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Whistleblowers, Internal Investigations, and Compliance Design in the United States, Germany, and Austria

Event Type
Illinois Program in Comparative Criminal Procedure and Policing; European Union Center; Illinois Program in Criminal Law; Illinois Program in Constitutional History
University of Illinois College of Law, Faculty Lounge (Second Floor) 504 E. Pennsylvania Avenue, Champaign, Illinois
May 23, 2023   8:00 am - 5:35 pm  
Originating Calendar
European Union Center Events

Conference Program

8:00 a.m. Continental breakfast in the faculty lounge

8:25 a.m. Welcoming Remarks by Professor Jacqueline Ross

8:30-9 a.m. Keynote lecture: Mary Inman, Constantine Cannon

9:00-10:45 a.m. Panel One: The Significance of Whistleblowers and Internal Investigations for Compliance Design in the US and Germany

Martin Petrasch, Global Head of Compliance Investigations, Siemens

Christian Miege, Forensic and Integrity Services, Ernst and Young, Germany

Michael Osnato, Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett 

Commentator: Carsten Momsen, Free University of Berlin

10:45-11:00 a.m. Coffee break

11:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Panel Two: The Significance of Whistleblower Protections and Incentives for Internal Investigations in the US and Germany

Soren Schomburg, Knauer Law, Berlin

Felix Ruhmannseder, WKK Law, Vienna, Austria

David Simon, Foley and Lardner

Commentator: Andrew Leipold, University of Illinois College of Law

12:45-1:45 p.m. Lunch will be Served in the Faculty Lounge

1:45-3:30 p.m. Panel Three: Whistleblowers, the Criminal Law, and Administrative Investigations in the United States and Germany

Katrin Roesen, Bundeskartellamt (German Competition Authority)

Sarah North, United States Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Illinois

David Wiseman, United States Department of Justice

Commentator: Jacqueline Ross, University of Illinois College of Law

3:30-3:45 p.m. Coffee Break

3:45 to 5:30 p.m. Panel Four: Whistleblowers: Incentives or Protections?

German and American Approaches in Comparative Perspective

Carsten Momsen, Free University of Berlin

Christian Schmitz, Verte Law

Paula Benedict, Free University of Berlin

Commentators: Verity Winship, University of Illinois College of Law and Jason Mazzone, University of Illinois College of Law

5:30-5:35 p.m. Concluding Remarks by Jacqueline Ross

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