Thursday, 4 April 2019, One Bishops Square, London

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Chairs

Ali Sallaway

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

With a record of acting on major cross-border and domestic investigations for clients in all sectors, she specialises in corporate and financial crime defence and regulatory enforcement actions, particularly defending actions brought by the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and/or Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), as well as overseas authorities.  

Ali has significant expertise handling false accounting, fraud, bribery/corruption, money-laundering and terrorism-related matters. She has acted on many of the leading enforcement decisions brought by the FCA, especially in market abuse, market manipulation, and disclosure and listing obligations cases.

Richard Sallybanks

BCL Solicitors

Richard has been a partner at BCL since 1999 and specialises in complex business crime and regulatory defence work.

Richard has been involved in numerous SFO, FCA, HMRC & CMA investigations and prosecutions, together with associated restraint and confiscation proceedings. His recent SFO experience includes the Alstom, Barclays Qatar, and Tesco investigations (acting for senior individuals under suspicion), as well as acting for Robert Tchenguiz in the SFO’s Kaupthing Bank investigation (including the successful Judicial Review challenge to SFO search warrants). Richard has acted in a number of FCA criminal and regulatory investigations for brokers, traders and senior executives, including in relation to allegations of insider dealing and market abuse. 

2018 Programme

8.30: Welcome coffee and registration

9.00: Chairs’ opening remarks

Stephen Pollard, WilmerHale
Elizabeth Robertson, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

9.10: Session one: “Grow a backbone”: The distinction between the American and British approaches to cross border investigations

In this panel leading names will discuss the ways in which the American and British attitudes towards cross border investigations differ. The American approach of “lay everything out on the table instantly and cooperate”, versus the British approach of “let them prove a case if they can”.            

Moderators:
Stephen Pollard, WilmerHale
Elizabeth Robertson, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Panel:
Arnondo Chakrabarti, Allen & Overy 
Stephen Peters, BDO
Ali Sallaway, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 
Jane Shvets, Debevoise & Plimpton

10.30: Coffee break

11.10: Session two: GIR Live Question Time

A panel of leading names will discuss hot topics submitted by the moderators and our audience. 

Moderators:
Stephen Pollard, WilmerHale
Elizabeth Robertson, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Panel:
David Corker, Corker Binning 
Stephen Gentle, Simmons & Simmons 
Claire Lipworth, Hogan Lovells 
Elly Proudlock, Linklaters

12.40: Chairs’ closing remarks

Stephen Pollard, WilmerHale
Elizabeth Robertson, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

12.50: Networking lunch

14.00: Close of conference

Venue

One Bishops Square, London, E1 6AD, United Kingdom

Ticket Prices

Private Practitioner
Type Price Until
Super Early £600 22 Feb 2019
Early £700 22 March 2019
Standard £800  4 April 2019

 

In-house/governmental
Type Price
Standard Complimentary