Nardello & Co. presents a day-long summit on anti-money laundering compliance, sanctions, FCPA, cyber threats, and crypto.

Featuring presentations and discussions with industry experts including Former US Ambassador to Denmark James P. Cain and Finn Borch Andersen, Director General of the Danish National Security and Intelligence Service (PET), this summit will provide the most current and relevant guidance on these critical and evolving topics.

Join us in Copenhagen for an exclusive conversation with experts from both the public and private sector, including global law firms, enforcement agencies, and cybersecurity organizations.

We look forward to an engaging and educational day. While there is no cost to join this conference, pre-registration is required. This event is by invitation only.

The summit will be followed by an evening reception at the Ambassador’s residence, Rydhave.
summit details
October 6, 2022
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Copenhagen Marriott Hotel
Kalvebod Brygge 5
reception details
October 6, 2022
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Rydhave
More details upon registration.
questions?
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Schedule
The agenda is currently in formation. More details will be added as they are confirmed.
8:30 AM
Breakfast
9:00 AM
Welcome
Dan Nardello, Chairman & CEO, Nardello & Co.
9:15 AM
Keynote
James P. Cain, Former US Ambassador to Denmark
9:45 AM
Featured Speaker
Finn Borch Andersen, Director General, Danish National Security and Intelligence Service (PET)
10:15 AM
Anti-Money Laundering Compliance & Investigations
New money laundering schemes and networks across the US and Europe pose a multitude of threats. This panel details how governments, financial institutions, and other corporations can address those threats through enforcement and regulatory responses.

Panelists:

- Lars Lindencrone Petersen, Partner, Bech–Bruun
- Anita Nedergaard, Country AML Responsible, Nordea Bank Danmark A/S
- Katherine Stoller, Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP

Moderated by: Christopher Urben, Managing Director, Nardello & Co.
11:15 AM
Break
11:30 AM
Emerging Technologies: Criminal Use & Use in Investigations
Experts discuss new tools available in both public and private sectors to prevent cyber-and crypto-based criminal activity, and ongoing efforts to share intelligence and insights on these evolving threats.

Panelists include:

- Ling-Ling Nie, Deputy General Counsel, Chief Compliance, & ESG Officer, Aura
- Edvardas Šileris, Head of the European Cybercrime Centre, Europol

Moderated by: Scott Nawrocki, Chief Security Officer & Managing Director, Digital Investigations & Cyber Defense, Nardello & Co.
12:30 PM
Lunch
1:30 pM
Sanctions & Kleptocracy
Sanctions and sanctions enforcement play an increasingly central role in responding to global threats. Experts on sanctions enforcement and compliance will advise on techniques used to target assets of sanctioned entities and ensure compliance with complex and evolving sanctions regimes.

Panelists:

- Sharon Cohen Levin, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
- Jessica Feinstein, Co-Chief, Money Laundering & Transnational Criminal Enterprises Unit, US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York
- Eerik Heldna, Head of Customs, Estonian Tax & Customs Board


Moderated by: Howard Master, Managing Director & Counsel to the CEO, Nardello & Co.
2:30 PM
Break
2:45 PM
Investigating International Corporate Corruption: US & Scandinavian Perspectives
Utilizing their government and private-sector experience in securing compliance with the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Scandinavian anti-corruption laws, panelists will discuss political, cultural, legal, and practical issues associated with investigating corporate corruption across multiple jurisdictions.

Panelists:

- Poul Gade, Partner, Bech–Bruun
- Boyd Johnson, Partner, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
- Adria Perez, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Moderated by: Warren Feldman, Chief Legal Officer, Nardello & Co.
3:45 PM
Current Compliance Challenges
Panelists will share their expertise working on behalf of government enforcement agencies, monitorships, and clients to address significant current compliance challenges. Focusing on recent US policy changes, the increased importance of whistleblower programs, and new guidance on monitorships, this panel aims to help corporate and governmental attendees understand how to navigate the new regulatory environment.

Panelists:

- Alessio Evangelista, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
- Scott Marrah, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP


Moderated by: Howard Master, Managing Director & Counsel to the CEO, Nardello & Co.
4:45 PM
Closing Remarks
6:00 PM
Reception to Follow
The summit will be followed by an evening reception at the Ambassador’s residence, Rydhave. More details will be shared with registered attendees.
 Join us on October 6 
We look forward to seeing you in Copenhagen.
Speakers
Finn Borch Andersen
Director General
Danish National Security & Intelligence Service (PET)
Finn Borch Andersen was appointed Director General of Politiets Efterretningstjeneste (PET), the national security and intelligence agency of Denmark, in 2015. He has served in the Police and Prosecution Service and came to PET from a position as Commissioner, North Zealand Police. He was chairman of the Danish Association of Social Sciences and Law (DJØF) from 2003 until 2011.
Ambassador James P. Cain
FORMER US AMBASSADOR TO DENMARK

 
Jim Cain’s career has spanned the fields of law, business, professional sports and international diplomacy. From July of 2005 until January 2009, he served as US Ambassador to Denmark.  Prior to his diplomatic service he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the NHL Carolina Hurricanes, as a partner in the international Law Firm Kilpatrick Townsend, and as founder and Chairman of numerous civic and business enterprises. As US Ambassador in Denmark, Cain focused his energies on areas of national security, counterterrorism, energy security, commerce, and investment and promotion of shared values. Since stepping down from his diplomatic position in 2009, Ambassador Cain has worked in the private sector to expand commercial opportunities for American companies in emerging markets, primarily in the energy, infrastructure, agriculture, and consumer retail sectors. Following a personal family confrontation with Islamic Terrorism in 2016, Ambassador Cain began devoting much of his time to projects related to security, defense, and counterterrorism.
Sharon Cohen Levin
PARTNER
 SULLIVAN & CROMWELL LLP


Sharon Cohen Levin is a partner in Sullivan & Cromwell’s Criminal Defense and Investigations Group. She is a leading expert in Anti-Money Laundering, BSA, economic sanctions and asset forfeiture and represents a diverse group of clients, including financial institutions, multinational companies, and individuals in connection with criminal, regulatory, and civil enforcement actions. Sharon, a former federal prosecutor, led the Money Laundering and Asset Forfeiture Unit in the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York for two decades. Under her leadership, SDNY was responsible for nearly 60% of all forfeitures in the United States inspiring Forbes to call her “The Babe Ruth of Forfeiture.”
Alessio Evangelista
PARTNER
SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER & FLOM LLP
 
Alessio Evangelista, a partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, advises global financial services companies on compliance, enforcement and internal investigations involving AML, economic sanctions and related issues. Mr. Evangelista also has a strong understanding of the new technologies impacting financial services markets, including blockchain-based digital assets, decentralized finance and Web3. Prior to joining Skadden, he served as head of the Enforcement and Compliance Division at the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). Before joining FinCEN, Mr. Evangelista held various leadership roles at the U.S. Department of Justice, including Principal Assistant US Attorney for the District of Columbia and Deputy Chief of the Bank Integrity Unit in the Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section.
Warren Feldman
Chief Legal officer
Nardello & Co.
Warren Feldman is the Chief Legal Officer and Interim Head of the EMEA region for Nardello & Co. He focuses on white collar criminal defense and civil litigation support, as well as anti-corruption due diligence and investigative support. Prior to joining Nardello & Co., he was a partner in the Government Enforcement and White Collar Crime practice at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, where he was repeatedly selected for inclusion in Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, and Who’s Who Legal.
Poul Gade
SENIOR ASSOCIATE
BECH-BRUUN
Poul Gade, PhD is senior associate with Bech-Bruun and a member of Bech-Bruun's Corporate Compliance and Investigations team. Poul has a versatile background as a lawyer, a scholar, a prosecutor and as an executive in the law enforcement and prosecution services. Poul is particularly experienced in the areas finance law, corporate criminal law, criminal procedure, dispute resolution and international law. Poul served as both Deputy State Prosecutor and Chief Prosecutor, working with international investigations and cross-border cases. Prior to joining Bech-Bruun, Poul was Chief Constable and Deputy Police Director for the South East Jutland Police. He is a member of the board in the Danish National Anti-Doping Agency and Member of the License Committee, Danish Football Association.
Eerik Heldna
Head of Customs
Estonian Tax & Customs Board
Eerik Heldna is currently serving as the Head of Customs at the Tax and Customs Board in Tallinn, Estonia. Eerik has 25 years of experience in law enforcement and security services. He started as the patrol police officer in 1997, continued for eight years in the Tallinn Police Drug Unit, and was appointed to the Director of Central Criminal Police in 2008. From 2009-2017, he was Deputy Director General of Estonian Internal Security Service, where he was responsible for the anti-corruption, economical security, and counter-terrorism investigations. In 2018, Eerik joined Estonian Defence Forces, where he was Deputy Commander of the Military Intelligence Centre, responsible for the security intelligence, classified information protection, and legal issues. He served for six months as the staff officer at the military mission in Gao, Mali. Eerik has a MA in law from Tartu University and is a FBI National Academy graduate.
Boyd Johnson
PARTNER
WILMER CUTLER PICKERING HALE & DORR LLP 
Leveraging three decades of public and private sector experience, Boyd provides strategic counseling to companies, boards of directors, and senior executives in their most significant investigations, litigation, and regulatory matters. Over the past three decades, he has served in a variety of senior roles, including as global general counsel for Soros Fund Management, the investment firm founded by George Soros; the co-chair of WilmerHale’s White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice; and the Deputy US Attorney for the Southern District of New York. A skilled trial lawyer who has tried numerous cases to verdict and managed litigation matters in-house as a general counsel, Boyd is uniquely positioned to bring high-stakes disputes to positive resolutions for clients. Boyd’s practice focuses extensively on the FCPA and anti-corruption matters, generally, and he has represented clients in government and internal investigations involving conduct in Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Australia.
Lars Lindencrone Petersen
KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT PARTNER
BECH-BRUUN
 
As a former High Court Judge and one of the leading theorists in the area of insolvency, Lars Lindencrone Petersen has established himself as an expert in the area. Lars is responsible for Bech-Bruun's in-house compliance and knowledge management. Based on his years in the court system, Lars also advises on dispute resolution and resolves issues related to restructuring. Lars has served as chairman of a number of legislative preparatory committees and vice-chairman of the Danish Complaint Board of Banking Services. He chaired the Commission of Inquiry regarding tax deduction and was part of the legal inquiry about reimbursement of dividend tax.
Scott Marrah
PARTNER
KILPATRICK TOWNSEND & STOCKTON LLP



Scott Marrah is a partner at Kilpatrick Townsend and co-leader of the Government Enforcement & Investigations team and the Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) practice. He has extensive experience in the areas of white collar criminal defense, internal, criminal and cross-border investigations, compliance programs, governance and complex commercial litigation. Prior to joining Kilpatrick, he served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York.  Mr. Marrah recently served as the Deputy Monitor for Antifraud, Ethics & Compliance for the Volkswagen AG Independent Compliance Monitor and Auditor, arising from the diesel emissions scandal. He is a frequent speaker on compliance, cross-border investigations, ESG, monitorships, FCPA, and anti-corruption topics domestically and internationally.
Howard Master
MANAGING DIRECTOR & COUNSEL TO THE CEO
NARDELLO & CO.



Based in the firm’s New York office, Howard Master is a Managing Director and Counsel to the CEO. Howard supports the firm’s global practices, including its work supporting white collar criminal defense, civil litigation and arbitration; its anti-corruption and fraud investigations; and its monitorship and compliance efforts. Howard also advises the firm on major strategic initiatives. Howard joins Nardello & Co. after an acclaimed career as a leader, investigator, and trial lawyer in federal, state, and local prosecutors’ offices. In these roles, Howard led and achieved exceptional results in groundbreaking investigations of official corruption, fraud, money laundering, securities violations, and other complex white collar offenses; workplace sexual harassment; and prosecutorial and police misconduct.
Scott Nawrocki
CHIEF SECURITY OFFICER & MANAGING DIRECTOR, DIGITAL INVESTIGATIONS & CYBER DEFENSE
NARDELLO & CO.
Scott Nawrocki is the Nardello & Co.'s Chief Security Officer and head of the Digital Investigations and Cyber Defense practice. He is an accomplished cybersecurity professional with over 20 years of law enforcement and industry experience. Prior to joining Nardello & Co., he was a Supervisory Special Agent who worked national security matters and also a member of the FBI Newark Field Office’s Cyber Task Force. In that capacity, he worked with a team of Special Agents, computer scientists, intelligence personnel, and other federal and local law enforcement agents in investigating and combatting complex cybercrimes, insider threats, and national security cyber threats.
Anita Nedergaard 
Country AML Responsible
Nordea denmark

 

Anita Nedergaard has for the past 3 years held the position of Country AML Responsible at Nordea Denmark, the Danish branch of the largest bank in the Nordics. Anita has a background as a lawyer and more than 25 years of experience as internal legal counsel in various financial institutions in Denmark. Among her contributions to the general AML agenda in the Danish financial sector, Anita was member of the Danish bankers association FinansDanmark’s Anti Money Laundering Task Force. The task force report, issued in November 2019, produced 25 proposals and has formed the basis of the sector work in Denmark within the AML/CTF area.
Ling-Ling Nie
DEPUTY GENERAL COUNSEL, CHIEF COMPLIANCE & ESG OFFICER, & HEAD OF GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS
AURa
Ling-Ling Nie is Deputy General Counsel, Chief Compliance & ESG Officer, and Head of Government Affairs at Aura, a leading provider of proactive all-in-one digital safety solutions for consumers. She previously served as General Counsel and Vice President for Ethics and Compliance at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and prior to that was the Chief Compliance Officer & Assistant General Counsel at Panasonic Corporation of North America. In 2021, she received the General Counsel award from the Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Georgia Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel.
Adria Perez
PARTNER
KILPATRICK TOWNSEND & STOCKTON LLP



Adria Perez is a partner on Kilpatrick Townsend's Government Enforcement & Investigations Team and serves as co-leader of the firm’s ESG Practice. Ms. Perez focuses her practice on representing corporations and institutions in government enforcement issues as well as internal, criminal, and SEC investigations. Her experience includes handling issues relating to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, commercial bribery, False Claims Act, research security, and export enforcement matters. She has conducted internal global investigations, audits and reviews into corruption, commercial bribery, fraud and conflict of interest issues, including, recently in China, Russia, Germany, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Czech Republic, and Spain.
Edvardas Šileris
Head of the European Cybercrime Centre
EUROPOL 
Edvardas commenced as Head of the European Cybercrime Centre in July 2020. He is responsible for the central collation of criminal intelligence on cybercrime across the EU, supporting member state investigations into online child sexual exploitation, cyber-dependent crimes, non-cash means of payment fraud, and crime on the dark web. His Centre also collaborates closely with the Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce (J-CAT), a team of specialist cyber investigators embedded within EC3 from multiple countries. His teams at EC3 further provide digital and document forensic support in complex cases across EU, strategic analysis of threats and trends, liaison with industry, academia and non- law enforcement partners, prevention and awareness raising, and capacity building. Before becoming Head of EC3, Edvardas was Deputy Police Commissioner General of the Lithuanian Police. He was also in charge of the Innovation Group within the Lithuanian police. From 2015 to 2020, Edvardas was a Member of the EUROPOL Management Board. Almost all his career in law enforcement he spent in the area of crime investigation (22 years).
Katherine Stoller
PARTNER
SHEARMAN & STERLING LLP
Katherine Stoller, a partner in the Firm’s Litigation practice, has wide-ranging experience involving white-collar criminal defense, internal investigations, regulatory enforcement matters, and securities and other complex litigation. She regularly represents financial institutions in cross-border investigations, with a focus on allegations of financial crime. Katherine’s practice focuses on the representation of corporations, financial institutions, and individuals in investigations involving allegations of securities fraud, bank fraud, money laundering, economic sanctions violations, price fixing, accounting fraud, insider trading and the False Claims Act. She has represented companies and individuals under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. She frequently represents financial institutions in parallel regulatory and criminal investigations. Katherine also represents clients in a wide range of civil litigation, including securities and contract disputes. She has experience representing clients located outside the United State in cross-border litigation as well as enforcement investigations.
Christopher Urben
MANAGING DIRECTOR
NARDELLO & CO.
Christopher Urben is a Managing Director based in Nardello & Co.’s Washington, DC office. With 25 years of global investigative experience with the US Drug Enforcement Administration, Chris has an incredible track record of leading sophisticated international money laundering and threat finance investigations. Prior to joining the firm, Chris was responsible for developing and leading sensitive global undercover DEA operations that dismantled several of the most significant transnational criminal organizations. Having extensive working relationships with the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, he was proficient in building successful cases resulting in either plea deals or convictions.
 Join us on October 6 
We look forward to seeing you in Copenhagen.

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