Webcast: Challenges in Compliance and Corporate Governance

January 25, 2017

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Global Enforcement and Regulatory Developments
  • The Impact of the Election on Enforcement and Regulation
  • Key Tips for Identifying and Addressing Top Areas of Compliance Risk
  • Practical Recommendations for Improving Corporate Compliance
  • DOJ and SEC Priorities, Policies and Penalties
  • Update on Key Governance Issues and Regulatory Requirements

Who should view this program:
In-house counsel, directors, senior executives, corporate governance and compliance officers, finance and audit staff, corporate secretaries and others responsible for corporate compliance.

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PANELISTS:

This year’s presentation assembles the deepest bench of expertise in the panel’s 13-year history. The following experts join Joe Warin, who now is in his 13th year of hosting ‘Challenges in Compliance and Corporate Governance’:

New Gibson Dunn partner Stuart Delery, the former Acting Associate Attorney General, the No. 3 position in the Justice Department. In that role, Stuart was a member of DOJ’s senior management and oversaw the civil and criminal work of five litigating divisions — Antitrust, Civil, Tax, Civil Rights, and Environment and Natural Resources — as well as other components. Previously, Stuart led the Civil Division, overseeing litigation involving the FCA, Food Drug and Cosmetic Act and FIRREA, as well as challenges to statutes, regulations, and government actions in trial courts and on appeal.

New Gibson Dunn partner Stephanie Brooker, most recently Enforcement Director at the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), the lead federal regulator with responsibility for enforcing the U.S. AML laws and regulations. Stephanie also served as Chief of the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, and has nearly 8 years of experience as a federal prosecutor.

New Gibson Dunn partner Patrick Stokes, recently the Chief of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Unit and previously the Co-Chief of the Securities and Financial Fraud Unit of the Fraud Section of DOJ. Patrick has nearly 18 years of experience as a federal prosecutor.

New Gibson Dunn partner Adam M. Smith, an experienced international trade lawyer who previously served in the Obama Administration as the Senior Advisor to the Director of OFAC and as the Director for Multilateral Affairs on the National Security Council.

Gibson Dunn partner Lori Zyskowski, a member of the firm’s Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance Practice Group who was previously Executive Counsel, Corporate, Securities & Finance at GE. Lori advises clients on a wide array of securities, compliance and corporate governance issues, and provides a unique perspective gained from over 12 years working in-house at S&P 500 corporations.

Gibson Dunn associate Sarah E. Fortt, a member of the firm’s Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance Practice Group. Sarah advises clients on a wide array of securities, disclosure and corporate governance issues.

MODERATOR:

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., Mr. Warin is one of only ten lawyers in the United States with Chambers rankings in five categories. Chambers Latin America 2017 ranked him in tier one in Latin-America wide: Fraud and Corporate Investigations. He received the Chambers USA Award for Excellence in 2014 in the category of Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations. Mr. Warin was honored by Who’s Who Legal for a second year in a row as its 2015 Investigative Lawyer of the Year. In 2016, Who’s Who Legal and Global Investigations Review also name Mr. Warin to their list of World’s Ten-Most Highly Regarded Investigations Lawyers. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® every year from 2006 – 2016 for White Collar Criminal Defense. Best Lawyers® also named Mr. Warin 2016 Lawyer of the Year for White Collar Criminal Defense in the District of Columbia. In 2016, he was named among the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America. From 2015-2017, he has been selected by Chambers and Partners Latin America as a top tier lawyer, Latin America-wide, in Fraud & Corporate Investigations. Chambers Global 2016 ranked Mr. Warin as a top attorney for USA – FCPA. In 2016 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business selected Mr. Warin as a Leading Lawyer in the areas of Securities Regulation Enforcement, Securities, and Litigation: FCPA in the nation. He was also ranked as a Leading Lawyer in the areas of Securities Litigation and White Collar Crime and Government Investigations in the District of Columbia. He was selected as a 2015 Top Lawyer for Criminal Defense by Washingtonian magazine. U.S. Legal 500 named Mr. Warin a 2015 Leading Lawyer for White Collar Criminal Defense Litigation. Benchmark Litigation has recognized him a U.S. White Collar Crime Litigator Star for three consecutive years (2013-2015). In 2013, Mr. Warin was awarded the Best FCPA Client Service Award by Main Justice. He was also named to the publication’s FCPA Masters list.


MCLE CREDIT INFORMATION:

This program has been approved for credit in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 2.50 credit hours, of which 2.50 credit hours may be applied toward the areas of professional practice requirement.  This course is approved for non-transitional credit only.

Attorneys seeking New York credit must obtain an Affirmation Form prior to watching the archived version of this webcast.  Please contact Jeanine McKeown (National Training Administrator), at 213-229-7140 or jmckeown@gibsondunn.com to request the MCLE form.

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 2.50 hours.

California attorneys may claim “self-study” credit for viewing the archived version of this webcast.  No certificate of attendance is required for California “self-study” credit.