Programme :: AMLP Forum

ABC Forum Programme


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PRE-FORUM MASTERCLASS – 15 Nov 2018, 09:00 – 12:15.

Investigations – evolving best practice and lessons learnt from latest anti-corruption enforcement cases on both sides of the Atlantic
Michael Bowes QC, Deputy High Court Judge, (Queen’s Bench Division) & joint head of Outer Temple Chambers
Cheryl Scarboro, Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP and formerly the first Chief of the SEC’s FCPA Unit

Measuring Effectiveness: How do you know your ABC program is working?
Hui Chen, Ethics & Compliance Consultant and previously Compliance Counsel Expert for US Department of Justice
Jason Linder, Partner & Head of Global Investigations and Anti-Corruption Practice, Irell & Manella’s Los Angeles & previously Senior Trial Attorney at U.S. Department of Justice

MAIN FORUM – 15 Nov 2018 & 16 Nov 2018

Topics include:

  • G20 anti-corruption agenda under the Argentinian presidency
  • European Public Prosecutor’s Office revolutionary step in fighting transnational fraud and corruption
  • International Anti-Corruption Coordination Centre – current  initiatives & successes
  • UK Anti-Corruption Strategy 2017/22 – current priorities and strategies
  • U.S. anti-bribery & corruption strategies udpate – the next wave
  • Regional focus: Africa, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia & Latin America

 Best implementation practices

  • The global anti-bribery & corruption risk map – key points for the industry
  • Evolving compliance leadership strategies in anti-corruption, ethics & integrity
  • Impact of FinTech, digitalisation & AI on anti-bribery and corruption compliance
  • Managing your higher risks home and abroad – developing an effective response
  • Balancing EU GDPR & anti-corruption compliance – the new challenges and solutions
  • Joint ventures & acquisitions – managing corruption risks in the context of fragility
  • Third party risk management & ethical sourcing – step up in oversight
  • Commercial sponsorships and charitable donations – the risks and mitigations strategies
  • Reinforcing your ABC training for effective deterence & detection
  • Strenghening your risk assessment – moving towards a more sophisticated approach
  • Whistleblowing systems & protection rising standards & impact of the new EU-wide rules
  • Tax evasion & corruption – implementing the new OECD & EU corporate tax disclosure rules
  • Foreign public officials in the spotlight – recent developments & best compliance practice
  • Financial & trade sanctions – the new restrictions and criminal penalites
  • Terrorism, exploitation of natural resources & corruption – the role of the industry

For a full line-up of confirmed speakers, please click here.