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Baker McKenzie is pleased to invite you to our annual Anti-Corruption, Export Controls, and Trade Sanctions Update.

Firm trade and compliance practitioners from around the world, industry professionals, and key government representatives will come together to present a review of anti-corruption, export controls, and trade sanctions regulatory updates and enforcement developments.

A complete conference agenda is outlined below. We hope you will join us for what promises to be an informative and interactive program.


8:30 am Registration
9:00 am Welcome Remarks
Terry Gilroy
(New York)
Janet Kim (Washington, DC)
9:15 am – 10:15 am Developments in Trade Sanctions
Janet Kim (Washington, DC)
Nicholas Coward (Washington, DC)
Ben Smith (London)
Heather Epstein (Barclays, Vice President, Financial Crimes Legal)
Justyna Gudzowska (Morgan Stanley, Executive Director / Sanctions Counsel, Global Financial Crimes)
10:15 am – 11:15 am Anti-Corruption Compliance and Enforcement Trends
Brian L. Whisler (Washington, DC)
Thomas Firestone (Washington, DC)
Simon Hui (Shanghai)
Reynaldo Vizcarra-Mendez (Mexico City)
Joe Suich (GE, Chief Compliance Officer & Counsel)
11:15 am – 11:30 am Break
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Developments in Export Controls
John F. McKenzie (San Francisco)
Paul Amberg (Amsterdam)
Ben Smith (London)
John Pisa-Relli (Accenture, Global Trade Compliance)
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm Breakout Session 1 (select one option)

Option 1: Current Issues in AML Compliance for Financial Institutions
Terry Gilroy (New York)
John Cunningham (Washington, DC)
Ben Smith (London)
Nicole De Bello (Morgan Stanley, Executive Director/AML Counsel, Global Financial Crimes)

Option 2: Best Practices in Managing Growing Supply Chain Compliance Risks
Reagan Demas (Washington, DC)
Maurice A. Bellan (Washington, DC)
John M. Foote (Washington, DC)

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm Breakout Session 2 (select one option)

Option 1: Understanding CFIUS Risks, Compliance Issues and Due Diligence in M&A Transactions
Craig Y. Lee (Washington, DC)
Sylwia A. Lis (Washington, DC)
Lyndon Allin (Washington, DC)
Evan Seretan (Cyient, Legal Counsel)

Option 2: Strategies for Mitigating Third Party Corruption Risk for Aerospace & Defense Companies
Howard O. Weissman (Washington, DC)
Lina Braude (Washington, DC)
Gregory Golden (Northrop Grumman, Corporate Counsel)
Philippe Oudinot (Raytheon, Senior Corporate Counsel, International Compliance & Anti-Corruption)
Michael Smith (BAE Systems, Inc., Senior Principal Attorney for International Compliance)

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Five Elements of Corporate Compliance
John Cunningham (Washington, DC)
Maria McMahon (Washington, DC)
John Pisa-Relli (Accenture, Global Trade Compliance)
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Enforcement Round-Up
Terry Gilroy (New York)
Richard Dean (Washington, DC)
Kaveh Miremadi (Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), Enforcement Section Chief)
Bob Anderson (The Chertoff Group, Principal Strategic Advisory Services)
Douglas R. Hassebrock (US Department of Commerce, Director Office of Export Enforcement)
Jennifer Ambuehl (US Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Senior Trial Attorney in the Bank Integrity Unit, Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section)
5:00 pm Cocktail Reception


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Wednesday, December 5, 2018


Baker McKenzie
815 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20006

Continuing Legal and Professional Education

Application has been made for Continuing Legal & Professional Education Credit.


Sal Gonzalez
Business Support Specialist
Tel: +1 202 835 1661


Sal Gonzalez is a Business Support Specialist at Baker McKenzie's in Washington D.C. Metro Area.


Jocelyn Gould is a Sr. Business Development Manager at Baker McKenzie's in Washington D.C. Metro Area.