2015 Program Schedule

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Below is the program schedule for the ACC 2015 Advanced Compliance Education Summit.
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Sunday, April 26, 2015

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Registration

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Welcome Reception

Monday, April 27, 2015

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Breakfast

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

100 - Developing Metrics and Benchmarking the Effectiveness of Your Compliance Program
Presented jointly by the ACC Compliance & Ethics Committee and Baker & McKenzie
  • Learn best practices and receive actionable advice on compliance program benchmarking and monitoring, including:
    • How to compile critical compliance program data to accurately assess and measure program effectiveness;
    • Key takeaways that can (and should) be gleaned from a benchmarking exercise; and
    • Using compliance software to establish and maintain a cost-efficient and effective compliance program (includes meeting the “Morgan Stanley” defense).
  • Learn how to design quantifiable, meaningful metrics that your Audit Committee and enforcement agencies will understand and appreciate.
  • Discuss the criteria you should be benchmarking your program against, as well as the key monitoring priorities.
  • Learn how to collect the data and begin using it to improve your compliance program.
Speakers:
Aryeh Friedman, VP, Associate General Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer, Dun & Bradstreet
Stephen Martin, Managing Director, Baker McKenzie
Charlotte Young, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, The Nature Conservancy

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Break

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

200 - Building a Business Case for an Information Governance Program
Presented jointly by the ACC Information Governance Interest Group and Contoural
  • Clearly define information governance (IG) and understand why companies are creating IG programs.
  • Review the specific compliance risks companies face in governing information, as well as the professional ethical responsibilities of which in-house must keep abreast.
  • Discuss effective messaging strategies that get key stakeholders outside the law department to join in supporting these initiatives.
  • Detail key strategies to employ when creating a cross-functional steering committee, and receive a sample steering committee charter.
  • Walk away with a project plan outlining seven key steps in launching an IG program.
  • Learn the productivity, cost-reduction, compliance and other business benefits these programs offer, as well as quantifying these benefits.
  • Receive an outline and checklist of key Do’s and Don’ts for presenting your business case to senior management.
Speakers:
L. Shawn Cheadle, General Counsel, Military Space, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
Mark Diamond, President & CEO, Contoural, Inc.
Melissa Drennan, Vice President and Chief Counsel, BIS & Records, PepsiCo

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch & Program
Graciously sponsored by Lex Mundi and Maynard, Cooper & Gale PC (member firm for USA, Alabama)
Speakers:
Erika Brown Lee, Chief Privacy and Civil Liberties Officer
Robert Jett, VP, Global Compliance Counsel, RGA Reinsurance

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

300 - Direct Advice: Words of Wisdom from Audit Committee Members
  • Hear directly from audit committee members about their take on topics that matter to compliance officers and general counsel, such as:
    • Their approach to risk (i.e., what keeps them up at night?);
    • Compliance issues they wish to have more visibility into;
    • Board trends and compliance savvy (What has changed over time? Why?);
    • Preferred methods of reporting and tips for making more strategic board reports;
    • The compliance officer’s role in protecting board members from personal liability; and
    • Desired non-legal skill sets that set top-notch compliance professionals apart from their peers.
Speakers:
Sara Hays, Principal, SLH Advisors, Board Service: Apogee Enterprises, Inc.
Kenneth Schindler, Chief Compliance Officer, U.S. Insurance and Retirement, Prudential Financial, Inc.
Reginald Turner, Attorney, Clark HIll PLC, Board Service: Comerica, Inc. and Masco Corporation

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Break

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

400 - Wrap Up: Roundtable Discussions
  • Attendees will choose among a number of roundtable discussion topics, each involving a creative hypothetical situation highlighting compliance issues that affect their business or compliance teams.
  • Following robust discussions, each table will publicly share interesting points that arose, including best practices for handling their pressing issues.
  • Receive a post-conference comprehensive report of the roundtable discussion findings.
Speakers:
Jean-Baptiste Pessey, Assistant General Counsel, Association of Corporate Counsel

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Reception

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Registration

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Breakfast

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Track: Advanced Compliance
500 - Obtaining Buy-in from Middle Managers and Employees
Presented by Lex Mundi
  • Learn about cutting-edge developments in compliance training (apps, multimedia, etc.) that can elevate your compliance program to the next level.
  • Discover how your organization can leverage social media to bolster its compliance program.
  • Squarely address “tone at the middle” and learn best practices for ensuring that middle managers – your first line of defense – are especially prepared to serve as good compliance stewards.
  • Worried about whistleblowers? Examine techniques that foster communications within your organization, to help ensure that employee concerns are raised internally.
Speakers:
Stephen Epstein, Chief Counsel, Ethics and Compliance, The Boeing Company
John Sardar, Chief Compliance Officer, Noble Energy, Inc.
Track: Data Privacy
501 - Handling International Privacy Investigations: The View from the Regulators
Presented jointly by the ACC IT, Privacy & eCommerce Committee and Dentons
  • With a basic understanding of privacy principles under your belt, focus on the practical steps that organizations should take from the moment that the enforcement agency calls through the publication of the report of findings.
  • Discuss the meaning of “cooperation” and international differences regarding credit for cooperation.
  • Highlight types of conduct to avoid when dealing with regulators that could raise red flags.
  • Explore the latest trends in international data protection regulator cooperation.
  • Leave with detailed checklists and materials designed to equip attendees with the answers to common questions from internal stakeholders.
Speakers:
Chantal Bernier, Counsel, Dentons
Brent Homan, Director General, PIPEDA Investigations
Mike Yeh, Assistant General Counsel, Worldwide Public Sector, Microsoft

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Break

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Track: Advanced Compliance
600 - Two Hats, One Shoestring: Managing Legal and Compliance All Alone With No Budget
Presented by the ACC Small Law Department Committee
  • Learn how to field compliance issues in an environment where there are no supporting compliance resources available.
  • Learn to recognize ethical pitfalls of fielding compliance issues while operating in dual capacities (as general counsel and compliance officer).
Speakers:
Jennifer Dumas, Vice President, Legal, Chef Software Inc.
Andrew Hall, Legal Compliance Officer, Estate Information Services, LLC
Katie Mackie LaVoy, Vice President & General Counsel--Dredging Operations, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation
Track: Data Privacy
601 - Impact of Employment-Related Big Data on Compliance
Presented jointly by the ACC Employment & Labor Committee and Jackson Lewis P.C.
  • Understand the big risk: how OFCCP, EEOC and private plaintiff’s counsel use big employer data.
  • Learn how to inventory and assess what data is kept by your company and third-party vendors:
    • Are your company and vendors requesting and/or keeping more than they should?
    • Are your company and vendors running statistical analyses they should not without proper protection?
  • Learn to comprehend what the statistical analyses show – where are your hot spots?
  • Discuss how to protect your company now against potential systemic discrimination claims.
Speakers:
Rebecca Davis, Assistant General Counsel, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Amy Worley, Shareholder, Jackson Lewis P.C.

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Track: Advanced Compliance
700 - Tabletop Exercise: Creating Compliance Strategy for a Hypothetical New Tax and Employment Law
Presented jointly by the ACC Nonprofit Organizations and Employment & Labor Committees
  • The program will introduce a new (and fictitious) federal law that requires officers of corporations to certify, under individual criminal penalty, that all independent contractors are properly classified under federal, state and foreign law, and that all employees are properly classified for FLSA purposes, and parallel state and foreign laws.
  • Work in small groups to do the following:
    • Develop the outline of how they would go about assessing the legal risk to their organization based on existing practices;
    • Develop a strategy for assessing additional resources needed to bring the organization into compliance, budget development, and management involvement;
    • Develop a strategy for internal communications regarding the new requirements and methods for auditing compliance;
    • Assess other needs associated with the operational impact of the law, including, but not limited to, possible organizational restructuring; and
    • Create metrics, controls, and monitoring procedures for measuring the effectiveness of their compliance program.
Speakers:
Alison R. Bost, Deputy General Counsel, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice
Brent Clinkscale, Business Litagator, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice
Stephen Epstein, Chief Counsel, Ethics and Compliance, The Boeing Company
Meredith McKee, Attorney, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice
Claire J. Rauscher, White Collar Criminal Defense Attorney, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice
Mark Schamel, White Collar Criminal Defense Attorney, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice
Colleen Struss, CFO/Chief Legal Officer, AAAS
Track: Data Privacy
701 - The Global Compliance Game -- Internal Collaboration Versus Privacy Regulation
Presented jointly by the ACC Law Department Management Committee and Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Gain a more fluent knowledge of global privacy issues and data sharing challenges through an experiential learning session.
  • Learn more about where technology is leading the law on privacy issues.
  • Understand how in-house counsel can better anticipate and plan for shifts and developments in the area of data privacy.
  • Learn by participation and peer interaction. Participants will represent the many countries involved in the operations of a hypothetical global company that wants to gather and share employee data internally. As company representatives within their jurisdiction, they will negotiate with the regulators (faculty) on proposed cross-border solutions for data sharing.
Speakers:
Sue Gomez, Senior Director, Senior Counsel, SanDisk Corporation
John Tomaszewski, Senior Counsel, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Break

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Track: Data Privacy
801 - Managing A Cyber Attack: An Interactive Simulation
Presented jointly by the ACC IT, Privacy & eCommerce Committee and Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • Learn what to do in the event of a cyber attack or a data breach, including how and what to communicate to various stakeholders of the organization, and how to minimize corporate exposure from such events.
  • Learn how to develop, test and continually improve incident response plans.
  • Understand the role that outside counsel play in cybersecurity crisis management.
  • Understand the potential liabilities triggered by a successful cyber attack or data breach.
Speakers:
Cyndi Baily, Chief Compliance Officer, Alere Toxicology
Corey Harris, Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Sarah Sederstrom, Contracts Counsel, KBM Group
Mark Thibodeaux, Deputy Practice Leader, Privacy and Data Security, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
ACC reserves the right to modify program content at its discretion.
This program is eligible for CLE/CPD credits. Sessions that may be eligible for ethics CLE/CPD credit are noted.
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