A listing of upcoming & past Compliant Initiative events.
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Today’s Federal Trade Commission & the Future of Antitrust
Speaker: Professor Richard Pierce, George Washington University School of Law
This event brings Professor Richard Pierce, a leading scholar of antitrust and administrative law, to share his perspective on the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) current agenda. Professor Pierce, of the George Washington University School of Law, will discuss recent developments at the FTC impacting antitrust law, including the agency’s proposed expansion of its rulemaking agenda and its evolving approach to reviewing mergers and acquisitions. The discussion will wrap up with a short Q&A session.
1.0 CLE credit, Approved by Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners
Richard J. Pierce, Jr. Biography
Professor at the George Washington University School of Law
Professor Pierce is the author of over twenty books and 130 articles on administrative law, government regulation, and the effects of various forms of government intervention on the performance of markets. His books and articles have been cited in hundreds of judicial opinions, including over a dozen opinions of the U.S. Supreme Court. He has been called the "most frequently cited scholar in the United States in the field of administrative law and government regulation." He currently teaches as the T. Alverson Professor of Law at George Washington University School of Law.
The Weird World of WineSpeaker: Tracy Genesen, Wine Institute and Jeannie Bremer, The Wine Group
This event brings two highly regarded wine industry professionals to the UW campus to share their unique perspectives, insights, and experiences in the wine business. The session wil focus on the wine industry's interactions with federal agency adjudication and rulemaking, as well as how the record largest U.S. winery structures its compliance program. It will further discuss some of the most pressin developments in the alcohol beverage industry, including direct-to-consumer shipping and labeling compliance.
The discussion will wrap up with a short Q&A session.
Tracy Genesen Biography
Wine Institute, San Francisco, CA
Tracy Genesen is the Vice President and General COunsel of the Wine Institute, the public policy advocacy association representing over a thousand California wineries and affiliated businesses responsible for 85 percent of the nation's wine production and more than 97 percent of U.S. wine exports.
Jeannie Bremer Biography
The Wine Group, Tracy, CA
Jeannie Bremer is the Vice President of Compliance & Public Policy at The WIne Group, a global leader in the wine industry with over 100 of your favorites brands like Cupcake, 7 Deadly, Concannon, Benziger, Chloe, Franzia, MD 20/20, and many others.
Compliance from the General Counsel Perspective
Speaker: Ray Taforra, UW-Madison Legal Affairs, Rebecca House, Rockell Automation, and Natalie Machiolek, Kohler
The Compliance Initiative will be hosting an event titled “Compliance from the General Counsel Perspective.” The panel event will feature Raymond Taffora, Rebecca House, and Natalie Machiolek, the general counsels at UW-Madison, Rockwell Automation, and Kohler respectively. All are welcome to attend at 3:30-5:00pm on Tuesday, March 16th, over Zoom. The attached primer reading is also available in preparation for the event.
Asia Pacific Export Controls: Perspectives on the Progress, Politics & Practice
Speaker: Jay Nash, Nash Global Trade Services
The Compliance Initiative will be hosting an event with Jay Nash, a global trade expert out of Washington D.C. Mr. Nash will be presenting his talk titled "Asia Pacific Export Controls: Perspectives on the Progress, Politics, and Practice." All are welcome to attend at noon on Thursday, January 28th, over Zoom. Mr. Nash has also provided background reading for his presentation, which can be found attached.
Health Care Compliance: Putting Law into Action
Speakers: Katherine A. Kuchan and T. James Junger, Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C.
Join attorneys Katherine A. Kuchan and T. James Junger from Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C. as they aim to give law students and guests a glimpse into health care compliance practice.
This presentation will give a brief overview of the health care regulatory framework, then discuss the ways the government and private actors enforce those laws. The presenters will show the consequences of noncompliance (including administrative, civil, and criminal liability), then conclude with a discussion of what a health care compliance lawyer does on a day-to-day basis.
This event is part of the Compliance Initiative Speaker Series.
Implementing the Seven Steps of Effective Compliance in the Medical Device Industry
Speaker: Tim Caprez
Regulation & the Collapse of the New Deal Order or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Market
Speakers: Reuel Schiller, UC Hastings Law School
Hidden Politics: Interest Group Influence during U.S. Regulatory Policymaking
Speaker: Susan Yackee, La Follette School of Public Affairs
Searching for a Safe Harbor: Compliance at UW-Madison
Speakers: Ray Taforra, UW-Madison Legal Affairs
Compliance and Serving on the Senate Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia
Speaker: Senator Ron Johnson, U.S. Senate
The Art of Creating a Sturdy Compliance Structure in an Unsteady World
Speakers: Rebecca Rapp and Aisha Smith, Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation
Athletic Compliance: A Day in the Life of Division I Athletic Compliance
Speaker: Katie Smith, Brady Minter, and Dan Rohrer, UW Athletics