IFBEC 2017 Conference

8th Annual IFBEC Conference Agenda

George Washington University School of Law

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

8:15am

Bus Departs from Marriott Key Bridge

8:30am to 9:30 am

Registration, Coffee and Continental Breakfast, GW Lerner Hall, First Floor Kelly Lounge

9:00am to 9:15am

Opening Comments IFBEC Panel (including welcome from IFBEC Chairman, Timothy F. Schultz, VP Office of Ethics ; Business Conduct, Raytheon Company)

9:15am to 9:45am

Jessica Tillipman, The George Washington University Law School

9:45am to 10:45am

Combating Corruption in 2017  Seeking Certainty in Uncertain Times

  • Sope Williams-Elegbe, Associate Professor and Research Fellow, Stellenbosch University
  • Thomas Firestone, Baker McKenzie
  • Alexandra Wrage, TRACE
  • Kathleen Harris, Arnold & Porter
  • Kaye Scholer (UK) [invited]

10:45am to 11:15am

Break, Refreshments and Networking, GW Law Kelly Lounge

11:15am to 12:15pm

Human Trafficking Developments in Defense Procurement

  • Amol Mehra, ICAR
  • Martina Vandenberg, Human Trafficking Pro Bono Legal Center
  • Shawn MacDonald – CEO, Verité
  • Brian Iselin, slavefreetrade

12:30 to 1:30pm

Lunch

  • GW Law Great Room

1:45pm to 2:45pm

Mitigating Corruption Risks of Offsets Moderator: Steven L. Schooner, The George Washington University Law School

  • Martin Trybus, U of Birmingham
  • Gunilla Stjernevi, European Space Agency (Invited)
  • Daniel Schoeni, Judge Advocate, US Air Force

2:45pm to 3:45pm

International Developments in Whistleblowing Laws

  • Moderator: Chris Yukins, The George Washington University Law School
  • Stephen Zimmermann, Director of Operations for the World Bank
  • Anna Myers, Whistleblowing International Network [Invited]
  • Bob Matheson, Public Concern at Work
  • Rohan Schaap, EBRD (Invited)

3:45pm to 4:00pm

Break, Refreshments and Networking, GW Law Kelly Lounge

4:00pm to 5:00pm

The Panama Papers One Year Later ; Developing Beneficial Ownership Laws

  • Frank Vogl, Co-founder Transparency Intl and the Partnership for Transparency Fund
  • Heather Lowe, Global Financial Integrity [Invited]
  • Gary Kalman, Financial Accountability ; Corporate Transparency Coalition
  • Corinna Gilfillan, Global Witness

5:30pm

Bus departs from George Washington Law School, Lerner Hall

6:30pm to 10:00pm

Evening Reception -Canadian Embassy –

  • Peter MacKay (Speaker)

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

 

8:15am

Bus Departs from Marriott Key Bridge

8:30am to 9:00am

Continental Breakfast, Entrance Atrium

9:00am to 9:45am

NATO Building Integrity Program IFBEC Panel/Susan Pond

9:45am to 10:15am

Break, Refreshments and Networking, GW Law Kelly Lounge

10:15am to 11:15am

Transparency International Andrew Watson

11:15am to 11:45am

Update on Sapin II law and B-20 TBD

11:45am to 12:30pm

Keynote: Compliance under the new ISO 37001 standard Pierrick LeGore, General Counsel – Alston

12:30pm to 12:45pm

Break, Refreshments and Networking, GW Law Kelly Lounge

12:45pm to 1:45pm

Lunch at GW Law Great Room

1:45pm to 2:15pm

TBD

2:15pm to 2:45pm

Experience with Model Supplier Code of Conduct TBD

2:45pm

Conference Wrap up and Close IFBEC Chairman

Presentation Slides

in PPT and PDF

Links to Files for Download Below

2017 Annual Conference Documents, Slides, and Images | Washington DC

Global Witness

CHANCING IT: How Secret Company Ownership is a Risk to Investors

(Global Witness)

HIDDEN MENACE: How Secret Company Owners are Putting Troops At Risk and Harming American Taxpayers

(Global Witness)

Whistleblowing

White Paper on the Law of Whistleblowing

Kathleen Clark

Shruti J. Shah

Bills in Congress

Panama Papers

Human Trafficking

Modern Day Slaves are Suing the Traffickers

Victims of Complacency:

The Ongoing Trafficking and Abuse...by USG Contractors

Fighting Impunity Funding Justice

(The Freedom Fund)

US Department of Justice

Armor Group N. America plus Pay $7.5 M to Resolve False Allegations

US Dept. of Justice