April 24-26, 2018

Houston, TX

 

Day One
Wednesday April 25, 2018

Day Two
Thursday April 26, 2018

Driving Compliance Value and Overcoming the Barriers to Implementation in the Supply Chain

08.20
Day Two Chair’s Opening Remarks

  • Dan Chapman Former Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, Independent Consultant

08.30
Building a Trade Compliance Function That Shows Value to the Business

  • Dan Del Genio Director of Global Trade Management and Compliance, Cummins

Synopsis

  • Developing a centralized trade compliance function designed around supply chain transformation
  • Gaining support from senior leadership to invest in compliance outside of the ‘incentive’ of enforcement actions
  • Developing capability in compliance – the mission, scope, operating model, people, processes, tools, and quality
  • Embedding quality controls in compliance processes and IT tools to support process execution
  • Showing value through improved compliance and cost savings to enable more investment in compliance

08.50
Q&A and Open Discussion on Compliance Showing Value to the Business

09.00
Panel Discussion – Highlighting the Key Compliance Risks and Barriers to Implementation across the Supply Chain

  • John Sardar Chief Compliance Officer, Noble Energy
  • Dan Del Genio Director of Global Trade Management and Compliance, Cummins
  • Sarah Sherman Global Supply Chain Manager, PetroSaudi Oil Services

Synopsis

  • Exploring which areas along the planning, procurement, supply chain, logistics and transport journey are the most challenging to the business and where compliance can provide better support
  • Improving practical implementation through building bridges to facilitate a more natural flow of information and breaking down the natural friction between the business and compliance
  • The supply chain view on how to implement compliance programs more effectively within the business, including cultural shifts, training, accountability and automation
  • Working with freight forwarder partners to align compliance and drive improved adherence

09.40
Q&A and Open Discussion on Compliance Showing Value to the Business

09.50
Morning Refreshments & Networking

Perspectives on Regulatory Body Priorities, Investigations and Enforcement Actions

10.20
Presentation by the Office of Foreign Assets Control

Synopsis

  • Keeping up to date with executive orders, laws and regulations
  • Specific regulations related to Venezuela and Russia
  • Due diligence for targeted sanctions
  • Process of getting sanctions waiver or Directive 2 and 4 for Russia

(Final topic area to be confirmed by OFAC)

10.50
Q&A and Open Discussion

11.00
Exploring the Increasing Challenges in Customs and Import Matters for the Industry

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

Synopsis

  • 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

11.20
Q&A and Open Discussion

11.30
Lunch & Networking

Gaining a Deeper Understanding of Anti-Boycott Language and 3rd Party Screening

12.30
Blockchain Security in Cross-Border Transactions: How Can You Implement Secure, Compliant Processes

Synopsis

  • Data integrity in the blockchain: Collaboration of multiple departments to get things secured correctly between all trading partners
  • Methodology for providing secure private smart contracts vs. public

 

13.00
Q&A and Open Discussion

13.10
Roundtables: Expanding Due Diligence and 3rd Party Screening/ Audit Programs

Synopsis

  • Improving 3rd Party onboarding and logistics/supplier partner management, especially in higher risk territories
  • ‘Know your customer’ for more effective onboarding
  • 3rd party audit and light-touch (non-audit) tools for exerting influence on 3rd parties to comply with your codes of conduct

13.40
Q&A and Open Discussion

13.50
Afternoon Refreshments & Networking

14.20
Use Case: Impacts of Trade Compliance Investigation, Including Changes to Internal Processes

Synopsis

  • Violation journey and company story. How changed business, what it meant and how to keep current
  • Building relationships with supply chain to enhance prevention before violations occur in the first place
  • Showing the value to the business of protecting before a penalty is issued
  • Enhancing training to enable better implementation of programs

Use Cases: Enhancing Compliance Programs Before and After Enforcement Actions Occur

14.45
Q&A and Open Discussion on Enhancing Compliance Programs, Post-Penalty

14.55
Use Case: Designing a Compliance Program to Protect Against Regulatory Risk Without the ‘Hammer’ of an Enforcement Action

Synopsis

  • Designing a program to mitigate compliance failures as opposed to designing for regulatory authority protection
  • Securing management buy-in through showing the value to the business of protecting before a penalty is applied
  • Building relationships with supply chain to enhance prevention before violations occur in the first place

15.20
Q&A and Open Discussion on Enhancing Compliance Programs, Pre-Penalty

15.30
Chair’s Summary

End of Conference