Please note that times, topics and presenters are subject to change. We will do our best to keep registrants updated with any changes.
9:00 AM – 9:20 AM
9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Updates from DOJ, FTC & SEC Regulators
11:00 AM – 11:15 AM
11:20 AM – 12:20 pm
Get Out of Your LMS and Into Your ORG
12:30 PM – 1:20 pm
1:30 PM – 2:30 pm
Evolving Global Due Diligence Legislation
2:30 PM – 2:45 pm
2:45 PM – 3:45 pm
AI Ready for Launch: Leverage Innovation. Safeguard Information.
3:45 PM – 4:00 pm
Updates from the DOJ, FTC, & SEC RegulatorsLearn from senior federal law enforcement officials at the Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, and the Securities & Exchange Commission about the government’s recent enforcement activity and their current regulatory and enforcement priorities.
- Discuss current enforcement progress and new priorities from the Biden Administration
- Review recent pronouncements from the DOJ, FTC, and SEC on enforcement priorities
- Discuss trends and hot topics that regulators are seeing currently
Presenters:Anna Burns | Regional Director of Southeast Region | U.S. Federal Trade Commission
Anna Burns is the Regional Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Southeast Region. Anna joined the FTC in 2013, and, prior to becoming Regional Director in 2020, served as the Assistant Director of the Southeast Region from 2018-2020. While at the FTC, Anna has litigated and supervised consumer protection cases against payment processors and nonbank lenders, debt relief schemes, nationwide false advertising cases, and telemarketing scams. As Regional Director, Anna also leads the Southeast Region’s efforts in consumer and business outreach and education.
Prior to joining the Commission, Anna practiced in the areas of financial services litigation, consumer protection and trade litigation, and securities and shareholder litigation at a law firm in both its Atlanta and Washington, D.C., offices. Anna received her undergraduate degree from Emory University and is a graduate of Emory University School of Law.
Chris Huber | Deputy Chief of the Complex Frauds and Cybercrime Section | U.S Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia
Christopher J. Huber is the Deputy Chief of the Complex Frauds and Cybercrime Section in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia, which he joined in 2008. As Deputy Chief, he supervises securities fraud, corporate fraud, tax, and environmental prosecutions. Previously, he was in the Affirmative Civil Enforcement Section, with a focus on False Claims Act cases. While at the US Attorney’s Office, he has earned the John Marshall Award from the Attorney General for a pharmaceutical investigation and the EPA’s Gold Medal for his work on a Clean Air Act prosecution. Prior to joining the United States Attorney’s Office, Mr. Huber was a partner at Pepper Hamilton in Philadelphia, where he practiced complex commercial litigation. He is a 1997 graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center, magna cum laude, and a 1994 graduate of Yale University.
Justin Jeffries | Associate Regional Director, Division of Enforcement | U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
Justin C. Jeffries is the Associate Director for the SEC’s Atlanta Regional Office, where he heads the Enforcement program. Justin joined the SEC’s Division of Enforcement as a staff attorney in 2010 and was promoted to Assistant Regional Director in 2017. He also served as a counsel to the Division Director. During his tenure at the SEC, Justin has investigated or supervised a number of high-profile investigations and enforcement actions in all of the Commission’s major program areas. Before joining the SEC staff, Justin worked as a senior associate in King & Spalding LLP’s business litigation practice group in Atlanta, and as an associate in Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP’s labor and employment practice group in Washington, D.C. He also served as a law clerk to the Honorable William S. Duffey, Jr. in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Justin received his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2002 and his bachelor’s degree from Duke University in 1997.
Get Out of Your LMS and Into Your ORG
Compliance folks are great at ID’ing risks, but not always so good at changing behaviors that create those risks. The professional from Broadcat will unpack how to level up your communications (and training!) to drive meaningful and measurable outcomes.
- Learn how to think strategically about your communications and how that drives your training plan
- Walk through actual examples of communications plans and start a roadmap to use for your program
- Shift your thinking away from completion rates to actual behavior changes and outcome improvements
Jaycee Dempsey, MBA, CCEP, LPEC | Director, Customer Success | Broadcat
Jaycee is a self-proclaimed behavioral-science and economics “geek” with over 15 years experience in Ethics and Compliance. Before joining Broadcat, I was a customer! I love introducing people to our practical and delightful training tools, and helping E&C teams make meaningful changes to prove their value to the business. During my time off, you’ll find me playing Zelda, pinball, Skeeball or enjoying a craft beer (preferably near fire).
Jennifer May, JD, CHC, LPEC | Director, Compliance Advisory | Broadcat
Jennifer is passionate about the behavioral science aspect of training and communications, and on a mission to create better experiences for everyone who engages with E&C teams! At Broadcat, she gets to bring her client’s visions to life by connecting them with our internal production team and ensuring a smooth process from kickoff to delivery. Jennifer has literally been in her client’s shoes, having spent over 20 years in various in-house compliance roles and also having been a Compliance Design Club member. When not working, you’re likely to find her on the Pickleball court!
Evolving Global Due Diligence Legislation
In this session we will cover what compliance professionals need to know to effectively understand, address and implement policy. Governments across the globe are committed to eliminating forced labor and other social and environmental abuses from the supply chain. As this complex and difficult to implement area of law evolves, all compliance professionals need to know and be able to advise their business on the legal requirements as well as learn how to implement this into their operations with minimal frustration to the business.
- Understand the evolving supply chain due diligence laws
- Understand who will be impacted by these laws
- Review challenges companies face as well as potential pitfalls
- Take away practical steps to implement these laws into your supply chain due diligence and flow them down to your supply chain
D’Ree Cooper | Vice President, Global Employment & Global Compliance & Ethics | Travelport
D’Ree is a key leader in Travelport’s Legal Department where she is responsible for the enterprise’s global compliance & ethics, employment law and litigation matters. Travelport is a global travel retail platform and IT services company operating in 165 countries. Her legal experience includes enterprise risk management, governance, compliance and ethics, employment, litigation, contracts, ESG, and M&A. D’Ree’s early career included P&L responsibility and business operations. D’Ree’s experience spans the tech, hospitality, and media and entertainment industries in both public and private companies. D’Ree enjoys serving on boards, volunteering, spending time with family and the theater.
Sam Parker | Senior Manager, Sales Engineering | OneTrust
Sam Parker serves as a Senior Manager of Sales Engineering at OneTrust, the Trust Intelligence Platform, unlocking every company’s value and potential to thrive by doing what’s good for people and the planet. OneTrust connects privacy, GRC, ethics, and ESG teams, data, and processes, so all companies can collaborate seamlessly and put trust at the center of their operations and culture. In his role, Sam supports the Trust Intelligence Platform where he leads a team of Sales Engineers to architect solutions across OneTrust’s four cloud offerings. Sam has 8 years of experience in Corporate Governance, Risk Management, Privacy and Third-Party Supply Chain Management, and earned a Master of Business Administration at Auburn University. He holds 6 professional certifications from the IAPP, ISACA and OCEG.
Adria L Perez | Partner | Kilpatrick Townsend
Adria Perez is a member of the Government Enforcement & Investigations Team and serves as co-leader of the firm’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Practice. Ms. Perez focuses her practice on representing both corporations and individuals in white collar criminal defense matters, government enforcement issues, as well as internal, criminal and SEC investigations. Her experience includes handling issues relating to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, commercial bribery, False Claims Act (including government contracting, healthcare and tax matters), environmental crimes and Civil Investigative Demands. Ms. Perez assists clients in responding to inquiries from and government investigations conducted by the DOJ, SEC, OCC and Office of Inspector General from a variety of federal agencies. She also counsels clients on developing and strengthening compliance programs and policies.
AI Ready for Launch: Leverage Innovation. Safeguard Information.
ChatGPT says…. “Join us for an enlightening presentation as a distinguished panel of experts explore the transformative power of artificial intelligence in the corporate and legal realms. Discover practical strategies and real-world applications that corporations and law firms can harness to streamline operations, significantly reduce time-intensive tasks, and revolutionize their traditional workflows. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain insights into how AI is reshaping the future of business and legal practices!”
Our experts say… “We know there are many risks associated with using AI at your organizations. We do not want to downplay those important considerations, but would like to take this time to focus on how to mitigate risk and move forward with the incredible possibilities AI has to offer!”
- Understand practical examples of how corporate, consulting firms, and law firms are embracing AI to create operational efficiencies and disrupt their own operations.
- Learn how to leverage the latest AI products to benefit companies of different sizes and levels of maturity.
- Identify the potential risks associated with leveraging AI in your company and learn how these early adopters effectively mitigate risk daily to stay at the forefront of AI’s latest developments.
- Discover how to effectively empower and upskill your workforce to best leverage your company’s investments in AI.
Michelle Davis | Managing Partner | Artemis Advisory
Michelle Davis CPA, CFE, CCEP is the founder of Artemis Advisory, a boutique consulting firm that focuses on helping business leaders accomplish their strategic compliance and risk management goals. Michelle founded Artemis Advisory to provide a nimble, cost-effective solution to address the growing gap between the pressures on the legal, compliance and risk management departments at organizations to accomplish more, with less. Michelle’s professional background includes over 16 years of experience in PwC’s Forensic Investigations practice and on Cox Communication’s Ethics & Compliance team. Michelle’s diverse experience as an outside consultant and in-house advisor to business and legal teams allows her to share unique perspectives on strategy, evaluating risks and processes, and solving organizations’ most pressing problems.
Michelle is active in the Atlanta business and legal community as a frequent speaker and thought leader. She is passionate about giving back to her community and spends her time supporting organizations that promote the arts and public education. Michelle is a proud wife and mother of two young children and one sweet puppy.
Brennan Stewart | Director, Compliance & Privacy | Rheem Manufacturing Company
Charged with oversight of the global corporate compliance program, Brennan provides counsel, guidance, and advice with respect to the development, implementation and maintenance of Rheem’s policies, procedures, training, Ethics Helpline, and investigations. She also provides legal guidance on privacy, data security and consumer protection laws and regulations. Prior to joining Rheem, Brennan was Senior Legal Counsel, Director of Compliance & Privacy at Aaron’s, Inc. She provided legal guidance on privacy, data security and consumer protection laws and regulations, with a focus on technology, mobile and online practices. Before her role at Aaron’s, Brennan was Senior Legal Counsel at Fiserv where she was responsible for providing legal advice and counsel regarding privacy and data security. In addition, Brennan was Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel for Reliance Trust Company from 2003 to 2011, where she was Reliance’s principal compliance officer, with responsibility for the administration of Reliance’s Anti-Money Laundering and Bank Secrecy Act policies, procedures and training programs.
Brennan received a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Juris Doctor from the UNC School of Law. She is a member of the North Carolina Bar, State Bar of Georgia and the American Bar Association. Brennan is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) and a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). She served as Chair of the Better Business Bureau serving Metro Atlanta, Athens and NE Georgia (BBB) from 2017 to 2019 and s on the Board of the BBB from 2014 to 2021. She also currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Atlanta Compliance & Ethics Roundtable.
Todd Swint | Partner | PwC
Todd Swint is a technology specialist with over eighteen years of experience working on high profile matters supporting multi-national corporations identify, remediate, and monitor for compliance and fraud risk across their organization. Todd’s focus is in defining and applying data analytics strategy to identify and collect the necessary data to determine risk and streamline processes for generating and sharing actionable insights. Additionally, he has significant experience in building digital solutions that allow users to interact with their data, apply analytics, and decision certain outcomes.
Mr. Swint works directly with clients, corporate legal departments, and/or external counsel to understand and help address areas of business risk, from pro-actively identifying areas of compliance or fraud concerns to managing non-standard, crisis related events such as investigations, bankruptcies, and incident response. By creating strategies for analysis that are wrapped in holistic yet efficient processes including all stakeholders, Mr. Swint helps clients address areas of concern across the business in a manner that promotes the least amount of impact to the business.
Kevin M. Young | Partner | Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Kevin is a lawyer who defends and advises businesses on a wide array of workplace law issues. He is particularly well-versed in federal and state wage and hour laws. Kevin helps his clients tackle day-to-day needs relating to these issues, and he defends them in the event of litigation.
Kevin is known for his innovative, collaborative, and multidisciplinary approach to solving problems. He is keenly focused on leveraging technology to improve the delivery of legal services. He is part of Seyfarth’s AI task force, and he teaches a course called “Innovation in the Practice of Law” at the University of Georgia School of Law.