The Expected and Unexpected Compliance Risks from the Coronavirus

On June 17, 2020, three Vinson & Elkins LLP partners in the firm’s Government Investigations & White Collar Criminal Defense practice led a one-hour webinar co-hosted by the Practising Law Institute, “The Expected and Unexpected Compliance Risks from the Coronavirus.”

The partners, Matthew J. Jacobs, a former federal prosecutor, Jessica S. Heim, an experienced litigator in the area of government investigations, and Michael W. Ward, a former prosecutor and in-house chief compliance officer in multiple companies and industries, explored the impact that the pandemic has had on the effectiveness of corporate compliance programs. Each of the three partners is based in the firm’s San Francisco office. The program’s attendees represented the country’s largest companies, across all industry sectors.

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