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Mexico's New Anti-Corruption Laws and Implementing Regulations: Private Entities and Indiv...
Key Provisions, Ensuring Compliance and Mitigating Legal Risks
November 21, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to companies doing business in Mexico to meet the demands of the country's new anti-corruption reforms and implementing regulations. The panel will outline effective compliance strategies to minimize anti-corruption risks under the new laws. Read More

Speakers:  Carlos Chávez, Partner, Galicia Abogados Matteson Ellis, Member, Miller & Chevalier

FCPA in M&A Transactions: Investigations, Post-Acquisition Diligence and Integration
October 3, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel on FCPA investigations triggered by M&A transactions. The panel will examine post-acquisition due diligence and address remedying red flags and potential FCPA violations that are discovered. Read More

Speakers:  Sharie A. Brown, Partner, Troutman Sanders Palmina M. Fava, Partner, Paul Hastings Erin G.H. Sloane, Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr

Key CFIUS Developments: Lessons From Recent CFIUS Decisions and Implications of the New Ad...
Preparing for Reviews, Navigating Investigations, and Negotiating and Understanding Mitiga...
September 6, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to U.S. businesses accepting foreign investments, discuss lessons from recent Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) decisions and the potential implications of the new administration. The panel will offer best practices for co... Read More

Speakers:  Farhad Jalinous, Partner, White & Case Andy M. Walker, Managing Director, Accenture - Strategy

Structuring International Contracts: Choice of Law, Jurisdiction and Language, Arbitration...
July 12, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to companies doing business internationally on key considerations when structuring international contracts. The panel will discuss key contract provisions and offer strategies for successfully navigating the risks inherent to international business. Read More

Speakers:  Jennifer S. Huber, Esq., Partner, Fluet Huber + Hoang Nathan D. O'Malley, Partner, Musick Peeler & Garrett Steven M. Richman, Member, Clark Hill

FCPA Compliance: Third-Party Diligence Post-Unaoil
Minimizing Corruption Risks When Using Foreign Agents, Distributors and Other Intermediari...
June 20, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE video webcast will prepare counsel to companies doing business internationally to perform proper due diligence with foreign agents and intermediaries to minimize the risks of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations due to third-party misconduct. Read More

Speakers:  Palmina M. Fava, Partner, Paul Hastings Pedro A. Medrano, Senior Counsel, Ethics and Compliance, Time Warner Richard A. Sibery, CPA, JD, Partner, Americas Leader, Fraud & Investigations, Ernst & Young

FCPA Gifts, Entertainment and Hospitality: Surviving DOJ and SEC Enforcement
Understanding the Risks, Avoiding Common Pitfalls, and Strengthening Compliance Programs t...
May 17, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to companies doing business internationally on how the DOJ and SEC currently view gifts, entertainment and hospitality under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). The panel will review recent FCPA enforcement trends in this arena and offer best... Read More

Speakers:  Margaret M. Cassidy, Principal, Cassidy Law John E. Davis, Member, Miller & Chevalier

E-Signatures and International E-Contracting: Navigating Issues of Enforceability, Authen...
Complying With ESIGN, UETA, eIDAS and More
April 25, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide counsel involved in international transactions with a review of recent legal trends and developments regarding e-signatures and electronic contracts. The panel will examine evolving legal and practical issues, including the authentication of e-signatures; the admissibil... Read More

Speakers:  Patrick J. Hatfield, Partner, Locke Lord Ken Moyle, Managing Member, K6 Legal

FCPA Year in Review and What to Watch for in 2017
Latest Anti-Corruption Developments, SEC Whistleblower Program, DOJ and SEC Priorities
April 12, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webcast will provide guidance to counsel for companies doing business internationally on the latest anti-corruption-related developments. The panel will review enforcement activity under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and discuss the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Pilot program and... Read More

Speakers:  Lee G. Dunst, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Kimberly A. Parker, Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr

DOJ Guidance on Individual Accountability for Corporate Misconduct: Implications for Compa...
Understanding Key Provisions of the Yates Memo, Ensuring Compliance and Mitigating Legal R...
March 23, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance on the Department of Justice's continuing efforts to hold individuals accountable for corporate misconduct. Our panelists will discuss DOJ guidance and examine the implications for corporations. Our panelists will also discuss how companies' compliance programs... Read More

Speakers:  Thaddeus R. McBride, Partner, Bass Berry & Sims David Searle, Chief Compliance Officer and Associate General Counsel, Bristow Group

FCPA Compliance in Latin America 2017: Implementing Compliance Programs and Mitigating Leg...
February 22, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for U.S. companies doing business in Latin America on implementing and strengthening Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance programs. The panel will review recent government enforcement focused on Latin American operations and the unique FCP... Read More

Speakers:  Matteson Ellis, Member, Miller & Chevalier Matthew J. Feeley, Shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Jay Holtmeier, Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr

Anti-Corruption Compliance in China: Minimizing FCPA and Chinese Anti-Bribery Law Violatio...
Compliance Strategies Given China's Unique Cultural and Governmental Intricacies
January 25, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to companies doing business in China to develop and implement a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance program. The panel will review recent FCPA enforcement focused on China operations and will discuss the unique FCPA challenges for conduc... Read More

Speakers:  Nathan G. Bush, Partner, DLA Piper Michael S. Diamant, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Cindy Hong, Partner, K&L Gates Michael Li-Ming Wong, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

New ISO 37001 for Anti-Bribery Management: Leveraging Certification, Understanding Pros an...
December 20, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar is designed to prepare counsel of companies doing business internationally to understand the new anti-bribery management standard, ISO 37001. The panel will examine certification under ISO 37001 and its potential benefits and shortcomings. Read More

Speakers:  Carlos Ayres James G. Tillen, Member, Miller & Chevalier Bill Waite, Chief Executive Officer, The Risk Advisory Group

Mexico's New Anti-Corruption Laws and Implementing Regulations: Private Entities and Indiv...
Understanding Key Provisions, Ensuring Compliance and Mitigating Legal Risks
November 8, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar is designed to prepare counsel of companies doing business in Mexico to understand the demands of the country's new anti-corruption reforms and implementing regulations. The panel will outline effective compliance strategies to minimize anti-corruption risks under the new laws. Read More

Speakers:  Matteson Ellis, Member, Miller & Chevalier Diego Sierra, Partner, Von Wobeser & Sierra

FCPA Due Diligence in M&A Amid Increased Enforcement
Developing and Risks and Implementing Post-Closing Protections
August 24, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to deal teams on conducting M&A FCPA due diligence to assess and mitigate pre-closing risks and implement post-closing protections. Read More

Speakers:  Thaddeus R. McBride, Partner, Bass Berry & Sims Bob Schuettler, Vice President, Office of the General Counsel, Vista Outdoor James Simoes, Director, International Regulatory Affairs, Vista Outdoor

FCPA Compliance Audits: Lessons From Recent Investigations
Monitoring and Improving the Effectiveness of FCPA Compliance Programs
July 14, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel and internal audit departments for U.S. companies of all sizes doing business outside the U.S. for planning and executing internal audits that test effective compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) during a period of increasingly int... Read More

Speakers:  Sulaksh Shah, CPA, CFE, CFF, Partner, Forensics, PricewaterhouseCoopers James Gargas, MAcc, CPA, CFF, CFE, Director, Forensics, PricewaterhouseCoopers David A. Wilson, Partner, Thompson Hine

DOJ's New FCPA Guidance: Meeting the Requirements, Leveraging Self-Reporting, Navigating i...
June 9, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will examine the new FCPA guidance and pilot program and discuss the Panama Papers. The panel will discuss the factors that companies and their counsel should consider when determining whether to self-report FCPA issues and strategies that companies can employ to reduce penalties. Read More

Speakers:  Thaddeus R. McBride, Partner, Bass Berry & Sims Cheryl A. Palmeri, Esq., Bass Berry & Sims Monica Reinmiller, Director of Ethics and Compliance/ Counsel, Sutherland Global Services

Export Controls and Cloud Computing: Complying with ITAR, EAR and Sanctions Laws
May 10, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide international law counsel with a review of the compliance challenges with export control and trade sanctions laws for cloud users and providers. The panel will offer best practices to meet the International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR), Export Administration Regula... Read More

Speakers:  Thaddeus R. McBride, Partner, Bass Berry & Sims Christine M. Minarich, Global Trade Compliance Counsel, Raytheon Cheryl A. Palmeri, Esq., Bass Berry & Sims

Emerging Global Markets and Risk-Based Due Diligence
Overcoming Hurdles, Avoiding Restrictions, and Ensuring Compliance When Doing Business in...
April 26, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to companies doing business internationally to perform proper due diligence to minimize the risks of an emerging market. The panel will discuss identifying red flags, analyzing potential risks, and interpreting the information gathered, and offer guidance for ov... Read More

Speakers:  Eric R. McClafferty, Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren Jay G. Martin, Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Deputy General Counsel, Baker Hughes Daniel Patrick Wendt, Member, Miller & Chevalier

Doing Business in Cuba: Navigating the Evolving Sanctions Landscape, Leveraging New Opport...
April 12, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to U.S. companies considering doing business in or with companies in Cuba. The panel will review sanctions that have been lifted and those that remain in place. The panel will also discuss how to ensure compliance with sanctions and customs requirem... Read More

Speakers:  Jeff Kruszewski, Vice President and Senior Corporate Counsel, U.S. Bank Thaddeus R. McBride, Partner, Bass Berry & Sims Cheryl A. Palmeri, Esq., Bass Berry & Sims

Doing Business in Iran Amid Evolving Sanctions: Leveraging New Opportunities While Ensurin...
March 30, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to U.S. companies considering doing business in or with companies in Iran. The panel will review sanctions that have been lifted and those that remain in place. The panel will also discuss how to ensure compliance with sanctions and customs requirem... Read More

Speakers:  Barbara D. Linney, Member, Miller & Chevalier Chartered Nichola Peters, Partner, Addleshaw Goddard

Data Transfers between U.S. and EU After New General Data Protection Regulation and Under...
March 10, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for companies doing business in the EU or providing goods and services to those in the EU on the exchange of information between the U.S. and EU under the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The panel will also discuss the impact of the Schrems decis... Read More

Speakers:  Bernard L. (Brian) Hengesbaugh, Partner, Baker & McKenzie Norma M. Krayem, Sr. Policy Advisor, Holland & Knight William Long, Partner, Sidley Austin Edward R. McNicholas, Partner, Sidley Austin

FCPA Compliance in Hiring Practices in Foreign Markets
Minimizing FCPA Enforcement Risks, Strengthening Compliance Procedures for Pre- and Post-H...
February 10, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for companies to ensure Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance when hiring in foreign markets. The panel will review recent FCPA enforcement actions and offer strategies to minimize the FCPA risk during the hiring process. Read More

Speakers:  Edward J. Fishman, Partner, K&L Gates James G. Tillen, Member, Miller & Chevalier

FCPA in India 2016: Compliance Strategies for India's Unique Cultural and Governmental Int...
January 12, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for companies doing business in India to develop and implement a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance program. The panel will review recent FCPA enforcement focused on India operations and discuss the unique FCPA challenges for conducting... Read More

Speakers:  Jay Holtmeier, Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr Elizabeth D. Keating, Vice President, Global Investigations Counsel, Johnson Controls Michael Stavridis, Partner, Ernst & Young

Back to Business in Iran After the Nuclear Deal: Maximizing Opportunity and Minimizing Lia...
Navigating Remaining Sanctions and Customs Controls, Obtaining Necessary Licenses, and Int...
October 13, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to U.S. companies considering doing business in or with companies in Iran. The panel will discuss how to ensure compliance with sanctions and customs requirements as well as address international tax planning issues in order to take advantage of bus... Read More

Speakers:  Mehrdad Ghassemieh, Partner, Harlowe & Falk Nnedinma C. Ifudu Nweke, Senior Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Barbara D. Linney, Member, Miller & Chevalier Chartered David B. Woodward, President & CEO, Associates in Cultural Exchange

Minimizing Risks When Importing Goods Subject to Antidumping and Countervailing Duties
Leveraging Trade Remedies, Recent CIT Decisions and Significant Rules Changes
September 29, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to trade counsel on minimizing the risks associated with importing goods subject to antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty orders (CVD). The panel will discuss the new law and its impact for importers as well as how courts have treated AD and CVD cases. The p... Read More

Speakers:  Damon V. Pike, President, The Pike Law Firm Alexander H. Schaefer, Counsel, Crowell & Moring Prentiss Lee Smith, Jr., King & Spalding Diane A. MacDonald, Baker & McKenzie

Navigating OFAC Ukraine-Related Sanctions: Meeting the Latest U.S. and EU Sanctions Requir...
June 9, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to U.S. companies doing business in or with companies in Ukraine and Russia. The panel will discuss how to meet the latest and evolving sanctions requirements and ensure effective compliance with the increasingly tough Office of Foreign Assets Contr... Read More

Speakers:  Barbara D. Linney, Member, Miller & Chevalier Chartered Lawrence Ward, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney

FCPA Compliance in the Middle East: Strategies Given the Region's Unique Cultural and Gove...
May 20, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to companies doing business in the Middle East to develop and implement an FCPA compliance program. The panel will review recent enforcement focused on Middle Eastern operations and the FCPA challenges for doing business in the region. Read More

Speakers:  Thomas R. L. Best, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson Marc Alain Bohn, Counsel, Miller & Chevalier John Vincent Lonsberg, Partner, Baker Botts Daniel P. Chung, Of Counsel, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Corporate Governance and FCPA Compliance: The Board's Duties and Obligations
Meeting Duty of Care Requirements, Facilitating Effective Oversight, and Minimizing FCPA R...
February 18, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for corporations and boards on the board's duties with regard to FCPA compliance. The panel will examine the board's role in cooperating with government investigations and self-reporting of potential violations. The panel will offer best practices fo... Read More

Speakers:  Kathryn Cameron Atkinson, Member, Miller & Chevalier Jay G. Martin, Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Deputy General Counsel, Baker Hughes

Export Control Compliance: Technology Transfers and Deemed Exports
Developing and Implementing a Comprehensive Compliance Program to Minimize Exposure and Mi...
December 10, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide international trade counsel with a deep dive into export regulations and enforcement for transfer of technology and technical data. The panel will outline steps counsel should take to minimize client and company risk and remain compliant with export regulations. Read More

Speakers:  Giovanna M. Cinelli, Partner, Jones Day Josephine Aiello LeBeau, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Elsa Manzanares, Partner, Gardere Wynne Sewell

Privilege in Cross-Border Matters: Navigating the Complexities
Understanding the Interplay Between U.S. and International Privilege Law and Proactively P...
November 24, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for companies doing business internationally on the application and scope of attorney-client privilege. The panel will examine the interaction between U.S. and international law as it relates to privilege and offer best practices for navigating the c... Read More

Speakers:  Steven C. Bennett, Partner, Park Jensen Bennett Jordan W. Cowman, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig Geoff R. Hall, Partner, McCarthy Tétrault

Russia's Amended Anti-Bribery Law: Extended Statute of Limitations, Greater Penalties and...
Developing and Implementing Mandatory Affirmative Anti-Corruption Measures, Navigating Int...
November 19, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to companies doing business in Russia to develop and implement a compliance program consistent with not only guidance from U.S. and U.K. authorities, but also from the Russian Ministry of Labor. The panel will review recent anti-corruption enforceme... Read More

Speakers:  Ethan Heinz, Of Counsel, Dentons William D. Semins, Partner, K&L Gates Snezhanan Sharova, Atty, Dentons

FCPA Voluntary Disclosure: Determining Whether and When to Self-Report
Weighing the Options, Understanding the Risks and Rewards, and Minimizing Penalties
October 29, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will examine the approaches taken by the DOJ and SEC to voluntary disclosures of potential FCPA violations, the factors that companies and their counsel must consider when determining whether to voluntarily disclose a potential FCPA violation, and strategies that companies can take... Read More

Speakers:  Edward J. Fishman, Partner, K&L Gates Kimberly A. Parker, Partner, WilmerHale James G. Tillen, Member, Miller & Chevalier

Brazil's New Anti-Bribery Law: Compliance and Enforcement Trends
Navigating Key Provisions, Ensuring Compliance, Lessons From Recent Enforcement to Mitigat...
October 21, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will examine enforcement under Brazil's new Anti-Bribery Law and prepare counsel for companies doing business in Brazil to meet the demands of the new law. The panel will also outline effective compliance programs to minimize anti-corruption risks under the new law. Read More

Speakers:  Roberto di Cillo, Partner, Di Cillo Advogados Thaddeus R. McBride, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton Matthew Schreiber, Director of Legal Affairs and Assistant General Counsel, Juniper Networks

International Encryption Control: Navigating Differing Regulations and Exceptions
Overcoming Licensing and Classification Challenges and Implementing a Global Compliance Pr...
August 19, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel for companies operating outside the U.S. with an examination of the compliance challenges with export control laws for use of encryption. The panel will offer best practices to understand and comply with the encryption export control laws of the United States an... Read More

Speakers:  Thaddeus R. McBride, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton Martina de la Torre, Sr. Manager, Global Trade Compliance, Symantec Bill Vawter, Manager, Trade Compliance, Symantec

FCPA and Anti-Corruption Compliance in Malaysia, Thailand, Burma and Other ASEAN Countries
Mitigating Risks, Navigating Trade Sanctions, and Overcoming the Unique Challenges When Do...
June 18, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for U.S. companies doing business in the ASEAN countries on implementing and strengthening Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and anti-corruption compliance programs. The panel will review recent government enforcement focused on operations in Sout... Read More

Speakers:  Edward J. Fishman, Partner, K&L Gates Matthew T. Reinhard, Member, Miller & Chevalier Barry Vitou, Partner, Pinsent Masons Neil McInnes, Partner, Pinsent Masons

Business Negotiations in China: Navigating Chinese Systems, Laws and Cultural Differences...
June 4, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to companies to understand and manage the unique legal challenges presented for clients--large and small--doing business in China. From first hand experience, the panel will examine the key legal aspects of deal making in China, in part due to cultu... Read More

Speakers:  Robin Gerofsky Kaptzan, Senior Foreign Counsel, Haworth & Lexon Law Firm John Lee, Chief Executive Officer, LeeCore

CFIUS Regulations and FINSA Compliance: Surviving Heightened Federal Scrutiny
Leveraging Lessons from Recent CFIUS Cases
May 7, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to U.S. businesses accepting foreign investments, explain lessons from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States' (CFIUS) regulations, and discuss best practices for companies to comply with the regulations implementing the Foreign In... Read More

Speakers:  Karalyn Meany Mildorf, Counsel, Kaye Scholer Anne Salladin, Special Counsel, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan

EU Anti-Corruption Compliance: Meeting the Complex and Evolving Requirements, Mitigating L...
April 9, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for U.S. companies doing business in the EU on implementing and strengthening anti-corruption compliance programs. The panel will review anti-corruption laws of the EU member states and best practices to minimize corruption risks when doing business... Read More

Speakers:  Laura Atherton, Senior Associate, K&L Gates Isabelle De Smedt, K&L Gates Edward J. Fishman, Partner, K&L Gates

Latest Iran Sanctions: Leveraging New Opportunities While Meeting Strict, Rapidly Changing...
March 19, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to U.S. companies doing business in or with companies in Iran. The panel will discuss how to meet the evolving U.S. sanctions requirements and ensure effective compliance with the restrictions, and leverage opportunities presented by the recent chan... Read More

Speakers:  Ann Broeker, Compliance Leader-International Trade Controls & Economic Sanctions, GE Capital Thaddeus R. McBride, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton Mark Jensen, Atty, Sheppard Mullin

Data Privacy Compliance in Global Transactions: Navigating Complex Data Protection Laws in...
March 5, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel for companies doing business globally with an analysis of recent legal developments in the U.S., Europe and Asia impacting data privacy and security. The panel will also outline how counsel can coordinate a strategic global response to data security incidents. Read More

Speakers:  Steven Chabinsky, Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs, General Counsel, and Chief Risk Officer, CrowdStrike William Long, Partner, Sidley Austin Edward R. McNicholas, Partner, Sidley Austin

International Sale of Goods Contracts: Navigating CISG, Formation, Performance, Payment an...
February 19, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel involved in negotiating and structuring contracts for the international sale of goods. The panel will examine important formation issues and key provisions and offer best practices for structuring the contract. Read More

Speakers:  Steven M. Richman, Partner, Duane Morris Barton Selden, Gartenberg Gelfand Hayton & Selden

Complying with ITAR Requirements Amid Increased Enforcement
Identifying Risks, Implementing an Effective Compliance Strategy, and Avoiding Inadvertent...
February 5, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel to U.S. companies for identifying critical compliance risks, including a discussion of the changing list of what is covered by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). The panel will offer strategies for ensuring effective compliance wit... Read More

Speakers:  Thaddeus R. McBride, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton Hilary L. Hageman, Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, CACI International

Global Anti-Corruption Compliance: Creating a Coordinated Framework for Multiple Jurisdict...
December 19, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for companies doing business outside the U.S. on how anti-corruption compliance programs can be adapted to meet the legal requirements in multiple jurisdictions. Read More

Speakers:  Amy L. Sommers, Partner, K&L Gates Edward J. Fishman, Partner, K&L Gates Elizabeth Robertson, Partner, K&L Gates Kimberly Y. Chainey, Associate General Counsel, International, Hershey Company

Brazil's New Anti-Corruption Law: FCPA Compliance is No Longer Enough
Understanding Key Provisions, Ensuring Compliance and Mitigating Legal Risks
December 12, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel for companies doing business in Brazil to meet the demands of the country's new anti-corruption law. The panel will outline effective compliance programs to minimize anti-corruption risks under the new law. Read More

Speakers:  Roberto di Cillo, Partner, Di Cillo Advogados Thaddeus R. McBride, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

FCPA Due Diligence in Mergers & Acquisitions
Assessing and Avoiding Pre-Closing Risks and Implementing Post-Closing Protection Strategi...
December 5, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for companies doing business outside the U.S. to mitigate pre-closing Foreign Corrupt Practices Act risk and establish post-closing due diligence when involved in merger and acquisition activity. Read More

Speakers:  Kathryn Cameron Atkinson, Member, Miller & Chevalier Michael S. Diamant, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Edward J. Fishman, Partner, K&L Gates

Latest OFAC Sanctions on Syria, Iran and Burma
Meeting Strict and Rapidly Changing U.S. Sanctions Requirements
November 6, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to U.S. companies doing business in or with companies in Syria, Iran and Burma. The panel will discuss how to meet the ever-evolving sanctions requirements and ensure effective compliance with the Office of Foreign Assets Control restrictions. Read More

Speakers:  Thaddeus R. McBride, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton John J. Sullivan, Partner, Mayer Brown

Identifying Foreign Officials Under the FCPA: Interpreting Varying DOJ/SEC and Court Guida...
Sharpening Compliance Through Understanding Who Is and Who Is Not a Foreign Official
August 20, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will discuss how the U.S. Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, and the courts have defined the meaning of "foreign official" under the FCPA. The panel will offer best practices for identifying who is and is not a foreign official to better ensure effective FCPA... Read More

Speakers:  James G. Tillen, Member, Miller & Chevalier Matteson Ellis, Special Counsel, Miller & Chevalier Mark Gough, Deputy Head for Compliance Investigations, Siemens

Export Control Reform: Are You Ready for Compliance?
Preparing for New Commodity Jurisdiction, Classifications, Licensing Changes and More
August 6, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with an update on export controls reform and explain the shift for many products from International Traffic in Arms Regulations to Export Administration Regulations. The panel will discuss the impact on commodity jurisdiction, licensing and enforcement, and best... Read More

Speakers:  Benjamin H. Flowe, Partner, Berliner Corcoran & Rowe Brandt Pasco, Kaye Scholer

Foreign Assets Control Facilitation: Preparing for Expanded Enforcement in 2013
Identifying and Mitigating Risks for U.S. Persons and Companies Absent Clear Guidance
July 23, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to U.S. companies doing business internationally (and non-U.S. companies that have U.S. employees and operations) to identify OFAC facilitation risks, analyze recent enforcement actions, and outline approaches for mitigating facilitation risks. Read More

Speakers:  Greta Lichtenbaum, Partner, O'Melveny & Myers Ronald I. Meltzer, Partner, WilmerHale

ITAR and EAR Compliance Review and Investigations
Conducting Internal Audits and Evaluating Whether to Disclose Potential Violations to Miti...
June 26, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to export companies on conducting reviews and investigations of ITAR and EAR compliance programs and determining whether and when to voluntarily disclose potential violations. Read More

Speakers:  Thaddeus R. McBride, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton Reid Whitten, Sheppard Mullin Randall H. Cook, Senior Atty., Sikorsky Aircraft

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in Mexico
Implementing FCPA Compliance Programs and Mitigating Risk
June 20, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will advise counsel to companies doing business in Mexico on best practices to develop and implement an effective FCPA compliance program. The panel will discuss recent FCPA enforcement actions focused on Mexico operations and the unique FCPA challenges facing American companies con... Read More

Speakers:  James G. Tillen, Member, Miller & Chevalier Matthew J. Feeley, Shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Matteson Ellis, Special Counsel, Miller & Chevalier

FCPA Enforcement Against U.S. and Non-U.S. Executives and Employees
Identifying FCPA Risks and Overcoming Compliance Challenges
June 4, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the FCPA enforcement trends against U.S. and non-U.S. executives and the implications for companies. The panel will address the need for risk identification and strategies to minimize those FCPA risks. Read More

Speakers:  James G. Tillen, Member, Miller & Chevalier James T. Parkinson, Partner, BuckleySandler Lara Covington, Special Counsel, Schulte Roth & Zabel

World Bank Sanctions Program: Compliance and Enforcement
Understanding the Investigations Processes and Sanctions Decisions, Structuring Compliance...
April 30, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel on the World Bank's sanctions program and its investigations process. The panel will analyze the sanctions decisions, offer insights into the program's legal principles and practice, and outline approaches for structuring compliance programs. Read More

Speakers:  Pascale H. Dubois, Suspension and Debarment Officer, The World Bank Matteson Ellis, Special Counsel, Miller & Chevalier Jonathan Shapiro, Integrity Compliance Officer (ICO), World Bank Group

FCPA Internal Investigations: Latest Developments
Preserving the Evidence, Assessing Voluntary Disclosure and Other Key Elements
March 20, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel for companies with business in foreign countries to evaluate whether an internal investigation should be conducted into potential Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations. The panel will review the key elements and challenges involved and outline best pra... Read More

Speakers:  Kimberly A. Parker, Partner, WilmerHale John E. Davis, Partner, Miller & Chevalier Chartered

Anti-Corruption Enforcement in China on the Rise
Minimizing Risk of FCPA and Chinese Law Violations and Responding to Investigations
March 5, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to companies doing business in China on complying with U.S. and Chinese anti-corruption laws and responding to governmental investigations. The panel will also examine the coordination of efforts between the governmental authorities. Read More

Speakers:  Michael S. Diamant, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Robert Hunt, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills Michael Li-Ming Wong, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

FCPA Books and Records Compliance
Meeting FCPA Accounting Requirements and Minimizing Liability Risks
February 28, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel for companies doing business internationally to comply with the books and records provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and minimize the risks of FCPA violations. Read More

Speakers:  Edward J. Fishman, Partner, K&L Gates Luke T. Cadigan, Partner, K&L Gates Manny A. Alas, Advisory Forensic Services Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Complying with ITAR Requirements Amid Increased Enforcement
Identifying Risks, Implementing an Effective Compliance Strategy, and Avoiding Inadvertent...
February 19, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel to U.S. companies for identifying critical compliance risks, including a discussion of the changing list of what is covered by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). The panel will offer strategies for ensuring effective compliance wit... Read More

Speakers:  Thaddeus R. McBride, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton Jessica Blum, Senior Specialist, International Trade Compliance, BAE Systems Hilary L. Hageman, Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, CACI International

Iranian Sanctions Compliance Strategies
Meeting Strict and Rapidly Changing U.S. and EU Sanctions Requirements
December 20, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to U.S. companies doing business in or with companies in Iran. The panel will discuss how to meet the constantly evolving U.S. and EU sanctions requirements and ensure effective compliance with the restrictions. Read More

Speakers:  Thaddeus R. McBride, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton Mario Mancuso, Partner, Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson Philip Triggs, AML and Sanctions Policy Manager, UK Retail and Business Banking Compliance, Barclays

New FCPA Compliance Guidance
DOJ Issues Long-Awaited Guidance Clarifying Agency Enforcement Policies and Approaches
December 13, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide corporate and international law counsel with an examination and review of the new DOJ and SEC guidance for FCPA compliance and outline strategies for adjusting compliance policies and procedures. Read More

Speakers:  John E. Davis, Member, Miller & Chevalier Kathryn Cameron Atkinson, Member, Miller & Chevalier

Chinese Anti-Corruption Law Amendment and the FCPA: One Year Later
Best Practices for Responding to a Chinese Government Commercial Bribery Investigation
August 16, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to companies doing business in China to prepare for and respond to Chinese government investigations. The panel will examine the Chinese anti-corruption amendment, its interplay with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and how the law is being... Read More

Speakers:  Amy L. Sommers, Partner, K&L Gates John Auerbach, Greater China Practice Leader, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, Ernst & Young (China) Advisory Limited Susan M. Ringler, Deputy General Counsel, Xylem

Investigations Under the FCPA and Other Anti-Corruption Laws: Navigating Multi-Jurisdictio...
Understanding Scope of Risk, Evaluating Cooperation With the Government, and Maintaining a...
July 10, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel for companies doing business internationally to understand and address the obstacles involved when responding to multi-jurisdiction investigations, including evaluating whether and when to cooperate with the government and mounting an effective defense if wrongd... Read More

Speakers:  James G. Tillen, Member, Miller & Chevalier Timothy L. Dickinson, Partner, Paul Hastings Aurelien Hamelle, Partner, Metzner Associes

FCPA and Anti-Corruption Enforcement on the Rise
Leveraging Guidance from Recent DOJ and SEC Enforcement Actions and UK Prosecutions
May 16, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for companies doing business outside the U.S. on FCPA enforcement activity, review lessons that can be gleaned from DOJ and SEC enforcement actions, and discuss fraud enforcement in the U.K. Read More

Speakers:  Edward J. Fishman, Partner, K&L Gates Matthew J. Feeley, Shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Elizabeth Robertson, Partner, K&L Gates

FCPA Compliance: Auditing and Monitoring Third Parties
Minimizing Liability Risks When Using Sales Agents, Distributors and Other Intermediaries
November 16, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to companies doing business internationally to establish and carry out auditing and monitoring of foreign agents and intermediaries to minimize the risks of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations due to third-party misconduct. Read More

Speakers:  Edward J. Fishman, Partner, K&L Gates Joseph A. Spinelli, Managing Director, Global Investigations and Compliance, Navigant Consulting George D. Martin, Partner, Faegre & Benson

Foreign Ownership, Control or Influence and Government Contractor Security Clearance
Mitigating FOCI and Meeting Requirements for National Interest Determinations
September 14, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for companies seeking facility security clearance and making a determination of foreign ownership, control or influence (FOCI). The panel will examine key FOCI issues and FOCI mitigation mechanisms. Read More

Speakers:  Farhad Jalinous, Partner, Kaye Scholer G. Christopher Griner, Special Counsel, Kaye Scholer Stephen F. Lewis, Deputy Director, Industrial Security Policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Intelligence), Security Directorate, U.S. Dept. of Defense

New Chinese Anti-Corruption Law Amendment and the FCPA
Best Practices for Responding to a Chinese Government Commercial Bribery Investigation
August 25, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to companies doing business in China to prepare for and respond to Chinese government investigations. The panel will examine the recently passed Chinese anti-corruption amendment and its interplay with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Read More

Speakers:  Amy L. Sommers, Partner, K&L Gates John Auerbach, Greater China Practice Leader, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, Ernst & Young (China) Advisory Limited

New SEC Whistleblowing Rules: Impact on FCPA Compliance
Enhancing Internal Reporting Procedures and Meeting New Investigation and Disclosure Chall...
August 4, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel for companies doing business outside the U.S. with guidance on the new SEC whistleblower rules and the impact of the rules on FCPA investigations and disclosures. The panel will offer best practices for FCPA compliance policies and procedures in light of the new... Read More

Speakers:  Edward J. Fishman, Partner, K&L Gates Matt T. Morley, Partner, K&L Gates Amy L. Sommers, Partner, K&L Gates

Third-Party Corruption Risks When Doing Business in China
Navigating China and U.S. Anti-Corruption Laws When Using Foreign Agents, Distributors and...
June 16, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel for companies conducting business in China to minimize the risks of violations due to third-party misconduct under the FCPA and Chinese anti-corruption laws. The panel will outline steps to ensure proper due diligence with foreign agents and intermediaries. Read More

Speakers:  Kathryn Cameron Atkinson, Member, Miller & Chevalier Susan M. Ringler, Senior Counsel for International Compliance, ITT Edward J. Fishman, Partner, K&L Gates

Global Outsourcing: Structuring the Long-Term Contract
Strategies to Maintain Leverage, Allocate Risk and Manage the Service Provider Relationshi...
April 21, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to companies operating nationally and internationally to structure effective outsourcing agreements that ensure adequate flexibility and control, provide the means to manage future change, and allocate liability and risk. Read More

Speakers:  Daniel A. Masur, Partner, Mayer Brown Paul J. N. Roy, Partner, Mayer Brown

CFIUS Regulations for Foreign Investment in the U.S.
Strategies for Meeting FINSA Requirements and Lessons Learned from Recent Transactions
March 15, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to U.S. businesses accepting foreign investments, explain lessons learned under the new CFIUS regulations, and discuss best practices for companies to comply with the regulations implementing the Foreign Investment and National Security Act. Read More

Speakers:  Farhad Jalinous, Partner, Kaye Scholer Edward L. Rubinoff, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Nova J. Daly, Public Policy Consultant, Wiley Rein

New UK Bribery Law: Are You Ready?
Meeting the Requirements and Minimizing Corruption Risks Amid Heightened Scrutiny
February 10, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar prepare counsel for companies doing business in the United Kingdom to meet the demands of the new UK Bribery Act. The panel will outline effective compliance programs to minimize anti-corruption risks under both the new UK law and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Read More

Speakers:  Monty Raphael, Special Counsel, Peters & Peters David S. Lorello, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson James Barratt, Counsel, O'Melveny & Myers

FCPA and UK Bribery Act Risk Assessments
Strategies to Identify and Mitigate Corruption Risk and Ensure Compliance
January 6, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for companies doing business outside the U.S. on planning and executing risk assessments to ensure effective compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the new UK Bribery Act. Read More

Speakers:  Edward J. Fishman, Partner, K&L Gates John F. Wood, Partner, Hughes Hubbard & Reed Sam Eastwood, Partner, Norton Rose

FCPA Exceptions and Affirmative Defenses
Complying With the Requirements for Gifts, Hospitality and Facilitation Payments
December 21, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for U.S. companies conducting business internationally on navigating the facilitation-payment exception and affirmative defenses under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in order to avoid violations and penalties. Read More

Speakers:  Jay Holtmeier, Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr James T. Parkinson, Partner, BuckleySandler Kelli C. McTaggart, Vice President, Associate General Counsel & Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Time Warner

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in Africa
Compliance Strategies Given the Sub-Saharan Region's Unique Cultural and Governmental Intr...
October 7, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to companies doing business in Sub-Saharan Africa to develop, implement and monitor an effective FCPA compliance program. The panel will review recent enforcement focused on Sub-Saharan African operations and the FCPA challenges for doing business in the region... Read More

Speakers:  Thomas R. L. Best, Attorney, Steptoe & Johnson Herbert A. Igbanugo, Shareholder, Igbanugo Partners Int'l Law Firm Obiamaka P. Madubuko, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

UK Anti-Bribery Act: Meeting the Tough New Requirements
Minimizing Corruption Risks Under Both the FCPA and UK Law
June 9, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to companies doing business in the United Kingdom to meet the demands of the new Anti-Bribery Act. The panel will outline effective compliance programs to minimize anti-corruption risks under both the new UK law and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Read More

Speakers:  Monty Raphael, Special Counsel, Peters & Peters Tom Sprange, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson Greta Lichtenbaum, Partner, O'Melveny & Myers

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in Brazil
Implementing FCPA Compliance Programs and Mitigating Risk
February 4, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will discuss recent FCPA enforcement focused on business activity in Brazil, discuss the particular FCPA challenges of conducting business there, and offer strategies for FCPA compliance in Brazil. Read More

Speakers:  Helen Harris, Partner, Day Pitney Kimberly A. Parker, Partner, WilmerHale Edward J. Fishman, Partner, K&L Gates

Customs Valuation and Transfer Pricing
Reconciling the Conflicting Customs Valuation Requirements in Related-Party Transactions
January 7, 2010 CLE, CPE Download

This CLE webinar will discuss how customs and IRS related-party pricing rules compare and contrast, how compensating adjustments impact customs value, how advance pricing agreements (APA) and transfer pricing studies affect the customs reasonable care requirement, and how to manage customs related-p... Read More

Speakers:  Luis A. Abad, Senior Manager, National Tax, Trade and Customs Services, KPMG Lars-Erik A. Hjelm, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Export Control Compliance: Technology Transfers and Deemed Exports
Crafting a Comprehensive Compliance Program to Mitigate Penalties for Inadvertent Violatio...
December 3, 2009 CLE Download

This CLE seminar will discuss export regulations and enforcement for transfer of technology and technical data and the steps companies and counsel should take to minimize risk and remain compliant with export regulations. Read More

Speakers:  Giovanna M. Cinelli, Partner, Patton Boggs Greta Lichtenbaum, Partner, O'Melveny & Myers

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Compliance: Strategies for an Effective Global Program
Responding to Increased SEC and DOJ Enforcement
November 12, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will review critical elements of FCPA compliance programs, discuss third party policies and procedures, red flags and strategies for developing and implementing an effective program. Read More

Speakers:  Kimberly A. Parker, Partner, WilmerHale Greta Lichtenbaum, Partner, O'Melveny & Myers Stephen G. Huggard, Partner, Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge

Foreign Asset Control Compliance in Domestic and International Transactions
Avoiding Penalties in the New Enforcement Environment
October 6, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will offer guidance to legal advisers in understanding the government's requirements for foreign asset control compliance, in navigating the current enforcement environment, and in developing best practices for ensuring compliance with OFAC regulations. Read More

Speakers:  Erin L. Crockett, Director, Corporate Global Trade Compliance, Dresser Judith A. Lee, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Edward L. Rubinoff, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Investigations and Privacy Protection
Safeguarding Data and Avoiding Violations of U.S. and International Privacy Laws
August 11, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will discuss data privacy protection issues in the context of FCPA investigations and offer steps to comply with international privacy laws. Read More

Speakers:  James T. Parkinson, Partner, Mayer Brown Joseph R. Baker, Mayer Brown Daniel L. Regard, Managing Director, iDiscovery Solutions

OFAC's New Economic Sanctions Enforcement Guidelines
Compliance Strategies to Withstand Tougher Foreign Asset Control Oversight
June 11, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will discuss OFAC's new framework for enforcement of economic sanctions, self-disclosure of possible violations and compliance programs in light of the new enforcement guidelines. Read More

Speakers:  Edward L. Rubinoff, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Ronald I. Meltzer, Partner, WilmerHale Greta Lichtenbaum, Partner, O'Melveny & Myers

Foreign Third-Party Violations of U.S. Laws in International Transactions
Minimizing Exposure When Doing Business With Foreign Third Parties
May 14, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will examine steps that a business and its counsel can take to protect itself from liability exposure for conduct by foreign third parties in its supply chain. Read More

Speakers:  Ronald I. Meltzer, Partner, WilmerHale Richard L. Matheny, III, Partner, Goodwin Procter James D. Slear, Of Counsel, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Export Declaration Regulations: New Penalty Guidelines
Ensuring Compliance to Mitigate Penalties in Export Transactions
April 7, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will explore the types of violations that commonly arise in Federal Trade Regulation export declarations requirements, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's new mitigation regulations, and best practices for businesses to comply with the requirements and avoid or minimize penalty lia... Read More

Speakers:  Ronald I. Meltzer, Partner, WilmerHale Lars-Erik A. Hjelm, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Gregory S. McCue, Of Counsel, Steptoe & Johnson

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in Russia
Compliance Strategies Given Russia’s Unique Cultural and Governmental Intricacies
July 16, 2008 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Randy Bregman, Partner, Salans Thomas K. Sprange, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson Kyle A. Wombolt, Partner, Goodwin Procter

Real Estate Investment Under China's New Land Use Laws
Mitigating Complex Legal Risks, Seizing New Opportunities
January 8, 2008 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Steven Dickinson, Partner, Harris Moure Anna Han, Senior Counsel, White & Case Amy L. Sommers, National Partner, Squire Sanders & Dempsey

E-Discovery and Document Retention of Information Located in the EU
Balancing the Competing Demands of E-Discovery Rules and EU Privacy Laws
November 29, 2007 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Melissa L. Klipp, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath Jeffrey Fowler, Counsel, O’Melveny & Myers Edwin M. Larkin, Partner, Winston & Strawn

Privacy Law Compliance in Cross-Border Business
Meeting the Legal Requirements for Cross-Border Exchange of Data
March 27, 2007 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Don Gaffney, Partner, Snell & Wilmer Jon-David Giacomelli, Partner, Poss & McBride Karen Retzer, Of Counsel, Morrison Foerster