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The GC & CFO Panel: Managing Corporate Risk as Partners


Level: Advanced
Runtime: 64 minutes
Recorded Date: October 04, 2018
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Agenda


1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Successful Relationships
  • Challenges and Cautionary Tales
  • Key Areas of Collaboration
  • Recipe for Success: Skills to Maximize
  • Questions
Runtime: 1hour
Recorded: October 4, 2018

Description

Both CFOs and GCs are highly evolved risk managers who bring to the company very different perspectives on risk management. The panel discussion will highlight key components of the GC & CFO roles as risk managers, departmental interactions and interactions with the board.

This program was recorded as part of Corporate Counsel's Women, Influence & Power in Law Conference held on October 4th, 2018.

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Women, Influence & Power in Law Conference
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Panelists

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Jennifer Levy

Partner
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Jenny Levy is a litigation partner who has been with Kirkland for 18 years. She has appeared before trial courts and arbitration panels across the country. Jenny focuses on complex commercial litigation, government investigations, pharmaceutical litigation, and product liability cases. She has litigated a wide variety of cases including consumer protection actions, allegations of fraud and misrepresentation, data breaches and cyber-security, breach of contract, business torts, product liability, antitrust, false claims qui tam actions, and class actions. Her practice has involved a diverse array of subject matters and allegations including Medicaid/Medicare fraud, drug pricing fraud and unfair competition (AWP/WAC inflation), HIPAA, HITECH violations and data security breaches, contracts for the sale of energy, state and federal Fair Debt Collection Act violations, collection contracts for the sale of businesses and stock purchase agreements, alleged violations of shareholder agreements, international licensing agreements, allegations of unlawful insurance practices, conspiracy and antitrust violations, and numerous product liability cases on behalf of manufacturers of automotive products, lead products, tobacco and pharmaceuticals. Jenny is the pro bono coordinator for Kirkland’s Washington, D.C., office.

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Rebecca J. Wing

CFO, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
LW Lands, Inc.

Rebecca Wing is the Chief Financial Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at LW Lands, Inc.

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Jodi Golinsky

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer (CCO)
FS Card Inc.

Jodi Golinsky serves as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of FS Card Inc., Fenway Summer LLC's credit card venture. She is also the Secretary of the FS Card Board of Directors.

Jodi has worked in house in financial services for more than a decade. She has extensive experience and expertise in various areas, including Dodd Frank (UDAAP & Durbin Amendment), Credit CARD Act, FCRA, FACT Act, Regulations Z, DD & E, FCPA, OFAC, overdraft, information security, privacy, compliance and risk management. She also has testified before two congressional committees on the subject of commercial child pornography.

Just prior to joining FS Card Inc., Jodi was the Deputy U.S. General Counsel for Wonga U.S., Inc., where she was responsible for driving the legal and regulatory strategy for expanding Wonga.com global financial services into the U.S. small business lending market.

Jodi was Chief Prepaid Counsel at American Express prior to Wonga. At American Express, Jodi led and managed a ten-person team there that proactively drove legal, regulatory, and compliance strategies to advance business objectives for the Global Prepaid business unit. She oversaw approximately fifteen new product launches, most notably the October 2012 launch of “Bluebird,” an industry ground-breaking banking alternative general purpose reloadable prepaid product with Walmart as exclusive distribution partner. In addition, Jodi managed American Express’s U.S. money transmitter licensing function, maintaining two sets of licenses for American Express corporate entities in 47 states. She also served on the executive leadership team for the Global Prepaid business unit.

Prior to joining American Express, Jodi was Vice President, U.S. Regulatory & Public Policy Counsel for MasterCard Worldwide, where she was responsible for managing all U.S. regulatory affairs and public policy matters, with an emphasis on regulatory and legislative issues impacting financial institutions.

Jodi began her legal career clerking first for the Honorable Denny Chin in the Southern District of New York and then for the Honorable Ralph K. Winter, who was at that time the Chief Judge of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Jodi then worked as an associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell, where she concentrated on regulatory investigations and securities fraud litigation. She is admitted to practice in New York State, the Southern District of New York, and the Eastern District of New York.

In 2008, Jodi was honored by the Westchester New York Business Council as a “Forty Under Forty Rising Star.” She also served a two-year term on the Board of Directors of Legal Services of the Hudson Valley, which is a non-profit organization providing free legal services to residents of various counties in the New York Hudson Valley area.

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Karen M. Sheehan

Chief Legal Officer
Tupperware Brands Corporation

Karen M. Sheehan serves as the Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary of Tupperware Brands Corporation. She is responsible for the corporation’s legal strategy and execution, through leading a team of twenty-five in-house lawyers across the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America. Tupperware Brands is a publicly-traded (NYSE: TUP) global manufacturer and marketer of premium household, beauty and personal care products, with distribution into nearly 80 countries through a multi-channel approach that includes direct selling, e-commerce, B2B and retail.

Prior to joining Tupperware in 2014, Ms. Sheehan served in several in-house legal roles, most recently with Church & Dwight Co, Inc., a publicly-traded (NYSE: CHD) global consumer packaged goods and medical device company with such leading brands as Arm & Hammer, Trojan, OxiClean, Orajel, and First Response, and Alpharma Inc., a formerly publicly-traded (NYSE: ALO) global specialty pharmaceutical company that was acquired by Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE). Ms. Sheehan also served as Head of PLC Law Department at Practical Law Company, Inc., an online provider of legal know-how, transactional analysis and market intelligence that was acquired by Thomson Reuters (NYSE: TRI). She began her legal career at Lowenstein Sandler PC, an AmLaw 200 law firm.

Ms. Sheehan received her law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center, and her bachelor’s degree with high honors and Phi Beta Kappa distinction from Rutgers College, Rutgers University. She is a member of the bars of both New York and New Jersey, and is certified as an Authorized House Counsel under the rules of the Florida bar.

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Angeline G. Chen

General Counsel
Cynefin LLC

Angeline Chen has over thirty years of legal and business experience, including as a General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. Her operational perspective and experience informs her practice area focus and expertise in corporate governance, compliance, cyber, risk management, national security, and regulatory affairs. Ms. Chen currently serves as Principal of Cynefin Consulting, and Of Counsel with DLA Piper.

Previously, she has held the roles of GC, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary at Siemens Government Technologies and at Fincantieri Marine Group, and leadership/management roles with Lockheed Martin, International Launch Services, the National Security Agency, and INTELSAT, after starting her career practicing complex litigation in private practice.

She has served as a Director on several boards, an adjunct at GMU Law School, and as Executive-in-Residence and a professor for the UMUC’s M.B.A. program. Angeline holds a B.A. and J.D. from Villanova University, an LL.M (International and Comparative Law) from Georgetown University, and an M.B.A. from the University of Maryland.


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