Wirtschaftsstrafrechtliche Vereinigung e.V.

07.12.2012 – International Internal Investigations Conference

Freitag, 07 Dezember 2012 Frankfurt

International Internal Investigations Conference

Westin Grand Frankfurt

WisteV and the Amarican Bar Association present the International Internal Investigations Conference in Frankfurt.

In today’s globalized economy and enforcement environment, internal corporate investigations are becoming international endeavors.The challenges presented by this phenomenon are complex and evolving. This conference will bring together members of the international law enforcement community,general counsel, compliance officers, outside counsel, investigators, auditors, and legal scholars to discuss the most current, pressing, and difficult issues in this rapidly changing field. The panelists, emanating from numerous countries around the world, will address topics including: recent trends in transnational internal investigations; strategies for selecting the right investigators and the appropriate investigatory model; best practices for collecting, reviewing, and transferring documents internationally; tactics and pitfalls when interacting with employees, internal counsel, and investigators; and strategies and concerns during disclosure and settlement.


$125 USD or €100 for Regular Admission

$80 USD or €65 for Government/Nonprofit Attorneys & Academics

Opening Statement: 
Professor Lucian E. Dervan (ABA)
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, University of Georgia School of LawAssistant Professor of Law, Southern Illinois University School of Law
Markus Rubenstahl (WisteV)
FGS Flick Gocke Schaumburg, Frankfurt, Germany
Session 1: Recent Trends in Transnational Internal Investigations
Scott L. Marrah – Moderator
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, USA
Gary G. Grindler
Chief of Staff, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder
and Former Acting Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, USA
Jimmy Pappas
Managing Director, Alvarez &Marsal, USA
Frank Viessmann
Senior Counsel Daimler AG, Germany
Walter White
McGuire Woods, United Kingdom
Session 2: Selecting the Right Investigators & Strategy for International Investigations
T. Markus Funk –Moderator
Perkins Coie LLP, USA
Niels Hartwig
Head of Global Functions & Project Office, Siemens AG, Germany
Andy O’Connell
Chief Executive Officer Guidepost Solutions LLC, USA
Tom Stocker
Pinsent Mason LLP, United Kingdom
Luncheon – The Globalization of International Internal Investigations
Luncheon Keynote Speaker–  Dr. Klaus Moosmayer
Chief Counsel Compliance Siemens AG
Session 3: Collecting, Reviewing and Transferring Documents in an International Setting
Shawn Wright – Moderator
Blank Rome, USA
Günter Degitz
Forensic Technology Practice Group Leader Alvarez & Marsal, Germany
Francesco Isolabelladella Croce
Avvocato, Italy
Session 4: Interacting with Employees, Internal Counsel, and Investigators in an International Setting
Sonja Maeder – Moderator
Lalive, Switzerland
Pamela Chepiga
Allen &Overy, USA
Stephen Gentle
Kingsley Napley,United Kingdom
Joe Jaffe
Guidepost Solutions LLC, United Kingdom
Session 5: Disclosure & Settlement after International Internal Investigations
Markus Rubenstahl – Moderator
FGS Flick Gocke Schaumburg, Germany
Professor Carlos Gómez-Jara
Professor of Criminal Law, Spain
Tyler Hodgson
Borden Ladner Gervais, Canada
Frank Hulsberg
KPMG Forensics, Germany
Munich Prosecutor’s Office, Germany