Managing Corruption Risk in Your Supply Chain
Duration: 59:07 minutes
With the increasing number of challenges that companies face in managing regulatory requirements and third party risk, speakers Jessica Tillipman and Patrick J. Hurley discussed in detail how organisations around the globe should manage risk in their supply chain. This webcast also provided our audience with the opportunity to gain greater clarity and insights, on how to overcome compliance challenges posed by the tightened legislation of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
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Jessica Tillipman is the Assistant Dean for Field Placement and Professorial Lecturer in Law at The George Washington University Law School. In addition to managing the law school’s large externship program, she teaches a Government Contracts Anti-Corruption & Compliance Seminar that focuses on anti-corruption, ethics and compliance issues in government procurement. She also advises companies on anti-corruption compliance issues.
Prior to joining GW Law, Dean Tillipman was an associate in Jenner & Block’s Washington, DC office, where she was member of the firm’s Government Contracts and White Collar Criminal Defense and Counseling practice groups. She joined Jenner & Block after serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Lawrence S. Margolis of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
Dean Tillipman is a Senior Editor of the “The FCPA Blog”—a leading Foreign Corrupt Practices Act resource on the internet. She has also published articles on various government contracts and white collar topics, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, suspension and debarment, and government ethics in The George Washington University International Law Review, Fordham Law Review Res Gestae, the Public Contract Law Journal, Public Procurement Law Review, and Thomson Reuter’s Briefing Papers. Thomson Reuters published her recent article, Gifts, Hospitality and the Government Contractor in July 2014. Dean Tillipman graduated cum laude from Miami University in Oxford, OH and obtained her JD, with honors, from George Washington University Law School.
Patrick J. Hurley
Mr. Hurley is a former United States Naval Aviator where he qualified to fly to both rotary and fixed wing aircraft. During his eight years of active duty service, he served in multiple operational and administrative leadership positions while making several shipboard deployments including to the Persian Gulf in support of Operation Desert Storm and the liberation of Kuwait.
Upon leaving active duty, he joined Associated Aviation Underwriters (an affiliate of Chubb Group) as a catastrophic aviation property and liability underwriter before taking a position at Intralinks, Inc. as Senior Vice President of Client Services & Operations. At Intralinks, he was directly responsible for the development of an innovative client service organization serving more than 100,000 end-users worldwide while achieving both SAS 70 compliance and ISO 9000 series certification. Following Intralinks, he joined New York based GMS Technologies as head of Client Services where he managed the development of processes, procedures and controls to support ASP/SaaS banking applications while ensuring compliance with global privacy, information security and SAS 70 requirements.
Mr. Hurley joined the global operations division of Goldman Sachs in 2004 where managed critical high exposure, high volume trading support operations in New York, Salt Lake City and Bangalore, India responsible for all staffing, operational policies, procedures, resilience, controls and supporting technologies. Additionally, he managed the operational entry into several international markets working closely with local exchanges, centralized counterparties, and regulators to ensure compliance with local and national trading regulations.
He subsequently joined Goldman’s Office of Global Security where he served as the global head of the firm’s vendor background review program responsible for the due diligence and continuous compliance monitoring of more than 13,000 vendors globally ensuring compliance with an array of global regulatory mandates including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), U.K. Bribery Act, U.S. Patriot Act and numerous privacy laws around the world. Additionally, he led all aspects of physical security for the firm’s global affiliates and subsidiaries as well as access controls and SSAE-16 compliance for the firm’s global data centers.
In 2013 he founded the risk management consulting firm, Summit Six Risk Group (S6RG) specializing in supplier/vendor due diligence and compliance, supply chain security and organizational safety, security and resilience.
In November 2011, Mr. Hurley was elected to the City of Summit, New Jersey City Council where he is currently chairman of the public safety committee responsible for oversight, planning, strategic coordination and funding of the city’s Police, Fire and Emergency Management programs protecting more than 21,000 city residents and more than 150 businesses. He also serves on the Board of School Estimate responsible for the governance of the city’s annual $64 million public school budget.
Mr. Hurley is an ASIS International Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and is a charter member expert in the Risk Assistance Network + Exchange (www.ranenetwork.com). He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science (National Security Policy) from the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis and a Master of Science Degree in Management and Operations from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.
Bart Valdez is a Director of ethiXbase, an anti-corruption and third party risk mitigation organization headquartered in Singapore. With over 20 years of experience in risk mitigation and due diligence Bart started his career in the US Navy. Following six years of service Bart transitioned to the private sector with various financial and operational roles in the healthcare sector including Chief Financial Officer at Global Med Technologies (IPO 1997) and an operational director at Baxter Healthcare for 6 years.
Bart joined First Advantage first as Chief Operating Officer and then President of the Employee Due Diligence segment in 2000. During his 8 year tenure he grew the company’s revenue by over 20% year on year. He also lead a strategic project that made First Advantage the world’s first global screening company, in part by completing 24 acquisitions in the US and 8 international acquisitions creating a single Global Talent Management and Screening company.
Bart was also the General Manager of Ceridian Corporations’ $600M Human Capital Management business. While General Manager of Ceridian’s US operation Mr. Valdez managed multiple lines of the business including the highly regulated benefits business, the tax filing business, payroll and several other HR services.
Bart received his bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University and his master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Colorado. Bart is also a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Human Resource Planning Society (HRPS).