Is Your Company Whistleblower Compliant?
Get the Information You Need to Ensure Your Organization is Ready
In July 2016, the Ontario Securities Commission launched its new Whistleblowing Program the first of its kind in Canada. In this new era of compliance and oversight, it is now more pressing than ever that your organization obtain the latest updates and insights to protect your reputation and avoid financial loss.
Learn the essentials of whistleblowing policies by attending the Corporate Whistleblower Compliance Conference on May 30-31, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, which will provide you with expert advice, best practices, and the most up-to-date information as we bring together government officials, industry leaders, lawyers, and other key stakeholders.
A few of the leading Canadian and US experts you can expect to hear from are:
Heidi Franken, Chief, Office of the Whistleblower, Ontario Securities Commission
Sean McKessy, Partner, Phillips & Cohen, Former Chief at the SEC Office of the Whistleblower (2011-2016)
Hartland Paterson, Executive Vice President & General Counsel, SNC-Lavalin
Alexandra Clarke, Director, Enforcement Litigation, Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada
Kenneth Jull, General Counsel, Competition Bureau (secondment), Counsel at Gardiner Roberts LLP, Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law
Muneeza Sheikh, Senior Partner, Levitt LLP
Mike Delikat, Partner and Founder of the Whistleblower Task Force, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Christine Wiedman, Associate Director of Research at School of Accounting and Finance, University of Waterloo
Nicholas Adamson, Crown Counsel, Ministry of the Attorney General, Legal Services Branch, Environment and Climate Change
Jane Norberg, Chief, Office of the Whistleblower, US Securities and Exchange Commission
Highlights of this year’s conference include:
- Hearing directly from the Ontario Securities Commission’s Office of the Whistleblower about their expectations and priorities for 2017
- Learning how your company can build a robust and preemptive internal reporting system
- Engaging with leading US whistleblowing experts as they describe their experience with the Security Exchange Commission’s Office of the Whistleblower
- Understanding how public companies, financial institutions, and law firms can arm themselves with an effective whistleblower policy to mitigate breaches of relevant statutes
- Seeing how other industries, including mutual funds and brokerages, are resolving their compliance challenges with internal whistleblowing policies
- Understanding the tension between employment law and whistleblower legislation and how this could clash with your company’s employment contracts and codes of conduct
- And much more…
Download the Condensed Agenda for details and confirmed speakers to date.
Ensure you do not miss out on this opportunity to network with whistleblower, compliance and good governance professionals to share best practices, address industry challenges, and take advantage of the next big trends in this burgeoning area of law.
Secure your seat now and don’t miss out on this opportunity to ensure that you have a complete understanding of whistleblowing policies, and what to expect in 2017 and beyond.