ACES Compliance Summit

May 16-17, 2022 | American University College Washington School of Law, Washington D.C

AGENDA – ALL TIMES ARE IN EASTERN TIME

Ashley Csaki, Program Director, MOMENTUM
During this interactive dialogue, join Government experts as they engage in a lively and educational discussion exploring the latest trends, priorities, legislation and policies impacting compliance in the US and abroad. With insightful perspectives and practical guidance for improving your current practices and procedures, including possible discussion on:
  • The latest SEC, DOJ and FBI enforcement actions- key facts, figures and takeaways  surrounding criminal and civil penalties and resolutions
  • The Biden Administration’s National Security Study Memorandum (NSSM)- identifying  the most relevant and pressing considerations for compliance officers and the private  sector
  • Addressing AML considerations and the proposed regulation for all-cash real- estate  purchases
  • Cross border enforcement and increasing cooperation between U.S. and foreign  agencies- what compliance officers need to know
  • Compliance must haves- why due diligence questionnaires and compliance certificates  just won’t cut it anymore

A Practical Scenario Exercise


Roll up your sleeves and prepare to issue spot and troubleshoot during this highly interactive and collaborative group exercise.

Initially understood as a corruption violation, learn how Compliance Officer at “Company X”,  upon further examination of existing violations, discover that more systemic problems exist  spanning export control and trade practices within the company. Using live polling and hypothetical fact patterns, presenters will walk attendees through various scenarios that pose risk and uncertainty to even the savviest compliance officer.

Collaborate and exchange best practices with speakers and the audience as you explore the various practices, protocols and procedures your company should have in place to ensure that proper checks and balances are enforced, between, amongst and across departments. Walk away from this session with tips for encouraging communication between legal and compliance departments.
You have just been hired as the first Chief Compliance Officer of Company X, a publicly traded aerospace manufacturer with subsidiaries in France and the UK. During this collaborative session roll up your sleeves and prepare to engage in a lively discussion exploring what an ideal risk assessment would look like, including possible discussion on:
  • Regulatory guidance and expectations
  • Effective information gathering methods
  • Quantifying and documenting risks
  • Using data and analytics to spot non-compliance and reduce corporate liability
  • Assessing emerging and evolving technologies
You have heard it before- compliance officers sharing extraordinary tales of training initiatives, some involving Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality and Hollywood production teams- while your training operations remain antiquated and uninspired.

Intentionally crafted to address a broad range of budgets, listen and learn as leaders on the cutting edge of training innovation share success stories for engaging colleagues in ways that are not only celebrated but most importantly effective in ensuring compliance comprehension across your organization. Including possible discussion on:
  • Gamification
  • Immersive exercises
  • Scenario based training
  • Tracking and reporting training efforts
  • Effectively training the remote/hybrid workforce.
Having robust third party due diligence procedures and policies is essential for avoiding compliance missteps and government scrutiny. However recent challenges surrounding the new remote/hybrid workforce, travel restrictions and budget cuts have made effective due diligence more challenging than ever.

Join presenters as they navigate key risk areas and recent case studies to explore due diligence best practices and solutions for any budget. With possible discussion on:
  • Recent trends and critical risks emerging from the pandemic
  • Identifying global guidelines and recent regulatory expectations
  • Strategically employing personnel, technology and outside partners
  • Successfully advocating for a third party due diligence and risk management budget
  • Understanding how to apportion your budget across high risk third parties
Join compliance experts as they provide insightful and practical guidance for responding to suspected wrongdoing. With possible discussion on:
  • Defining the scope
  • Choosing the team
  • Legal privilege
  • Interviewing individuals
  • Recording or disclosing the investigation
  • Using predictive and behavioral analytics to spot non-compliance and fraud • Emerging technology and the growing role of Artificial Intelligence
  • Satisfying Government compliance expectations with data analytics
Listen and learn as compliance experts discuss the latest developments and emerging policies impacting data, privacy and cyber threats. Including possible discussion on
  • Data lakes v data swamps and the need for effective governance platforms
  • Global regulatory top takeaways- understanding the impact of PIPL, GDPR and  LGPD on your compliance program
  • Best practices for effectively reducing the risks of ransomware attacks
  • Cybersecurity legislation 2022- understanding the bottom line
According to the American Bar Association, only 36% of practicing lawyers are female and only 15% are minorities. With the FACES of ACES award, Momentum is drawing attention to this gap and seeking to recognize the women and minorities who have paved the way in their organization.

This award is intended for torchbearers in compliance who have established themselves as a leader and advocate in their company, or a compliance executive who has championed a project, helped build a community or earned a reputation as a reliable and helpful team member.

Know someone who deserves to be recognized? Please submit all award nominations to AshleyC@momentumevets.com
During this highly engaging presentation, lean in as Government experts, corporate executives and leading advisors provide exclusive insight on the current global sanctions environment while providing practical strategies and solutions for navigating real world roadblocks.

Divided into 2 parts, this campfire session is specially crafted to give attendees the opportunity to listen and learn as well as facilitate discussion. Audience participation will be required.

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM Part 1: Regulatory Update  

Dive deep into the latest OFAC policies and enforcement priorities. Including discussion on new OFAC guidance on ransomware and digital currency, IP blocking and geofencing, as well as an up-to-date overview of emerging developments in key sanctioned regions and best practices for avoiding fines and penalties.

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Part 2: Sanctions in Action- Lessons Learned and Best Practices Shared  

For the remainder of the session, presenters, using action case studies and live polling, will become facilitators, inviting audience comments, insights and questions. Dissect the facts and circumstances that lead to some of the most recent enforcement cases, including discussion on what companies should have done differently, best practices for avoiding missteps, improving compliance operations and staying clear of increasing US sanctions.
Prepare to roll up your sleeves and choose your own adventure as you specially tailor your onsite experience to meet the unique needs of your current compliance program. Designed specifically to tackle anticorruption and global trade compliance related issues, attendees will partake in sessions that relate directly to their responsibilities while leaving impertinent content behind. Formatted for optimal benchmarking, engagement and strategizing opportunities

Interactive Track Session 1 

Track A: Anti-Corruption


A Conversation with the OECD- Navigating the Organization’s Latest Priorities and Recommendation for Further Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions  

On November 26, 2021, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (the “OECD”) updated its anti-bribery recommendation for the first time in more than a decade. Join global anti-corruption experts as they dissect the key issues addressed in the latest recommendation as well as changes to the OECD’s Good Practice Guidance and what these revision may mean for you compliance programs, controls, and practices.

Track B: Global Trade


Fireside Chat with BIS, DDTC and DTSA- Exploring the Latest in Export Controls and Enforcement  

Benefit from an opportunity to hear from the leadership of key regulatory agencies Join BIS leaders as they engage in a lively discussion regarding the Bureau’s evolving policies and priorities. With possible discussion on:
  • What industry needs to know: The latest expansion of MEU, MIEU and CCMC
  • Authorized Cybersecurity Exports (ACE)- examining the interim rule and license  exception
  • Interagency Cooperation
  • Enforcement- recent trends and key priorities for 2022 and beyond
Prepare to roll up your sleeves and choose your own adventure as you specially tailor your onsite experience to meet the unique needs of your current compliance program. Designed specifically to tackle anticorruption and global trade compliance related issues, attendees will partake in sessions that relate directly to their responsibilities while leaving impertinent content behind. Formatted for optimal benchmarking, engagement and strategizing opportunities.

Interactive Track Session 2

Track A: Anti-Corruption


The Anti-Corruption Compliance Handbook Exchange – A Comparative Analysis Exercise  

During this unique benchmarking exercise, listen and learn as seasoned compliance officers dissect and assess existing corporate anti-corruption policies and guidelines. Whether they are 4 pages or 40 pages, take note as presenters explore the various ways handbooks can be used to tackle complex ideas and scenarios, while providing best practices and invaluable suggestions for ensuring your guidelines can withstand government scrutiny.

Track B: Global Trade


Global Trade Update – Key Global Regulatory Initiatives Impacting International Trade Compliance  

Take note during this engaging panel as corporate leaders shed light on current changes and developments spanning the global regulatory landscape. Featuring a comprehensive overview of current and evolving regulatory initiatives as well as insight into how your company can best position itself to potentially capitalize on new opportunities and updated regulatory regimes.
Prepare to roll up your sleeves and choose your own adventure as you specially tailor your onsite experience to meet the unique needs of your current compliance program. Designed specifically to tackle anticorruption and global trade compliance related issues, attendees will partake in sessions that relate directly to their responsibilities while leaving impertinent content behind. Formatted for optimal benchmarking, engagement and strategizing opportunities.

Interactive Track Session 3

Track A: Anti-Corruption


Spotlight on Whistleblowing- Shared Insights and Lessons Learned from the OWB 

Track B: Global Trade


Trade Violations, Penalties and Consent Agreements- A Case Study Exercise  

Join presenters as they dissect the facts and circumstances surrounding recent consent agreements and export violations. Featuring discussion on voluntary disclosures, penalties, internal compliance programs, and risk mitigation.
Topic 1: Board Room Successes – Strategies for Improving Buy-In, Engagement and Support  

Topic 2: Gifts, Entertainment & Hospitality – Identifying Blindspots and Lesser Known Pitfalls  
Topic 3: Mergers and Acquisitions- Successfully Navigating Cross-Border Deals in High Risk Markets  

Topic 4: Tales from a Monitorship: What to Expect When Transforming Global Operations Post Violation