Stout Summit Chicago: Hot Topics in Fraud and Enforcement

The Ivy Room, 12 East Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at 1:00 PM-7:30 PM CT

Registration at 1:00 PM, Program at 1:30 PM, Cocktail reception at 5:30 PM

Event Details

Attendees will enjoy networking and panel sessions covering the latest developments and hot topics in white-collar crime, fraud, and cross-border corporate and fund collapses. Panel sessions will include an exploration of offshore liquidations vs. U.S. bankruptcy and enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). There will be a keynote conversation between a convicted fraudster and her prosecutor. Panelists and attendees will include representatives from leading law firms, in-house counsel, financial restructuring firms, and the Department of Justice, as well as leaders from Stout’s Disputes, Compliance, & Investigations group.
CLE credit pending, including professional responsibility credit for the keynote.

Questions? Email Amee Loren at


Panels and Keynote

Panel: Offshore Liquidation vs. U.S. Bankruptcy: A Tale of Two Paths (to Restructure)
Moderator: Joel Cohen, Managing Director, Stout
Panelists: Hamid Khanbhai, Campbells LLP, Cayman Islands
Michael Pearson, FFP, Cayman Islands
Katherine Catanese, Foley & Lardner, New York

Panel: Current Landscape of FCPA Enforcement
Moderator: Rick Ruffing, Director, Stout
Panelists: Derek Ettinger, U.S. DOJ Assistant Chief of FCPA Unit
Ryan Rohlfsen, Ropes & Gray, Chicago
Jason Wright, Managing Director, Stout

Keynote Address - From Target to Teammate: The Journey from Adversaries to Allies
Rashmi Airan, Corporate and Motivational Speaker
Joe Capone, Former DOJ Trial Attorney, Assistant U.S. Attorney, and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney