Berkeley Law | Advanced Academic Seminar on Compliance and Corruption | June 20th | Paris, France
Presented in partnership with Hughes Hubbard and Reed LLP (HHR).
SUMMARY OF PROGRAM
Berkeley Law faculty from the University of California and Hughes Hubbard attorneys will present a one-day advanced academic seminar on compliance and corruption in the context of Mergers and Acquisitions. This seminar is in furtherance of Berkeley Law’s collaboration with the United Nations Global Compact’s Lawyers and Leaders program. This seminar is aimed at general counsel, chief compliance officers, heads of M&A as well as compliance officers and in-house counsel with significant experience in compliance. Participation is by application. Please see below for details.
Date: June 20th 9am-6.30pm (lunch and refreshments will be provided)
Location: Mona Bismarck Foundation, 34 avenue de New York, 75116, Paris.
- General Public: 800 Euros
- UC Berkeley Alumni: 700 Euros
Participants: This program is designed for general counsel, chief compliance officers, heads of M&A as well as compliance officers and in-house counsel with significant experience in compliance.
Presenters: This seminar will be co-presented by Berkeley Law faculty and Hughes Hubbard attorneys.
OVERVIEW OF TOPICS AND PRESENTERS
Professor Stavros Gadinis will lead the sessions below and draw upon the expertise of Professors Dick Buxbaum and Jill Fisch:
Session 1: Academic presentation on The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and Extraterritoriality
Session 2: Academic presentation on the legal implications of performing internal investigations, and the risks of being confronted by a whistle-blower
Session 3: Academic presentation on the liability of compliance officers across borders under the US, UK and German law
Hughes Hubbard attorneys Bryan Sillaman and Nicolas Tollet (who is teaching Compliance at Berkeley Law) will lead the following discussions:
Case Study 1: M&A Compliance and Corruption
Case Study 2: Compliance and Human Rights
Throughout the day, Kevin Abikoff, Chair of the firm’s Anti-corruption & Internal Investigations Practice, will provide his hands-on perspective based on his extensive in-house and private practice experience in compliance and investigations.
This is an advanced seminar for participants with experience in compliance. Please submit your resume or CV to email@example.com if you are interested in applying.