Speakers

| Simmons & Simmons

Partner Simmons & Simmons

Bio

Dr Hans-Hermann Aldenhoff heads the German offices and the European key client programme of Simmons & Simmons law firm. He has relevant expertise in white-collar criminal and regulatory law and advises businesses on all matters relating to corporate compliance. Lately, he has advised Larry Thompson and John Hanson, two monitors appointed by US authorities in respect of Volkswagen AG. He has been a World Bank-appointed monitor in respect of a global plant engineering company, and he has represented several businesses involved in the Wirecard proceedings. In 2013, following an invitation by the United Nations, he acted as an advisor to the government of the autonomous Palestinian territories on matters relating to anti-corruption legislation and as a trainer to the local judicial authorities. In 2015, members of the German Bundestag consulted Hans-Hermann Aldenhoff as a legal expert in the course of the legislative procedure relating to corruption in the health sector. Hans-Hermann Aldenhoff studied law and economics in Münster (Dr. jur.), Düsseldorf and Sydney (LL.M.).

hans-hermann.aldenhoff@simmons-simmons.com


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Plenary - Discussion among Compliance monitors and General Counsel

Day 2 | October 28, 2022 - 09:50

Third parties and the risk they represent to companies, how do monitors look at third party risk and how do companies deal with those challenges


| Commerzbank

Legal counsel

Bio

Maximilian Bettermann is a member of Commerzbank AG’s legal department. He is responsible for regulatory and corporate law aspects and is also the coordinator for all ESG related legal issues. In this role, he is deeply involved in the project responsible for the implementation of the German supply chain due diligence act at Commerzbank. He actively engages in the discussions with the competent German authority to clarify the requirements stipulated by the German law and contributes to the general discussion with publications. Before joining Commerzbank, Maximilian Bettermann practiced law at Linklaters LLP in Frankfurt for eight years.

maximilian.Bettermann@commerzbank.com


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German Supply Chain Act/EU Due Diligence- an implementation approach

Day 2 | October 28, 2022 - 14:30

All new or just another facet to established structures? The session will give an introduction to the provisions of the German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act (Lieferkettensorgfaltspflichtengesetz, LkSG) as well as an outlook on the draft European Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive. The difficulties companies are facing in the interpretation of the law as well as in the practical implementation will be discussed.


| Diligent

Regional Sales Director for DACH markets

Bio

Thomas Brandt applies expert knowledge, industry experience, and relentless energy to solving your company’s GRC issues. A graduate of b.i.b. International College with a degree in Computer Science and Economics began his career at Oracle as a Sales Consultant. Within the last 25 years Thomas Brandt had several leading roles within CNET / CBS, IBS / Iptor, SAP / Hubwoo, Kenexa / IBM, and became Regional Leader for Compensation and Benefits & Digitalization at Willis Towers Watson and became a trusted advisor in many large enterprise change management projects in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Today, Thomas Brandt specializes in working with all sizes of companies in the fields of Governance, Risk and Compliance as Regional Director DACH at Diligent in Munich, Germany.

tbrandt@diligent.com


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Diligent


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Building a risk model for your due diligence process and what to consider

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 16:25

What elements to consider related to a third party risk model, which third parties to cover, how to categorize them or also what risk criteria to apply in a risk model. A practical example is shared followed by a discussion on possible strategies how to approach it, tips, watch out and learning.


| Burckhardt

Partner

Bio

Peter Burckhardt leads Schellenberg Wittmer's Dispute Resolution Group in Zurich, as well as the White-Collar Crime & Compliance and the Internal Corporate Investigations teams. Peter has developed a strong practice in complex criminal, regulatory and civil litigation matters, often involving multi-jurisdictional components. He is also frequently retained to conduct internal investigations for a broad range of topics.

peter.burckhardt@swlegal.ch


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Former prosecutor and defense lawyer give insight into the Petrobras/Odebrecht proceedings from their point of view.

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 13:40

Some of the biggest corruption proceedings also using third parties. Insights from the prosecution and defense perspective on how these are uncovered and prosecuted and the consequences for the company. Unique opportunity to ask questions and discuss with both sides.


| Brown Rudnik

Advisory Panel Member

Bio

Jeffrey Cottle is a partner in Brown Rudnick’s White Collar Defense, Investigations & Compliance Practice Group. He divides his time between the Firm’s ....S. and international offices, serving a global client base. Jeff’s practice focuses on white-collar crime and compliance matters, with an emphasis on fraud, corruption, trade sanctions, and export controls.

Jeff conducts internal investigations of breaches of company policies and law, as well as the defense of investigations by external regulators and enforcement agencies such as the U.S. Department of Justice and Securities Exchange Commission, the U.K. Serious Fraud Office, and other enforcement agencies in Europe and elsewhere.

JCottle@brownrudnick.com


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| FIFA

Senior Compliance Advisory Manager FIFA

Bio

Pieter joined the compliance department of FIFA three years ago, driving initiatives in the field of economic sanctions compliance and third party due diligence at the international governing body of football. Prior to moving to Switzerland, he lived in Bermuda and his home country Belgium working in different legal and regulatory compliance consulting roles with a focus on anti-money laundering and anti-bribery compliance projects in the financial and trust/corporate services industry.

Pieter.DeMaertelaere@fifa.org


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How the sports industry tackles the challenges of third-party risks

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 11:40

The sports industry is not only famous for high performance, entertainment and ecstatic emotions but also for a series of bribery, fraud and money laundering scandals. However, even though the industry is not regulated the pressure from society and its stakeholders support the cultural change to a more ethical way of conducting business. In this session, you will get insights on how FIFA and Infront (an international sport service agency) tackle the challenges of third party risks by sharing real case examples from the global sports industry.


| Kalexius

Senior Counsel

Bio

Sandra El Chami is a member of the Beirut bar and a senior counsel with Kalexius.

sandra.elchami@kalexius.com


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Kalexius


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When standard KYC is not enough: effective due diligence in emerging markets

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 17:10

In this session the following topics will be covered a) Standard due diligence practices can often produce incomplete and/or unreliable outcomes in certain parts of the world b) Common challenges include linguistic, legal and cultural differences and c) how to leverage internal resources and external providers to address these challenges


| FABIAN PRIVACY LEGAL GmbH

Attorney at Law, CIPP/E, CIPM, FIP, Lead Auditor ISMS 27001

Bio

Daniela Fábián Masoch is the founder and executive director of FABIAN PRIVACY LEGAL GmbH.
Daniela has more than 30 years of experience in privacy and data protection, IT and employment law, risk and program management, security, and related matters. She advises multinational companies, SMEs, and start-ups from various industries mainly in the EU, Switzerland and the US on data, data protection, security, and related issues.
Daniela is a member of various data protection associations and a lecturer at FernUni Switzerland for the CAS Data Protection and at Swiss Health Quality Association (“shqa”) for Digital Marketing.

daniela.fabian@privacylegal.ch


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Managing data privacy risks when engaging with third parties

Day 2 | October 28, 2022 - 13:30

The engagement of third parties to perform tasks involving the processing of personal data must meet certain requirements under data protection law. The customer remains primarily responsible for compliance with data protection regulations and must therefore ensure that the third party meets all requirements before outsourcing. In this session, participants will explore the legal requirements for outsourcing data processing, the associated risks, and the measures to be taken prior to outsourcing to third parties in Switzerland and abroad, and discuss how due diligence, contractual requirements and monitoring can be integrated into the overall outsourcing process.


| Fercher Compliance

Managing Director Fercher Compliance

Bio

Sabine Fercher has more than 15 years in the areas of compliance, data privacy and cybersecurity. Currently she has her own company advising large and medium sized companies on compliance, data privacy and cyber security risk management topics. Previously she has been Group Head of Compliance at Sulzer, Group Head of Compliance at Avaloq Evolution AG and Interim Chief Compliance Officer at Allianz Suisse. She obtained a Master in Law at the University of Bern and was admitted to the bar in Zurich in 2008.

info@fercher-compliance.ch


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IT Security risks, How to manage third party risks.

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 15:25

Cybersecurity risk is one of the biggest risks for companies. Data privacy and IT security laws require companies and their business partners to have the necessary technical and organizational measures in place to avoid (personal) data being lost, modified, sold or erased. How do you know whether you have an IT trustworthy partner? The Speaker(s) will share a questionnaire/methodology - based on US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity framework. How can a third party hurt you? Listen to a person who experienced it.


| Ethixbase

Commercial Director

Bio

Adam has a legal background and has spent the last 15 years working in the compliance space in Asia and Europe. He has extensive experience across AML, KYC and Third Party Risk Management. Adam is the commercial director for ethiXbase based in France and works with some of their largest global customers. He is responsible for the Swiss market and holds an LLB Hons Law Degree and a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

agraham@ethixbase.com


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Ethixbase


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Plenary - The role and challenges of research data to drive your TPRM program

Day 2 | October 28, 2022 - 09:00

In this session following topics will be handled a) Screening and research data points across different risk themes b) Regional Challenges in accessing data c) Ultimate Beneficial Ownership d) ESG data requirements.


| Clariant International Ltd

Project Manager Compliance

Bio

Claudia Grasselli is a Project Manager in the Compliance Team at Clariant International Ltd. She manages and implements compliance projects in the organization, such as the Third Party Due Diligence tool, Code of Ethics roll out or the Whistle Blower hotline among others. She regularly creates and shares compliance communications through various channels, provides trainings and manages compliance tools and processes. She also responds to inquiries on compliance tools and processes and provides guidance to employees and compliance colleagues. Before joining Clariant International Ltd in 2012, Claudia worked in law firms in Litigation Arbitration.

claudia.grasselli@clariant.com


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Building a risk model for your due diligence process and what to consider

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 16:25

What elements to consider related to a third party risk model, which third parties to cover, how to categorize them or also what risk criteria to apply in a risk model. A practical example is shared followed by a discussion on possible strategies how to approach it, tips, watch out and learning.


| Transparency International

Deputy Executive Director

Bio

Marc joined Transparency International Switzerland in 2021. Previously, he worked for the development policy think tank Alliance Sud as Senior Policy Officer (2011-2015) and as Executive Director (2015-2021). He holds an Associate Professorship in Sociology at the University of Zurich. He lived and worked for several years in Argentina and the USA.


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SMEs: How to manage third-party corruption risks with limited resources?

Day 2 | October 28, 2022 - 11:35

Short presentation of Transparency Switzerland’s new practical guidebook, inputs from the field and group discussions on third-party corruption risk management in small and medium enterprises (SMEs). What are the biggest current challenges for SMEs and how can they be tackled?


| Hawa Sliding Solutions AG

Compliance and Sustainability Manager

Bio

Gabriela joined Hawa Sliding Solutions AG twenty years ago. In 2014 she set up the company’s Compliance program. She studied ethnology at the University of Zurich and advanced training in compliance and sustainability at the University of St. Gallen and University of Geneva.

gabriela.honegger@hawa.com


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SMEs: How to manage third-party corruption risks with limited resources?

Day 2 | October 28, 2022 - 11:35

Short presentation of Transparency Switzerland’s new practical guidebook, inputs from the field and group discussions on third-party corruption risk management in small and medium enterprises (SMEs). What are the biggest current challenges for SMEs and how can they be tackled?


| Ethixbase

Managing Director - Business Intelligence and Corporate Research

Bio

As a leader in the global business intelligence field for more than 20 years, Michelle specialises in due diligence, vendor and employee integrity screening, corporate research, and AML and compliance related fields. Michelle holds a Graduate Diploma in Anti-Money Laundering from the International Compliance Association and University of Manchester Business School and is a Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), Michelle is the Chief Partnership and Strategy Officer for ethiXbase and is based in London.

mknight@ethixbase.com


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Ethixbase


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Plenary - The role and challenges of research data to drive your TPRM program

Day 2 | October 28, 2022 - 09:00

In this session following topics will be handled a) Screening and research data points across different risk themes b) Regional Challenges in accessing data c) Ultimate Beneficial Ownership d) ESG data requirements.


| Credit Suisse

Global Head of Anti-Corruption & Economic Sanctions Compliance

Bio

Thomas J. Koffer is the Global Head of Anti-Corruption & Economic Sanctions Compliance at Credit Suisse, where he oversees Credit Suisse’s enterprise-wide compliance program addressing the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the UK Bribery Act 2010, and other similar anti-corruption laws.  He also oversees compliance with economic and trade sanctions laws administered by the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control and other international regulators.  Previously, Thomas served as counsel at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr, and as a law clerk for judges on the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.  Before earning a law degree, Thomas investigated political corruption matters at the New York County District Attorney’s Office.  He also previously served with the U.S. Vice President’s Domestic Policy Office.


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Russia and China Sanctions – What European Businesses Should Know

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 09:55

Russia sanctions and legal/jurisdictional implications for European business; Common “pressure points” in business activity as a result of Russia sanctions; China sanctions and legal/jurisdictional impact on European business, Potential commercial consequences of China sanctions


| Novartis International AG

Third Party Risk Management- Controls, Reporting and Analytics Lead

Bio

Christina is part of the Novartis Third party risk management team within Ethics, Risk & Compliance. She is leading the internal process controls and improving the reporting framework based on internal and external requirements. She is global Project lead for all new supply chain due diligence regulations to adopt processes and tools accordingly. Prior to the current role, Christina worked in different Finance roles within Novartis and Boehringer Ingelheim.

christina.krumbiegel@novartis.com


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Automation in TPRM – reducing the cost of risk assurance

Day 2 | October 28, 2022 - 11:35

The journey of Novartis to build an effective and efficient third party risk management process by balancing competing stakeholder interests while reducing cost of risk assurance through automation.


| Lenlaw

Lawyer and former federal prosecutor

Bio

Stefan Lenz is an attorney at law and former Federal Prosecutor. As Federal Prosecutor Stefan headed complex, multinational corruption and money laundering procedures, among others, against Alstom, a member of the Gaddafi family and numerous investigations in connection with the Petrobras/Odebrecht scandal in Brazil. Since 2017, Stefan is active as an attorney at law in the field of white-collar crime, mainly in supporting companies and government agencies affected by fraud and corruption.

stefan.lenz@len.law


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Former prosecutor and defense lawyer give insight into the Petrobras/Odebrecht proceedings from their point of view.

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 13:40

Some of the biggest corruption proceedings also using third parties. Insights from the prosecution and defense perspective on how these are uncovered and prosecuted and the consequences for the company. Unique opportunity to ask questions and discuss with both sides.


| Kalexius

CEO

Bio

Nicolas Leroux is a member of the Geneva Bar. He is also the founder and CEO of Kalexius, a leading provider of outsourced legal and compliance services with specific expertise in KYC services.

nicolas.leroux@kalexius.com


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Kalexius


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When standard KYC is not enough: effective due diligence in emerging markets

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 17:10

In this session the following topics will be covered a) Standard due diligence practices can often produce incomplete and/or unreliable outcomes in certain parts of the world b) Common challenges include linguistic, legal and cultural differences and c) how to leverage internal resources and external providers to address these challenges


| Infront Sports & Media

Director Group Compliance

Bio

Barbara Lustenberger (MLaw) turned her passion for sports into a professional framework and made it to her mission to fight against misconduct in sports business. She gained first working experiences at UEFA, the European Football Association, in the Disciplinary Services where she was engaged in the fight against match fixing. After a short break-out into the finance sector to the legal department of the Swiss online trading bank Swissquote, she joined the international full-service sports agency Infront Sports & Media AG as Director Group Compliance beginning of 2013. She has built up Infront's Compliance Management System from its first steps and is continuously optimising its processes, policies, trainings etc. The latest achievement resulted in the ISO certification according to the standard 37301 of Infront’s Compliance Management System.
Next to her job at Infront, Barbara is a member of the foundation board of “Swiss Sport Integrity”, the national anti-doping agency and host of the national whistleblowing hotline for athletes and coaches in Switzerland.

barbara.lustenberger@infrontsports.com


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How the sports industry tackles the challenges of third-party risks

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 11:40

The sports industry is not only famous for high performance, entertainment and ecstatic emotions but also for a series of bribery, fraud and money laundering scandals. However, even though the industry is not regulated the pressure from society and its stakeholders support the cultural change to a more ethical way of conducting business. In this session, you will get insights on how FIFA and Infront (an international sport service agency) tackle the challenges of third party risks by sharing real case examples from the global sports industry.


| Volkswagen

Chief Compliance

Bio

Dr. Kurt Michels has been appointed as Chief Compliance Officer of the Volkswagen Group with effect from April 1, 2017. In 2011, Michels was appointed as Chief Compliance Officer for Trucks and Vans of Daimler AG and in 2013 also for the Buses sector. In this function, he was responsible for the development and implementation of a compliance program for worldwide corruption prevention, for the sustained safeguarding of compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and for the prevention of money laundering. During the monitorship of Daimler AG, Dr. Michels cooperated from 2011 till 2013 very intensively and successfully with the US authorities and with the compliance monitor appointed by them. From 2006, he headed the Product Safety & Regulatory Department as Associate General Counsel at Daimler AG. In this function, he held global responsibility for the topics of product safety, product liability prevention, emissions law, technical compliance, criminal law and public law. In addition, he provided support in connection with US class actions. After studying law and obtaining his doctorate in Tübingen, Dr. Michels started his career with Daimler-Benz AG as an in-house attorney for purchasing and sales law in 1998.

kurt.michels@volkswagen.de


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Plenary - Discussion among Compliance monitors and General Counsel

Day 2 | October 28, 2022 - 09:50

Third parties and the risk they represent to companies, how do monitors look at third party risk and how do companies deal with those challenges


| Clariant International Ltd

Head of Group Compliance

Bio

Sandra Middel is the Head of Group Compliance responsible for Ethics & Integrity, Data Privacy and Information Security. She brings 20 years of experience in the Compliance field, setting up and implementing Compliance Systems in various companies. Before joining Clariant she has been with Syngenta setting up the Compliance program and governance for the EMEA region, training on ethics and embedding integrity into the mindset and culture of the business, coaching leaders on ethical topics and leading compliance investigations. Her first assignment in Compliance was to build up the Compliance and Risk management System for ING in Russia.
She brings extensive knowledge in Compliance and Risk Management in mature and emerging markets.
Sandra is Vice Chair of Ethics and Compliance Switzerland, Board Member of the KBA-NotaSys Integrity Fund and Co-Chair of the Industry Association Swissholdings Compliance Working Group.

sandra.middel@clariant.com


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Building a risk model for your due diligence process and what to consider

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 16:25

What elements to consider related to a third party risk model, which third parties to cover, how to categorize them or also what risk criteria to apply in a risk model. A practical example is shared followed by a discussion on possible strategies how to approach it, tips, watch out and learning.

Welcome message

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 08:45

Plenary - Julia

Debrief and closing of Day 1

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 17:40

Closing Remarks

Day 2 | October 28, 2022 - 15:15


| World Bank Group

Head, Integrity Compliance

Bio

Lisa Miller is the World Bank Group Integrity Compliance Officer and heads the Integrity Compliance Unit in the World Bank Group's Integrity Vice Presidency. She previously was a Senior Counsel in the World Bank's Legal Vice Presidency, focusing on sanctions and legal procurement matters. Prior to joining the World Bank, she was in private legal practice in Boston and Washington, D.C. Her practice focused on integrity compliance, sanctions, public procurement, and corporate matters.
Lisa Miller received an LL.M. in International and Comparative Law, with distinction, from Georgetown University Law Center. She received her J.D. from George Washington University Law School where she was a member of The George Washington Journal of International Law and Economics, and a Dean’s Fellow. She graduated from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service with a B.S. in International Politics and a Certificate in German Studies.

lmiller1@worldbank.org


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Plenary - Discussion among Compliance monitors and General Counsel

Day 2 | October 28, 2022 - 09:50

Third parties and the risk they represent to companies, how do monitors look at third party risk and how do companies deal with those challenges


| Becton Dickinson

Global Head of Data Privacy

Bio

Luca Nevano is currently the Global Head of Privacy and Group DPO at Becton Dickinson, responsible for establishing a purposeful privacy program and robust governance, managing a network of privacy professionals, enhancing BD’s global privacy practices, and supporting delivery of key business activities. He is a qualified lawyer with extensive experience of both legal and compliance sectors. Since 2008 he has worked for multinational pharmaceutical companies Novartis and GlaxoSmithKline in management roles and is familiar with a range of different pharmaceutical and medical device markets. Prior to launching his career in the healthcare business, Luca worked for law firms, the University of Milan as a lecturer and researcher, and at the Italian Parliament. Luca graduated with a degree in Law, and holds privacy certifications with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (CIPP/E and CIPM), a Master’s degree in Intellectual Property Law and recognized Compliance Certifications.

luca.nevano@bd.com


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Managing data privacy risks when engaging with third parties

Day 2 | October 28, 2022 - 13:30

The engagement of third parties to perform tasks involving the processing of personal data must meet certain requirements under data protection law. The customer remains primarily responsible for compliance with data protection regulations and must therefore ensure that the third party meets all requirements before outsourcing. In this session, participants will explore the legal requirements for outsourcing data processing, the associated risks, and the measures to be taken prior to outsourcing to third parties in Switzerland and abroad, and discuss how due diligence, contractual requirements and monitoring can be integrated into the overall outsourcing process.


| Pikó Uhl Rechtsanwälte AG

Partner

Bio

Dr. Rita Pikó is partner at Pikó Uhl Rechtsanwälte AG in Zurich and specialized in Corporate Governance, Compliance and conducts internal investigations. Rita regularly lectures in Compliance at various universities. Previously, Rita worked at the law firms Hengeler and Clifford Chance in Frankfurt and was Global Governance, Global Chief Compliance & Risk Officer of Celanese AG with listings on the New York and Frankfurt Stock Exchanges.

piko@pikouhl.com


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Value-based Compliance as opportunity to support Human Rights – What does good chocolate have to do with Human Rights?

Day 2 | October 28, 2022 - 13:30

The session will provide an overview of applicable and upcoming regulations as well as relevant international standards regarding Human Rights and will be dedicated to a value-based approach using existing Compliance Management Systems. Their practical implementation will be illustrated by means of process steps using a company from the food industry as a practical example.


| Novartis International AG

Global Head Third Party Risk Management

Bio

Michael is the currently the global head of third party risk management. He is with Novartis since 16 years in various finance roles (e.g. CFO Novartis Oncology Germany, CFO Novartis Oncology Latin America) and 8 years with KGaA in Finance roles in Germany and USA (including Regional Controlling Eastern Europe & South Africa, BD&L and M&A Finance, Corporate Finance). Michael graduated in business administration from Leipzig Graduate School of Management and completed studies in Ireland (Dublin Institute of Technology) and Finland (University of Vaasa).

michael.reh@novartis.com


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Automation in TPRM – reducing the cost of risk assurance

Day 2 | October 28, 2022 - 11:35

The journey of Novartis to build an effective and efficient third party risk management process by balancing competing stakeholder interests while reducing cost of risk assurance through automation.


| E&Y

Senior Manager

Bio

Ilinca has close to 10 years of experience in the area of Ethics & Compliance. Having focused on preventive compliance, she has supported multinational clients within different industries in assessing and implementing compliance management systems, conducting risk assessments and developing measures to address identified risks. Since the adoption of the Counterproposal to the Responsible Business Initiative and the entering into force of the respective ordinance, Ilinca has advised clients on the regulatory requirements and respective management systems focusing on the supply chain and third parties. During this time, she accumulated extensive experience as well in the area of ESG.

ilinca.rohmann@ch.ey.com


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Latest Development in TPRM & how does it tie together with ESG - Environment, Social Governance

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 16:25

In this session, current trends related to third party risk management will be discussed, including most recent enforcement actions. Among others, focus of the session will be the audit process around third parties, as this is a recurring hot topic for the compliance community. As a rising star around TPRM, we will link the topic around ESG into the picture and spotlight how to efficiently reduce your business risks.


| E&Y

Partner

Bio

Marvin has over 16 years in professional services and is a Partner in the EY Integrity, Compliance & Ethics Team. Marvin led various investigations, compliance risk assessments and preventive anti-bribery and corruption reviews in Switzerland and abroad, including in the Middle East, Africa, Americas and Asia. Marvin has significant experience in the industry and NGO sectors as well as in working in various countries such as Nigeria, Angola, Kenia, Thailand, China, Mexico, Vietnam, Russia, Jordan, India, Japan, Indonesia, the UAE and others. Furthermore, he has significant experience in FCPA as well as WorldBank Monitorships

marvin.schilling@ch.ey.com


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E&Y


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Latest Development in TPRM & how does it tie together with ESG - Environment, Social Governance

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 16:25

In this session, current trends related to third party risk management will be discussed, including most recent enforcement actions. Among others, focus of the session will be the audit process around third parties, as this is a recurring hot topic for the compliance community. As a rising star around TPRM, we will link the topic around ESG into the picture and spotlight how to efficiently reduce your business risks.


| Barry Callebaut

Head of Compliance

Bio

Philipp Schinz is Head of Compliance at Barry Callebaut AG and has been working in Corporate Compliance for over 15 years. He is responsible for compliance management and the group's international case investigations. He also accompanies the procedural development to ensure supply chain compliance and the ESG strategy, taking into account national and international challenges.

philipp_schinz@barry-callebaut.com


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Value-based Compliance as opportunity to support Human Rights – What does good chocolate have to do with Human Rights?

Day 2 | October 28, 2022 - 13:30

The session will provide an overview of applicable and upcoming regulations as well as relevant international standards regarding Human Rights and will be dedicated to a value-based approach using existing Compliance Management Systems. Their practical implementation will be illustrated by means of process steps using a company from the food industry as a practical example.


| ABB Group

Senior Vice President and Chief Integrity Officer

Bio

Natalia Shehadeh is Senior Vice President and Chief Integrity Officer for ABB Ltd., a Swiss technology company with global focus on the electrification, robotics, automation and motion sectors. Natalia leads a global team of integrity and regulatory compliance professionals responsible for a broad array of topics including trade, anticorruption, data privacy, competition, investigations, monitoring and data analytics.

natalia.shehadeh@ch.abb.com


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Emerging regulatory changes on business and human rights: how companies can prepare for mandatory due diligence

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 15:25

New laws are coming into effect in many jurisdictions requiring large companies to carry out human rights due diligence. What policies and processes, governance structures, and reporting need to be in place, as well as acted and reported upon, to demonstrate compliance? Some new laws or proposals also open the door to civil liability and Board-level responsibility. What training is needed within companies, and at what level, to ensure compliance in this rapidly emerging field?


| Herminius

Partner

Bio

Graham has worked in the strategic advisory industry since 2003 and co-founded Herminius through a management buy-out in 2016. He works closely with blue-chip clients in an advisory role, and has led over 200 projects in the Middle East, Africa, Asia (China and South East Asia), Latin America, the Former Soviet Union and Europe. Graham’s client portfolio is wide-ranging, including private equity, law, private banking & wealth management, retail, oil and gas and infrastructure. He has a growing practice advising clients in complex shareholder disputes, delivering optimal exit strategies and, where necessary, providing litigation support.


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Plenary - Opening Keynote: Corporate intelligence in support of third-party assessments, challenges, risks, and opportunities

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 09:00

Corporate intelligence is a key tool for understanding the risks and opportunities attached to third parties, but it is also a complex process which requires its users to have a comprehensive understanding of when, where, and how to bring it to bear. By giving insights based on real case studies, the speakers will help the audience to understand how to seek added value in corporate intelligence services, how to can gain value from these services, and how to distinguish “what I need to know” from “what I want to know”.


| digiVolution Foundation

Founder and Director

Bio

Gérald Vernez studied geology, meteorology and then security policy. After a first career as an engineer and risk manager in industry, he joined the General Staff of the Swiss Armed Forces in 1996. He prepared and trained the Federal Crisis Staff for the Y2K problem, planned the Command & Control organization of the armed forces and developed the Information Operations area. In 2009 he became Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Joint Staff and in 2011 Deputy Director for the development of the first national strategy for the protection of Switzerland against cyber risks. As the Chief of the Armed Forces' delegate for cyberdefence since 2013, he planned and coordinated the development of this area. In 2016, while leading the task force that managed the cyberattack against RUAG, he became the DDPS delegate for cyberdefence for which he developed and implemented the first cyberdefence action plan in 2017, ensured its revision in 2018, and then led the development of the new strategy in force since 2021. Expert and trainer in security policy for our digitally mutating society, Gérald Vernez is founder and director of the digiVolution Foundation (www.digivolution.swiss), a new force for strategic thinking and action created at the end of 2020.

gerald.vernez@digivolution.swiss


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IT Security risks, How to manage third party risks.

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 15:25

Cybersecurity risk is one of the biggest risks for companies. Data privacy and IT security laws require companies and their business partners to have the necessary technical and organizational measures in place to avoid (personal) data being lost, modified, sold or erased. How do you know whether you have an IT trustworthy partner? The Speaker(s) will share a questionnaire/methodology - based on US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity framework. How can a third party hurt you? Listen to a person who experienced it.


| ECS

co-Chair of ECS conference

Bio

Patrick Wellens has 30 years’ professional experience in Governance, Ethics, Compliance, and have been involved in numerous complex and sensitive ...ons across all continents. As a country and global divisional compliance officer with a pharma company based in Zurich and as a senior manager with Deloitte, he has extensive experience in developing, implementing, overseeing, and communicating an effective Compliance Program with all necessary standards, processes, and controls. In his current role with a multinational pharma company, he is actively involved in the global design and implementation of a third-party risk management solution.

Patrick is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Compliance and Ethics Officer (CCEP-I), Certified Risk Assurance Manager (CRMA). He is a member of the editorial board of Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, a Board Member of Ethics and Compliance Switzerland, a not-for-profit association which promotes organizational ethics and compliance, a member of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners advisory council and an Advisory Panel member to the Association of Corporate Investigators.

patrick.wellens@bayer.com


Speaker for

Workshop: Key Challenges when implementing a third party due diligence framework

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 11:40

What are common challenges to be adressed in a robust third party due diligence framework and possible strategies how to adress them - input and group discussion

Welcome message

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 08:45

Plenary - Julia

Debrief and closing of Day 1

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 17:40

Closing Remarks

Day 2 | October 28, 2022 - 15:15


| Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP (WilmerHale)

Bio

Dr. Jan Wendler advises clients in corporate compliance, investigations, and M&A matters. He has particular experience in representing multinational corporations in the context of multi-jurisdictional investigations in Europe, the United States (DOJ, SEC and DOS), Asia and Latin America. He has distinctive experience in the design, development, implementation and testing of compliance management systems, particularly in the context of compliance monitorships. He has significant experience in working as a core-member of a DOJ-appointed independent compliance monitorship team, as well as experience representing companies undergoing monitorships. He is a Certified Compliance Professional and has advised companies about establishing, implementing, and testing third party management systems and conducting third party due diligences / business partner reviews.


Speaker for

Plenary - Discussion among Compliance monitors and General Counsel

Day 2 | October 28, 2022 - 09:50

Third parties and the risk they represent to companies, how do monitors look at third party risk and how do companies deal with those challenges


| ABB Group

Head of Corporate Responsibility

Bio

Adrienne Williams is Group Head of Corporate Responsibility at ABB. In this role, she is responsible for corporate responsibility strategy, including human rights and community engagement, supplier sustainability framework, and oversight of sustainability due diligence processes in mergers & acquisitions.

adrienne.williams@ch.abb.com


Speaker for

Emerging regulatory changes on business and human rights: how companies can prepare for mandatory due diligence

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 15:25

New laws are coming into effect in many jurisdictions requiring large companies to carry out human rights due diligence. What policies and processes, governance structures, and reporting need to be in place, as well as acted and reported upon, to demonstrate compliance? Some new laws or proposals also open the door to civil liability and Board-level responsibility. What training is needed within companies, and at what level, to ensure compliance in this rapidly emerging field?


| Herminius

Partner

Bio

Peter specialises in corporate advisory work, geopolitical risk and impact investing, particularly in emerging markets and developing and post-conflict countries. Prior to joining Herminius, Peter co-founded and built Libra Advisory Group, which worked on economic development, national security and post-conflict governance and reform in a wide variety of countries including Afghanistan, Bosnia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Kosovo, Sierra Leone and Sri Lanka. He continues to act as a Senior Advisor and Deployable Civilian Expert at the UK Government’s joint FCDO-MOD Stabilisation Unit.


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Herminius


Speaker for

Plenary - Opening Keynote: Corporate intelligence in support of third-party assessments, challenges, risks, and opportunities

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 09:00

Corporate intelligence is a key tool for understanding the risks and opportunities attached to third parties, but it is also a complex process which requires its users to have a comprehensive understanding of when, where, and how to bring it to bear. By giving insights based on real case studies, the speakers will help the audience to understand how to seek added value in corporate intelligence services, how to can gain value from these services, and how to distinguish “what I need to know” from “what I want to know”.


Moderators

| Lalive.law

ECS

Bio

Daniel Lucien Bühr is a Partner at LALIVE Attorneys at Law and is based in Zurich. He advises and represents clients in governance matters and in internal ...d external investigations. Daniel Bühr also reviews and monitors corporate and public sector governance and oversight. He is a member of the ISO Working Groups on Governance of organizations and on Compliance management systems. He is a member of the European Board of the International Association of Independent Corporate Monitors, a founding member of the International Academy of Financial Crime Litigators and Honorary Chairman of Ethics and Compliance Switzerland, a not-for-profit association which promotes organizational ethics and compliance. Before joining LALIVE, Daniel Bühr was an inhouse regional counsel for a Swiss multinational.

dlb@ethics-compliance.ch


Moderator for


Plenary - Discussion among Compliance monitors and General Counsel

Day 2 | October 28, 2022 - 09:50

Third parties and the risk they represent to companies, how do monitors look at third party risk and how do companies deal with those challenges


| Brown Rudnik

Advisory Panel Member

Bio

Jeffrey Cottle is a partner in Brown Rudnick’s White Collar Defense, Investigations & Compliance Practice Group. He divides his time between the Firm’s ....S. and international offices, serving a global client base. Jeff’s practice focuses on white-collar crime and compliance matters, with an emphasis on fraud, corruption, trade sanctions, and export controls.

Jeff conducts internal investigations of breaches of company policies and law, as well as the defense of investigations by external regulators and enforcement agencies such as the U.S. Department of Justice and Securities Exchange Commission, the U.K. Serious Fraud Office, and other enforcement agencies in Europe and elsewhere.

JCottle@brownrudnick.com


Moderator for


Plenary - Discussion among Compliance monitors and General Counsel

Day 2 | October 28, 2022 - 09:50

Third parties and the risk they represent to companies, how do monitors look at third party risk and how do companies deal with those challenges


Russia and China Sanctions – What European Businesses Should Know

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 09:55

Russia sanctions and legal/jurisdictional implications for European business; Common “pressure points” in business activity as a result of Russia sanctions; China sanctions and legal/jurisdictional impact on European business, Potential commercial consequences of China sanctions


| Ex-Federal Attorney

Ex-Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland

Bio

Until his retirement end of 2018, Walter Mäder was a prosecutor with the Federal Office of the Attorney General. As a result of a reorganization of the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG), the existing 2 Departments for white-collar crime were merged. Walter Mäder became responsible of the field international corruption in the whole OAG in 2015. He was responsible for several major international corruption cases, either as a trial prosecutor or as the taskforce leader. He represents the OAG in the Working Group of Bribery (OECD) in Paris. Walter Mäder specialized on economic crime with a focus on foreign bribery cases and anti-money laundering. Walter Mäder has already lectured at national and international congresses and other occasions on his favorite subject. Within the DAS Compliance Management course of the University of Lucerne, he lectures on international corruption.

w.maeder@posteo.de


Moderator for


Former prosecutor and defense lawyer give insight into the Petrobras/Odebrecht proceedings from their point of view.

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 13:40

Some of the biggest corruption proceedings also using third parties. Insights from the prosecution and defense perspective on how these are uncovered and prosecuted and the consequences for the company. Unique opportunity to ask questions and discuss with both sides.


| Head of Group Compliance

Clariant International Ltd

Bio

Sandra Middel is the Head of Group Compliance responsible for Ethics & Integrity, Data Privacy and Information Security. She brings 20 years of experience in the Compliance field, setting up and implementing Compliance Systems in various companies. Before joining Clariant she has been with Syngenta setting up the Compliance program and governance for the EMEA region, training on ethics and embedding integrity into the mindset and culture of the business, coaching leaders on ethical topics and leading compliance investigations. Her first assignment in Compliance was to build up the Compliance and Risk management System for ING in Russia. She brings extensive knowledge in Compliance and Risk Management in mature and emerging markets. Sandra is Vice Chair of Ethics and Compliance Switzerland, Board Member of the KBA-NotaSys Integrity Fund and Co-Chair of the Industry Association Swissholdings Compliance Working Group.

sandra.middel@clariant.com


Moderator for


Plenary - Opening Keynote: Corporate intelligence in support of third-party assessments, challenges, risks, and opportunities

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 09:00

Corporate intelligence is a key tool for understanding the risks and opportunities attached to third parties, but it is also a complex process which requires its users to have a comprehensive understanding of when, where, and how to bring it to bear. By giving insights based on real case studies, the speakers will help the audience to understand how to seek added value in corporate intelligence services, how to can gain value from these services, and how to distinguish “what I need to know” from “what I want to know”.


| CEO

Global Business Initiative on Human Right

Bio

Ron Popper has been working on the business and human rights agenda as a practitioner and advisor to multinational corporations for nearly 20 years. He is currently Chief Executive Officer of the Global Business Initiative on Human Rights, which brings together more than 20 multinationals, and a member of a number of Boards, including the Institute for Human Rights and Business. Ron spent 10 years as Head of Corporate Responsibility for the Switzerland-based multinational ABB where he focused on developing human rights policies and processes, due diligence on potential high-risk projects and countries, stakeholder engagement and training programmes. He was also part of teams that helped to decide whether to remain or leave countries such as Iran, Myanmar and Sudan. In addition, he was a member of the Group Crisis Response task force for nine years working on diverse issues in the Middle East and Africa. He is now a regular lecturer teaching business and human rights courses at universities in Switzerland, Norway, Italy and the United Kingdom.

ron.popper@bluewin.ch


Moderator for


Emerging regulatory changes on business and human rights: how companies can prepare for mandatory due diligence

Day 1 | October 27, 2022 - 15:25

New laws are coming into effect in many jurisdictions requiring large companies to carry out human rights due diligence. What policies and processes, governance structures, and reporting need to be in place, as well as acted and reported upon, to demonstrate compliance? Some new laws or proposals also open the door to civil liability and Board-level responsibility. What training is needed within companies, and at what level, to ensure compliance in this rapidly emerging field?


| co-Chair of ECS conference

ECS

Bio

Patrick Wellens has 30 years’ professional experience in Governance, Ethics, Compliance, and have been involved in numerous complex and sensitive ...ons across all continents. As a country and global divisional compliance officer with a pharma company based in Zurich and as a senior manager with Deloitte, he has extensive experience in developing, implementing, overseeing, and communicating an effective Compliance Program with all necessary standards, processes, and controls. In his current role with a multinational pharma company, he is actively involved in the global design and implementation of a third-party risk management solution.

Patrick is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Compliance and Ethics Officer (CCEP-I), Certified Risk Assurance Manager (CRMA). He is a member of the editorial board of Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, a Board Member of Ethics and Compliance Switzerland, a not-for-profit association which promotes organizational ethics and compliance, a member of Association of Certified Fraud Examiners advisory council and an Advisory Panel member to the Association of Corporate Investigators.

patrick.wellens@bayer.com