ACR and CSLR Spring Update 2020

The Senior Editors of the Anti-Corruption Report and the Cybersecurity Law Report teamed up to present an update on the trends and hot topics in the anti-corruption, cybersecurity and data privacy spaces since the beginning of the year and what the publications will be focusing on in the coming months. A complimentary download of the webinar is available here.

The Art and Science of Transaction Monitoring: A Google Perspective

Transaction monitoring can help a company identify problem areas and assess how well its compliance program is working. In a May 2, 2019, webinar, ACR Senior Editor Megan Zwiebel interviewed Google global ethics & compliance senior counsel Therese Lee and forensic program manager Aditya Yerramilli about how Google handles the art and science of transaction monitoring.

Mitigating Risk in Argentina After the Notebooks Scandal

Doing business in a country that is embroiled in a mega-scandal can be treacherous. This is particularly true when the local business community is slow to get on the compliance bandwagon, as has been the case in Argentina while the Notebooks Scandal has been unfolding. The Anti-Corruption Report hosted a complimentary webinar on April 17, 2019, in which Editor-in-Chief Nicole Di Schino discussed how to mitigate risk in light of the developing scandal with Argentinian attorney Guillermo Jorge, a partner at Bruchou, Fernandez Madero & Lombardi, and Barrick Gold’s Jonathan Drimmer. 

How HPE Is Using Its New T&E System to Generate Compliance Metrics

Measuring the effectiveness of a compliance program can be tricky, but some companies are finding ways to use their existing internal controls to generate useful data. In this webinar, Senior Editor Megan Zwiebel interviewed Becky Rohr, vice-president of anti-corruption and global trade at Hewlett Packard Enterprises, about how they are using their new T&E tool to measure and improve compliance. 

DOJ Expectations for Data Retention

The DOJ’s FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy contained a surprise for some companies: a requirement to retain business records to receive full cooperation and remediation credit when settling anti-corruption issues with the DOJ. In this webinar, James Koukios, a former Senior Deputy Chief of the Fraud Section at the DOJ and current partner at Morrison Foerster, and Jennifer Joyce, a data governance specialist at EY, joined Megan Zwiebel of the Anti-Corruption Report to discuss the purpose of the policy, the types of business records covered by the DOJ’s policy, the options a company has available when formulating a data retention policy and how to perform a risk assessment to determine the type of data retention policy that best suits a company’s needs.

Enforcing Third-Party Audit Rights: Overcoming Common Hurdles

Without regular enforcement, third-party audit rights are useless – and even potentially dangerous. This webinar focused on several common obstacles that companies face when exercising their third-party audit rights and provided strategies for overcoming them. Palmina Fava, a partner at Paul Hastings, Edward Fishman, a partner at Nossaman, and Marc Shanker, managing counsel at Oracle, joined Nicole Di Schino of the Anti-Corruption Report to discuss how to address resource issues, overcome concerns from the business, negotiate with third parties and conduct an audit after the right is challenged.

ACR Spring Webinar Series: Creative Approaches to Compliance Messaging

In-house experts Gwen Romack, the senior director of legal and regulatory compliance at VMware, and Nichole Pitts, the former vice president and compliance & ethics officer at Louis Berger, shared their unique strategies for spreading the compliance message across a company with the Anti-Corruption Report’s Nicole Di Schino during this webinar. The discussion included enhancing the compliance department’s relationship with the rest of the company, creative training techniques and how to incorporate an approachable tone into the company’s compliance tools and processes.

Tackling Anti-Corruption Challenges in China and Singapore

This webinar covered the current corruption landscape in Asia, with a focus on recent activity in China and Singapore. Panelists Cindy Hong, a partner at K&L Gates in Shanghai, Pamela Kiesselbach, a senior registered foreign lawyer at Herbert Smith Freehills in Hong Kong, and Angela Xenakis, a partner at Sidley Austin in Singapore, joined Rebecca Hughes Parker of the Anti-Corruption Report to shed light on international and domestic corruption risks in the region, local nuances, how to synthesize compliance programs to cover these risks and overcoming challenges when conducting internal investigations.