the necessary documents directly to state bar associations. 

PROFESSORS AND GUEST SPEAKERS:

The week-long program will feature nearly 20 distinguished professors and guest speakers who are leading authorities from the private and public sectors, including experience from top international law firms, government agencies, the judiciary, and global in-house legal departments. Just some of the many speakers are listed below:

Judge Peter J. Messitte (District Judge, United States District Court for the District of Maryland) Judge Messitte has served as a U.S. federal district court judge since 1993 and has been very involved in international anti-corruption efforts for most of his career.  Among his many other honors, awards and titles, Judge Messitte is a former member and currently Special Advisor to the Council of the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative for Latin America and the Caribbean.  He is Adjunct Professor of Comparative Law at the American University Washington College of Law.  He has served as a consultant on judicial reform projects throughout Latin America and Africa, as well as in Turkey, and has published articles on a wide variety of legal topics, most of which have appeared in legal journals throughout Latin America.  In June, 2017, Judge Messitte was awarded the Order of the Southern Cross (Ordem do Cruzeiro do Sul) by Brazilian President Michel Temer for his contributions to the Brazilian Judiciary over almost 50 years.  This is the highest award Brazil can bestow upon a non-Brazilian and has been given primarily to Heads of State, including Queen Elizabeth and President Dwight Eisenhower.

Professor Mark Srere  (Adj. Professor of International White Collar Crime at Georgetown University Law Center; Leader of White Collar Defense & Investigations Client Service Group at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP) For more than 30 years, Professor Srere has worked with his clients to explain the challenges posed by intense government scrutiny and to develop strategies to survive the roller coaster ahead. He has a broad range of experience conducting internal investigations and the defense of criminal and civil actions involving Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations, accounting fraud, disclosure issues, internal controls and corporate governance, tax fraud, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and export/control concerns, and major fraud investigations. He has been involved in all aspects of the SEC’s enforcement program including the Wells process and the emerging issues surrounding the agency’s whistleblower programs and employee protections thereunder.  He regularly works with his clients to understand their business operations and goals before drafting policies, implementing compliance programs and addressing due diligence issues that arise from mergers and acquisitions, hiring of agents and joint ventures.

Professor Brian Whisler (Adj. Professor at University of Richmond Law School and instructor at National Advocacy Center for the U.S. Justice Department; Chair of DC Litigation and Government Enforcement Practice Group at Baker McKenzie; Frmr. Criminal Chief Ass’t. U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia, U.S. Department of Justice.)  Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Professor Whisler oversaw and prosecuted a wide range of white collar and public corruption cases for the U.S. Department of Justice.  He has extensive experience handling cases implicating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Anti-Money Laundering laws, Securities Fraud, and Procurement Fraud, and he has led multijurisdictional internal investigations and provided regulatory advice to multinational and domestic clients in oil and gas services, pharmaceuticals, financial services, manufacturing, and telecommunications. He regularly develops compliance programs for Fortune 50 corporate clients, advises Boards and Audit Committees, guides companies and individuals in government investigations in multiple global jurisdictions and defends clients in criminal and civil litigation. He also represents companies and individual clients in investigations before multilateral institutions, including the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, as well as the US Agency for International Development, the United Nations, and the Global Fund.

Rebecca (Becky) Rohr (Vice President, Anti-Corruption and Global Trade, in the Ethics & Compliance Office at Hewlett Packard Enterprise; Frmr. Principal Deputy Chief of the Fraud Section in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice)  Ms. Rohr supervises a international team of attorneys and compliance professionals who handle anti-corruption and global trade compliance. Prior to joining Hewlett Packard Enterprise, she supervised over 120 U.S. Department of Justice prosecutors who worked on cases involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and financial and securities fraud.  She had also previously served as Acting Deputy Chief of Staff and Counselor to the Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and as a federal prosecutor in the Southern District of New York.  Ms. Rohr also previously worked at Covington & Burling LLP.

Professor Christopher Yukins (Professor of U.S., International and Comparative Procurement Law at the George Washington University Law School; Of Counsel, Arnold & Porter; Frmr. Trial Attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice; Advisor to the U.S. delegation to the working group on reform of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Model Procurement Law )  In addition to his active law practice and teaching schedule, Professor Yukins is also co-director of the George Washington University Law School’s government procurement law program, one of the leading programs of its kind in the world.

Ellen Zimiles (Managing Director, Financial Services Advisory and Compliance Segment Leader, Navigant; Frmr. Federal Prosecutor, Southern District of New York, U.S. Department of Justice)  Ms. Zimiles has more than 30 years of litigation and investigation experience involving many high-profile money laundering, fraud, and forfeiture cases.  As a leading authority on Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), she has been quoted in several publications, including American Banker, The Wall Street Journal, and the Financial Times. Also an internationally recognized expert in anti-money laundering (AML) program development, corporate governance, regulatory and corporate compliance, fraud control, and public corruption matters, she has worked with a multitude of financial institutions preparing for regulatory exams, developing remediation programs, and serving as regulatory liaison.  She previously spent more than 10 years as a federal prosecutor in the DOJ’s civil and criminal divisions, and prior to joining Navigant, Ms. Zimiles was CEO and co-founder of Daylight Forensic & Advisory, an international consulting firm funded by private equity that was acquired by Navigant in 2010. Daylight specialized in financial crime, anti-bribery and corruption investigations, and compliance, as well as monitoring.

Adam Safwat (Counsel, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP) Mr. Safwat is counsel in Weil’s global White Collar Defense, Regulatory and Investigations practice, and served previously as a Deputy Chief of the Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Criminal Division from 2012 to 2014. He also served in the Fraud Section as an Assistant Chief from 2008 to 2012 and as a Trial Attorney and Senior Trial Attorney from 2006 to 2008. During his time at the Fraud Section, he worked on a number of significant Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations involving companies operating in the commodities, oil services, logistics, and defense industries, and coordinated a multi-jurisdictional investigation resulting in one of the largest FCPA corporate settlements to date.

John E. Davis (Partner and Coordinator of FCPA & International Anti-Corruption practice group at Miller & Chevalier)  Mr. Davis focuses his practice on international regulatory compliance and enforcement issues. He has 25 years of experience in advising both U.S. and non-U.S. clients on corruption issues around the world.  This advice has included compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and related laws and international treaties, internal investigations related to potential FCPA violations, disclosures to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and representation in civil and criminal enforcement proceedings.  He has also served as an Independent Compliance Monitor for an FCPA disposition.  He has worked extensively with clients in developing and implementing internal compliance programs, conducting due diligence on third parties, assessing compliance risks in merger and acquisition contexts, and auditing compliance processes.

Marcy Forman (Managing Director, Global Investigations Unit, AML Compliance, Citigroup) Ms. Forman is Managing Director in the Anti Money Laundering Investigative Unit of one of the world’s largest banks (Citi), and she is also an Adjunct Professor at Fordham University Law School where she teaches AML Compliance and Countering Financing of Terrorism.  Prior to her time at Citigroup, she served as director of multiple U.S. Government investigative units, including Director of Investigations for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Director of a multi law enforcement Intellectual Property Center with participants from the FBI, CBP, FDA, Postal Service and the Department of Justice.  Earlier in her career she had also served as Deputy Asst. Director of the United States Customs Service where she oversaw money laundering and terrorist financing investigation programs in domestic and foreign ICE offices.

Daniel Waltz (Partner, Patton Squire Sanders LLP) For over 30 years Mr. Waltz has been assisting clients who engage in cross-border transfers of goods and technology. Many of his projects touch on issues of US international or trade policy, and his clients range from small importers and exporters to large multinationals headquartered both inside and outside the US.  Mr. Waltz regularly advises these companies regarding export controls, country sanctions or embargos, and a full range of Customs issues.  He also routinely advises clients on issues arising under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and assists clients in conducting due diligence, identifying and mitigating risks, and developing or upgrading compliance programs.

Tara K. Giunta (Partner and Vice Chair of the Investigations and White Collar Defense practice group at Paul Hastings LLP).  As a litigation partner and Vice Chair of the Investigations and White Collar Defense group at Paul Hastings, Ms. Giunta has extensive experience in advising companies in sensitive industries in all aspects of international compliance and anti-corruption matters, including internal investigations (and related privilege issues), transaction planning and due diligence, risk assessments, and testing, monitoring and auditing implementation of and adherence to corporate compliance policies and procedures.

Andrew Lee (Partner, Hogan Lovells LLP; Frmr. Attorney at U.S. Federal Trade Commission) Mr. Lee began his career at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission during the Clinton Administration, where he helped initiate several major antitrust enforcement actions and assisted the Commission’s leadership in formulating broad competition law enforcement policies and agenda.  He now counsels corporations and executives – with particular focus on multinational corporations – that have faced high-risk antitrust investigations and disputes globally. He is especially experienced in advising his clients on preventing, mitigating, defending, and responding to potential risks of antitrust and related business conduct within a company.  While regularly advising on antitrust compliance matters, he also actively advises his clients on export control compliance, international sanctions compliance and other anti-corruption measures.

Charles Spies (Partner, Clark Hill PLC)  Mr. Spies is the leader of Clark Hill’s national Political Law practice, as well as the Member in Charge of the Washington D.C. office.  He has over two decades of experience providing strategic counsel at the highest levels in Washington D.C. and nationwide. He counsels a broad range of multinational corporations, organizations, candidates, officeholders, and individuals confronting challenges and opportunities at the intersection of political and issue campaigns, government ethics, law and public policy.  In 2015 he was named to The Politico 50 – a list of “thinkers, doers and visionaries transforming American politics” for his work which “created a playbook that allows candidates to maximize the new flood of money into politics.” Charlie serves as counsel to multiple campaigns, super PACs, trade associations, and non-profit organizations, including co-founding and serving as counsel to Restore Our Future, the largest conservative super PAC in history.

Peter Spivack (Partner, Hogan Lovells) Mr. Spivack is one of the most experienced members of Hogan Lovell’s ‘Investigations, White Collar and Fraud’ practice area and served as the global co-leader of the practice for six years.  He has three decades of experience working with multijurisdictional investigations, including matters involving allegations of bribery and corruption under the FCPA, the UK Bribery Act, and other anti-bribery laws. He has represented companies and individuals in investigations brought by multilateral institutions such as the World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank.   Previously, Peter was a federal prosecutor focusing on the investigation and prosecution of complex white collar criminal matters involving corporations and individuals.

Michael W. Ross (Partner, Jenner & Block) Mr. Ross is a partner at Jenner & Block where he focuses on financial and securities matters including FinTech and the emerging field of crypto-currency compliance.  He has represented an array of financial industry clients, including FinTech companies, brokers, and investment funds, in addition to representing individual and institutional clients in government and internal investigations.

Stefan Marculewicz (Partner, Littler Mendelson) Mr. Marculewicz is the Co-Chair of the Business and Human Rights Practice Group at Littler Mendelson and is a recognized authority on international labor standards.  He advises multi-national corporations on issues involving employer efforts to address and respond to international labor standards. He also helps multi-national corporations based in the United States and abroad formulate and implement strategies to respond to efforts by labor unions and non-governmental organizations to discredit them through global campaigns.

D. Reed Freeman, Jr. (Partner, Wilmer Hale) Mr. Freeman is the Co-Chair of Wilmer Hale’s Cybersecurity and Privacy Practice  and is a leading authority on both cybersecurity and data privacy compliance.   He counsels clients on privacy and data security laws around the globe.  Mr. Freeman previously worked as an attorney in the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, and as chief privacy officer and vice president for legislative and regulatory affairs for Claria Corporation, an online advertising software company.  Mr. Freeman has been called a Regulatory & Compliance Trailblazer by The National Law Journal.

John S. LeRoy (Partner, Brooks Cushman) Mr. LeRoy is an intellectual property partner and leads the FRAND Licensing and Open Source Software Compliance practice group at Brooks Cushman.  He advises companies regarding effective use of open source software in their commercial products and helps companies develop customized corporate policies and strategies for compliance with applicable open source license terms.  John’s team manages source code audits and works closely with software developers and business managers to properly navigate the various open source license terms.  His team has undertaken the audit-and-advice service on complex systems in the automotive, consumer electronics, medical device, and computer industries.

Adam Andrzejewski (Founder & CEO, American Transparency / OpenTheBooks.com) Through Mr. Andrzejewski’s leadership, OpenTheBooks.com and American Transparency, a government watchdog organization, works continuously to expose government waste, fraud and corruption at all levels.  Already capturing nearly 4 billion public expenditures, the organization is rapidly growing its data in all 50 states down to the municipal level, aiming to capture every dime taxed and spent by the government.   

Plus additional speakers from top international law firms, government agencies, the federal judiciary, and global in-house legal departments.

 

MORE INFORMATION:

For more information, email us at info@iuslaw.org.   For application and registration, please complete the online form.