Registration and coffee
Chairman’s welcome and introduction
- Randal Barker – Chairperson International General Counsel; Former Vice President Group Legal Iron Ore, BHP Billiton
Plenary 1 – Calibrating the Risk Appetite of Your Organisation as a Whole
- How should you go about prioritising risks and setting the risk appetite for the business
- Bottom up, top down risk profiling
- Ensuring you have the right tools, resources and competencies to deliver your risk strategy
- Bringing risk alive in the Boardroom
Plenary 2 – Embedding Your Risk Management Programme and Plan for the Business
- Developing a culture that embraces compliance
- The responsibility of individual requirements – what it means to be proactive? What needs to change to ensure your plan is delivered?
- Collaborative working – examples of where this has worked well and where it’s failed – and why
- Tone from the top – leadership’s role in setting the tone for risk in the business
- What it means to be a good leader and keeping the dynamic alive day to day
- Risk management processes and tools
Plenary 3 – Responding to the Challenges in Cyber Security, Working Practices and Culture
- How can you protect your company’s defences and corporate reputation against cyber sabotage, whilst at the same time enabling a modern workforce?
- How do different functions increase / decrease risk – who drives policy?
- Training: oversight of protective / defensive tools
- Using AI to help manage human risks and support industry standards
- Practical steps to respond to a breach
- Ross Woodham General Counsel and Privacy Officer, Cogeco Peer 1
- Professor Chris Hankin Director, Institute for Security Science and Technology, Imperial College
- Maurice Woolf General Counsel & EVP Corporate Support, Interoute
- Andrew Beckett Managing Director, Cyber Security and Investigations, Kroll
Plenary 4 – Tackling Geopolitical Turbulence and Its Impact on Risk
- Calculating the impact of current geopolitical changes, including Brexit, Trump and Populism
- How do you plan for the long-term?
- How do you remain flexible?
- Legal framework for the insurance of political risk
A choice of one of the following options
Option 1: Preparing for GDPR Compliance
- Having formulated your plan, what controls do you need to have in place?
- How “ready” does the Information Commissioner (IC) expect you to be in May 2018?
- Does the IC recognise the idea of “continuous improvement”?
- Future planning and long-term impact of the GDPR on your business – what are the likely pitfalls?
- Enhanced programme compliance implementation challenges
- Steve Coope Lead Regulatory and Compliance Counsel, Orange
Option 2: Preparing for and Managing Investigations and Dawn Raids
- If a company comes under investigation by a regulator, what practical steps can it take to protect itself and its reputation?
- Putting in place systems and processes to prepare for dawn raids and internal investigations should they become necessary
- Managing employee expectations during an internal investigation
- Is an internal investigation covered by LPP post the ENRC decision? What are the implications of this decision?
- Self-reporting, DPAs and cooperation in the context of a criminal investigation
Option 3: Using AI and Legal Providers to support In-house Teams
- Streamlining contract reviews with AI technology
- Using AI to create legal templates for contract drafting
- Streamlining self-service options for low risk, low value work
- Law firms, GC and law firm combo, or managed service solutions – which model should you use to get the work done?
Option 4: Anti-Bribery Risk Management and Sanctions Risk
- What’s now required in light of ISO 37001?
- Extortion and employee safety risks in high risk jurisdictions – how much direction, guidance and instruction is required to get the balance right?
- New sanctions enforcement powers in the UK
- Country hot spots; red flags; approvals in key countries
- What techniques are people using to make the sanctions process better?
Plenary 5 – Implications of New Regulatory Changes in Whistleblowing
- CMA – new incentives for individuals to blow the whistle
- Barclays whistleblower case; and FCA whistleblowing hotline
- Local regulators around the world – key differences
- Whistleblowing case management software
Identifying and Minimising the Impact of Future Risks
- How do you identify the next “black swan” for your business?
- Board’s position on future risks and implications
- Richard Watson – Keynote speaker Futurist in residence at the Tech Foresight Practice, Imperial College
Chair’s closing remarks and summing up
Close of conference followed by drinks reception
Please note the agenda is subject to change*
The page will be updated with further details on the agenda once they are confirmed.