The European Anti-Corruption & Ethics Summit 2018, 20-21 November 2018, Munich, Germany

Our annual gathering of Chief Compliance Officers and other senior executives to discuss European anti-corruption compliance matters.

Once a year senior compliance executives meet in Munich to discuss best practice in Anti-Corruption efforts. Not a simple conference, this is a meeting of peers, designed to allow open debate under Chatham House rules. Always stimulating, the Speakers present for over one hour, sharing knowledge and experience through candid presentations designed to bring the Speaker and delegates together in discussion. Case studies and anonymised audience polling are designed to give the attendees ‘real life’ information to take back to the office to share.

Speaker Panel includes:

Dr. Stephan Mechnig-Giordano, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller S.e.c.s.

Dr. Siegfried Schwung, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, KUKA AG

Dr. Thomas Meiers, Chief Coordinator, Volkswagen Group Monitorship

Mr. Stefan Koehler, Head of Contracts, Raytheon Anschutz GmbH

Mr. Lyubomir Modev, Director, Compliance Officer EMEA, Ingram Micro

Mr. Tobias J Ruppert, Manager Group Compliance, Head of Compliance Management, Trucks MPC Europe, Daimler AG

Mr. André Hermsen, Risk and Compliance Officer, GKN Aerospace

Mr. Miguel Orozco, General Counsel, Navantia

Mr. Martin Furle, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Attorney at Law, Daiichi Sankyo Europe GmbH

Mr. Vincent Denonville, Head of Compliance Operations & Strategy, FIFA

And other specialists in Ethics and Anti-Corruption compliance

♦ Mr. Miguel Orozco, General Counsel, Navantia

Secretary of the Board and General Counsel (since 2007)

Professional Career in the public sector:

Deputy Director of the Legal Services of Spain’s Taxation Agency (Agencia Tributaria) (2003-2007);

Head of the Legal Service in Catalonia of Spain’s Taxation Agency (2001-2003); Second Head of the Legal Service in Catalonia of Spain’s Taxation Agency (2000-2001); Lay Attorney of the State before the Courts of the Province of Barcelona (1998-2000). Attorney of the Spanish State since 1998.

Mr. Lyubomir Modev, Director, Compliance Officer EMEA, Ingram Micro

Lyubo is a Director, Compliance Officer EMEA at Ingram Micro. He started at Ingram Micro as Compliance Officer for Europe in 2014 and took over the responsibility for the META region in mid-2016.  Lyubo has more than 8 years of experience in Compliance and has been working on Trade Compliance since 2014.  Responsible for the implementation of the Ingram Micro Compliance Program across EMEA, Lyubo specializes in Anti-Bribery, Trade Compliance, Ethics and Integrity, Data Privacy, AML, M&A and Risk Management.  Currently Lyubo is based out of Sofia, Bulgaria and covers a region of over 25 countries and over 10,000 associates, leading the Ingram Micro Compliance and Trade Compliance Teams in EMEA.  Prior to joining Ingram Micro, Lyubo served as a Legal & Compliance Manager for the insurance subsidiaries of the Dutch financial group Achmea in Bulgaria.  His previous experience includes legal roles in Banking and WEEE management.  Lyubo is a graduate of the American College of Sofia and holds a Master’s degree in Law, as well as a CCEP-I certification.

Mr. André Hermsen, Risk and Compliance Officer, GKN Aerospace

André Hermsen is currently the Group Risk & Compliance Officer of GKN and the Chief Compliance Officer of Fokker Technologies,  a division within GKN Aerospace. Fokker Technologies is active as supplier of wiring, structure parts and landing gear systems to aircraft manufacturers such as Boeing, Airbus, Lockheed Martin, Gulfstream and as service provider to aircraft operators (airlines)around the globe.  Fokker Technologies has an annual revenue of Eur 760m and employs approximately 4900 employees at locations around the globe .

André Hermsen has more than 25 years of management experience in an international environment. He has a background in Finance and Controlling, experience in M&A, due diligence processes and restructuring as well as in compliance with focus on Sanctions  / Export controls and Anti Bribery.

He has developed in depth practical knowledge of international sanctions and export control as case manager of the internal investigation leading to the voluntary disclosure in 2010 of the historic sanctions violations by Fokker Services.  He has led the implementation of the  export controls and anti-bribery program at Fokker Services from 2010 onwards.

He has been appointed in 2013 as Chief Compliance & Risk Officer for all business units of Fokker Technologies.   In this role he oversees the compliance program of the Fokker Group with main focus on both the export control as well as the anti-bribery program of the group.

Mr. Tobias J Ruppert, Manager Group Compliance, Head of Compliance Management, Trucks MPC Europe, Daimler AG

Tobias Ruppert has gained seven years of experience at Daimler as Compliance Manager with the focus on anti-bribery compliance, serving as Local Compliance Manager for Mercedes-Benz Vans and currently as Head of Compliance Management Truck MPCs Europe, coordinating Compliance Officers in 16 European Markets. As Compliance Professional, Tobias has steered Business Partner Due Diligences, conducted trainings for internal staff and external partners and gained an in-depth understanding of the Compliance Risks associated with various sales channels.

Prior joining Daimler, he has worked as Senior Accountant in a multinational semiconductor company, focusing on Group Financial Statements, and as Financial Auditor and Audit Team Leader.

Dr. Stephan Mechnig-GiordanoGeneral Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller S.e.c.s.

Dr. Siegfried Schwung, Chief Compliance Officer, KUKA AG

Dr. Thomas Meiers, SVP Chief Coordinator, Volkswagen Group Monitorship

1999 Fromm Maurer, Associate • 2001 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Senior Associate • 2005 General Electric, Healthcare EMEA, Associate General Counsel • 2010 MAN Truck & Bus AG, Vice President; Head of Governance, Risk and Compliance • 2016 Italdesign Giugiaro S.P.A., Chief Strategy Officer • since 02/2017 Volkswagen AG, Chief Coordinator Volkswagen Group Monitorship.

Leading Volkswagen Group‘s global activities (Central Coordination Monitorship / Zentralkoordination Monitorship / K-IZ) with regard to the Independent Compliance Monitor and Independent Compliance Auditor Larry D. Thompson according to the January 2017 settlement agreements (Plea Agreement and Third Partial Consent Decree) with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ / US-Justizministerium). Reporting line to Volkswagen AG Group Board Member for Integrity and Legal, Konzern-Vorstand Integrität und Recht, K-I.

Mr. Stefan Koehler, Head of Contracts, Raytheon Anschutz GmbH

♦ Mr. Martin Bonney,  Senior Director, Professional Services, Epiq

Martin Bonney is the senior director of international consulting services for Epiq. He leads the EMEA consulting team, which concentrates on addressing complex litigation and regulatory challenges. On a day to day level, this primarily means supporting forensic collections and the application of analytics technology to eDiscovery – but increasing there is a focus on proactive governance solutions – helping clients to mitigate risk and be prepared before the event.

PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
In 2005 Bonney was a co-founder of the London office of nMatrix (which in time became Epiq) and established an unrivalled reputation for service and successful project management.

Since 2009 he has led the consulting team, pioneering our on-site delivery (for clients based in over 30 countries across Europe, Russia and the Middle East) and providing strategic eDisclosure guidance to clients with challenging projects (e.g. involving sensitive data or multiple parties and jurisdictions). He and his team have spearheaded the development of new services, for instance involving audio data, data governance and support for clients wishing to maximise the value of their own tooling (such as those who have invested in Microsoft Office 365).

Prior to working at Epiq, Bonney spent 12 years at Linklaters LLP, a magic circle law firm. There he led a team providing operational support across the firm, developing an intuitive understanding of the needs of lawyers and their clients. Within the litigation department he led the early adoption of eDisclosure technology to support large scale litigation.

EDUCATION
Bonney has a BA in History (Bristol University) and MA in Latin American Studies (UCL). He has a Post Graduate Certificate in Education and is Prince 2 certified with deep experience in primary eDiscovery technologies and workflows.

♦ Ms. Elizabeth Fogerty, Director, Strategic Relationships & Compliance Consulting, Epiq
Elizabeth Fogerty is director of strategic relationships and compliance consulting services for Epiq. She leads the compliance consulting team and manages Epiq’s most strategic relationships. She helps customers with achieving GDPR and data privacy compliance through the introduction of process and technology. She seeks to understand her customer’s unique challenges, offer them insights into best practices and make recommendations to improve their information governance workflows. Fogerty believes in a collaborative problem-solving approach working with legal, security and IT teams to solve the total challenges facing the business. She helps customers make the digital transformation to the Cloud and a more collaborative modern workplace by addressing their concerns around security, compliance, eDiscovery, data classification, retention and defensible disposition of data.PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Prior to joining Epiq, Fogerty was VP legal, compliance & business development at Controle, which was acquired by Epiq in July 2018.She has been licensed in Illinois since 2001 and has handled various types of litigation including criminal trials, administrative hearings, and civil cases. Additionally, she has managed several large scale eDiscovery reviews for some of the largest litigations in US history.EDUCATION/SPEAKING EXPERTISE
Fogerty has delivered several continuing legal education (CLE) accredited courses on information governance issues to law firms and bar associations. She received her certified eDiscovery specialist (CEDS) certification in 2014. She graduated from Marquette University and Santa Clara University School of Law.

♦ Mr. Vincent Denonville, Head of Compliance Operations & Strategy, FIFA

♦ Mr. Peter Wilson, Managing Director, Herminius

Peter Wilson is Managing Partner of Herminius, where in addition to managing the firm’s growth and operations, he specialises in corporate advisory work, geopolitical risk and impact investing, particularly in emerging markets and developing and post-conflict countries.

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. Libra grew rapidly, and was successfully sold to Coffey International in 2010. Peter went on to direct all of Coffey’s economic development and government reform programmes on behalf of European development donors, with full financial and managerial responsibility for the company’s operations and growth. He continues to act as a Senior Advisor and Deployable Civilian Expert at the UK Government’s joint FCO-MOD-DFID Stabilisation Unit.

Peter’s early career was spent in HM Diplomatic Service and McKinsey. He holds an MPhil in Economics, specialising in the economics of emerging markets, from the University of Oxford, and an MBA with Distinction from INSEAD in France. He is the co-author of ‘Make Poverty Business’, which makes a profit-maximising case for greater private sector engagement in developing countries.

Mr. Martin Furle, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Attorney at Law, Daiichi Sankyo Europe GmbH

Topics discussed at the event will include:

♦ The evolving role of the CCO

♦ Trends and Best Practices in Anti-Bribery Compliance Programs: An Interactive Benchmarking Discussion

Data privacy by design: Beyond the regulations

Compliance Requirements vs GDPR

♦ Business Partner Integrity Management in Practice

♦ Panel Discussion – A chance to further discuss topics brought up in the day’s presentations.

♦ Risk Mapping – Monitoring and Evaluating

Due Diligence – Making Good Decisions in Complex Environments

How to prepare for a Monitorship – Case Study time

♦ The Policies and Procedures have been implemented. Are they being followed down the line?

♦ Internal Investigations

♦ Open Forum – Your Choice

Delegates and Speakers Break Out into Roundtables to discuss points raised over the last two days

Please contact your Nielsonsmith representative to discuss the programme in more depth.

Epiq, a global leader in the legal services industry, takes on large-scale, increasingly complex tasks for corporate counsel, law firms, and business professionals with efficiency, clarity, and confidence. Clients rely on Epiq to streamline the administration of business operations, class action and mass tort, court reporting, eDiscovery, regulatory, compliance, restructuring, and bankruptcy matters. Epiq subject-matter experts and technologies create efficiency through expertise and deliver confidence to high-performing clients around the world. Learn more at www.epiqglobal.com.


Herminius is a strategic intelligence firm, which acts as a trusted advisor to multinational companies, private businesses, institutional investors and high net-worth individuals, helping them to understand and to harness the threats and opportunities presented by a complex world of commercial, cultural, political and security issues. Our services include enhanced due diligence, anti-money laundering and corruption, market entry and political risk advisory. www.herminius.com 

Full 2-Day Conference Ticket Price for 1 person

including the Company-wide Post-Event Microsite license for 1 year – 950 Euro

Please note, we will not charge VAT on this price. The price includes all sessions, lunch, refreshments and available documentation. Please contact us for Group Booking Discounts.

Conference Venue:

Hotel Königshof
Karlsplatz 25
80335 München, Deutschland

Accommodation is arranged in the conference hotel, as well as an alternative hotel, Excelsior, 100 meters from the conference venue:

Hotel Königshof

Karlsplatz 25
80335 München, Deutschland

Telephone: +49 (0)89 551 36-0

E-Mail: Koenigshof@Geisel-Privathotels.de

Superior Double Room from 19th November to 21st November 2018 at a daily room rate of € 250,00.

The room rate is calculated per night and room and includes wireless LAN, service charge, 7% VAT on accommodation and 19% VAT on additional hotel services as well as the use of the wellness area. The breakfast buffet, if taken, will be charged with € 35,00 per person and day.

Hotel Excelsior

Schützenstrasse 11
80335 München, Deutschland

Telephone: +49 (0) 89 551 37-0

E-Mail: excelsior@geisel-privathotels.de

Double Room Classic from 19th November to 21st November 2018 at a daily room rate of € 160,00

The room rate is calculated per night and room and includes wireless LAN, service charge, 7% VAT on accommodation and 19% VAT on additional hotel services as well as the use of the wellness area. The breakfast buffet, if taken, will be charged with € 22,00 per person and day.

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