2019 All Hands Meeting
Global Corporate & Regulatory Track Agenda

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Monday, Nov 18
The Minefields Are Drifting: Update on OFAC and Other Sanction Programs Affecting Silicon Valley Companies

Christopher Monahan
Winston & Strawn LLP

As Silicon Valley's supply chains and investment vehicles become more sophisticated, so does the risk of running afoul of U.S. economic sanctions like those administered by the Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC). Meanwhile, disruptive trade wars can lead to workarounds that make compliance even more complicated. This presentation will review basic OFAC compliance and how important developments of the past year should factor into a technology company's compliance programs.

Monday, Nov 18
Who Did We Acquire Today? Tales of Global M&A

Brandee Diamond/Nick Janof/Jia Liu/Erin Rinn/Megha Aggarwal
DLA Piper/Arm Limited/Airbnb/VMware/Synaptics, Inc.

This panel will include experienced inside and outside counsel, who will use their M&A war stories as a springboard for exploring the current tricks, traps and trajectories of cross-border acquisitions.

Monday, Nov 18
European Regulatory Update: Brexit

Emily Jones, John Davidson-Kelly & Konstantin Ewald
Osborne Clarke

This presentation will explore impacts of Brexit for Silicon Valley companies, including:
  • Competition
  • Consumer Protection
  • Data Protection
  • Other European legal and regulatory issues facing US companies.

Monday, Nov 18
Were Your EARs Burning? How Export Regulations Target Cross-border Technology Development and Commercialization

Andrew Shoyer
Sidley Austin LLP

Dual-use export controls are an increasing source of regulatory risk for tech companies. These controls are administered mainly through the Export Administration Regulations ("EAR") by the Bureau of Industry and Security ("BIS") of the US Department of Commerce. Since the passage of the Export Control Reform Act of 2018, BIS has been charged with identifying "emerging and foundational technologies" that should be subject to export licensing requirements. In this session, learn how these controls affect how companies develop software and technology across borders, whom and how they hire, and with whom they collaborate to develop and commercialize new products.

Monday, Nov 18
FCPA - Right Sizing Compliance Plans

Jina Choi, Charles Duross & Stacey Sprenkel/Mark Gursky
Morrison & Foerster LLP/KLA

All companies - regardless of their size or global reach - struggle to make sure that their compliance programs are meaningful, risk-based, effectively implemented, and would meet the expectations of enforcement agencies. This panel presents a unique opportunity to hear varied perspectives on compliance programs from four panelists with deep experience designing, benchmarking, and evaluating the effectiveness of compliance programs:
  • The former Director of the SEC's San Francisco Regional Office
  • The former head of the DOJ's FCPA Unit
  • A Chief Compliance Officer of a Silicon Valley Fortune 500 company
  • The head of MoFo's Global Ethics & Compliance practice
The panel will examine key compliance risks such as third parties, gifts and entertainment, and evolving business models. They will discuss how policies, procedures, training programs, and other risk mitigation measures can best address those risks in a way that is both practical and effective. Attendees will learn how they can best employ limited corporate resources to proactively create, implement, and test comprehensive ethics-based compliance programs.

Please Note: Program details are subject to change without notice

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