• 8:45 am - 12:15 pm

WORKSHOP A - Money laundering prevention program and new financial compliance guidelines

When it comes to money laundering prevention and other financial compliance topics, it is necessary to examine extensive national and international legislations. In addition, there have been recent changes in the Brazilian legislation on the matter, which may require adjustments to corporate programs and policies.


  • 8:45 am - 12:15 pm

WORKSHOP B - Risk Assessment

A compliance program is useless without an accurate risk assessment. Risk assessment is considered one of the key pillars of an effective compliance program. This assessment must be conducted and reviewed regularly focusing on risks associated with bribery and corrupt practices and other existing corporate policies, such as conflicts of interest, lobbying, donation, business courtesies, government interaction, etc. This important analysis must consider the ecosystem in which the company operates, its size, and the level of commitment of its partners, third parties, and suppliers. Learn the best practices and get a structured framework to conduct a risk assessment confidently, including templates and other customizable supporting documents.


  • 8:45 am - 12:15 pm

WORKSHOP C - An internal compliance investigation from planning to reporting

Internal investigations are of crucial importance, not only to ensure compliance with anti-corruption laws, but also for their ability to identify relevant issues and avoid costly fines from national and international control authorities. In this context, proper handling of whistle-blowing and conduct of an internal investigation following international best practices are crucial to achieve meaningful results and ensure a successful compliance program.

  • 8:45 am - 12:15 pm

WORKSHOP D - Pro-Ethics Seal and compliance certifications

Who would not like to have their work recognized? And when recognition involves such a sensitive and current topic in Brazil as ethics and the fight against corruption and bribery, it becomes even more valuable. All organizations, regardless of the type, size, nature of business, whether in the public or private sector, non-profit or for profit, can obtain the certification. Not only large organizations, but also small and medium-sized companies are getting into existing certifications and seals. In a business environment that increasingly demands ethics and transparency, it is essential for organizations to treat the concepts of corporate governance and compliance as two sides of the same coin.

  • 8:45 am - 12:15 pm

WORKSHOP E - Essential tools for an effective compliance program

Creating an effective compliance program goes far beyond creating policies and manuals. Welcoming whistle-blowing through a proper channel, as well as due diligence tools, especially from third parties, are essential to ensure that the compliance program is agile and functions properly. Learn the latest on this topic and how to incorporate these solutions into your compliance program, often investing less than you thought.

  • 10:15 am - 10:45 am

Coffee Break

  • 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm

Lunch

  • 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm

WORKSHOP F - How to prepare a code of ethics and conduct

To be effective, a Code of Ethics and Conduct must be built considering the organization’s core values, since its main objective is to guide employees and third parties on how the company conducts its business. That is, the Code must help resolve ethical dilemmas and explain what behaviors are acceptable or unacceptable to the company at all the different levels of relationship. This workshop will provide a hands-on approach to preparing a code of ethics and conduct.

  • 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm

WORKSHOP G – How to align compliance and labor laws

On the one hand, maintaining compliance with the regulations governing labor relations, and on the other hand, the typical activities of a compliance program. At the intersection, how to align these sensitive topics routinely and healthily, so that investigations can be conducted with effective results, for example, without breaching the limits of labor and constitutional protections. In this workshop, you will learn more about how to reconcile these issues, including the limits of punitive measures, when and how to apply them, and employee privacy matters under national and international legislations.

  • 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm

WORKSHOP H - Corporate Governance and Compliance

In an increasingly ethical and transparent business environment, it is essential for organizations to treat the fundamentals of corporate governance and compliance as two sides of the same coin. Good governance practices can substantially help companies demonstrate their commitment to ethics and compliance and protect the interests of their stakeholders, thus strengthening their image and ensuring business continuity.

  • 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm

WORKSHOP I - Tender compliance

In a corporate environment involving tenders, that is, companies where government contracts represent a significant portion of revenue, lawyers need a deeper understanding of compliance, and compliance professionals need to master at least the basics of administrative law. Promoting dialogue among expert lawyers and compliance professionals is imperative to establish best practices and practices that should be avoided or prohibited during a tender process, so that they clearly reflect these compliance commandments, codes, and policies.

  • 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm

WORKSHOP J - Conflict of interest

Why are people considered essentially ethical able to make unethical decisions putting their personal interests ahead of those of the company? Assessing and managing conflicts of interest that people often face when making decisions is critical for an effective compliance program, so that preventive and corrective actions may be implemented promptly. Family relationships between employees, employee’s involvement in other business and relationship with competing companies are some of the issues that need attention.

  • 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Coffee Break

  • 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm

WORKSHOP K - Third party management

Should I submit my Code of Ethics and Conduct to the third parties with which my company does business, conduct a due diligence on all of them, and train them regularly about aspects of my compliance program? Managing third parties can be a great challenge, especially when it represents a significant operational risk, whether due to the large number of related companies, the volume of business and exposure, or just because of the inherent risks of the industry. Learn the best practices and how to treat these third parties with care.

  • 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm

WORKSHOP L - Compliance crisis management

Corporate crisis management is increasingly present in the routine of companies and law firms. Understanding the concept of crisis, its effects, characteristics, and methodologies for overcoming is a current necessity. Not least important are the dilemmas, challenges, and conflicts (professional and personal) experienced by managers in this process. Learn more about the limits of civil and criminal liability in these cases and the role of each department, such as compliance, legal, and communication, in overcoming these multidisciplinary challenges, based on case studies and analysis of real corporate crisis situations.

  • 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm

WORKSHOP M - Soft Skills – Must-have behavioral skills for success in compliance

The objective of the workshop is to provide a hands-on approach to the Soft Skills of professionals handling typical compliance activities, whether in companies, law firms, or consultancies. Learn the desired behavioral skills of a compliance professional and how to devise an effective action plan that can greatly accelerate your personal development and consequently your career as well.

  • 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm

WORKSHOP N - Competition compliance

Competition questions, formerly addressed from a legal perspective only, are now of very high relevance for compliance. That is why the topic is now part of Compliance Trends, an event organized by LEC to discuss only trending compliance topics.

In early 2016, the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) issued important guidelines on the structure and benefits of adopting competition compliance programs in its “Guide to Compliance Programs”, focused on the adoption of measures to prevent, identify, and remedy violations of Law 12529/2011 (Brazilian Antitrust Law – LDC). Learn how it works in practice and the countless benefits that may derive from the adoption of these programs.

  • 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm

WORKSHOP O - How to be in compliance with the LGPD and avoid fines of up to 50 million reais

Despite ranking among the most significant corporate risks for 2019, just 9 months prior to the effective date of the General Data Protection Law (LGPD), a few companies are at an advanced stage of development of an effective data protection program. Discover expectations about the performance of the Brazilian data protection authority, procedures for compliance, the role of a Data Protection Officer, among other important provisions of the Law.

  • 9:00 am - 9:45 am

Keynote Speaker – Successes and failures in the fight against corruption in Latin America.

  • 9:50 am - 11:00 am

2018: The year of enforcement for U.S. authorities.

In 2018, monetary sanctions exceeded USD 2bn, the DOJ now has more than 30 professionals dedicated full-time to the FCPA, and the FBI created three new prosecution units. Following this trend, what to expect for 2019?

  • 9:50 am - 11:00 am

Challenges in building a regional data protection program.

  • 9:50 am - 11:00 am

Corporate crisis management.

Significant corporate disruption that generates extensive media coverage. The result of the public scrutiny will affect the normal operations of the organization and may have a political, legal, financial, or governmental impact on the business. What is the role of the compliance department in this scenario?

  • 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Coffee Break

  • 11:35 am - 12:45 pm

Whistleblower protections in the United States and prospects for Brazil.

Whistleblower protections. Since 2013, award to whistleblowers under the Dodd-Frank Act has substantially increased. What are the practical effects of this provision, and how can Brazil benefit from passing the bill on this subject?

  • 11:35 am - 12:55 pm

Internal investigations. Cooperation and Disclosure.

In order to receive credit for cooperation and disclosure, companies must collect and store data appropriately and in compliance with local and international laws. How should companies manage the integration of new technologies into their daily operations?

  • 11:35 am - 1:00 pm

How to implement Corporate Governance and Compliance at start-ups, small and medium-sized companies?

Effective implementation of a compliance program depends greatly on the company’s size, organizational culture, business, and where the company is located. Understand the differences and challenges faced by experienced compliance professionals.

  • 12:50 pm - 2:00 pm

Lunch

  • 2:05 pm - 3:05 pm

Compliance and HR. Investigations. Mobbing.

Challenges in conducting investigations into mobbing and its legal consequences.

  • 2:05 pm - 3:05 pm

Internal investigations in multiple jurisdictions.

Simultaneous investigations in different countries and cooperation between authorities. Discuss with experts how to conduct investigations in different jurisdictions and challenges of reporting to local and U.S. authorities. What are the most common legal and cultural challenges and how to address investigations efficiently?

  • 2:05 pm - 3:05 pm

Compliance and M&A.

Investing in Latin America. Attracting investment in Latin America vs. Compliance. Understand in practice how investment funds and international banks rate companies in the region and what remediation measures and barriers to acquisitions exist.

  • 3:10 pm - 3:40 pm

Coffee Break

  • 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

An interview with the government – “Ministry of Transparency”.

Assessment of compliance programs and ‘Pro-Ethics’ certification.

  • 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Risk analysis, compliance policies and internal controls. What is the relationship?

Unwritten rules for building an effective compliance program. Understand how multinationals conduct their risk analysis and develop policies and controls to address their key compliance risks. What is the role of other corporate departments (Legal/Finance/HR)?

  • 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Responsibility of Leaders and Compliance Officers.

Responsibility of C-level, senior officers, managers, including compliance officers, for legal violations committed by the company.

  • 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Strategic third-party management.

Third-party risk management. What is the level of your third-party due diligence? How to address “forced” partnerships with local companies, how and when to suspend and terminate contracts with local suppliers, how to ensure top management support, even with possible commercial losses. Learn some lessons from some of the most prestigious compliance professionals in the industry.

  • 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Compliance Benchmark - Gray areas covered by a compliance program.

Risk Areas. Gray areas of procurement, marketing, and sales. Compare how your compliance program is positioned to manage existing risks in these areas, in a practical discussion, based on lessons learned over the years.

  • 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Compliance Program Management.

Why do compliance programs fail and how to correct them?

  • 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm

Happy Hour

  • 9:00 am - 9:45 am

Keynote Speaker – Operation Mani Pulite (Italy).

  • 9:50 am - 10:35 am

Keynote Speaker – Ethics, Individual, Society and Company.

  • 10:40 am - 11:10 am

Coffee Break

  • 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Doing business with Petrobras in the post-Car Wash era.

After Operation Car Wash, Petrobras has restructured its compliance program and created effective procedures for third-party contracts.

  • 11:15 am - 12:25 pm

Diversity and Inclusion.

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) are topics that will be increasingly present in Brazilian companies, which have been slow to create and implement effective programs, often due to a lack of leadership engagement and, consequently, a lack of budget.

  • 11:15 am - 12:35 pm

Handbook for Assessing Integrity Programs in Administrative Proceedings to establish Liability of Legal Entities (PAR).

The document aims to ensure security and technical consistency of the work performed by the committees in charge of PARs in the Federal Government. Based on the recent amendment to Rule CGU No. 910/2015, the handbook presents a methodology for analyzing integrity programs, tools necessary for their assessment by committees, and models to be used in proceedings.

  • 12:15 pm - 1:40 pm

Lunch

  • 1:45 pm - 2:55 pm

CEO’s perspectives on managing compliance risks.

The difficult mission of balancing sales pressure vs. strict compliance with rules.

  • 1:45 pm - 2:55 pm

Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing.

In 2016, Colombia established, through Circular 100-000006, a series of rules and controls to combat money laundering and terrorist activities. Other countries in the region are following the same path. What measures Brazil has taken and plans to take, and how could these initiatives compare to Sarlaft?

  • 1:45 pm - 2:55 pm

Case study. ALUBAR – a ‘Pro-Ethics’ certified company.

Understand the challenges of building a compliance program from scratch to obtaining the ‘Pro-Ethics’ seal.

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Independent investigation committee. Brazilian experience.

When is it necessary? How does it work, and what are the real benefits for companies and their shareholders?

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

New Technologies and Compliance.

How new technologies are already assisting compliance professionals in conducting the program, and what challenges are expected?

  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Storytelling-based Communication and Training.

Learn new training techniques to ensure effective training and communication of the compliance program.

  • 4:05 pm - 4:35 pm

Coffee Break

  • 4:40 pm - 5:55 pm

Case study. Andrade Gutierrez.

  • 4:40 pm - 5:55 pm

Roundtable - Compliance Officers.

How new technologies are already assisting compliance professionals in conducting the program, and what challenges are expected?

  • 4:40 pm - 5:55 pm

Women in the 4.0 Era.

Challenges for women in the corporate world and the position of Compliance Officer under the impact of the 4.0 industry and world.


* Panels and timetables subject to change

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