March 09, 2016

Jenner & Block Partners Neil M. Barofsky and Mary Ellen Callahan moderated sessions at the 8th annual Global Ethics Summit sponsored by Ethisphere.  Titled “Addressing Cross-Border Investigations and Government Cooperation,” Mr. Barofsky’s session highlighted best practices for cross-border investigations that companies need to have in place.  Titled “Cyber Attacks, Company Image, and Compliance,” Ms. Callahan’s session explored imminent concerns around preparing for cyber attacks, proper response while handling cyber incidents, and how to work collaboratively in an organization to involve the right people in that response.  Their sessions were held on March 9, 2016, the first day of the two-day Summit.  Held in New York, the Summit offered an opportunity for C-suite leaders across industries and geographies to share insights and advance corporate integrity and performance. 

Mr. Barofsky is an accomplished trial lawyer and well-known authority on a variety of issues at the intersection of economics, law, business and politics.  Drawing upon his experience as a former federal prosecutor and as the first special inspector general of the historic US$700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program, Mr. Barofsky focuses his practice on white collar investigations, complex commercial litigation and financial institutions litigation, and monitorships.

Ms. Callahan is the founder and chair of the firm’s Privacy and Information Governance Practice.  The former chief privacy officer of the United States Department of Homeland Security, she has a unique and broad knowledge of and experience with the interface of the protection of privacy, civil rights and civil liberties with cybersecurity and national security issues.