10th Annual Webcast Briefing on Challenges in Compliance and Corporate Governance

January 29, 2014

Blockbuster fines and increasing regulatory requirements underscore the challenging environment facing today’s compliance professionals. Join our experienced securities law, corporate governance, white collar defense and investigations attorneys as they discuss practical approaches for developing strong compliance programs for the year ahead. This year’s presentation features new Gibson Dunn partner Scott Hammond, the former Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Criminal Enforcement of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, and one of the nation’s leading experts on criminal antitrust and international cartel cases. Scott joins Joe Warin and Amy Goodman who now are in their 10th year of hosting ‘Challenges in Compliance and Corporate Governance.

Topics discussed include:

  • The shrinking gap between "regulated" and "unregulated" entities
  • A summary of the SEC and DOJ’s emerging enforcement and compliance policies
  • U.S. enforcement trends; statistics from 2013 SEC, CFTC, antitrust, FCPA, FCA and FIRREA cases
  • Lessons from 2013 SEC and DOJ cases and settlements
  • Trends in international regulation and enforcement
  • Building and overseeing effective compliance programs
  • Voluntary disclosure programs
  • The compliance function and the role of the Chief Compliance Officer, senior management, senior management and the Board in compliance

Who should view this program:

In-house counsel, directors, senior executives, finance and audit staff, corporate governance and compliance officers, corporate secretaries and others responsible for public company compliance.


Panelists:

F. Joseph Warin — Co-Chair of the firm’s White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice and former Assistant United States Attorney in Washington, D.C. Ranked as a leading white collar criminal defense, securities compliance and enforcement attorney by 2013 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2006 – 2013 Best Lawyers in America, and named a Top Lawyer for Criminal Defense by Washingtonian magazine and a White Collar Law MVP by Law360. Expertise includes white collar crime and securities enforcement and litigation—including Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations, False Claims Act cases, special committee representations, compliance counseling and complex civil litigation. Mr. Warin is the only person to have served as the FCPA compliance monitor, or U.S. counsel to the FCPA compliance monitor, in three different FCPA monitorships.

Scott Hammond — Partner with the firm’s Antitrust and Trade Regulation Practice, with a focus on criminal antitrust and international cartel matters. Former Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Criminal Enforcement in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division. Recently joined Gibson Dunn following a 25-year tenure with the DOJ’s Antitrust Division. Supervised the Division’s domestic and international criminal investigations and prosecutions, including overseeing the Corporate and Individual Leniency Programs. Also worked to increase international cooperation in cartel enforcement with other jurisdictions, including the European Union, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, India, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa and the United Kingdom.