Linda Chatman Thomsen to Speak at PLI’s “Storming the Gatekeepers” Program
September 5, 2018
New York, New York


Davis Polk partner Linda Chatman Thomsen will be among the speakers at PLI’s “Storming the Gatekeepers: When Compliance Officers and In-House Lawyers Are at Risk” program, which will discuss the government’s increased focus on compliance. Thomsen will lead the discussion on “The Government’s Perspective: Duties of In-House Counsel and Compliance Professionals.” Topics discussed will include:

  • The government’s view on how in-house counsel and compliance officers can and should discharge their duties
  • What does the DOJ consider in evaluating the conduct of in-house counsel and compliance personnel?
  • How do the SEC and FINRA scrutinize the knowledge and actions of in-house counsel and compliance personnel?
  • When is proceeding against an employer for compliance failures not sufficient?
  • When does a lawyer or compliance officer cross the line into criminal behavior?
  • Can lawyers or compliance officers be whistleblowers?

The program will be held on September 5, 2018, in New York.

For more information, please visit the event website.