Managing Compliance Across Borders Program

This intensive and interactive executive-level program is aimed at compliance, risk and audit management counsel and executives from firms and corporations around the world, whether they work in companies, regulatory authorities, or professional firms. Those who manage compliance professionals (e.g. business managers, board members) may also benefit from this program.

June 26 - 28, 2019

In Collaboration with University of St. Gallen, Switzerland - Experts in Cross-Border Compliance

The University of Miami School of Law designed and offered this program in collaboration with the University of St. Gallen Executive School of Management, Technology and Law.

St. Gallen is world-renowned for its certification programs for individuals and companies in the area of compliance and working with Miami Law we bring you a program covering cross-border compliance approaches and key issues in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Latin America.

Keynote Speaker (Friday) - Thomas Fox

Thomas Fox practiced law in Houston for 30 years and is now an Independent Consultant, assisting companies with anti-corruption and anti-bribery compliance. He is the author of the award winning FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog and the international best-selling book “Lessons Learned on Compliance and Ethics”. His second book, “Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act” was released in April, 2013. His latest work is an eBook entitled, “GSK in China: A Game Changer for Compliance”. He writes and lectures across the globe on anti-corruption and anti-bribery compliance programs and is the founder of the Compliance Podcast Network.

Keynote Speaker (Thursday) - Mark Snyderman

Mark Snyderman is an independent ethics & compliance consultant and adjust professor at Emory University Law School. He recently retired as Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer and Assistant General Counsel at Laureate Education, Inc., which operates an international network of institutions of higher education. Prior to Laureate, Mark was Senior Knowledge Leader at LRN, providing ethics and compliance advisory services to numerous corporate partners. Mark also has served as Senior Advisor to the 10th Principle (Anti-Corruption) to the United National Global Compact. For many years, Mark worked for The Coca-Cola Company in numerous roles, including Chief Employment Counsel and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer. In the latter position, Mark helped establish the ethics and compliance and anti-corruption programs at the company.

Schedule Information

This program was designed to facilitate valuable networking opportunities. In addition to the lunches and breaks, there was a Welcome Cocktail Reception and a separate Off-site Dinner. 

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  • Wednesday, June 26, 2019

    9:30-10:00am - Check-in (Coffee/Tea/Breakfast)

    10:00-10:15am - Welcome (Patricia D. White, Dean & Professor of Law, Miami Law)

    10:15-11:00am - Approaches to Compliance: The Larger Picture (Gabe-Shawn Varges, University of St. Gallen (Switzerland)

    11:00-12:00pm – Managing Compliance: Emerging European and International Expectations w/ Brexit Impact (Moderator: Gabe-Shawn Varges, University of St. Gallen; Panelists: Martim Della Valle, Founder, Zenith Source; Maria Hernandez, Partner Head of Compliance, Eversheds, Madrid, Spain)

    12:00-1:00pm - Lunch

    1:15-2:45pm - Managing Compliance: The U.S. Context (Moderator: Marcia Narine Weldon, Miami Law; Panelists: Jack Giraudo, Vice President and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Olin; Louis Lisowski, Compliance & Privacy Counsel, TracFone Wireless; Charles V. Senatore, Head of Risk Oversight, Devonshire Investors, Fidelity Investments; Monica Thurman, Legal, Compliance In-House Executive)

    Networking Break

    3:15-5:00pm - Managing Compliance: The Latin American Context (Moderator: Hernan Pantaleon, Miami Law; Panelists: Jose Acosta, President, Latin American Operations and Public Affairs, UPS; Laura Paredes, Director/Compliance Officer for the Americas, Ingram Micro; Fatima Wolff, General Counsel & Compliance, Latin America, Boston Scientific Corp.)

    5:00-6:00pm - Networking/Welcome Reception (on-site)

  • Thursday, June 27, 2019

    8:00-8:30am - Coffee/Tea/Breakfast

    8:30-10:00am - Interactive Case Study 1: “The New Compliance Officer” (Moderator: Gabe-Shawn Varges, University of St. Gallen)

    Networking Break

    10:15am-12:00pm - Managing Compliance in Sports and Entertainment (Moderator: Jose Sariego, Partner, Bilzin Sumberg; Panelists: Aleksandra Cuprys, SVP & Associate General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, Univision Communications Inc; Lisa Stewart Hughes, Chief Compliance Officer, Endeavor; Marc A. Weinroth, Associate, Jones Day)

    12:00-1:00pm - Lunch (Keynote Address: Mark Snyderman; Ethics & Compliance Consultant, Adjunct Professor, Emory University Law School)

    1:15-2:45pm - Managing Compliance: The Regulatory/Investigative Context (Moderator: Sergio Alvarez-Mena, Partner, Jones Day; Panelists: Eric Bustillo, Miami Regional Director, SEC; Fabio Coimbra, Corporate Governance Expert Group for Supervision, Central Bank of Brazil; Michael Farrell, EEOC Miami District Director; Michael Nadler, Assistant United States Attorney, United States Attorney's Office; Jennifer D. Newton, Director Consumer of Financial Services Compliance, Kaufman Rossin; Adrienne Rosen, Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District of Florida)

    Networking Break

    3:15-5:00pm - Corruption and Bribery: Cross-Border Comparisons (Moderator: Rafael R. Ribeiro, Partner, Hogan Lovells LLP, ; Panelists: Ana-Paola (A.P.) Capaldo-Aoun, Ethics & Compliance Officer, Tech Data; Marcos Daniel Jimenez, Managing Partner, MDJ Legal; Fernando Tamayo, Partner, Coffey Burlington)

    6:30pm – Off-Site Cocktails/Dinner

  • Friday, June 28, 2019

    8:00-8:30am - Coffee/Tea/Breakfast

    8:30-10:00am - Data Protection and Privacy Compliance: Cross-Border Comparisons (Moderator: Julia T. Marina, Risk Advisory Services, Kaufman Rossin; Panelists: Regine Bonneau, CEO/Founder, Security and Third Party Risk Practitioner; Mike Capote, Chief Information Officer, MDO Partners; Lyndon Marquez, Senior Counsel, Privacy and Compliance & Ethics, Hilton Grand Vacations; Luis Salazar, Partner, Salazar Law LLP)

    Networking Break

    10:15-11:45am - Data Analytics and Its Value (Moderator: Blanca A. Malagon, Associate VP and Chief Audit and Compliance Officer, University of Miami; Panelists: Sebastian Ahrens, Director, PwC; David Bundi, Head of RegTech and Senior Manager at PwC Legal, Switzerland; Christian Perez Font, Managing Partner, Thinkeen Legal; Tanja Gromadzki, Ethics & Compliance Analyst, Tech Data)

    11:45am-1:00pm - Lunch (Keynote Address: Tom Fox, FCPA Compliance & Ethics Report Podcast)

    1:00-2:15pm - Money Laundering and Sanctions Compliance: Latest Developments (Moderator: Marcia Narine Weldon, Miami Law; Panelists: Michael Carter, Senior Director, Alvarez & Marsal, Disputes & Investigations LLC; Josue Garcia, Senior Manager of Ethics & Corporate Compliance, Global Legal, Carnival Corporation; Jason I. Poblete, Partner, PobleteTamargo LLP; Peter A. Quinter, Chair, Customs and International Trade Law Group, GrayRobinson, P.A.)

    Networking Break

    2:30-3:30pm - GC Perspective on the Future of Global Compliance (Moderator: Richard Montes de Oca, Managing Partner, MDO Partners; Panelists: Joshua A. Boxer, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, IntegraConnect; Robert D. Fatovic, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Corporate Secretary, Ryder System, Inc.; Roy Gonzalez, General Counsel - LAC, Mastercard Worldwide)

    3:30-3:45pm - Lessons and Take-Aways from the Program

    3:45pm - Program Concludes


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    CLE & Certification Information

    CLE Credits: 21.5 General, 12.5 Ethics, 3.5 Technology, 2.5 Professionalism approved by the Florida Bar

    Certification Credits: 21.5 Business Litigation, 21.5 Intellectual Property Law, 21.5 International Law, 21.5 International Litigation & Arbitration, 5.5 Labor & Employment Law


    Program Fee: $2,500 $1,750 (use promo code MCAB2019 for discount). A non-profit discount was also available.
    Note: this fee included program materials, breakfasts, lunches, the Welcome Reception and Off-site Dinner during the program