Greenberg Traurig’s Renee A. Latour to Participate in the 35th Global Legal Compliance Confex

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Shareholder Renee A. Latour of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Washington, D.C. office will participate in the 35th Global Legal Compliance Confex.

Shareholder Renee A. Latour of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Washington, D.C. office will participate in the 35th Global Legal Compliance Confex, April 26 at The Washington Plaza Hotel.

Each year, practice lawyers, in-house counsel, outsourcing professionals, and compliance and regulatory experts attend the conference. Attendees will discuss the fast-paced and ever-changing global compliance environment, gain best practices to build a compliance team and program, and operate globally with integrity and confidence.

Latour will speak on the panel, “Developing a Program to Minimize Third-Party Risk” from 12:35 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. and will cover topics including:

  • Defining and establishing policies, procedures, and controls;
  • Monitoring and screening against third parties to ensure legitimacy and sustainability;
  • Remediating the results and carrying out further investigation when necessary;
  • Proof of due diligence;
  • Corrective and disciplinary action for violations of the program; and
  • Educating and raising awareness about the threats posed by bribery and corruption.

Latour focuses her practice on international trade regulation and compliance, with an emphasis on U.S. export controls and economic sanctions administered by the Departments of Commerce, State, and Treasury. Latour advises on international trade related matters related to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR); the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), including anti-boycott regulations; and U.S. sanctions programs administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).

To register for the conference or for more information, visit http://www.events4sure.com/washington2017/register.php.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Export Controls Practice

Based in Washington, D.C., Greenberg Traurig’s Export Controls team advises and represents clients on the full range of international goods, software, and technology transfer issues. The attorneys have broad experience providing export controls and related regulatory counsel to both U.S. and foreign businesses. Industry-specific experience includes assisting companies in a wide range of industries such as aerospace, defense, firearms and ammunition, electronics, software and information technology, food, consumer products, biotechnology, medical device, and engineering services.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the second largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2016, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.

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