2020 SCCE Web Conference

  1. Complying with U.S. Trade Sanctions: What every U.S. Company Needs to Know to Avoid OFAC's Wrath

    2020 SCCE Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Jessica Sanderson, Matt Stankiewicz  | October 08, 2020 

    • Overview of US sanctions regimes 

    • To whom US laws apply (e.g. includes foreign subsidiaries; secondary sanctions)

    • Key developments

    • Compliance obligations and elements of an effective sanctions compliance program

    • Enforcement trends 

    • Common pitfalls and emerging risks

  2. Compliance Issues from the Pandemic: Work from Home, Return to Work and Hybrid Working

    2020 SCCE Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Jonathan Armstrong, Andre Bywater  | September 30, 2020 

    • GDPR, Data Protection and Privacy (including the challenges of health checks and data on employee wellbeing)

    • The increase in bribery and corruption cases and what you can do to reduce risk

    • The need to manage new third-party risks and the impact on modern slavery and supply chain issues

  3. Mutual Moral Deferment: "Law & Economics" Changes the Role of Law in Organizational Ethics

    2020 SCCE Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Riaz Tejani  | September 23, 2020 

    • An overview of three recent corporate ethics cases and the role lawyers played in their unfolding

    • A brief history of the Law and Economics movement in the United States and its current state of the art

    • An explanation of the changes Law and Economics have wrought in the landscape for business law and ethics today

  4. Compliance in Russia: Enforcement Trends and Best Practices in the Challenging Post-Soviet Environment

    2020 SCCE Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Hannes Lubitzsch  | September 21, 2020 

    • Lessons learned from recent Russian anti-bribery enforcement, including new liability risks for foreign companies

    • Best practices for compliance programs in Russian organizations, taking into account legislative developments

    • What are the main pitfalls when conducting corporate investigations in the Russian environment?

  5. Establishing a Compliance Program for New Government Contractors

    2020 SCCE Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Bailey Naples  | September 09, 2020 

    • Identifying the regulations and laws associated with your awarded government contract

    • Writing user friendly policies, protocols, and procedures

    • Establishing controls and self-audits to maintain compliance

  6. 100 days with the updated DOJ Guidance on evaluation of compliance programs

    2020 SCCE Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Jaideep Kewalramani, Suhas Tuljapurkar  | September 02, 2020 

    • Learn the changes introduced by the new DOJ guidance

    • Learn how the new DOJ guidance impacts an organization’s compliance program

  7. Risk Assessment: Foundation for Building an Effective Ethics & Compliance (Complimentary Member Exclusive - 2)

    2020 SCCE Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Judith Spain  | August 21, 2020 

    • Describing a universal model to identify your entity’s universe of risk

    • Explaining the assessment process

    • Using examples to walk through each assessment step on the path to understand how assessment feeds into a functioning compliance and ethics program

  8. Doing Business in Africa: A Boom and Changing Risk Landscape

    2020 SCCE Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Lola Adekanye, Anna Kompanek  | August 17, 2020 

    • Whether it is large-scale Kenyan agricultural producers or Ethiopian apparel manufacturers, Africa is an increasingly attractive place to source goods bound for European markets but remains inherently risky in terms of compliance

    • This session, featuring speakers based in Washington DC and Nigeria, offers a view from the frontlines on how companies and compliance professionals are striking a balance between opportunity and risk on the Continent

    • From experience working on compliance issues in 16 African markets, the presenters will discuss how to find trusted local companies that meet due diligence requirements, and how to strengthen their compliance capacity and reduce risk profile

  9. SEC and DOJ Enforcement Update

    2020 SCCE Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Sandra Moser, Richard Grime, Audrey Harris, Sulaksh Shah  | August 12, 2020 

    • SEC and DOJ Enforcement: What’s on the Horizon?

    • Revised DOJ’s Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs

    • SEC's use of data analytics and focus on investigation of non-GAAP metrics

    • Noteworthy SEC/DOJ settlements and their implications

  10. Risk Assessment: Foundation for Building an Effective Ethics & Compliance Program (Complimentary Member Exclusive)

    2020 SCCE Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Judith Spain  | August 11, 2020 

    • Describing a universal model to identify your entity’s universe of risk

    • Explaining the assessment process

    • Using examples to walk through each assessment step on the path to understand how assessment feeds into a functioning compliance and ethics program

  11. Understanding the Final Title IX Regulations

    2020 SCCE Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Colleen Lewis, Katlyn Andrews  | August 06, 2020 

    • Review the key considerations and applicability of the Department of Education’s Final Title IX Regulations released on May 6, 2020

    • Understand how provisions in the Final Title IX Regulations compare to provisions in the 2018 proposed guidance

    • Identify actions institutions should take, including updating policies and grievance procedures, to comply with the Final Title IX Regulations by the August 14, 2020 effective date

  12. Truth or Consequences: Demonstrating Regulator Ready Compliance Plans vs. Consequences

    2020 SCCE Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Teri Quimby  | July 27, 2020 

    • Elements of a regulator's thought process: Understanding the use of your compliance information (or lack thereof) to determine consequences

    • Ways to demonstrate plan effectiveness for government records and hearings

    • “Grey areas”: How to create a compliance program when government standards are not clear

    • Codes of Conduct/Best Practices: Building better bridges between government expectations and business practice

  13. Policies and Procedures: More Than Pieces of Paper

    2020 SCCE Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Kyle Eaton  | July 21, 2020 

    • Know the "why" behind a policy before implementation. There needs to be a reason and a need behind the policy

    • An agency’s policy and procedure manual is vital in creating a positive culture for the organization

    • Learn how to foster compliance with policies and procedures throughout the agency

  14. Addressing Third Party FCPA Compliance Risks

    2020 SCCE Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Thad McBride  | June 30, 2020 

    • Overview of FCPA provisions and the basis for liability for conduct by third parties

    • Summary of third-party relationships - such as agents, distributors, venture partners - that create most risk

    • Lessons learned from past enforcement actions involving conduct by third parties

    • Compliance measures and advice for addressing risks related to third parties

    • Investigative steps in the case of an actual or potential violation by a third party

  15. Recent FCPA Enforcement Developments

    2020 SCCE Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Chuck Duross  | June 10, 2020 

    • Recent major cases and key takeaways

    • DOJ/SEC FCPA Investigations in the COVID-19 Era

    • What to watch for between now and the end of the year

  16. OFAC Sanctions Update: Navigating the Minefield

    2020 SCCE Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Robert Ward  | May 20, 2020 

    • Discussion on the Implications of the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal, and now with Iran’s own decision to withdraw, with emphasis on secondary sanctions

    • Discussion on key steps to prevent violations including enforcement trends, best practices for policies/procedures, screening, due diligence and training

  17. Anti-Corruption Risk Assessments 2020 - Best Practices

    2020 SCCE Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Ann Sultan, Daniel Wendt  | May 19, 2020 

    • What to consider when conducting a company-wide anti-corruption risk assessment for your business, as recommended by the DOJ in recent guidance

    • Best practices for risk assessments covering specific operations, such as a specific country market or a specific business unit, including how to leverage multiple topics in addition to anti-corruption compliance

    • How data analytics can help with risk assessments, such as identifying areas or markets of particular risk, scoping assessments, and identifying specific items for testing

  18. Day One as a New Compliance Officer: Prioritizing Your Next Steps

    2020 SCCE Web Conference  | Presenter(s): James Rose, Jan Elezian, Gerald Roy  | March 24, 2020 

    • Highlight the main areas of compliance risk that new compliance officers should be aware of in stepping into a new position.

    • Describe effective tools for reviewing current state of a compliance program and in what order to tackle the various compliance questions and issues that exist.

    • Provide a blueprint and a framework for building and implementing an effective compliance program.

  19. The View from Machu Picchu: Compliance Updates - Major Changes in Peru's Legal, Corporate Governance

    2020 SCCE Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Julio Arboleda Ramirez  | March 17, 2020 

    • Peru’s crisis and remarkable cultural transformation in its attitudes to corruption, as well as money laundering and financing of terrorism.

    • International best practices in the application of good corporate governance cycles to compliance programs

    • The current fall of Peru’s ruling political class, and the role of corruption

    • This presentation will help make sense of both the new legal landscape and emerging corporate governance practices and culture

  20. The CCPA and Beyond: US Consumer Privacy Laws and Bills and How to Stay Sane

    2020 SCCE Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Teresa Troester-Falk, Britanie Hall, Rachel Glasser  | March 11, 2020 

    • Analyze passed and pending privacy regulation in the U.S.

    • Hear first-hand from seasoned practitioners on how they are addressing these privacy requirements in the face of ambiguity

    • Identify practical plans to address the ever-changing landscape

  21. Automate Regulatory Compliance Using Artificial Intelligence and Digital Labor

    2020 SCCE Web Conference  | Presenter(s): James Sayles  | March 05, 2020 

    • Gain an understanding of the full scope of societal, organizational, and individual risks, and a working knowledge of the algorithmic models and the interactions between humans and machines in the compliance process; AI won’t take compliance and audit jobs!

    • Three principles on how to utilize AI and RPA to enhance the regulatory change process

    • The DNA of an AI and RPA ecosystem; Designing an effective governance model supporting risks management, ethics, and compliance.

  22. Update on US sanctions: Compliance Challenges, Recent Enforcement, and Addressing Risks

    2020 SCCE Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Thad McBride  | March 02, 2020 

    • Key economic sanctions compliance issues that create risk for companies conducting business internationally

    • Recent enforcement actions taken by the US Treasury Department and what those actions indicate about regulatory priorities

    • Best practices for preventing and detecting violations of economic sanctions laws

    • Responding to potential violations in order to mitigate monetary, reputational, and other consequences

  23. Non-Retaliation--The Five Biggest Mistakes E&C Programs Make

    2020 SCCE Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Lori Tansey Martens  | February 13, 2020 

    • The non-retaliation policy language that has a chilling effect on employees’ willingness to speak-up (and it’s probably in yours)

    • The type of retaliation whistleblowers fear most, and how to counter it

    • The really bad advice we give managers to avoid perceptions of retaliation (the answer will surprise you)

  24. Harnessing the Power of the Prime Integrity Metrics

    2020 SCCE Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Jim Nortz  | February 12, 2020 

    • The root causes of systemic corporate corruption

    • The key corporate governance attributes that enable compliance and the forces that drive behavior in organizations

    • How to gather and leverage the Prime Integrity Metrics to strengthen internal controls and promote a strong ethical culture

  25. They Did What?!: Conducting Effective Workplace Investigations

    2020 SCCE Web Conference  | Presenter(s): Brett Holubeck  | February 05, 2020 

    • Preparing for an investigation

    • Conducting an investigation

    • Wrapping up the investigation and following up

    • A look at special cases