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Practical Insights for Turbulent Times

MAY 5, 2021 | ONLINE

Compliance and risk professionals are faced with a challenging and rapidly shifting set of crosscurrents, from technological innovation to fluid geopolitics and societal changes that influence the workplace. The Risk & Compliance Forum will present the latest thinking on major trends affecting professionals and how they can adapt their strategies and tactics.

Register By 4/30/21 and Take $25 Off Your Ticket

Reasons to Attend

  1. Learn from corporate thought leaders about how they’re navigating a turbulent business environment.

  2. Hear from compliance chiefs at major companies about how their role is changing.

  3. Gain insights on how to respond to new laws and regulations, including on cybersecurity, privacy and money laundering.

  4. Gather practical ideas from in-depth case studies of compliance innovation.

  5. Meet with peers to share experiences and discuss solutions that work.

 SPEAKERS

Erik Baptist
Erik Baptist
Partner
Wiley
Carson Block
Carson Block
Chief Investment Officer
Muddy Waters Capital
Lynn Haaland
Lynn Haaland
Deputy General Counsel, Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer
Zoom
Greg Keating
Greg Keating
Member
Epstein Becker Green
Kelly Mahon Tullier
Kelly Mahon Tullier
EVP and Chief Legal and Administrative Officer
Visa
Dana Rao
Dana Rao
EVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Adobe
Jim Richards
Jim Richards
Founder and Principal
RegTech Consulting
Natalia Shehadeh
Natalia Shehadeh
SVP and Chief Integrity Officer
ABB
Liisa Thomas
Liisa Thomas
Partner
Sheppard Mullin
Jonice Gray Tucker
Jonice Gray Tucker
Founding Partner
Buckley LLP
Andy Villareal
Andy Villareal
CCO
MoneyGram
Eric Young
Eric Young
Founder and CEO
Young Enterprises LLC
CCO
BNP Paribas America (2015-2020)

 Sponsor Participant

Vasu Jakkal
Vasu Jakkal
Corporate Vice President, Security, Compliance and Identity Marketing
Microsoft

 NEWSROOM HOSTS

Nicholas Elliott
Nicholas Elliott
Head of Professional Products, Innovation & Strategy
The Wall Street Journal
Jack Hagel
Jack Hagel
Editor, Risk & Compliance Journal
The Wall Street Journal
Kim Nash
Kim Nash
Deputy Editor, WSJ Pro Cybersecurity
The Wall Street Journal
Mengqi Sun
Mengqi Sun
Reporter, Risk and Compliance Journal
The Wall Street Journal
Dylan Tokar
Dylan Tokar
Reporter, Risk & Compliance Journal
The Wall Street Journal
Stephen Wisnefski
Stephen Wisnefski
Editor, Professional News
The Wall Street Journal
MAY 5, 2021 | ONLINE

Agenda

May 5, 2021

10:45am-10:50am
Opening Remarks
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Head of Professional Products, Innovation & Strategy
The Wall Street Journal
10:50am-11:20am
The Expanding Role of Compliance
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Some chief compliance officers see themselves as guardians of the company’s reputation with a broad remit, while others are resistant to widening their role. What is the right role for compliance in an era of managing through the pandemic, social protests and companies “taking a stand?”

Deputy General Counsel, Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer
Zoom
SVP and Chief Integrity Officer
ABB
Interviewer:
Editor, Risk & Compliance Journal
The Wall Street Journal
11:20am-11:40am
How to Spot Wrongdoing
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A prominent short seller discusses the signs of bad practice and what we can learn from recent cases of corporate fraud and malpractice.

Chief Investment Officer
Muddy Waters Capital
Interviewer:
Editor, Professional News
The Wall Street Journal
11:40am- 12:10pm
New Rules for Corporate Transparency
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In 2020 the U.S. introduced the biggest changes in anti-money laundering legislation in many years, requiring ownership disclosures by private companies. How might the rules be implemented and how does compliance need to adapt to this increased transparency? 

Founder and Principal
RegTech Consulting
CCO
MoneyGram
Interviewer:
Reporter, Risk & Compliance Journal
The Wall Street Journal
12:10pm-12:25pm
The Outlook for Regtech
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Regulatory technology, or “regtech,” is attracting billions of dollars in investment. It has the promise of transforming compliance but can also be hard to understand and validate. This presentation and interview will examine the drivers of growth and areas of greatest potential.

12:30pm - 1:00pm
Breakout Session: Maintaining Workplace Culture
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With the pandemic forcing a shift to remote and hybrid working arrangements, what have we learned about maintaining a culture of compliance?

Founder and CEO
Young Enterprises LLC
Interviewer:
Editor, Risk & Compliance Journal
The Wall Street Journal
 
Breakout Session: Sanctions Under the Biden Administration
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Sanctions could play a key role in the Biden administration’s foreign policy efforts, even if the pace of new sanctions becomes less frenetic. What should you expect?

Interviewer:
Reporter, Risk and Compliance Journal
The Wall Street Journal
 
Breakout Session: Where Privacy and Compliance Meet
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Privacy and compliance are converging but how can companies best organize to tackle increasingly important issues?

Interviewer:
Deputy Editor, WSJ Pro Cybersecurity
The Wall Street Journal
 
Breakout Session: Keeping Up with ESG Reporting
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Both investors and regulators are demanding more information on environmental, social and governance practices. What are the best practices?

News Editor, CFO Journal
The Wall Street Journal
 
Sponsor Breakout Session: Manifesting Trust Throughout the Organization - Not Just for Trust’s Sake
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The relevance, importance, and impact of trust ripples from the boardroom to employees, shareholders, regulators, consumers, and ecosystem partners. The pressures that emerged from the global pandemic exposed the need to better understand what the concept of trust really means for an organization, its brand, its workforce and its ecosystem. What are the repercussions of trust being left unmanaged and, conversely, what are the positive effects of trust being thought of proactively?

 

Michael Bondar | Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Sabina Jausovec Salinas | Senior Director, Global Privacy Compliance Lead, Walmart

 

In conversation with:

Don Fancher | Risk and Financial Advisory principal, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP

 

This is a sponsored session. The Wall Street Journal newsroom was not involved in the production of this session.

 
Sponsor Breakout Session: Safeguarding the Privacy and Security of Your Most Valuable Assets
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Data is your most valuable asset. Are you prioritizing comprehensive data privacy and security to create enduring business value?

 

Vasu Jakkal | Corporate Vice President, Security, Compliance and Identity Marketing, Microsoft

John A. Ritchie| Director and Chief Privacy Officer, Cerner

 

In conversation with:

Niranjan Thomas | Chief Product and Technology Officer, Professional Information, Dow Jones

 

This is a sponsored session. The Wall Street Journal newsroom was not involved in the production of this session.  

 
Sponsor Breakout Session: Deep Dive on Global Trade and Export Control Compliance
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Recent export control changes, including expanded license requirements for exports, re-exports, and transfers of items intended for military end use or military users, will require increased due diligence on the part of many companies based in the U.S. and around the globe. Join a discussion on this and other key export control issues and hear practical steps to stay compliant while keeping your global trade flows moving.

 

Anne Marie Lacourse | Senior Market Specialist, Global Trade, Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones

 

This is a sponsored session. The Wall Street Journal newsroom was not involved in the production of this session.

1:05pm - 1:50pm
Lunch Break & Networking Rooms
1:55pm-2:30pm
Compliance Under Biden
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The new administration of President Biden has indicated there could be marked changes in laws, regulation and enforcement related to banking, data privacy, labor rights and the environment. Specialist lawyers will each present their top forecasts for policy changes.

Partner
Wiley
Member
Epstein Becker Green
Partner
Sheppard Mullin
Founding Partner
Buckley LLP
Interviewer:
Head of Professional Products, Innovation & Strategy
The Wall Street Journal
2:30pm-2:45pm
Linking Sustainability and Compliance
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For companies, sustainability is increasingly a compliance issue as regulators introduce new reporting requirements. The Wall Street Journal has developed data showing how companies are performing on sustainability. This presentation will provide a look at that data, including the weakest and strongest areas of performance and how the picture varies among industries.

2:45pm-3:05pm
Case Study: Building Compliance into AI Projects
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Artificial intelligence is being used increasingly across the corporate world but harbors many risks. A general counsel explains how his company went about controlling that risk.

EVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Adobe
Head of Professional Products, Innovation & Strategy
The Wall Street Journal
3:05pm-3:35pm
Cybersecurity and Privacy in the New Work Environment
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Tough new privacy rules, and scrambled working arrangements, have elevated cybersecurity and privacy as issues of high concern for compliance officers. This panel, featuring both compliance officers and privacy officers, will explore how to develop the best strategies.

EVP and Chief Legal and Administrative Officer
Visa
Chief Privacy Officer
Uber
Interviewer:
Deputy Editor, WSJ Pro Cybersecurity
The Wall Street Journal
3:35pm-3:40pm
Closing Remarks
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Head of Professional Products, Innovation & Strategy
The Wall Street Journal

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Pricing

Online Ticket

$100

$75
Online Ticket Includes
  • Live streamed headline sessions, exclusive interviews, case studies, live speaker Q&A and polls
  • A seat at one of our breakout sessions
  • Virtual networking areas with your peers
  • Event recording on-demand

Founding Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors

Media Partners

Contact


General

eventsrsvp@wsj.com

Speaking Inquiries

Krista Volgenau
krista.volgenau@dowjones.com