Global Online Conference

22-APRIL-2020 | 1300-1700 CEST



TIME: 22-APRIL-2020, 13:00-17:00 CEST — ALL TIMES ARE CEST (Central European Summer Time)


12:45-13:00 | Login Open for Participants
13:00-13:10 | OPENING REMARKS
13:10-14:20 | A S I A N  PANEL

> Henry Chen Read moreHenry Chen is a senior partner of Dentons Shanghai Office. Before joining Dentons, Henry was AP Compliance Director of Ford Motor Company responsible for monitoring and managing compliance risks under various jurisdictions, and conducting investigations and compliance reviews on unusual events. Henry used to work in Baker & McKenzie, Herbert Smith Hills and some other domestic Chinese law firms. Henry is able to provide clients with comprehensive and sophisticated international advice on resolving any type of commercial and regulatory issues and stand ready to apply his unique skills and understanding of the Chinese legal and regulatory systems to produce the best and most efficient resolution of the dispute or crisis at hand. Henry is listed by Chambers Asia Pacific 2020 as a recognized lawyer for corporate investigation and anti-corruption. Henry and his team earned his previous law firm the award of PRC Law Firm 2012 – Competition by China Law & Practice and the award of Regulatory Compliance Award of 2014 by Asian Legal Business. Henry is the author of the book of Compliance Risks of Enterprises in Globalization: Outbreak and Control and the book Risk Management on Commercial Bribery in China and the Editor-in-Chief of The Compliance Reviews ( Henry is an expert member of ISO TC309 to draft ISO 19600 Compliance Management System and some other ISO standards. Henry is a co-author of the Hand-book of ISO ISO 37001:2016 Anti-bribery management systems.

Editor-in-Chief of The Compliance Reviews | Partner at Dentons


> Shweta Bharti Read moreBatchelor of Law (LLB), MBA (Marketing & Business Development), MBA (International Trade & Business), MPFSI – Harvard Business School. Shweta is leading the dispute resolution and litigation practice of the Firm and possesses a vast experience of more than a decade in dealing with dispute resolution needs and reliefs of our valued clients. Shweta brings together the perfect blend of litigation strategy & business practices meeting the business needs of our valued clients. Shweta has represented clients in all facets of the corporate litigation and strategy. Shweta as a founder Partner of the firm, Hammurabi & Solomon is engaged in providing high quality strategy and legal advice & services in India through Hammurabi & Solomon (Advocates and Corporate Law Advisors) and India Strategy Group of Hammurabi & Solomon Consulting (Corporate and Strategic Advisory) and the Indian Legal Advisory Network (ILAN) legal support through its offices/associate offices across India.

Partner at Hammurabi & Solomon


> Vincent Yambao Read more.

Senior Compliance Manager at Boehringer Ingelheim


> Panel Moderator: Henning Glaser Read more.

Director at Asian Governance Foundation


14:20-14:30 | SHORT BREAK
14:30-15:40E U R O P E A N  PANEL

> Christian Muehl Read moreChristian Muehl started his career within KPMG in the areas of White-Collar-Crime Investigations, Internal Audit and Compliance. After several international assignments across the globe, he joined the pharmaceutical industry / Bristol Myers-Squibb (BMS) in 2010. During his time with BMS he worked in local, regional as well as global roles. His duties included developing and integrating the Global Anti-Bribery Guideline in all BMS markets as well as establishing and driving the Global Third Party Risk Management Program. He joined Novartis in 2018 and leads the Ethics, Risk and Compliance Function for Germany since February 2020.

Team Ethics, Risk & Compliance at NOVARTIS


> Tom Meiers Read moreSince May 2017, Dr. Thomas Meiers LL.M. (Chicago) heads the “Central Coordination Monitorship” as Senior Vice President at Volkswagen AG. His department coordinates all global activities related to the mandate of Larry D. Thompson as Independent Compliance Monitor and Independent Compliance Auditor. These form part of the settlement agreements with the U.S. Department of Justice. In previous leadership roles within the Volkswagen Group Thomas headed Corporate Strategy at Italdesign Giugiaro S.p.A. in Turin, and Compliance at MAN Truck & Bus AG in Munich from 2010 to 2015. Prior to this he held different positions in the legal departments of GE Healthcare (2005 – 2009) and at Freshfields (2001 – 2004).

Chief Coordinator Volkswagen Group Monitorship


> Kyrill Farbmann Read more.

European Compliance Director at McDonald’s


> Panel Moderator: Anatoly Yakorev Read moreAnatoly Yakorev, Director, Center for Business Ethics & Compliance (CBEC) and as a strategic partner for Global Ethics Solutions (GES) (USA) to promote ethics training to further enhance compliance programs. Anatoly spent 25 years in the Russian energy sector (Amoco, BP) and his last project in 2016 was aimed at developing a compliance function at Russian oil companies. In 2010 he launched first ever in Russia Collective Action „Russian Energy Compliance Alliance” (RECA) that brought together multinational and Russian companies in the energy area to promote transparency in their supply chain. In 2012 he launched another Collective Action „World without Corruption” (for Russian NGO Committee for Fighting Corruption). As Steering Committee member he led the development of the Anti-corruption Charter for Russian business as the Russian Chamber of Commerce compliance expert (2014-2016). He served as Board member (2014-2016) at Russia’s RGS bank which was one of the top 20 banks on the credit card market. In 2015 as the Council of Europe expert on good governance he produced recommendations for Russia’s Business Ombudsman. He published his case study and research on compliance in Business Compliance magazines in EU. He was mentioned by Forbes as one of the leaders on ethics Oct. 14, 2019. Since March 2020, he was appointed Director of Institute of International Cooperation, Compliance and Business Protection in Russia to ensure holistic protection of investors in Russia and compliance with applicable international and Russian anti-corruption provisions.

Director at Center for Business Ethics & Compliance


15:40-15:50 | SHORT BREAK
15:50-17:00 | A M E R I C A N  PANEL

> Scott E. Sullivan Read more.

Chief Integriy & Compliance Officer at Newmont Corporation


> Marc Tassé Read moreMarc Tassé has a great deal of experience in fraud and anti-corruption matters, business ethics compliance, reputational risk mitigation, and crisis management. He also has significant experience in matters involving misappropriation of confidential information, fraudulent financial transactions, and tracing and recovery of stolen funds. Mr. Tassé participated in several investigations in connection with allegations of fraud and corruption, including conducting interviews and examinations, investigating the facts, and providing expert opinions. Mr. Tassé is a Chartered Professional Accountant – Chartered Accountant (CPA, CA) (Canada), a Forensic Certified Public Accountant (FCPA) (USA), a Certified Fraud Specialist (CFS) (USA), and a Certified Internal Controls Auditor (CICA) (USA). He carries the designation of Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) (Canada / USA), Certified Anti-Corruption Manager (CACM) (USA) and holds both an Honours Bachelor of Commerce and a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa. Mr. Tassé is a seasoned award-winning lecturer at the MBA program at the Telfer School of Management and at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law – Common Law Section, a lecturer at McGill University’s School of Continuing Studies, and delivers presentations at the Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement. He is a frequent media commentator and conference speaker in Canada and abroad, has been published extensively, and quoted in various prestigious publications such as the Wall Street Journal.

Anti-Corruption Ethics and Compliance | University Ottawa


> Richard Bistrong Read more.

CEO Front-Line Anti-Bribery LLC


17:00-17:05 | CLOSING REMARKS

Meeting Moderation:

> Professor Bartosz Makowicz Read moreBartosz is university professor at the Faculty of Law, European-University Viadrina in Frankfurt (O.), Germany. He is founder and director of the Viadrina Compliance Center, which is an interdisciplinary research center and a think-tank for Governance, Risk and Compliance. He is a member of Academic Advisory Councils of many associations and journals like the Professional Association of Compliance Manager. He has been advisor on Compliance to several companies and governments among them the Federal Government of the Federal Republic of Germany. He has been the Head of Delegation of Germany to the ISO Project Committees on ISO 19600 Compliance Management Systems and ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management Systems. He has been recently nominated for the same function to the ISO Technical Committee 309 on ISO “Organizational Governance”. Furthermore, Bartosz is author of over 100 publications on compliance and editor in chief of the German journal “COMPLY.” He gave more than 100 presentations on various compliance issues at national and international conferences and congresses. He was visiting professor at numerous foreign universities among them the Institute for State and Law in Moscow, Thammasat University Bangkok, University of Porto Alegre, University of Warsaw, University of Grand Canaria and many more.

Viadrina Compliance Center | European-University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) | GERMANY