Compliance Institute & Annual Meeting

September 13, 2018
3:30 PM - 8:45 PM
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Paley Center for Media
25 West 52 Street
New York, NY 10019

Register today to stay current with legal and regulatory trends as we present our Compliance Institute at the unique Paley Center for Media, conveniently located in midtown. Obtain three CLE Credits and network with your in-house colleagues during our reception after the program.


3:30 - 4:00 PM ~ Registration and Networking

4:00 - 4:50 PM ~ How to Succeed in Business Without Bribery: Staying on the Right Side of Anti-Corruption Laws | Presented by Jenner & Block
This session will cover the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other anti-bribery laws, with a focus on recent FCPA enforcement trends.  The goal of the session is to provide practical guidance to in-house counsel regarding how to resolve FCPA investigations and how to design compliance programs that spot potential FCPA problems early and address them effectively.  The session will also include discussion of the increasingly coordinated international enforcement of anti-bribery laws, an important consideration for in-house counsel supporting multinational businesses.

Matthew D. Cipolla, Partner, Jenner & Block
Andrea DeShazo, Associate General Counsel, Ethics & Compliance, Western Digital
Brandon D. Fox, Partner, Jenner & Block
Alix Smith, Deputy Chief of the Business and Securities Fraud Section, U.S. Attorney's Office, EDNY
Daniel Spitzer, Legal Director, Anticorruption Compliance Counsel at PepsiCo

4:50 - 5:10 PM ~ Annual Meeting and Break

5:10 - 6:00 PM ~ Conducting Bribery Investigations and Handling Regulators: A Multi-Jurisdictional Case Study | Presented by Baker McKenzie
This session will apply lessons learned in the prior panel to a hypothetical case study of FCPA violations in the United States, Brazil, and the UK.  The goal of the session is to address practical issues from the moment an in-house counsel becomes aware of a potential FCPA or local anti-bribery law violation all the way through to resolution with regulators and law enforcement.  The session will also include discussion of data privacy and employment law considerations; managing data in multiple jurisdictions; maintaining the attorney-client privilege; negotiating penalties across jurisdictions and more.

William (Widge) Devaney, Partner, Baker McKenzie
Terence Gilroy, Partner, Baker McKenzie
Scott Horton, Associate General Counsel, Global Head of Financial Crimes, AIG
Maureen Ruane, Vice President & Head of U.S. Litigation, Novartis

6:00 - 6:10 PM ~ Break

6:10 - 7:00 PM ~ IP Clearance As Compliance: Best Practices for Advertising and Marketing; Understanding the Risks with Regard to Copyrights, Trademarks, and Rights of Publicity | Presented by Kirkland & Ellis
An overview of best practices for clearance of advertising and marketing materials and understanding the risks with regard to copyrights, trademarks, and rights of publicity. Topics to be discussed include the following: Does a company need a license to post a video to its website? Can a company reference a competitor's brand name in an advertisement? Can a company post a photo of a celebrity using its product to social media? Can a company repost content found on social media?

Melanie Bradley, Chief Trademark Counsel, Colgate-Palmolive Company
Brendan Kehoe, Global Head, Copyright and Trademarks, Bloomberg Legal
Sigrid Neilson, Assistant General Counsel, Equinox Holdings
Johanna Schmitt, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis

7:15 - 8:45 PM ~ Reception and Networking


Credits: 3 Hours of CLE | State: NY | Category: Professional Practice, suitable for transitional and non-transitional

Refund Policy

You are able to receive a full refund as long as you cancel by September 6, 2018. After September 6, 2018, we are unable to provide a refund.

Photography Policy

Your registration and attendance at this event indicates your consent to be filmed and/ or photographed and to the use of your image, without payment of any kind, for use in program(s) and for other promotional/ editorial activities of the Association of Corporate Counsel - New York City Chapter (ACC-NYC) for future use in any and all media, now known or hereafter created.

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