June 05, 2017

Brazil’s associate prosecutor general to speak at ABA White Collar Crime conference in São Paulo

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2017 — Brazil’s Associate Prosecutor General Edson Oliveira De Almeida, and Martín Cáceres, chief of staff for Argentina’s Minister of Justice and Human Rights, will be keynote speakers at the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section’s Second Global White Collar Crime Institute on June 7-8 in São Paulo, Brazil.

Cáceres  will deliver closing remarks at 5 p.m., Wednesday, June 7. Oliveira De Almeida, will deliver keynote remarks at 9:10 a.m. on June 8.

Second Global White Collar Crime Institute
Sponsored by the ABA Criminal Justice Section

Wednesday-Friday, June 7-8

The Law Offices of Trench Rossi Watanabe
Rua Arq. Olavo Redig de Campos, 105 – 31st floor
EZ Towers Building, Tower A, 04711-904
São Paulo - SP – Brazil

Program highlights include:

“Opening Session – A Prosecutor’s View of Global White Collar Crime from Investigation to Sentencing” — Prosecutors from the United States, Brazil and Argentina will discuss how enforcement organizations engage in cross border investigations, including the coordination of enforcement entities during multijurisdictional cases. The panel will also examine the most recent trends and patterns in multijurisdictional enforcement actions and offer insights into the prosecutors’ views of global white collar crime.

Wednesday, June 7, 9:30 – 10:45 a.m. 

“Plenary Session II - Trends Regarding Global Anti-Corruption Enforcement” — Panelists will examine the trends arising from the enforcement of anti-corruption laws around the world, including the role of whistleblowers, confidential leaks and due diligence. Experts also will discuss joint monitorships, and the World Bank’s authority to refer investigative findings to national authorities.

Wednesday, June 7, 2 – 3:15 p.m.

“Plenary Session III – A View of Global White Collar Crime From the Bench” —  High ranking judges from the United States, Brazil and Argentina will offer insights into the role of courts during both the investigation and prosecution of global white collar crime cases.

Wednesday, June 7, 3:45 – 5 p.m.

“Plenary Session IV - Preparing for the Globalization of Corporate Internal Investigations” —  Panelists will discuss the challenges of navigating different legal systems when conducting global corporate internal investigations, including rules and standards on privacy, labor relations, attorney-client privilege, whistleblowing, false allegations and reporting to local authorities. 

Thursday, June 8, 9:45 – 11:00 a.m.

“Plenary Session V - Navigating Global Compliance Trends and Global Enforcement Priorities” —   Referencing recent cases –– from hedge funds to construction companies –– panelists will discuss the latest developments in enforcement priorities and its main implications for compliance.

Thursday, June 8, 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

A complete agenda can be found online.

This event is open to members of the press. For media credentialing, please contact Maria Frausto at +1-202-662-1091 or Maria.Frausto@americanbar.org

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