Demystifying Anti-Bribery Compliance: An Exploration of the Past, Present and Future

Demystifying Anti-Bribery Compliance: An Exploration of the Past, Present and Future

Thursday, 16 January 2020 | 1:00 PM EST

Taking a historical review approach, this session will provide an overview of key compliance and enforcement milestones since the inception of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Informative to developing compliance best practices and providing context for recent developments including the U.S. DOJ’s guidance on “The Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs,” corporate and individual prosecutions and international enforcement cooperation, this session will also analyze and provides capsule summaries of U.S. and international standards for compliance that can be used in educating board members and other key stakeholders.


Scott E. Sullivan

Chief Compliance Officer
Newmont Goldcorp Corporation

Scott E. Sullivan is the Chief Compliance Officer of Newmont Goldcorp, the world’s leading gold company. Newmont Goldcorp has approximately 19,000 employees and 18,000 contractors and has 14 operating mines and 2 non-operated JVs in 9 countries. Mr. Sullivan oversees, develops, implements and manages Newmont Goldcorp’s ethics and compliance program including anti-bribery, antitrust, corporate investigation, and global trade compliance. Previously, Mr. Sullivan was the Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer of a global manufacturer of fluid motion and control products such as pumps, valves and seals with approximately 17,000 employees operating in 55 countries. Mr. Sullivan has written and contributed numerous articles on compliance programs, anti-bribery/FCPA, export controls, economic sanctions and other ethics and compliance topics to a variety of publications. Mr. Sullivan is also a frequent local, national and international speaker, moderator and conference organizer on compliance, anti-bribery/FCPA, export controls and economic sanctions.

James G. Tillen

Member & Chair, International Department
Miller & Chevalier Chartered

James’ practice focuses on matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), money laundering, business and human rights, and other areas of international corporate compliance. He has had significant experience with every facet of an FCPA enforcement matter, from inception to completion, including developing work plans for internal investigations, conducting internal investigations (including in-country witness interviews and document collections and reviews), developing remediation strategies (including employee discipline, compliance program enhancements, and employee training), disclosing issues to the U.S. government, negotiating resolutions with the U.S. government, developing strategies for collateral issues (including public relations and related litigation), selecting independent monitors, and interfacing with independent monitors on behalf of clients. Mr. Tillen also has conducted anti-corruption due diligence reviews and compliance audits, drafted numerous anti-corruption compliance programs, developed training programs, and performed training for client operations throughout the world. He has created anti-money laundering compliance programs for a variety of multinational financial and non-financial institutions. In the area of business and human rights, Mr. Tillen has conducted risk assessments, advised on transactions presenting human rights risks, and developed corporate human rights policies. Who's Who Legal and Global Investigations Review recognized Mr. Tillen as one of the world's leading investigations lawyers, and one source said he "knows FCPA enforcement better than anyone I've ever come across." The "very business savvy" James Tillen is "practical, responsive and has excellent, highly particularized experience," according to clients who were quoted by Chambers USA and Chambers Global.

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