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GIR Live DC

A major one day international conference held in Washington, D.C. Tuesday, 9 February 2016.

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

08:00 AM to 14:00 PM

One CityCenter
850 Tenth Street, NW, Washington, D.C., 20001-4956, USA

Chaired by Laurence Urgenson, Mayer Brown and Kathryn Atkinson, Miller & Chevalier

From the Yates Memo to Petrobras and FIFA - 2015 heralded a new era of risk for multi-national businesses as they face a changing US and global law enforcement picture.

Global Investigations Review and Just Anti-Corruption present a half-day conference in Washington, DC, on Feb. 9 to assess the unique challenges facing corporations in this rapidly evolving environment.

This conference is in association with KPMG and Herbert Smith Freehills will host the speakers' dinner. The conference will take place at the offices of Covington & Burling. We thank all our sponsors for their support.

Complimetary tickets are available for in house legal teams. Registrations can be made through the 'register now' button. 

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Speakers

Chaired by:

Laurence Urgenson, Mayer Brown

Kathryn Atkinson, Miller & Chevalier Chartered

Keynote speakers:

Paulo Roberto Galvão de Carvalho, Federal Prosecutor, Brazilian Federal Prosecution Office and member of Operation Car Wash task force

Andrew Weissmann, Chief of the Criminal Division, Fraud Section, US Department of Justice

Speakers:

Steven Fagell, Covington & Burling

William Jacobson, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Jeremy Levin, Baker Botts

John O'Donnell, Herbert Smith Freehills

Pamela Parizek, KPMG

Karen Popp, Sidley Austin

Pablo Quiñones, Chief of the SP&T Unit, Fraud Section, US Department of Justice


Programme

8.00: Welcome coffee and registration 

8.30: Chairs’ welcome

Laurence Urgenson, Mayer Brown
Kathryn Atkinson, Miller & Chevalier Chartered

8.45: Morning keynote speech

Paulo Roberto Galvão de Carvalho, Federal Prosecutor, Brazilian Federal Prosecution Office and member of Operation Car Wash task force

9.15: Session one: Petrobras: A new paradigm for global enforcement risk?

A sleeping giant of enforcement awakes? After showing scant interest in enforcing anti-corruption rules, some Brazilian officials are making up for lost time.

Will it last, and what does the future hold?

Questions the panel is expected to address include:

  • How has Petrobras changed the international landscape?
  • To what extent are US and Brazilian authorities cooperating?
  • What are the challenges of running an internal investigation in Brazil?
  • How much credit are companies getting for cooperation in Brazil?

Moderator:
Laurence Urgenson, Mayer Brown

Panel:
Karen Popp, Sidley Austin
John O'Donnell, Herbert Smith Freehills
William Jacobson, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
Paulo Roberto Galvão de Carvalho, Federal Prosecutor, Brazilian Federal Prosecution Office and member of task force i/c of Operation Car Wash

10.30: Coffee break

11.00: Session two: Upping the ante - Tips for success in addressing the Yates Memo and DOJ's new compliance consultant

Pablo Quiñones – who is supervising the DOJ’s revamped approach to compliance as chief of the strategy, policy and training unit in the Criminal Division Fraud Section -- joins a panel of leading names for a roundtable-style discussion.

Topics the panel is expected to address include:

  • Six months on, have initial fears about the Yates Memo subsided?
  • What questions are coming up about the Yates Memo? Are senior executives and general counsel thinking differently about internal investigations?
  • What should counsel expect from the Fraud Section’s new compliance consultant, Hui Chen?

Moderator:
Kathryn Atkinson, Miller & Chevalier Chartered

Panel:
Pablo Quiñones, Chief of the SP&T Unit, Fraud Section, US Department of Justice
Pamela Parizek, KPMG
Jeremy Levin, Baker Botts
Steven Fagell, Covington & Burling

12.30: Lunchtime keynote address

Andrew Weissmann, Chief of the Criminal Division, Fraud Section, US Department of Justice

13.00: Networking lunch

14.00: Close of conference


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