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The WSJ Risk & Compliance Forum

October 12, 2021 | Online

A new U.S. administration and pandemic-fueled pivot to digital means compliance professionals want trusted insight to help decide their path forward. Join leading thinkers across industries for practical, efficient advice on the most significant changes to the business environment, from ransomware attacks and ESG reporting to global regulatory changes that could affect your long-term strategy.

Top Reasons to Attend

  1. Attend efficient sessions that offer pointed, practical advice

  2. Gain insight from leading thinkers in a wide range of industries

  3. Benchmark against compliance professionals with diverse perspectives

  4. Hear about the most significant changes in laws and regulations

  5. Take away outside-the-box ideas for your own business strategy

 PAST SPEAKERS

Erik Baptist
Erik Baptist
Partner
Wiley
Carson Block
Carson Block
Chief Investment Officer
Muddy Waters Capital
Kara Bombach
Kara Bombach
Shareholder
Greenberg Traurig
Lynn Haaland
Lynn Haaland
Deputy General Counsel, Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer
Zoom
Greg Keating
Greg Keating
Member
Epstein Becker Green
Kelly Mahon Tullier
Kelly Mahon Tullier
EVP and Chief Legal and Administrative Officer
Visa
Caroline Mofors
Caroline Mofors
SVP and Chief Compliance and Integrity Officer
Elekta
Dana Rao
Dana Rao
EVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Adobe
Jim Richards
Jim Richards
Founder and Principal
RegTech Consulting
Natalia Shehadeh
Natalia Shehadeh
SVP and Chief Integrity Officer
ABB
Liisa Thomas
Liisa Thomas
Partner
Sheppard Mullin
Jonice Gray Tucker
Jonice Gray Tucker
Founding Partner
Buckley LLP
Andy Villareal
Andy Villareal
CCO
MoneyGram
Eric Young
Eric Young
Founder and CEO
Young Enterprises LLC
CCO
BNP Paribas America (2015-2020)
Ruby Zefo
Ruby Zefo
Chief Privacy Officer
Uber

 NEWSROOM HOSTS

Nicholas Elliott
Nicholas Elliott
Head of Professional Products, Innovation & Strategy
The Wall Street Journal
Jack Hagel
Jack Hagel
Bureau Chief, Risk & Compliance Journal
The Wall Street Journal
Mark Maurer
Mark Maurer
Reporter, CFO Journal
The Wall Street Journal
Kim Nash
Kim Nash
Deputy Editor, WSJ Pro Cybersecurity
The Wall Street Journal
Mengqi Sun
Mengqi Sun
Reporter, Risk and Compliance Journal
The Wall Street Journal
Dylan Tokar
Dylan Tokar
Reporter, Risk & Compliance Journal
The Wall Street Journal
Stephen Wisnefski
Stephen Wisnefski
Editor, Professional News
The Wall Street Journal

Agenda

October 12, 2021

11:00am - 11:05am
Opening Remarks
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Head of Professional Products, Innovation & Strategy
The Wall Street Journal
11:05 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.
Rethinking the Role of Compliance
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Major changes in the business world have challenged the scope of work for risk & compliance officers. How should these professionals play a role in new working arrangements, disrupted supply chains and digital transformation, and where should they intersect with the c-suite and board?

11:35 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
Lessons from Wirecard
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James Freis joined German payments company Wirecard to run its legal and compliance functions but ended up uncovering fraud and taking charge of the company. He discusses lessons from the scandal.

11:55 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
Where Cryptocurrency Intersects with Compliance (a presentation)
12:10 p.m. - 12:40 p.m.
New Scrutiny on Money Laundering
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Anti-money laundering authorities are preparing to enforce an expansive new U.S. law. With the strategy for enforcement of the law taking shape, leading companies discuss how they are adjusting their compliance.

12:40 p.m. - 12:55 p.m.
WSJ Survey Findings
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Latest findings from a Wall Street Journal survey of compliance officers, including where they see the biggest risks and how their resources are changing.

Editor for Professional Data
The Wall Street Journal
12:55 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
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1:20 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.
Breakout Session - Adjusting the Risk Picture
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The global pandemic caused massive business disruption with knock-on effects including rapid digitization, supply chain bottlenecks and an increase in cybercrime. Companies are also being pressured over other risks such as climate change. How can risk and compliance professionals be better prepared?

 

 
Breakout Session - Whistleblowers to the Fore
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Many European Union nations are due to introduce national laws enacting the EU Whistleblower Directive, while the U.S. has launched new programs and reinforced existing programs. How should companies prepare?

 
Breakout Session - How Regulation Could Affect the M&A Landscape
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The Biden administration has signaled an aggressive stance on antitrust. What does that mean for dealmaking?

 
Breakout Session - Working with Other Executives
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Risk & compliance officers are encountering an increasing overlap with other corporate functions. How can they be effective in collaborating with other roles?

2:00 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
Responding to a Ransomware Attack
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Ransomware attacks have become a common occurrence for companies large and small, locking up critical data, disrupting business and imposing costs. This interactive workshop will take participants through the steps to take when their organization is attacked.

Research Director, WSJ Pro
The Wall Street Journal
2:40 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
The Outlook for ESG Compliance
2:50 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Perfecting ESG Reporting
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Reporting on environmental, social and governance measures is required by some regulations, but also requested by investors and other stakeholders. This workshop will explore how leading companies gather and report ESG information.

Research Director, ESG & Impact Investing
Dow Jones
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Networking
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All timings subject to change. 

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