The 15th National A.C.E.S. Summit at American University Washington College of Law in Washington, DC is a two-day workshop featuring leading US and global regulatory compliance experts. They expose the ever-increasing operational challenges and lesser-known compliance pitfalls when doing business in high-risk markets.

Panel: When Corruption, Trade, and Sanctions Violations Collide - A Practical Scenario Exercise
Time: 10:15 a.m. ET

Roll up your sleeves and prepare to issue spot and troubleshoot during this highly interactive and collaborative group exercise.

Initially understood as a corruption violation, learn how Compliance Officer at “Company X”, upon further examination of existing violations, discover that more systemic problems exist spanning export control and trade practices within the company. Using live polling and hypothetical fact patterns, presenters will walk attendees through various scenarios that pose risk and uncertainty to even the savviest compliance officer.

Collaborate and exchange best practices with speakers and the audience as you explore the various practices, protocols and procedures your company should have in place to ensure that proper checks and balances are enforced, between, amongst and across departments. Walk away from this session with tips for encouraging communication between legal and compliance departments.


  • Doreen M. Edelman, Partner; Chair, Global Trade & National Security, Lowenstein Sandler LLP


  • Laura FraedrichSenior Counsel, Lowenstein Sandler LLP
  • Ethan KateLegal Counsel, Dell Technologies

Panel: The Dos and the Don'ts of an Internal Investigation- A Pocket Checklist for Ensuring an Effective and Impactful Investigation
Time: 2:45 p.m. ET

Join compliance experts as they provide insightful and practical guidance for responding to suspected wrongdoing. With possible discussion on:

  • Defining the scope
  • Choosing the team
  • Legal privilege
  • Interviewing individuals
  • Recording or disclosing the investigation



  • Sergio LealHead of MANA Compliance, Head of M&A Compliance, Ericsson
  • Hayley TozeskiCounsel, Head of Compliance & Monitor Liaison Office, Ericsson

Location: American University Washington College of Law, 4300 Nebraska Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016

*This event is open to the public but requires a registration fee. 20% Discount Code for this event is: LS20