December 7-10, 2019, Washington, DC
Brought to you by the American Bankers Association and the American Bar Association, this conference delivers banker-focused solutions covering, BSA/AML/CFT, fraud, OFAC compliance and sanctions, and cyber-enabled financial crimes. Please be sure to stop by our table to learn more about these services and our deep experience working with financial institutions, including FinTech and cryptocurrency firms.
December 10-12, 2019, Newport Beach, CA
Practitioners from the public and private sector, including government, large enterprises, mid-market companies, small businesses and law firms, discuss best practices and current trends in cybersecurity, privacy and data protection, eDiscovery and records management, and audit, risk and compliance. Senior Managing Director, Liam Ferguson, will spearhead the panel “Third-Party Due Diligence” and highlight the importance vetting existing legacy third-party relationships before renewing contracts.
January 28, 2020, Washington, D.C.
Asha Muldro will be a featured panelist for the “New Regulations” session discussing CCPA, GDPR and other data privacy regulations.
February 10, 2020, New York, NY
Senior Managing Director, Liam Ferguson, will participate in the meeting to discuss new drafts and brainstorming group outlines in need of WG6 member review and comment, including the following topics: cross-border privilege issues, international legal holds, international arbitrations, International Standards Organization (ISO) Code of Practice for Electronic Discovery, and dawn raids.
March 9 – 11, 2020, San Diego, CA
As a key sponsor of the Women’s White Collar Defense Association, Guidepost Solutions is looking forward to meeting up with our friends and colleagues at the organization’s Annual Attorney Meeting.
March 11-13, 2020, San Diego, CA
The 2020 Institute marks the 35th consecutive year the American Bar Association is presenting this annual gathering of the national white collar bar. The event’s sessions offer timely topics dealing with the most significant issues of our time. Year after year, Guidepost Solutions proudly sponsors the event. Please join us again this year.
Cigars Under the Stars
March 11, 2020, San Diego, CA
Held in conjunction with the Annual ABA National Institute for White Collar Crime and the Women’s White Collar Defense Association Meeting, Guidepost Solutions will be hosting its annual evening of networking, fine cigars, cocktails and desserts.
March 17- 19, 2020, Las Vegas, NV
ISC West gathers over 30,000 professionals in the security industry for education, networking, and showcasing new products and technologies encompassing everything from access control to drones & robotics. Guidepost Solutions will be presenting two sessions titled, “Generation Z: Who Are They and How Are They Changing the Security Field?” and “Security on The Ledge: Transforming Willis Tower, an American Icon”.
November 27, 2019, New York, NY
Guidepost Solutions is looking forward to our annual participation as the Council presents the Emory Buckner Award for Outstanding Public Service to The Honorable Janet M. DiFiore, Chief Judge of the State of New York and of the Court of Appeals.
November 21, 2019, Chicago, IL
Tim Sutton will present, “Securing the Cannabis Industry: More Than Simply Cameras and Door Locks,” at the local chapter meeting.
November 21, 2019, New York, NY
Megan Prendergast Millard will join the panel to discuss “Current Compliance Challenges” during this conference examining the major regulations and current enforcement actions on financial services firms.
November 20-21, 2019, New York, NY
Security and public safety professionals convene in New York for education, networking and new product and technology showcases. Angela Osborne will be part of the panel discussion, “Generation Z: Who Are They and How Are They Changing the Security Field?”
November 18-19, 2019, Santa Clara, CA
Join Guidepost Solutions at this unique, multifaceted event tailored to the special needs of in-house professionals at leading technology and life science companies. Scores of cutting-edge CLE presentations address the spectrum of legal, regulatory and ethical issues this community faces on a daily basis.
November 15, 2019, New York, NY
As the Federal Monitor of the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), Chairman Bart M. Schwartz will discuss the challenges NYCHA faces as it implements its agreement to achieve decent, safe, and sanitary living conditions for its 400,000 residents.
October 27-30, 2019, Phoenix, AZ
Join us at the Association of Corporate Counsel Annual Meeting. Senior Managing Director Stephanie Douglas will join the panel “#MeToo at Every Level in the Corporate Environment.” As a former FBI agent, Stephanie’s will offer a unique and interesting perspective.
October 23, 2019, Los Angeles, CA
The Women, Diversity & Change Summit explores how to create lasting change for women and minorities in the legal profession. Senior Managing Director Asha Muldro will share her background during the panel: “Sponsors, Influencers & Career Engineering.”
October 17-18, 2019, New York, NY
As a key sponsor, Guidepost Solutions is looking forward to this annual conference which offers practical guidance for sanctions and export compliance professionals who want to learn more about emerging sanctions risks that could affect their companies’ products or services. Please be sure to stop by our table to learn more about Guidepost Solutions, our expert services to ensure sanctions and export compliance, and to meet our compliance professionals. In addition, Matthew Levine will offer his expertise on compliance missteps in OFAC settlement agreements, insights on effective controls, and enforcement trends during the panel, “Lessons Learned from the Latest Enforcement Actions.” Mr. Levine will also moderate a roundtable featuring the “Essential Pillars of an OFAC/Sanctions Compliance Framework.”
October 16, 2019 at 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm (ET), Webinar
In this live webcast, Managing Director Allison Spagnolo, along with a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals will present an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in fraud and anti-money laundering. They will also present the important issues surrounding this significant topic.
October 16-18, 2019, Washington, DC
Julie Myers Wood will lead the panel on Effective Practices for Leading Ethical Internal Investigations. This session will focus on avoiding the pitfalls of a poorly handled internal investigation and include best practices for creating an investigative plan, conducting interviews, gathering evidence, working with the compliance department and more. Decisions such as having a board-led investigation and when to self-disclose to the regulators will also be discussed.
October 3 – 6, 2019, La Quinta, CA
Each year the Association of Business Trial Lawyers brings together the top lawyers, scholars and judges from around the country to provide a collegial forum for the discussion of business litigation issues and promote and enhance communications between the bar and the federal and state benches. Guidepost Solutions is excited to be a part of this year’s event.
September 30 – October 1, 2019, New York, NY
Being on the forefront of emerging AML, cyber, crypto, terrorism financing and sanctions risks, professionals from Guidepost Solutions will be on hand to exchange strategies that address these critical challenges. Senior Managing Director Megan Millard will lead the “Industry Think Tank” to discuss how to face and overcome issues and challenges in today’s world of financial crime.
September 25-27, 2019, San Francisco, CA
Each year, the National Association of Former United States Attorneys hosts an annual conference featuring CLE programs with nationally known speakers on topics related to investigations, national security, compliance, immigration and ethics. Guidepost Solutions is proud to be a continuing sponsor of this prestigious event and we look forward to welcoming attendees at the conference’s opening reception.
September 25-27, 2019, Palm Beach County, FL
Please Join Alan Katz as he joins a panel at the Association of Inspectors General’s 2019 Training Conference to speak about Insights and Methods Used in Prosecutions and in Defense of Financial Investigations.
September 24, 2019, Los Angeles
Guidepost Solutions is a co-host, along with Bird Marella, at this happy hour which brings white collar women practitioners with significant depth of experience and nationally-recognized talent together to support each other and network.
September 19-20, 2019, Chicago, IL
The business of cannabis is becoming a mainstream profession in Illinois. Stop by our table to learn more about the specific risk mitigation services Guidepost Solutions offers the cannabis industry. Tim Sutton will also provide his expertise during the session, “Illinois Adult Use Cannabis Security.”
September 18, 2019, Webinar
Learn how compliance officers and analysts keep up with changing regulations and how to use video surveillance and data storage systems to support the cannabis industry. Guidepost Solutions’ Tim Sutton will team up with Chris Rodriguez, the director of loss prevention at the cannabis company MedMen, to discuss various security requirements and how security staff is able to stay out front.
Sex Trafficking-Public Resource Guide Launch
September 18, Washington, DC
ECPAT-USA, a leading anti-trafficking organization, will be joining members of the Congressional Human Trafficking Caucus and Victims’ Rights Caucus for the launch of its Public Conversations manual. With the sharp rise in domestic cases of trafficking and exploitation of children, members of Congress are increasingly seeking assistance on how to address this horrific crime when it happens in their districts. ECPAT-USA’s Public Conversations Resource Guide will provide members of Congress tools they need to address crimes against children. As a corporate sponsor, Guidepost Solutions is truly honored to support initiatives that strengthen laws to protect children and combat those who would exploit vulnerable youth.
September 8-12, 2019, Chicago, IL
Step out onto The Ledge and explore the security at Willis Tower (Chicago) from the inside out. The 1,450-foot-tall skyscraper is undergoing an unprecedented $500M redevelopment, including 300,000 square feet of dining, entertainment, and tenant amenities. During the session, “Security on The Ledge: Protecting Willis Tower, an American Icon,” Ed Batchelor and Angela Osborne of Guidepost Solutions will join Senior Director of Security at Willis Tower Keith Kambic to explore how the design team weaves physical security and technologies into the renovation including SAFETY Act designations, security trends in high-rise environments, and strategies for mitigating security threats to modern workspaces.
Additionally, Tim Sutton of Guidepost Solutions will moderate the panel session titled, “The Emerging Cannabis Industry: Pitfalls, Opportunities, and Pain Points,” which will discuss successes and failures of the IL Medical Cannabis program rolled out and operation for the last five years and what the future holds with the impending legalization of adult use (recreational) in IL this year.
Congratulations to Regional Director, Security & Technology Consulting Practice Angela Osborne on being named a finalist for the U.S. Outstanding Security Performance Award (OSPA) for Outstanding Young Security Professional. The winner will be announced at GSX.
August 14-16, 2019, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Both Jon Harris and Angela Osborne will be participating in AcceleRISE, hosted by Security Industry Association’s RISE community for young professionals and those new to the industry. In the session titled, “The Power Of Positive Leadership,” Senior Security Consultant Jon Harris will break down why positive leadership is the best strategy. Regional Director Angela Osborne will join the panel to discuss the real-world experiences that sparked their career success in the security industry during the panel titled, “Strategic Ambitions: Tips And Tricks That Helped Millennials Foster Success.”
July 23, 2019, Bethpage, NY
Each year, Guidepost Solutions proudly supports the New York Lawyers for the Public Interest annual golf outing to raise funds for NYLPI’s efforts to provide low-income communities with increased access to legal assistance. Our sponsorship directly supports the team of lawyers, community organizers, social workers, and advocates as they work to achieve lived equality for all New Yorkers.
July 18, 2019, Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL
Guidepost Solutions is proud to sponsor the Chicago real estate industry’s fundraiser where 100% of net proceeds benefit Cubs charities, their affiliates and CBRE Cares charities.
Genetec 2019 Global Press Summit
July 17-19, 2019, Montreal, Canada
Senior Security Consultant Tim Sutton will participate in the panel session titled, “Cannabis and Security,” at this annual event hosted by Genetec.
June 27-28, 2019, Las Vegas, NV
Guidepost Solutions will be participating at the NBA’s annual security conference tailored for NBA league and team security, representatives from other sports leagues, and counterparts from various law enforcement agencies for training purposes and to share information.
June 25, 2019, New York, NY
We are excited to support the Police Athletic League’s premiere annual gala that honors men and women who have distinguished themselves in their careers and are excellent role models for the children PAL serves. In celebration of his 100th birthday, this year’s event honors The Honorable Robert M. Morgenthau, PAL’s Chairman for 57 years.
It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World of Sanctions: Best Practices for Navigating the Increasingly Complex Sanctions Environment
June 27, 2019, RANE Webinar
The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) recently released extensive new guidance on what constitutes an effective sanctions compliance program. Coming amidst a complex sanctions environment and an increasingly aggressive approach to enforcement, this guidance provides insight into OFAC’s views on the best practices that companies should follow to ensure compliance with U.S. sanctions laws and regulations. It also serves as a roadmap for how to prevent sanctions violations from occurring as well as how OFAC will assess the adequacy of a company’s compliance program in the event of a violation. CEO, Julie Myers Wood will join an expert group of panelists to discuss best practices companies can use to benchmark their own sanctions compliance programs and how to leverage this guidance to adeptly navigate the regulatory and commercial risks from sanctions. Panelists include Chip Poncy from the Financial Integrity Network and the former Director of the Office of Strategic Policy at the US Treasury and Zachary Goldman from WilmerHale and a former policy advisor at the US Treasury’s Office of Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes. The webinar will be moderated by Eric Sohn from Dow Jones.
June 26, 2019, Chicago, IL
Guidepost Solutions is proud to be the gold sponsor of this event that brings young professionals of the security community together.
June 23-28, 2019, Austin, TX
In the session, “The CFE as Chief Privacy Officer: How Being a CFE Prepares You to be CPO,” Chief Privacy Officer Kenneth Citarella will discuss the various privacy regulatory schemes in the U.S. and the EU, as well as privacy shields, the GDPR, the data lifecycle, and other privacy principles. He will also review the role of the Chief Privacy Officer, how that position interacts with other personnel in the organization, and how to survive in a digital privacy world where the rules keep changing and the risks keep growing.
June 19 – 21, 2019, Santa Monica, CA
Senior Managing Director David Cook will join the faculty at this Guidepost Solutions sponsored event that features several hot topic white-collar practice issues. David’s panel, “Ethical Issues in the Digital Age: How the Virtual Era affects the Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Role, “ includes moderator Jean-Jacques “J” Cabou, a partner at Perkins Coie.
June 15, 2019
Guidepost Solutions is proud to support ZOE International and it annual Race Across America. ZOE has been rescuing and caring for trafficked children and orphans since 2003. The organization exists to find long-term solutions to end child trafficking through prevention, rescue, and restoration. On June 15, 2019, eight ZOE team riders will set out on a non-stop, 3,000-mile transcontinental relay race from the Pacific to the Atlantic to raise money.
June 11 & 12, 2019, Toronto, Canada
Chairman Bart M. Schwartz will serve as the discussion leader on Remediation/DPAs, Monitor Appointments, Leniency Programs, and Other Investigation Resolution Outcomes.
June 9 – 12, 2019, Orlando, FL
As the former head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, CEO Julie Myers Wood will share her expertise on the panel “Preserve & Protect Your International Student Population.”
June 6, 2019, Cartagena, Colombia
In conjunction with the Convencion Asobancaria, Colombia’s renowned conference for innovative perspectives involving the banking industry and the Colombia government, Guidepost Solutions is excited to host a private VIP reception to introduce our new Latin American team.
May 30, 2019, New York, NY
Guidepost Solutions is pleased to support the Stuyvesant High School alumni community at its inaugural benefit.
May 21, 2019, Fairfax, VA
Senior Managing Director, Federal Practice Bill Weinberg joins the panel to discuss the DOD Section 809 Panel Report On
“Streamlining and Codifying Acquisition Regulations and the Effect it has on the Small Business Community and National Security”.
May 21, 2019, New York, NY
Guidepost Solutions is looking forward to celebrating the continued commitment of the UJA-Federation and its White Collar & Securities Enforcement group.
May 16, 2019, New York, NY
Guidepost Solutions will join the New York Legal Assistance Group as it celebrates the many private practice, corporate, foundation, government and individual partners whose commitment to its mission and work makes New York a safer and more humane place for all.
May 15, 2019, New York, NY
As a sponsor, Guidepost Solutions is looking forward to this full-day program that explores critical developments that have characterized this era of white collar enforcement. We hope you can join us at the New York City Bar’s most popular event.
May 15, 2019, New York, NY
Congratulations to our Chairman Bart M. Schwartz for being named to City & State’s list of the 50 most powerful leaders in New York’s legal community. The Law Power 50 list honors the 50 most influential people in law statewide, including civil rights and criminal defense lawyers, prosecutors, government relations attorneys and legal scholars.
May 7-8, 2019, Laredo, TX
President, Strategic Accounts Matt Wharton will be among the speakers at this summit discussing strategic insights and new trends, in cross-border transportation and logistics security.
May 6, 2019, New York, NY
Guidepost Solutions is honored to support the All Stars’ premiere annual benefit celebrating the afterschool development work of the All Stars Project across the country.
May 1, 2019, Albany, NY
This one-day symposium features some of the brightest minds working to weed corruption in New York State and infuse a renewed sense of ethical behavior at every level. Chief Compliance Office and Senior Managing Director Joseph Jaffe will contribute to a panel on “Accountable Contracting — The Right Vendor at the Right Price.”
April 15-17, 2019, Hollywood, FL
Guidepost Solutions is proud to participate at this annual conference that brings together institutions from around the world with the ultimate goal of building a united front against money launderers, financial criminals and terrorist organizations. Please stop by our table.
April 11, 2019, New York, NY
Guidepost Solutions is proud to participate at the Subcontractors Trade Association’s 50th annual event honoring the construction industry’s top leaders, innovators and visionaries.
April 9-11, 2019, Las Vegas, NV
ISC West is the largest converged security industry trade show in the U.S. bringing together Physical and IT security professionals to explore every facet of the security industry including cybersecurity, intelligent physical security, IoT and more. Regional Director Angela Osborne will join two panel sessions. The first session, “Integrating Millennials into Security Organizations,” will explore strategies for integrating these diverse groups in real-time through technology. The second session, “Bridging the Gender Gap in the Security Industry,” will discuss the challenges females executives face in their career and how they succeeded, look at the future of the workforce, and offer advice for both female professionals looking ahead at their own journey and hiring managers looking to empower the next group of industry leaders.
April 9, 2019, New York, NY
The Robert M. Morgenthau Award will be presented to The Honorable Louis J. Freeh and Anne Vladeck at PAL’s Annual Legal Profession Luncheon. Proceeds from the event offer the 30,000 children from poor circumstances the chance to realize their potential through academic, athletic and artistic opportunities they would otherwise never have. It is truly an honor for Guidepost Solutions to support this event.
April 3-4, 2019, Tulsa, OK
Guidepost Solutions will join other regional and national vendors as an exhibitor to showcase our full spectrum of security and compliance services for the cannabis industry. Tim Sutton will host a session on “Security Master Planning for the Cannabis Industry.” He will share how cameras and alarms are not enough and why physical and operational security must be considered in addition to the technological security plan.
March 28, 2019, London
CEO Julie Myers Wood has been shortlisted for the Compliance Innovator of the Year award and Guidepost Solutions made the final list for the Compliance Consulting Team of the Year. We’re looking forward to hearing the results during the awards ceremony.
March 21, 2019 at 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm (ET), Webinar
Cryptocurrency markets remain to be one of the most vulnerable industries to a broad range of criminal activities, particularly money laundering. With all the prevailing risks, it becomes more important for businesses to stay compliant with current AML laundering regulations to avoid sanctions and potential damages. It is also significant to be informed of the latest and most updated risk assessment procedures to help reduce the proliferation of criminal activities in digital currency exchanges. In this live webcast, Senior Managing Director Dan Burstein joins a panel of thought leaders to will provide an overview of the AML regulatory trends, risk issues, and other pitfalls in the cryptocurrency markets. They will also discuss in depth the best compliance strategies that businesses must implement in light of the most recent developments.
March 19, 2019, New York, NY
Kenneth Citarella joins an expert panel on “Tackling the Prevailing Fraud Risks” to discuss the evolving fraud risks organizations are tackling and how they are mitigating them. This includes current fraud trends, how incidents effect customers/clients, and strategies to assess and detect fraud schemes.
March 14, 2019, Darien, CT
Senior Managing Director, Stephanie Douglas will partner with Michael Fox of ICR, LLC to discuss “Social Media Manipulation: From Management to Markets Threat. Preparation. Response.” Together they will paint a complete picture of the use and misuse of social media to manipulate management, staff, markets and public sentiment and they provide sound advice to prepare companies and people to prevent issues, comply with ever increasing regulatory and response-time requirements and for dealing with the new reality of social media manipulation, fake news and related risks.
March 14, 2019, New York, NY
Guidepost Solutions is honored to support The Jewish Theological Seminary and celebrate the achievements and contributions of our friend Robert J. Giuffra Jr., a partner at Sullivan and Cromwell.
March 14, 2019, New York, NY
Guidepost Solutions looks forward to the annual reception to support the organization’s mission of advancing the criminal defense function by enhancing the quality of defense representation, taking positions on important defense issues, fostering understanding and consensus, and promoting collegiality among lawyers on both sides and the bench.
March 13, 2019, Quito, Ecuador
Andres Otero to participate in a panel discussion on topics including how US laws have impacted Latin America and the development of local anti-corruption legislation throughout the region.
Cigars Under the Stars
March 6, 2019, New Orleans, LA
In conjunction with the 33rd Annual ABA National Institute for White Collar Crime, Guidepost Solutions will be hosting its annual evening of networking, fine cigars, cocktails and desserts.
March 6-8, 2019, New Orleans, LA
Guidepost Solutions is proud to be a key sponsor at the American Bar Association’s leading conference for White Collar Crime practitioners. Please stop by our table and meet our colleagues.
Managing Risk While Managing Your Firm
March 7, 2019, New York, NY
Ken Citarella, Senior Managing Director-Cyber Forensics, joins a discussion on the risks that small law firms face in the current environment. This program will address several areas impacting firms today. Ken will focus on securing data and how to limit risk related to cyber/data security.
March 5, 2019, New Orleans, LA
As a sponsor of the Women’s White Collar Defense Association, Guidepost Solutions is looking forward to meeting up with our friends and colleagues at the organization’s Annual Attorney Meeting.
February 26 – 27, 2019, Birch Run, MI
Guidepost Solutions will join other regional and national vendors as an exhibitor to showcase our full spectrum of compliance and security services for the cannabis industry. Tim Sutton will host a session on “Dispensary Security: Establishing Best Practices in Security Management, Meeting Compliance and Beyond.” The session will explore security operations and procedures considered to be best practices and used across the country today.
February 10-12, 2019, Surrey, United Kingdom
President of Investigations and Private Client Protection, Andrew O’Connell, will join the list of expert practitioners to engage in active discussions focused on how ultra-high net worth clients can best position themselves to avoid unnecessary investigations or regulatory enforcement actions, and how they should structure their affairs to provide optimal protection, for themselves, their assets and their advisors.
February 6, 2019, Palo Alto, CA
Data breaches, fraud, identity theft and scams are in the headlines almost every day. In 2017 alone, there were 16.7 million victims of identity fraud, with the number of account takeovers tripling from 2016. Learn how to scam-proof your life with tips from a panel of experts that includes Senior Managing Director David Cook, a former FBI special agent. During the seminar, David will focus on travel security.
January 29, 2019, Washington, DC
Senior Managing Director, Asha Muldro, will provide her expertise at this Summit that will explore key topics of interest stemming from the recent release of the 2nd edition of the ACC Foundation 2018: State of Cybersecurity Report. The Summit engages and educates professionals concerning this timely topic and will offer educational focused on key concerns organizations face related to cybersecurity, prevention and best practices.
January 25, 2019, Costa Mesa, CA
Senior Managing Director, Asha Muldro, along with Senior Director of the Compliance Office at Panasonic Avionics will present an investigations session that will touch upon the best way to structure an effective investigations program; the key criteria the DOJ considers when evaluating a compliance program’s investigations department; and the critical factors to consider when conducting an effective internal investigation.