Emerging Issues In FCPA Enforcement

A one-day CLE conference will address cutting-edge FCPA issues, including the emerging legal issues in multi-jurisdictional enforcement actions, improving efficiency and cutting costs in internal
investigations, qualifying for benefits under the new DOJ corporate enforcement policy, and working effectively with forensic accountants. It will also include an hour on an ethics topic: Challenges maintaining attorney-client privilege in anti-corruption enforcement actions.

Cost      CLE Credit     Flyer [PDF]


Agenda* :

8 - 8:40 amConference Registration – GW Law Kelly Lounge

8:40 - 9 am: Welcome

  • Blake Morant, Dean and Robert Kramer Research Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School
  • Roger Fairfax, Jeffrey and Martha Kohn Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Research Professor of Law; Director, GW Criminal Law Initiative; The George Washington University Law School
  • Jessica Tillipman, Assistant Dean for Field Placement & Professorial Lecturer in Law, The George Washington University Law School

9 - 10 amEmerging Legal Issues in Multi-Jurisdictional Enforcement Actions

  • Bill Steinman, Partner, Steinman & Rodgers (moderator)
  • Ama Adams, Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP
  • Tom Firestone, Partner, Baker & McKenzie
  • Amy Jeffress, Partner, Arnold & Porter Kay Scholer

10 - 10:15 amRefreshments

10:15 - 11:15 amHow to Improve Efficiency and Control Costs in Internal Investigations

  • Andrew Spalding, Professor of Law, University of Richmond School of Law (moderator)
  • Kwame Manley, Partner, Paul Hastings
  • William Jacobson, Partner, Orrick
  • Kimberly Parker, Partner, Wilmer Hale

11:15 am - 12:15 pm: How to Qualify for Benefits Under the New FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy 

  • Jessica Tillipman, Assistant Dean for Field Placement and Professorial Lecturer in Law, The George Washington University Law School (moderator)
  • Mark Mendelsohn, Partner, Paul Weiss
  • Cheryl Scarboro, Partner, Simpson Thacher
  • Chuck Duross, Partner, Morrison Foerster

12:15 - 1:30 pm: Lunch – GW Law Library Great Room

  • Key Note Address: Leslie Caldwell, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP

1:45 - 2:45 pmChallenges Maintaining Attorney-Client Privilege in Anti-Corruption Enforcement Actions

  • Laura Perkins, Partner, Hughes Hubbard & Reed (moderator)
  • Richard Grime, Partner, Gibson Dunn
  • Edward Kang, Partner, Alston & Bird
  • Obiamaka Madubuko, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig

2:45 - 3 pmRefreshments

3 - 4 pm: Working Effectively with Forensic Accountants

  • James Tillen, Vice Chair International Department, Miller & Chevalier (moderator)
  • Jean-Michel Ferat, Senior Managing Director, Ankura Consulting Group, LLC
  • Frances Mcleod, Founding Partner, Forensic Risk Alliance
  • Tamika Tremaglio, Principal, Deloitte

*Agenda is subject to change.


Keynote Speaker:

Leslie R. Caldwell

Leslie R. Caldwell
Partner, San Francisco and Silicon Valley offices, Latham & Watkins

Leslie Caldwell is a partner in the San Francisco and Silicon Valley offices of Latham & Watkins and is a member of the Litigation & Trial Department and White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice. Ms. Caldwell has built a national reputation as a trusted advisor regarding Internal Board and Corporate Investigations, Crisis Management and Response, white-collar criminal defense, and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and other agency enforcement matters. Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Caldwell served for nearly three years in the Obama Administration as Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Criminal Division. In that role, for which she was nominated by President Obama and unanimously confirmed by the Senate, Ms. Caldwell led more than 600 lawyers charged with handling a wide range of criminal enforcement matters. She also oversaw development of DOJ policy, legislative, and law enforcement issues.


Cost:
$595 for general registration
*$495 for government or non-profit attorneys
*$495 for for-profit entities sending three or more attorneys

*Please e-mail Jessie Pierce at jppierce@law.gwu.edu for discount registration code


CLE Credit:
To receive CLE credit* for this conference, please email Jessie Pierce at jppierce@law.gwu.edu with your full name, email, Bar ID, and requested state by no later than Wednesday, March 7th. 

*Upon request, the Law School will submit applications to state bar associations for continuing legal education credits.  Please note that CLE approval is ultimately at the discretion of individual states and no advance assurance can be given that credit will be granted in all cases.