Miami, FL, February 21, 2017 --(PR.com
)-- MDO Partners is pleased to announce that Richard Montes de Oca, Managing Partner of MDO Partners, will be moderating two all-star panels at iLaw 2017: The Global Forum on International Law, organized by the International Law Section of the Florida Bar at the Conrad Hotel in Miami, Florida on February 17, 2017.
The first panel moderated by Mr. Montes de Oca is titled: “Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2017: Will the Regulatory Force Continue?” This panel will address recent FCPA enforcement actions and trends, the Department of Justice Pilot Program, the impact of President Donald Trump and his new administration on FCPA issues, whistleblowers and their bounties. Panelists will include Jacqueline Arango, Chair of Akerman's White Collar Crime & Government Investigations Practice; Eric Bustillo, Regional Director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Miami Regional Office; Kendall Coffey, Partner at Coffey Burlington; and Michael Sherwin, Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Southern District of Florida.
Mr. Montes de Oca will also moderate the closing plenary session titled: “International In-house Counsel Challenges: Managing the Intersection of Business, Law and Ethics.” This panel will discuss real-world conflicts and challenges for in-house counsel and practical methods for resolving them successfully. They will also discuss strategies for making viable recommendations to help clients make ultimate decision in the face of ethical dilemmas and adversity. Panelists will include Alena Brenner, Deputy General Counsel at Ryder System Inc.; Dainira Falk, Head of Legal, AMC Networks International; Jenny Schaffer, Attorney at UPS; and Catherine Smith, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer at Brightstar Corp.
“iLaw is one of the premier international law conferences in the country, featuring trending topics and prominent speakers in international law,” said Mr. Montes de Oca. “It is a privilege to be moderating these interesting panels with such distinguished speakers in very important areas such as FCPA and ethical dilemmas for in-house counsel.”
For more information and to register for iLaw 2017, please visit: internationallawsection.org/ilaw2017
About MDO Partners
MDO Partners is a boutique law firm that focuses on Corporate, International, and Real Estate and Law, as well as Global Compliance and Business Ethics. The firm is comprised of a solid team of attorneys and advisors with over 100 years of experience who are committed to the business goals and best interests of our clients. The firm delivers value-added services of the highest caliber, and serve as a trusted advisor to their clients through their practical and business-savvy approach.
About International Law Section of The Florida Bar
International Law Section of The Florida Bar (ILS) was founded in 1981 to provide an organization for members in good standing who have an interest in the field of international law. The ILS is a forum for the communication and exchange of hot-button, need-to-know information for the specialty, including legislative developments that significantly and immediately impact the practice of international law. It is also a forum for the sharing of knowledge, experience, and “best practices” that may improve the administration and application of the statutes, rules and regulations of international law and enhance the proficiency of practitioners.