2019 All Hands Meeting
Global Corporate & Regulatory Track Agenda

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Monday, Nov 18
9:30AM-10:30AM   
  
The Minefields Are Drifting: Update on OFAC and Other Sanction Programs Affecting Silicon Valley Companies

Christopher Monahan
Winston & Strawn LLP
SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES

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
10:50AM-12:20PM   
  
Who Did We Acquire Today? Tales of Global M&A

Brandee Diamond/Carolyn Herzog/Jia Liu/Erin Rinn
DLA Piper/ARM Limited/Airbnb/VMware
SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES

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
1:45PM-2:30PM   
  
European Regulatory Update: Brexit

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

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
2:40PM-3:25PM   
  
Were Your EARs Burning? How Export Regulations Target Cross-border Technology Development and Commercialization

Andrew Shoyer
Sidley Austin LLP
SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES

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
3:45PM-4:45PM   
  
FCPA - Right Sizing Compliance Plans

Jina Choi & Charles Duross
Morrison & Foerster LLP
SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES

With experience heading both the government's FCPA Unit and the SEC's Regional Office, the team of speakers for this presentation will lead a discussion about the practical side of enforcement. Specifically: How can in-house counsel best employ limited corporate resources to address the evolving priorities of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement?


Please Note: Program details are subject to change without notice

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