April 19, 2018

Global White Collar Crime Institute

MCLE INFORMATION The ABA directly applies for and ordinarily receives CLE credit for ABA programs in AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, GA, GU, HI, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MN, MS, MO, MT, NH,NM, NV, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, PR, SC, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, VI, WA, WI, and WV. These states sometimes do not approve a program for credit before the program occurs. This course is expected to qualify for 7.5 CLE credit hours in 60-minute states, and 9 credit hours in 50-minute states, including 1.25 Ethics credit hours in 60-minute states, and 1.5 Ethics credit hours in 50-minute states. This transitional program is approved for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys in NY. Attorneys may be eligible to receive CLE credit through reciprocity or attorney self-submission in other states.

For more information about CLE accreditation in your state, visit http://www.americanbar.org/publications_cle/mandatory_cle.html or contact Carol.Rose@americanbar.org.

Limited scholarships are available for this program. For more information, please contact Carol Rose.

VISAS

We encourage anyone traveling from outside of China, to attend the conference, to verify the requirements to enter The People’s Republic of China. 

The ABA will provide a standard letter confirming the reason you or your guests wish to enter the country and request that a visa be issued promptly. To obtain a visa letter, please contact Senior Meeting Planner, Jessica L. Barnes at Jessica.barnes@americanbar.org  with Visa Request in the subject line.  

IMPORTANT: Please include your full name, gender, date of birth, passport number and mailing address for the visa letter.

We are only able to provide visa letters for delegates whose conference registration fees have been paid in full. If we have already supplied you with a visa letter for your guest(s) and the name of that guest subsequently changes, we can only provide another visa letter upon receipt of the original letter. The ABA reserves the right to refuse to issue visa letters at its discretion. 

A full refund of registration fees will be issued for delegates whose request for a visa was denied. 

Visitors from foreign countries will require a visa.  You may apply for a visa at a Chinese Embassy or Consulate General based on your State of residence. (Check Service Area Map). You need to complete and sign the visa form and prepare necessary supporting documents and have your friend or a visa service help submit your application. You don't have to appear in person unless required by a consular officer. ALL international travelers should check their visa requirements with their local Embassy or Consulate. 

Detailed information is available on the U.S. State Department site at http://www.state.gov/travel/ and the The People’s Republic of China website at: http://www.china-embassy.org/eng/.

VISA LETTERS:

- We can provide a standard letter from the ABA Criminal Justice Section confirming the reason you or your guests wish to enter the country and request that a visa be issued promptly.   

- We are only able to provide visa letters for delegates whose conference registration fees have been paid in full.  The ABA will provide a full refund of registration fees for delegates who request for a visa was denied. 

- The ABA reserves the right to refuse to issue visa letters at its discretion.

- To obtain a visa letter, please contact Senior Meeting Planner, Jessica L. Barnes at Jessica.barnes@americanbar.org  with Visa Request in the subject line. 

The Ritz-Carlton is connected to the world class IFC Mall.  High end shopping and restaurants.

Visit the Yuyaun Garden & Bazaar – just a short subway ride away.  Built in the Ming Dynasty in the 18th century. Outside Yu Yuan Garden is the City God Temple Bazaar, which has stores that sell traditional Chinese arts and crafts, medicine and souvenirs.

Oriental Pearl Tower – 2nd highest tower in Asia.

Visit the Shanghai Museum.

Visit the 800 year old Jing’an Temple – easily accessible by subway.

Take a night-time Huangpo River Cruise.


Speaker Bios

Inaugural Global White Collar Crime Institute

In collaboration with 

Guided by: Legal Daily and the Shanghai Law Society

   

November 19-20, 2015

Shanghai, China

Hosted at The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai Pudong 

The goal of the conference is to bring the energy and excitement of our previous international white collar crime conferences to Asia and create unique opportunities for our participants to network and explore the legal complexities of white collar crime in the growing Chinese legal market. Conference topics will include: 

· General Counsels' Roundtable

· Enforcers' Roundtable

· How to Conduct an International Internal Investigation

· Examination of Anti-Monopoly & Anti-trust Issues in China & the US

· Comparative Legal Systems & Special Enforcement Issues in China, the US & Beyond

· Year in Review: Lessons Learned from Recent White Collar Crimes Prosecutions in China & the US

· Trends Regarding Anti-Corruption Enforcement in China & the US

· Cyber Crime & Virtual Currencies

· Social Responsibility of Corporations


LUNCHEON KEYNOTE SPEAKER – November 19

Sung-Hee Suh, U.S. Deputy Assistant Attorney General 

Suh was appointed in Sept. 2014 as the U.S. Department of Justice's Deputy Assistant Attorney General overseeing the Criminal Division's Fraud, Appellate and Capital Case Sections.  She re-joined the Department after 15 years in private practice at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP in New York, where she was a partner in the Litigation group and focused on representing institutions and individuals in financial fraud, securities regulatory, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, anti-money laundering and sanctions matters.  


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Sponsorship opportunities

Shanghai 2015 Program

The ABA Fund for Justice and Education is 501(c)(3) charitable fund that support the public service and educational programs of the American Bar Association.