CLE# 2012-036: Taking the "Scary" Out of Corporate Compliance
3.5 General / 3.0 Ethics
Date: Friday, October 26, 2012
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8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:25 a.m. Welcome
Walter Featherly, Patton Boggs LLC, Moderator
8:30 a.m. They’re Heeee-re!
What is corporate compliance and why do we care?
Bruce Anders, Cook Inlet Region Inc., Melanie Osborne, NANA Development Corporation
9:00 a.m. Do’s and Don’ts of Trick-or-Treating
This panel will provide an overview of general business ethics issues, like antitrust, code of conduct,
federal contracting, and business courtesies (i.e., gifts). The panel will discuss these areas from a process standpoint as well, including what structures and policies are important. This is more than a federal contracting issue – those in the oil patch, construction, utilities, and banking sectors need compliance too!
S. Lane Tucker, Stoel Rives LLP, Clyde “Ed” Sniffen Jr., Senior Assistant Attorney General, Alaska Department of Law,
Walter Featherly, Patton Boggs LLP
10:30 a.m. BREAK
10:45 a.m. Tales from the Crypt
With new privacy and data security regulations, technology and compliance is becoming increasingly complex. This cutting-edge panel will address privacy, data security, cloud storage and the appropriate use of the internet and social media.
Matt Block, Lane Powell LLC, Clyde “Ed” Sniffen Jr., Dave Hymas, GCI
12:00 p.m. LUNCH on your own
1:15 p.m. Them bones, them bones…
Compliance that protects against questionable business conduct in financial areas is a must. The afternoon panel will discuss financial integrity issues, such as insider trading, conflicts of interest, and fraud awareness and detection, and important internal controls.
Brennan Cain, The Eyak Corporation, John Kauffman, Stoel Rives, LLP, Leslie Williams Crocker, CPA, CCEP, Business Integrity Solutions, LLC, Marjorie Kaiser, CPA
2:45 p.m. BREAK
3:00 p.m. Lurking in the Haunted House
Wouldn’t it be nice to have some practical tips for implementing a compliance program? The final panel will discuss the elements
of an effective compliance program, including developing
standards of conduct and internal controls, oversight, and
Jessica Graham, GCI, April Ferguson, Bristol Bay Native Corporation, Melanie Osborne, NANA
4:15 p.m. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – you ask the questions and we’ll provide the answers.
4:45 p.m. Adjourn
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