NEW YORK — Oct. 23, 2018 — Obiamaka P. Madubuko, a shareholder in the Litigation Practice of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will speak at the Franchisor Compliance Summit, a facilitated and interactive event at Yum! Brands Headquarters in Louisville, KY, Oct. 24 and 25. The summit is intended to foster networking and peer-to-peer discussion amongst compliance executives from Fortune 500 brands.
The program is organized by a steering committee of volunteers representing worldwide franchisor organizations. The committee’s goals are to bring together regulatory and compliance professionals for an opportunity to learn, share, and discuss relevant topics that impact their day-to-day roles, those of the departments and teams they oversee, and the impact it will have on the franchisor governance system of their organization.
Madubuko will speak on a panel titled, “International Development: A Compliance Take on Vetting New Markets," Oct. 25 from 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. The other speakers include Joseph Call, KFC Global Senior Director of Development at Yum! Brands and Matt Queler, Principal, Risk and Financial Advisory at Deloitte and Touche LLP. They will discuss approaches to due diligence and risk management in emerging markets around the globe.
Madubuko focuses her practice on anti-corruption and fraud matters and advises U.S.-based companies doing business in international markets. She advises companies on a host of compliance and transactional due diligence issues arising under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, UK Bribery Act, the Dodd-Frank Act, Bank Secrecy Act, Office of Foreign Asset Control, and other global trade regulations, including cybersecurity defense and data breach response. She also assists clients with internal investigations, risk assessments, and independent audits, as well as drafting, evaluating and updating corporate policies to ensure compliance.
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