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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.

* (Class sessions for this seminar start on March 4 with multiple sessions in both the morning and afternoon.  The schedule for March 4 and March 5 is structured in a way that allows participants also registered for IUSLAW’s “Advanced Legal Writing” program (February 27 – March 5) to be able to attend all sessions in both programs on the two overlap days, March 4 and March 5, although involving significantly extended hours on those two days.)

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.

* (Class sessions for this seminar start on March 4 with multiple sessions in both the morning and afternoon.  The schedule for March 4 and March 5 is structured in a way that allows participants also registered for IUSLAW’s “Advanced Legal Writing” program (February 27 – March 5) to be able to attend all sessions in both programs on the two overlap days, March 4 and March 5, although involving significantly extended hours on those two days.)

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.

* (Class sessions for this seminar start on March 4 with multiple sessions in both the morning and afternoon.  The schedule for March 4 and March 5 is structured in a way that allows participants also registered for IUSLAW’s “Advanced Legal Writing” program (February 27 – March 5) to be able to attend all sessions in both programs on the two overlap days, March 4 and March 5, although involving significantly extended hours on those two days.)

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
  • Effectively Communicating Compliance Expectations
  • Compliance and Public Procurement
  • 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
  • Antitrust and Competition 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 Site Visits to US Regulatory and Anti-Corruption/Investigative Venues

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 every morning and afternoon during the week.   Optional ticketed dinner events and other evening activities are also offered.

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
  • Effectively Communicating Compliance Expectations
  • Compliance and Public Procurement
  • 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
  • Antitrust and Competition 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 Site Visits to US Regulatory and Anti-Corruption/Investigative Venues

 

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 every morning and afternoon during the week.   Optional ticketed dinner events and other evening activities are also offered.

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
  • Effectively Communicating Compliance Expectations
  • Compliance and Public Procurement
  • 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
  • Antitrust and Competition 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 Site Visits to US Regulatory and Anti-Corruption/Investigative Venues

 

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 every morning and afternoon during the week.   Optional ticketed dinner events and other evening activities are also offered.

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.   A larger two room suite (one King bedroom plus one living room with pull-out sofa-bed) is available for two program participants to share at the total rate of $209 (to be split by the two participants sharing).  

REGISTRATION FEE:

$1895  (includes materials)

Discounts:

$250 discount for participants in our 2019 Advanced Legal Writing program (February 27 – March 5, 2019); or

$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:

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.

Tim O’Neal Lorah (Managing Director, Global Investigations and Compliance, Navigant; Frmr. Managing Director and Global Head of Financial Crime Compliance at both Morgan Stanley and Barclays; Frmr. Adj. Professor of Financial Services Law at New York Law School)  Mr. O’Neal Lorah’s practice specializes in anti-money laundering (AML), economic sanctions, anti-bribery and corruption, and financial crime compliance. In his former high-profile in-house roles, he led the strategic direction, oversight, implementation and coordination of the global financial crime program across all product and business lines., serving as the senior point-of-contact with U.S. and non-U.S. regulatory agencies, law enforcement, and external bodies worldwide on matters relating to AML, economic sanctions, anti-bribery and corruption, and financial crime compliance.  Mr. O’Neal Lorah was a member of the U.S. Delegation to the FATF/MONEYVAL Experts’ Meeting on Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Typologies in Monaco, delivering a presentation on Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risks in the U.S. Securities Industry. He also served as a member of the U.S. Delegation to the U.S. – Dutch Pilot Project Joint Working Group on Terrorist Financing, Financial Crimes and the Implementation of Blocking Orders, hosted by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. He is a former securities industry representative to the U.S. Treasury Department’s Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group (BSAAG), and for several terms co-chaired the BSAAG Subcommittee on Suspicious Activity Reporting.

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.

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.

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.

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, you may email us at info@iuslaw.org

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.   A larger two room suite (one King bedroom plus one living room with pull-out sofa-bed) is available for two program participants to share at the total rate of $209 (to be split by the two participants sharing).  

 

REGISTRATION FEE:

$1895  (includes materials)

Discounts:

$250 discount for participants in our 2019 Advanced Legal Writing program (February 27 – March 5, 2019); or

$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:

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.

Tim O’Neal Lorah (Managing Director, Global Investigations and Compliance, Navigant; Frmr. Managing Director and Global Head of Financial Crime Compliance at both Morgan Stanley and Barclays; Frmr. Adj. Professor of Financial Services Law at New York Law School)  Mr. O’Neal Lorah’s practice specializes in anti-money laundering (AML), economic sanctions, anti-bribery and corruption, and financial crime compliance. In his former high-profile in-house roles, he led the strategic direction, oversight, implementation and coordination of the global financial crime program across all product and business lines., serving as the senior point-of-contact with U.S. and non-U.S. regulatory agencies, law enforcement, and external bodies worldwide on matters relating to AML, economic sanctions, anti-bribery and corruption, and financial crime compliance.  Mr. O’Neal Lorah was a member of the U.S. Delegation to the FATF/MONEYVAL Experts’ Meeting on Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Typologies in Monaco, delivering a presentation on Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risks in the U.S. Securities Industry. He also served as a member of the U.S. Delegation to the U.S. – Dutch Pilot Project Joint Working Group on Terrorist Financing, Financial Crimes and the Implementation of Blocking Orders, hosted by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. He is a former securities industry representative to the U.S. Treasury Department’s Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group (BSAAG), and for several terms co-chaired the BSAAG Subcommittee on Suspicious Activity Reporting.

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.

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.

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.

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, you may email us at info@iuslaw.org

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.   A larger two room suite (one King bedroom plus one living room with pull-out sofa-bed) is available for two program participants to share at the total rate of $209 (to be split by the two participants sharing).

 

REGISTRATION FEE:

$1895  (includes materials)

Discounts:

$250 discount for participants in our 2019 Advanced Legal Writing program (February 27 – March 5, 2019); or

$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:

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.

Tim O’Neal Lorah (Managing Director, Global Investigations and Compliance, Navigant; Frmr. Managing Director and Global Head of Financial Crime Compliance at both Morgan Stanley and Barclays; Frmr. Adj. Professor of Financial Services Law at New York Law School)  Mr. O’Neal Lorah’s practice specializes in anti-money laundering (AML), economic sanctions, anti-bribery and corruption, and financial crime compliance. In his former high-profile in-house roles, he led the strategic direction, oversight, implementation and coordination of the global financial crime program across all product and business lines., serving as the senior point-of-contact with U.S. and non-U.S. regulatory agencies, law enforcement, and external bodies worldwide on matters relating to AML, economic sanctions, anti-bribery and corruption, and financial crime compliance.  Mr. O’Neal Lorah was a member of the U.S. Delegation to the FATF/MONEYVAL Experts’ Meeting on Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Typologies in Monaco, delivering a presentation on Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Risks in the U.S. Securities Industry. He also served as a member of the U.S. Delegation to the U.S. – Dutch Pilot Project Joint Working Group on Terrorist Financing, Financial Crimes and the Implementation of Blocking Orders, hosted by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. He is a former securities industry representative to the U.S. Treasury Department’s Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group (BSAAG), and for several terms co-chaired the BSAAG Subcommittee on Suspicious Activity Reporting.

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.

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.

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.

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, you may email us at info@iuslaw.org