On January 28th at 17:00 local time, I will share my experience in a presentation tiled “Behind the Bribe: Real-World Risk and Real-World Lessons” with the UAE Compliance Network. The website for the Network can be found here: https://shrtm.nu/PGoQ
The Conference Board of Canada will host the National Corporate Ethics and Integrity Summit, in Toronto Canada, which will examine the latest developments in ethics and compliance. It will bring together corporate leaders and ethics practitioners to provide them with the insights and tools they need to drive business success.
On April, 10th, 2018, I will address a plenary session on a “Journey to the Dark Side of International Business and Steps to Protect Your Organization.” The full event site can be found here.
At the 12th International Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Compliance Congress in Vienna, I will engage in a ‘fireside chat’ with Paul Hastings Partner, Gary Giampetruzzi, where we will address the following issues in a keynote presentation, Behind the Bribe: Multiple World Perspectives on How Foreign Bribery Occurs.”
- Does your compliance function really understand the risks that front-line business teams face?
- Does your organization understand the fluid nature of anti-corruption risk and appreciate the dangers of “vetting and forgetting?”
- Is everyone in your organization vested in deeds and not just words in anti-corruption compliance?
- Do you have all the risk assessment and monitoring tools you need to gauge risk, understand compliance gaps, and educate your workforce as to how poor decisions can impact the entire organization?
On May 21, 2018, at Compliance Week 2018, I will moderate a panel, “Breaking Down Communication Barriers.” This panel will address how compliance leaders can get others in the organization, both those in leadership positions as well as on the frontline, to understand that ethics & compliance is everyone’s business? In this session, we’ll look at ways compliance leaders can better communicate and express themselves to ensure their messages are understandable and compact, while enduringly powerful. I will be joined by panelists, Jill Mason, Chief Compliance Officer – Orthofix, Catherine Muldoon, Chief Legal Officer – BDP International, and Seth Rice, Assistant General Counsel and Director, Office of Ethics and Compliance – Kennametal Corporation. The full registration site can be found here.
On May 30th, 2018 at the CBI Pharmaceutical Compliance Congress, Latin America, in Panama City, I will give the opening keynote address:
A Journey to the Dark Side of International Business and Steps to Protect Your Organization, where I will address:
- Is your compliance program calibrated to the real-world behavioral risk which front-line personnel face in their work?
- Does a risk-based compliance program miss real-world risk?
- How can business leaders be inspired to become compliance champions?
The full event site can be found here.
The 14th Annual Medical Device Compliance Congress (MDCC) serves as the industry’s premier compliance event for medical device and diagnostics professionals. This must-attend congress unites senior-level compliance professionals to discuss the latest enforcement trends and compliance challenges, including global regulatory compliance requirements, enforcement and investigation developments, privacy and cybersecurity challenges, anti-corruption best practices and much more.
On day two, June 15th, 2o18, at 8:15 AM, I am honored to be giving the Luminary Address, “A Journey to the Dark Side of International Business and Steps to Protect Your Organization.” The full event site can be found here.
On September 29-October 2, 2018, nearly 2,000 corporate directors will gather for the 2018 Global Board Leaders’ Summit in Washington, D.C.
The National Association of Corporate Directors’ (NACD) Global Board Leaders’ Summit is the largest and most important director forum in the world, where the greatest minds in governance convene to take on the largest issues facing today’s boardrooms and collectively discover the future of exemplary board leadership. Whether you are looking to learn more about emerging technologies and how they may impact your business, get a glimpse at what’s on the regulatory agenda for the coming year, or land your next board seat, the Summit has your most pressing corporate-governance concerns covered.
Convening nearly 2,000 corporate executives and board members, the Summit brings together the best and the brightest—cutting-edge thought leaders and industry experts—for four days of dialogue, interactive workshops, and unprecedented networking opportunities.
On Monday, October 1st, 2018, I will lead a Master-Class, called “Behind The Bribe, In Conversation with Richard Bistrong.” As stated in the program, “Does your compliance function understand and appreciate the real-world commercial risks that front-line business teams face? In this interactive, Master Class level talk, CEO, Front-Line Anti-Bribery LLC and former FCPA violator Richard Bistrong shares his front-line experience and lessons as an international sales VP who broke the rules. The conversation will focus on board-level actionable and practical insights for those who oversee companies that work in high-risk environments. The full event site can be found here.