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Session: Enforcement & Investigations

Effectively Conducting Internal Investigations in Highly Regulated Environments

Wednesday, January 31 at 2pm

This session will focus on how organizations can effectively lead investigations in highly regulated environments and identify gaps in their regulatory and compliance practices. Discussion topics include:
  • Key roles required to conduct a proper investigation
  • Principles, guidelines, and processes that should be introduced during an investigation
  • Strategies for navigating ambiguous and complex regulatory environments
  • How to evaluate your current regulatory and compliance practice, identify gaps, and make recommendations for remediation to avoid or minimize future investigations

Lesley Marlin, Associate General Counsel, Labor & Employment, FINRA

Maria Gallo, Director of Special Investigations & FCPA Services, TransPerfect

Matthew Baker, Partner, Baker Botts LLP

Trisha Sircar, Partner & Privacy Officer, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Kelly Schultz, Director, Ethics & Compliance Investigations, Uber

Anyone with a Legalweek Pass is able to attend this session, no additional registration required.

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Meet The Panelists

Maria Gallo
Director of Special Investigations & FCPA Services, TransPerfect Legal

Maria Gallo is the Director of Special Investigations & FCPA Services at TransPerfect Legal. Prior to joining TransPerfect Legal, Maria spent 11 years at the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission investigating and enforcing alleged FCPA violations in the LATAM region. During her time at the SEC, as the lead LATAM FCPA investigator, Maria regularly interviewed witnesses, assessed corporate internal controls and compliance programs, and analyzed digital evidence, financial transactions, compliance reports, and S.E.C. filings. Maria holds a law degree from Colombia and an L.L.M. from the Cardozo School of Law. She is fluent in Spanish and English and has in-depth exposure to common law and civil law legal systems.

Matthew Baker
Partner, Baker Botts LLP

Matthew Baker is a Partner at Baker Botts LLP. His cross-disciplinary practice focuses on crisis management across a broad range of industries, including data privacy, cybersecurity, and incident response. His diverse experience at the intersection of litigation, informational and operational technology, and data management enables him to provide clients with comprehensive business-oriented counsel proactively and in real time. With his keen awareness of the enforcement landscape, Matthew assists clients with incident and crisis response preparedness. As part of this, Matthew works hand-in-hand with clients to develop tabletop exercises, simulations and drills for individuals in a variety of roles to help identify and address gaps in procedures and protocols for emergent situations. Prior to joining Baker Botts, Matthew represented clients in complex criminal and commercial litigation matters throughout all phases of regulatory investigations, trial and appellate proceedings, with a focus on environmental and energy-related litigation. During law school, Matthew served as a law clerk for the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of California.