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DOJ’s expectations for timely self-disclosure has “changed tremendously”

26 October 2018

Lawyers discussed the DOJ's expectations for faster voluntary disclosures under the corporate enforcement policy, at GIR Live DC on 25 October.

Chairs

Karen Popp

Sidley Austin

Karen has an expansive practice representing companies and individuals in high-profile matters with legal, political and public relations components, such as corporate criminal defense, internal investigations, SEC Enforcement, Congressional investigations, OIG and State Attorney General actions, corporate compliance, and litigation. 

 

Adam Safwat

Weil, Gotshal & Manges

Adam Safwat is counsel in Weil’s global White Collar Defense, Regulatory and Investigations practice and is resident in the Firm’s Washington, DC office. His practice focuses on white collar criminal defense, regulatory enforcement matters, and internal investigations.

 

Speakers

John Cronan

Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, US Department of Justice

Anthony Fuller

Hogan Lovells

Andy Gandhi

Alvarez & Marsal

Carolyn Gurland

White & Case

Jeremy Levin

Assistant General Counsel, International Compliance, BAE Systems

Stéphane de Navacelle

Navacelle

William Parkin

Senior Director, Ethics and Compliance, Corporate Security and Business Continuity, Avaya

Leo Tsao

Chief, Bank Integrity Unit, Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section, Criminal Division, US Department of Justice

Programme

12.30: Welcome coffee and registration

13.00: Chairs' welcome

Karen Popp, Sidley Austin
Adam Safwat, Weil, Gotshal & Manges

13.05: Keynote address

John Cronan, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, US Department of Justice

13.45: Session one: GIR Live Question Time - Global enforcement update

As the first anniversary of the Justice Department's new FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy approaches, our panel of experts field your questions about the trends emerging from DOJ and SEC enforcement and other global investigations, lessons learned from recent declinations and other actions, and the policy’s impact on anti-corruption enforcement. A freewheeling discussion is encouraged with strong audience participation. 

Suggested topics include:

• The Second Circuit's recent decision in US v Hoskins limiting the reach of the FCPA to foreign nationals
• Coordination among US and non-US authorities 
• The definition of “voluntary” disclosure and asking, is it worth it?
• Status of corporate monitorships
• DOJ's renewed focus on individual prosecutions
• Credit for compliance programs and the impact of ISO 37001
• Use of anti-money laundering charges to build FCPA cases against individuals

Moderator
Karen Popp, Sidley Austin

Panel
Jeremy Levin, Assistant General Counsel, International Compliance, BAE Systems
Anthony Fuller, Hogan Lovells
Carolyn Gurland, White & Case

14.45: Coffee break

15.15: Q&A with Leo Tsao

Leo Tsao, Chief, Bank Integrity Unit, Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section, Criminal Division, US Department of Justice

Interviewer
Adam Safwat, Weil, Gotshal & Manges

16.00: Session two: Emerging issues in the cross-border regulatory environment

This panel will provide a comprehensive review for in-house and outside counsel of developments affecting cross-border internal investigations. The discussion will address emerging areas of concern for global compliance and legal departments including:

• Challenges to internal investigations and cooperation with DOJ presented by the EU’s new General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR).
• Does the ENRC's recent victory in its landmark privilege appeal finally bring certainty to the conduct of US-UK internal investigations?
• The DOJ’s enhanced focus on anti-money laundering enforcement in the global financial and investment industry
• The management of global regulatory risks surrounding cryptocurrency and block-chain transactions

Moderator
Adam Safwat, Weil, Gotshal & Manges

Panel
Andy Gandhi, Alvarez & Marsal
William Parkin, Senior Director, Ethics and Compliance, Corporate Security and Business Continuity, Avaya
Stéphane de Navacelle, Navacelle

17.00: Chairs' closing remarks

Karen Popp, Sidley Austin
Adam Safwat, Weil, Gotshal & Manges

17.15 onwards: All delegates are invited to attend a drinks reception kindly hosted by Hogan Lovells

Venue

Columbia Square, 555 Thirteenth Street, NW Washington, DC, 20004, USA

Ticket prices

Private Practitioner
Type Price Until
Super Early $600 

14 Sept 2018

Early $700 12 Oct 2018
Standard $800 25 Oct 2018

 

In-house/Governmental
Price Until
Complimentary  25 Oct 2018