Pre-Conference Workshops 23rd June

WORKSHOP A


Implementing Compliance Procedures in Your JV Partners and Subsidiaries

Michael Rasmuson, Vice President, International Legal Operations, Baker Hughes (UK)

Join this interactive and practical session, where leading experts will take you through the most difficult aspects of ensuring compliance within your joint venture relationships, to ensure that your JVs bring about the real synergies envisioned. Ask speakers your most challenging questions, as they take you through real-life examples.


  • How does your liability differ depending on the level of control in the relationship?
  • How is control determined? – board membership vs. ownership
  • Establishing a compliance process suitable to the level of control
  • Ensuring risk areas identified in the course of due diligence pre-partnership are addressed
  • Preventative Measures
  • Expectations under DPA guidance


WORKSHOP B

Taking Your Compliance Training to the Next Level: Making Sure the Message Sticks

Elizabeth Rozek, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary,
Basilea Pharmaceutica International Ltd (Switzerland)*


In this session, experts from key emerging market jurisdictions will give you the “on the ground” perspective on how to get real “buyin” on compliance from employees. Discuss new strategies and ideas professionals are putting forward to take their training to the next level, and get involved in interactive Q&A, brainstorming and more.

  • Identifying staff and offices where training is most needed
  • Repeating training effectively – keeping training as “short” and “sharp” as possible whilst maintaining effectiveness
  • Tailoring your training for staff function
  • To what extent does post-training testing and metrics help to ensure compliance and encourage employees to retain knowledge?
  • Getting “buy-in” from management for training programmes where there are additional costs