Global Investigations in Today’s Evolving Regulatory Environment

Venue

This is a virtual event, accessible on-line and over phone. Access instructions will be provided after registration.

Description

This program offered as a part of the Bloomberg Law Big Law Business Webinar Series.

This is a complimentary program sponsored by Navigant. 

On May 23, Bloomberg Law will convene its Leadership Forum, the premier event for legal industry leaders to come together and understand how global economic and regulatory changes impact their business.  A key piece of this unique conversation is understanding the top global regulatory issues impacting counsel today and how to manage these changing regulations effectively and efficiently.

Join us for this 60-minute conversation that will take a deeper dive into the insights surrounding the global regulatory environment and compliance issues discussed at the Bloomberg Law Leadership Forum, including the changing nature of global investigations, top economic and regulatory changes, and strategies for managing compliance today.

Educational Objectives:
• The top global economic and regulatory changes impacting counsel today;
• How these changes have changed the management of global investigations;
• Strategies for ensuring compliance in an ever-changing global regulatory landscape.

Who would benefit most from attending this program?
Attorney/Counsel, General Counsel, Managing Partner, Of Counsel, Partner, Practice Group Leader

Presenters

Katherine Choo
  • Chief Investigative & Anti-Corruption Counsel
  • GE

Katy Choo is Chief Investigative & Anti-Corruption Counsel at GE, specializing in government and internal investigations in complex criminal and regulatory matters, compliance initiatives of the Company, and preventive law. Ms. Choo also is a member of GE’s Policy Compliance Review Board (PCRB), which oversees the Company’s strategic imperatives with respect to compliance.

Ms. Choo has primary responsibility for counseling GE’s businesses with respect to anti-corruption efforts globally relating to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other anti-bribery laws and serves as primary compliance counsel to GE’s mergers and acquisitions transactions team. Ms. Choo has been the recipient of numerous awards at GE, including GE’s Chairman’s Award, the Company’s highest form of recognition. Ms. Choo joined GE in 2003 after serving as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York, where she was Chief of the General Crimes Unit and a Deputy Chief in the Criminal Division. As a federal prosecutor, she specialized in prosecutions of white-collar offenses and twice was a recipient of the U.S. Department of Justice Director’s Award for Superior Performance and a recipient of the Federal Law Enforcement Officer Association’s Group Achievement Award. During her tenure in government, Ms. Choo tried numerous federal criminal trials to verdict and argued numerous appeals in the Second Circuit. Prior to her work as a federal prosecutor, she worked as an associate specializing in complex civil litigation at the law firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell.

Ms. Choo is a graduate of Wellesley College (Durant Scholar, Phi Beta Kappa) and Columbia School of Law (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar). 

Matthew Herrington
  • Partner
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP

For twenty five years Matt has partnered with clients, colleagues and stakeholders to address, resolve and develop systems to avoid complex cross-border legal challenges. The borders at issue may be national, cultural, or institutional. The approach is the same – Matt structures and empowers diverse, multi-disciplinary teams to achieve extraordinary results and satisfy the most demanding clients.  
Institutional and individual clients from a broad range of sectors choose to work with Matt. These include the world’s largest and most respected banking, defense, extractive, pharmaceutical, and professional service firms. Matt also provides board-level pro bono support to leading civil society organizations and is part of the federal death penalty defense project. High-profile individuals work with Matt to achieve low- to no-profile resolutions.

Matt has tried cases in state and federal court and both conducted (while in government service with the U.S. Senate) and defended congressional investigations and hearings. In addition to state and federal courts, Matt represents clients before the US Department of Justice, US and foreign financial regulators, both houses of Congress, various Inspector Generals, the Internal Revenue Service, and professional regulatory organizations. He has recently represented witnesses in the Office of Special Counsel investigation and once tried a case in the Princely Court of First Instance in Vaduz, Liechtenstein.

A recognized authority in FCPA enforcement and ABC compliance systems, also focuses on banking and securities regulation, sovereign debt issues, tax, government contracting and both legal and accounting professional responsibility issues.

Matt regularly speaks and writes on anti-corruption and legal ethics issues. Active in the D.C. Bar and the Board on Professional Responsibility, he recently chaired a contested reinstatement hearing. An extensive Report and Recommendation was produced and a District of Columbia Court of Appeals panel unanimously adopted the result.

Tanjima Islam
  • Manager
  • Custom Content, Bloomberg BNA

Tanjima Islam manages custom content at Bloomberg BNA, where she works with a variety of clients to develop timely and relevant content for webinars and in person conferences. Prior to joining Bloomberg BNA, Tanjima litigated civil matters in Washington, D.C. Tanjima earned her J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law and her B.A. from Bryn Mawr College, and she is licensed to practice in the District of Columbia.

Continuing Education

Credits:
1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE
Practice Areas:
Legal
Prerequisite:
A basic understanding of regulatory issues.
Level:
Intermediate
Production Date:
05/31/2018