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White-Collar Crime & Regulatory Enforcement

November 7 - 9, 2022 Miami, Florida
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The Steering Committee welcomes 48 leading attorneys and in-house counsel, personally selected from across the United States that specialize in white-collar crime and regulatory enforcement matters. Participants are within the age relevant peer group of mid-40 to mid-50, with at least 15 years of professional experience.

Using candid, seminar-style discussion at this annual meeting, the group shares experiences across jurisdictions to engage in meaningful dialogue on the most pressing issues their clients or company face today. Participants learn how others address these problems and identify practical solutions that can work for them.

2022 Steering Committee

This elite group, comprised of experts in the field, personally nominates all invitees and develops the Agenda, which forms the basis of our discussions.

Committee Members

  • Anirudh Bansal Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP New York, NY
  • Brian J. Capitelli Capitelli & Wicker New Orleans, LA
  • Carrie H. Cohen Morrison & Foerster LLP New York, NY
  • Jonathan S. Jeffress KaiserDillon PLLC Washington, D.C.
  • Sara Kropf Kropf Moseley PLLC Washington, D.C.
  • Lisa LeCointe-Cephas SVP, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer and Office of General Counsel Merck & Co. Kenilworth, NJ

    Lisa LeCointe-Cephas is the Senior Vice President, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer of Merck and is also AGC, Human Health Legal, Office of General Counsel. Lisa is also the Global Pro Bono Lead for the Company, and the Global Executive Sponsor of the League of Employees of African Descent (LEAD) Employee Business Resource Group.


    Lisa and her team are responsible for coordinating Merck’s efforts to ensure compliance with laws and regulations around the world and fostering an ethical, values-based corporate culture. Lisa has significant experience building programs and training that promote a culture of integrity and compliance and driving high levels of employee engagement.


    Prior to joining Compliance, Lisa served as the Head of the Global Investigations organization for the Company for over 3 years. In that capacity, Lisa managed a team of lawyers around the world who are responsible for conducting investigations related to breaches of Merck’s policies, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, international anti-bribery and anti-corruption laws and False Claims Act cases.


    Lisa joined Merck in February 2018 from Bristol-Myers Squibb Corp. (“BMS”), where Lisa served as lead Government Investigations counsel. Prior to BMS, Lisa was a partner in the Government Investigations and White-Collar Defense practice of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.


    Lisa received her BA in Psychology from Yale University and received her JD from Columbia Law School.

  • David Oscar Markus Markus Moss PLLC Miami, FL
  • Jessica K. Nall Baker & McKenzie LLP San Francisco & Palo Alto, CA

Forum Director

  • Shóna Fox Senior Forum Director Cambridge Forums Vancouver, BC [email protected] M: +1 437 223 4354

    Shona graduated from the University College Dublin with a Bachelor’s Degree in English and Spanish. She has a background in medical, insurance and financial administration. In her spare time, Shona loves to travel and enjoys planning trips all around the world.

CONNECT. ENGAGE. EXCEL. This is a different event, unlike any you've attended

Built on genuine interactions and spontaneous connections, the Forum is a unique opportunity for practical discussions among preeminent in-house and outside counsel leaders in white-collar crime and regulatory enforcement.

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