April 24-26, 2018

Houston, TX


Day One
Wednesday April 25, 2018

Day Two
Thursday April 26, 2018

Day One Chair’s Opening Remarks

  • Jay Martin VP, Chief Compliance Officer, Senior Deputy General Counsel, Baker Hughes

Exploring Major Evolving Risks in the Supply Chain and Integrating Trade/Ethics with More Advanced Anti-Corruption Compliance

SEC Opening Perspective: Recent FCPA Developments and Trends Relating to the Supply Chain

  • Shamoil Shipchandler Regional Director, Fort Worth Regional Office, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Fort Worth Regional Office


  • Self-reporting and cooperation
  • Best practices in compliance
  • Best practices in handling enforcement inquiries and actions

Q&A and Open Discussion on Key Evolving Regulatory Risks Impacting the O&G Supply Chain

Panel Discussion – FCPA and Beyond: Streamlining Trade Compliance and Ethics with Ever-Stronger Anti-Corruption Programs to Integrate and Implement Protection across the Supply Chain

  • Jay Martin VP, Chief Compliance Officer, Senior Deputy General Counsel, Baker Hughes
  • Steven G. Gyeszly Chief Compliance Counsel, Marathon Oil Corporation
  • Dan Chapman Former Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, Independent Consultant
  • Michael Donnella Corporate Compliance Officer, Murphy Oil


  • Enhancing programs that integrate major trade compliance and ethics risks in with anti-corruption and evolving these as businesses evolve; including sanctions, AML and anti-boycott components
  • Breaking down the silos between trade and anti-corruption compliance to enable a more comprehensive approach to risk mitigation
  • Overcoming the disconnect between the theoretical and practical: How can we ensure practical application of effective, comprehensive compliance programs throughout the business
  • Applying more specific requirements through supplier codes of conduct and contracts; gold standards and including areas such as human rights, use of third parties, travel, gifts, entertainment and environmental
  • Incorporating data privacy and security concerns, along with intellectual property protection

Speed Networking & Morning Refreshments

Designing and Implementing Programs to Enhance Coverage for Trade Sanctions, Import and Export Controls

Advancing Coverage of Trade Sanctions, Import and Export Controls across the Supply Chain

  • Ashley Coselli Anti-Corruption and Trade Sanctions Specialist, BHP Billiton
  • Monique Cox Trade Compliance Manager, Noble Energy


  • Maturing the program to become reactive rather than proactive through a focus on automation and strategic planning
  • Building the deeper understanding of trade regulations into the supply chain to mitigate trade compliance risks
  • Enhancing documentation procedures, particularly in high-risk territories
  • Ongoing training to improve adherence to trade compliance programs

Q&A and Open Discussion on Applying Trade Sanctions, Import and Export Controls

Panel Discussion: Implementing Evolving Programs to Protect on the Impacts of Shifting and Targeted Sanctions, Including Ultimate Beneficial Ownership


  • Understanding the newest developments and big picture impacts of comprehensive sanctions and targeted sanctions on supply chain activities
  • Sanctioned parties and understanding the broadening scope of ultimate beneficial ownership
  • Impacts of changing economic sanctions, financing/credit term limits and beneficial ownership issues in high-risk territories, including Venezuela, Russia, Iran, Sudan, Cuba and Kurdistan,  including facilitation on the business
  • Applying the expansion of the DAS and Directive 4 for deepwater, Arctic and shale projects globally throughout your supply chain
  • Risk assessment for sanctions to ensure resources are focusing on the areas of greatest concern

Roundtables of Actual Impacts of Shifting and Partial Sanctions on the Business

Lunch & Networking

Designing and Implementing Programs to Enhance Coverage for Trade Sanctions, Import and Export Controls (Continued)

Managing, Monitoring and Screening Shipments against Restricted Parties to Ensure Equipment and Materials Aren’t Shipped to Blacklisted Entities


  • Export licensing regimes and classifications, exercise that a practitioner goes through
  • Internal controls to manage and monitor shipped goods and ensure licenses duly obtained where necessary,
  • Checking the validity periods of licenses and ensuring shipping to entities specified in licenses

Q&A and Open Discussion on Managing, Monitoring and Screening Shipments against Restricted Parties

Exploring the Increasing Challenges in Customs and Import Matters for the Industry

  • Kartapurkh Khalsa Senior Counsel & Director of Customs Compliance, National Oilwell Varco


  • Anti-bribery challenges in customs and ensuring programs provide adequate protections in the real world
  • How has ISO 37001 being received by the industry and is it worth investing in certification?
  • Impacts of protectionism and understanding the risks of increasingly vigorous enforcement activities from international imports
  • Improving the implementation of customs compliance within the Supply Chain

Q&A and Open Discussion on Improved Implementation of Customs Compliance

Anti-Dumping: Careful Vetting of Non-Standard Imports Such as Miscellaneous Machinery and Parts to Ascertain It’s Not Subject to Anti-Dumping Legislations

  • Jeremy Merritt Senior Manager, Office of International Trade Compliance,, Ascend Performance Materials


  • Enhancing the checking before authorizing an import, including the seller, description, country of origin and classification of items
  • Engaging closely with Procurement and Accounting to properly prepare for an antidumping audit
  • Identifying where Procurement should consider alternatives such as sourcing domestically, from another country, or an alternate material
  • Enabling the actual implementation of anti-dumping policies and procedures

Q&A and Open Discussion on Applying Anti-Dumping Policies and Implementation

Afternoon Refreshments & Networking

3rd Party Due Diligence and Embedding Human Rights Legislation into the Supply Chain

Roundtables: 3rd Party Due Diligence

Panel Discussion: Evolving Focuses of Human Rights Legislation and How to Embed These across the Supply Chain


  • Understanding and developing oversight of forced labor laws, including the UK Modern Slavery Act
  • Exploring how customs are focusing more inquiries now around how labor is used in manufacturing items that are being imported
  • Engaging business partners and supply chain to embed better processes, including 3rd party due diligence to ensure no forced, trafficked or child labor in the supply chain
  • Moving beyond relying on supplier and subcontractor codes of conduct for more certification around trafficked and forced labor

Chair’s Closing Remarks

Close of Day One