Join The George Washington University Law School, The Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), and American Society of International Law (ASIL) for a conference on Combating Impunity: Targeting Kleptocrats and their Assets.
8 - 8:30 am: Conference Registration – GW Law Kelly Lounge
8:30 - 8:35 am: Welcome
- Jessica Tillipman, Assistant Dean for Field Placement & Professorial Lecturer in Law, The George Washington University Law School
8:35 - 8:45 am: Introduction: What is a Kleptocrat?
- Nicola Bonucci, Director, Legal Affairs, The Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development
8:45 - 10:15 am: Government Enforcement & Initiatives Targeting Kleptocrats
- Jessica Tillipman (moderator), Assistant Dean for Field Placement & Professorial Lecturer in Law, The George Washington University Law School
- Daniel Claman, Principal Deputy Chief, Money Laundering & Asset Recovery Section, Department of Justice
- Eric Hylton, Deputy Chief, Criminal Investigation Division, Internal Revenue Service
- Rahul Sahgal, Financial Counselor; Deputy Head Economic and Financial Affairs, Embassy of Switzerland, Washington, D.C.
10:15 - 10:30 am: Refreshments
11:15 am - 12:15 pm: Media & Civil Society Efforts to Expose Kleptocrats
- James Tillen (moderator), Miller & Chevalier
- Charles Davidson, Executive Director, Hudson Institute’s Kleptocracy Initiative
- Camille Eiss, Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP)
- Will Fitzgibbon, Reporter, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ)
- Joel Schectman, Thomson Reuters
12:15 - 1:30 pm: Lunch - Student Conference Center (Sponsored by Miller & Chevalier)
- Keynote Address: Juan Carlos Echeverry, PhD, Partner, Econcept
1:45 - 3:15 pm: Recovering Kleptocrats’ Assets
- Nicola Bonucci (moderator), Director for Legal Affairs, The Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development
- Jeanne Hauch, Vice President and General Counsel, Millennium Challenge Corporation
- Marie-Laurence Navarri, Justice Attaché, French Embassy, Washington, D.C.
- Oscar Solorzano, Basel Institute on Governance, International Centre for Asset Recovery (ICAR)
3:15 - 3:30 pm: Refreshments
3:30 - 4:50 pm: Compensating Victims of Corruption
- Philip Nichols (moderator), Co-Chair, ASIL’s Anti-Corruption Law Interest Group; Professor, University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business
- Chris Camponovo, Drumcliffe Partners
- Andy Spalding, University of Richmond School of Law
4:50 - 5:00 pm: Conclusions by Lucinda Low, President of ASIL