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2015 Santa Clara Journal of International Law Symposium

February 6, 2015 @ 8:30 am - February 7, 2015 @ 12:45 pm

The 2015 Santa Clara Journal of International Law presents
“Critical Global Business Issues: When Theory Meets Practice”

Hosted by Santa Clara Law, the Santa Clara Journal of International Law, and the Center for Global Law and Policy

Friday, February 6th, 2015 (all day)
Saturday, February 7th, 2015 (morning session)

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Symposium Schedule

Speaker Bios

The Santa Clara Journal of International Law and the Center for Global Law and Policy cordially invite students, faculty, practitioners, and members of the international legal and business communities to our International Law Symposium. The event will focus on critical issues currently affecting international law and business on a global scale.

The symposium will host panel discussions on topics such as labor and employment, export controls, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, corporate social responsibility, antitrust, and privacy and cyber security. Our panelists come from all across the country to offer us their expertise in these fields. Finally, we are honored to have Richard Boucher, Deputy Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and former Ambassador, as our keynote speaker.

Ambassador Richard BoucherKeynote Speaker: Ambassador Richard Boucher

Ambassador Boucher was formerly the Deputy Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), promoting international standards in major developing markets. Prior to joining OECD, he was the Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia and served as Spokesman for six Secretaries of State. He joined the Foreign Service in 1977 and achieved the personal rank of Career Ambassador, the highest rank obtainable by a career officer. From October 1993 to June 1996 he served as Ambassador to Cyprus, and from 1996 to 1999 he headed the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong as the Consul General. He led US efforts as the U.S. Senior Official for Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) from July 1999 to April 2000.Mr. Boucher is fluent in English, Chinese, and French.

Symposium Schedule

Friday, February 6, 2015
8:30–9:00 a.m.


9:00–9:15 a.m.


9:15–10:45 a.m.

Panel 1: Export Controls

Stanley J. Marcuss, Bryan Cave
Jonathan C. Poling, Akin Gump
James Bartlett, James E. Bartlett III, PLLC
John McKenzie, Baker & McKenzie

10:45–11:00 a.m.


11:00 a.m–12:15 p.m.

Panel 2: Antitrust

Doug Melamed, Intel
Thomas J. Horton, South Dakota Law School
Daniel C.K. Chow, Ohio State Univ. School of Law

12:15–1:45 p.m.

Lunch with Keynote Speaker

1:45–3:15 p.m.

Panel 3: the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)

Mary Doyle, Compleon Legal Advisory
Mike Koehler, Southern Illinois Univ. School of Law
H. Lowell Brown, Northrop Grumman Corp.
Lucinda Low, Steptoe & Johnson
Jason Chang, DLA Piper

3:15–3:30 p.m.


3:30–5:00 p.m.

Panel 4: Corporate Social Responsibility

David Yosifon, Santa Clara Law
Larry Backer, Pennsylvania State Univ. Law School
Rachel Anderson, Univ. of Las Vegas Law School
Lan Cao, Chapman Univ. School of Law

5:00-6:00 p.m.

Reception in Williman Room

Saturday, February 7, 2015

8:30–9:00 a.m.


9:00–9:05 a.m.


9:05–10:35 a.m.

Panel 5: Labor & Employment

Daniel Rabago, Lam Research Corp.
Donald C. Dowling, Jr., K&L Gates
Susan Eandi, Baker & McKenzie

10:35–10:50 a.m.


10:50 a.m.–12:20 p.m.

Panel 6: Privacy & Cyber-Security

Ruby Zefo, Intel
Sheila FitzPatrick, FitzPatrick & Associates
Catherine Lotrionte, Georgetown University
Lauren Gelman, BlurryEdge Strategies

12:20–12:45 p.m.

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Speaker Bios

Rachel AndersonRachel J. Anderson
Professor Rachel J. Anderson teaches business organizations, consumer law, and international business transactions at the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law. Professor Anderson’s research and teaching focus on business law, civil and human rights, empirical legal studies, and international law. Before joining the law school she worked on international development projects and general corporate, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and securities matters at MVV Consulting GmbH in Berlin, Germany, and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, respectively. Professor Anderson serves on the Advisory Board of the Guinn Center for Policy Priorities and the Battle Born Venture Capital Investment Committee. She is the recipient of the Medal of Justice from the State Bar of Nevada, a Special Congressional Recognition from U.S. Congressman Steven Horsford, and was selected for Lawyers of Color Magazine’s Law School Diversity 50 Under 50 List. Professor Anderson did her undergraduate work at the Humboldt University in Berlin and earned her M.A. from Stanford and her J.D. from U.C. Berkeley. Professor Anderson has published numerous articles in reputed general and specialty law journals, as well as publications for legal practitioners. Her work is widely cited in law reviews, books, and other publications.

Larry BackerLarry Catá Backer
Larry Catá Backer is the W. Richard and Mary Eshelman Faculty Scholar and Professor of Law & International Affairs at the Pennsylvania State University. He is the founder and director of the Coalition for Peace & Ethics.  His research focuses on governance related issues of globalization and the constitutional theories of public and private governance, with a focus on institutional frameworks where public and private law systems converge, including issues of corporate social responsibility, state participation in private markets, and problems of translation between Western and Marxist Leninist (especially Chinese) constitutional systems. He teaches courses in corporate law, transnational law, and International Organizations.  His publications include Lawyers Making Meaning: The Semiotics of Law in Legal Education (Springer 2013), and Signs in Law, A Source Book(Springer 2014) (both with Jan Broekman), a casebook, Comparative Corporate Law, an edited collection of essays, Harmonizing Law in an Era of Globalization, and a number of articles. Shorter essays on various aspects of globalization and governance appear on his essay site, “Law at the End of the Day,” lcbackerblog.blogspot.com. His publications and other work are available on his personal website: www.backerinlaw.com/Site/ or through the Social Science Research Network:  ssrn.com/author=259226.

James BartlettJames E. Bartlett III
James E. Bartlett III is an attorney with a specialty in arms and defense technology trade compliance. He is the author of The Annotated International Traffic in Arms Regulations (“BITAR”)(2015), The Annotated Foreign Trade Regulations (“BAFTR”)(2014), co-author of United States Export Controls (7th ed. 2014), editor of the Society of International Affairs “Pocket ITAR” (updated quarterly), editor of The Export/Import Daily Update newsletter (“The Daily Bugle”), and has been Associate Editor of the ABA Public Contract Law Journal since 1995. Jim is a current member of the Dep’t of State Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG), the Dep’t of Commerce Regulations and Policy Technical Advisory Council (RAPTAC), the American Bar Association’s International Law Export Controls and Economic Sanctions Steering Committee, an editorial board member of the Coalition for Excellence in Export Compliance (CEEC), and incoming General Counsel of the of the International Compliance Professionals Association (ICPA).

Mr. Bartlett’s professional qualifications include a law degree from Albany Law School, Union University (1974), and a Master of Laws (Gov. Procurement) from George Washington University Law Center (1987). Jim is also a licensed U.S. Customs broker. He has been admitted to practice law in the courts of New York, Pennsylvania, Florida, Virginia, the District of Columbia, various U.S. district courts, the U.S. Court of International Trade, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, and the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Bartlett currently practices law in Washington, DC, is a partner of the international trade compliance audit firm, Full Circle Compliance, BV, of Amsterdam and Washington, DC, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Liverpool. Jim was previously Senior Counsel–Export/Import Law, Northrop Grumman Corporation (2003-2013), Director of Global Trade Controls, Harris Corporation (1996-2003), Associate, McKenna & Cuneo LLP (1995-1996), Assistant General Counsel of the Defense Intelligence Agency (1992-1995), and served as a U.S. Navy JAG officer, including assignment as Assistant Professor of Military Law at the U.S. Naval Academy. Jim and his wife Ellie live in Vienna, Virginia.

Contact Jim Bartlett at the Law Office of James E. Bartlett III, PLLC, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 700, Wash DC 20004, 202-802-0646JEBartlett@JEBartlett.com, or JEBartlett@FullCircleCompliance.us.

H. Lowell Brown
H. Lowell Brown is an attorney whose practice focuses on white collar criminal defense and corporate compliance. Mr. Brown was the Assistant General Counsel for Compliance at Northrop Grumman Corporation for ten years.  Prior to joining Northrop, Mr. Brown had been Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia and Assistant General Counsel of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, as well as a partner in private law practice in Washington, D.C.  Since leaving Northrop, Mr. Brown was Counsel to the firm of Cadwalader, Wickersham and Taft, and has served a special compliance monitor for Raytheon Company and the DirecTV Group.  Mr. Brown has published law journal articles on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, corporate governance, and ethics.  He is also the author of a treatise on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, entitled Bribery in International Commerce (published by Thomson-West), as well as books on the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) (published by Thomson-West), money laundering (published by Lexis-Nexis), and presidential impeachment (published by Palgrave Macmillan).  Mr. Brown is a member of the adjunct faculty of the University of Maine Law School, where he has taught the courses in white collar crime, international criminal law and procedure, and jurisprudence.  Mr. Brown recently testified as an expert in corporate programs for compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Lan CaoLan Cao
Lan Cao is a professor at Dale E. Fowler School of Law, where she teaches courses in corporations, international business transactions, and international trade law. She previously spent more than a decade on the faculty at William & Mary Law School, where she was the Boyd Fellow and Professor of Law. She clerked for Judge Constance Baker Motley of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. She practiced with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison in New York City. Professor Cao was a Ford Foundation Scholar in 1991. She has published scholarly articles in the area of international trade and finance, international economic development, finance and culture in law. She is also the author and co-author of several books and supplements, including the novel Monkey Bridge (Penguin 1997), about the Vietnamese War and its impact on a young Vietnamese American girl. Professor Cao holds the Betty Hutton Williams Endowed Professorship in International Law. She received her B.A. from Mount Holyoke College and her J.D. from Yale University.

Jason-ChangJason Chang
Jason is an Associate in the Litigation and Regulatory team, based in DLA Piper’s Beijing office. His practice focuses on cross-border investigations, compliance, and regulatory enforcement issues. Jason plays a key role in coordinating and executing on-the-ground, confidential investigations throughout China in response to issues including anti-corruption, dawn raids and crisis management, intellectual property infringement, employment, and other special matters in connection with P.R.C., U.S., and/or U.K. laws, regulations, and government inquiries. Jason also helps build and support compliance policies, procedures, monitoring, and audit programs to prevent and enforce the same. Prior to joining DLA, Jason was a Senior Legal Consultant at the Shanghai office of a large Chinese law firm focusing on cross-border transactions, outbound investments, and U.S. litigation and regulatory matters affecting the Chinese government, state-owned enterprises, China-US joint ventures, and a variety of companies operating in China.

Daniel CK ChowDaniel C.K. Chow
Daniel C.K. Chow is the Frank E. and Virginia H. Bazler Chair in Business Law at the Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law. He writes and teaches in the areas of international business transactions, international trade law, international intellectual property and the law of China. He is the author of numerous books and articles in all of these areas.

Donald DowlingDonald C. Dowling, Jr.
Donald C. Dowling, Jr. is a partner at K&L Gates LLP in New York City, practicing exclusively outbound international employment law (advising U.S. multinational headquarters on cross-border employment law issues like global codes of conduct and human resources policies, global reductions-in-force, global human resources information systems, HR issues in global M&A deals, corporate social responsibility issues regarding the global workforce, and expatriate matters). He is a member of the NYU Labor Center Advisory Board, he is an officer of an International Bar Association committee, and he is ranked in Chambers, Super Lawyers, Legal 500 and others. Don has given hundreds of presentations on international employment law in English and Spanish, in sessions across the United States and the world. He is an adjunct law professor teaching “International Employment Law” and “European Union Law,” and he teaches an international employment course in Spanish at a Mexican business school. Don has published over 100 scholarly law review articles, book chapters and media articles on international employment law topics. One of his law review articles was cited by a U.S. state supreme court, and his articles have been excerpted in two different West Group law school casebooks. Don has been quoted in publications including the Wall Street Journal law blog, USA Today and he is the subject of a profile piece in the New York Times. He is on the boards of editors of publications including ABA/Bloomberg BNA International Employment Laws, PLC Labor and Employment, Thomson/West International HR Journal and EuroWatch.

Mary DoyleMary Doyle
After serving over three years as Oracle’s Vice President, Legal, and Global Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer, Mary E. Doyle has founded Compleon Legal Advisory, an FCPA compliance practice. Compleon assists its clients in every aspect of building an effective compliance program, from developing compliance policies and procedures and training and communications suites to developing third party due diligence strategies and conducting international compliance assessments and investigations.  Before joining Oracle in 2011, Mary was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Palm, where she was a member of the management team for seven years and, prior to that, Senior Vice President of Business Affairs, General Counsel and Secretary of General Magic, where she was a member of the management team for six years.  Mary started her legal career as a commercial litigator at Manatt Phelps, and took her first in-house job at Teledyne, where she worked for twelve years in roles of increasing responsibility, ultimately as General Counsel of the Aerospace and Electronics Segment of the company. Mary holds a B.A. in biology and economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law.

Susan EandiSusan F. Eandi
Susan F. Eandi is the leader of Baker & McKenzie’s Global Employment and Labor Law sub-practice group for North America, and co-chair of the San Francisco/Palo Alto Compensation and Employment Law Practice Group. Ms. Eandi focuses her practice on cross-border employment matters arising throughout the employment relationship. She serves as trusted counsel to companies on various employment law matters, helping them enter — and succeed — in new jurisdictions, manage global workforces and terminate employment relationships. Ms. Eandi likewise advises on employment law matters arising from mergers, acquisition and divestitures, tax and supply chain restructuring, post-acquisition integration, outsourcing and online marketplace models. She speaks regularly for organizations including SHRM, ASINTA, ITAA, TEI, NFTC, Argyle and in partnership with the US Department of Commerce. Ms. Eandi has been published extensively in various external legal publications in addition to handbooks/magazines published by the Firm. Ms. Eandi is recognized as a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers of Northern California and a recommended lawyer for US Workplace and Employment Counseling by Legal 500. She was also selected as a leading employment lawyer in California and one of the top 20 lawyers under the age of 40 in California by The San Francisco and Los Angeles Daily Journal. Ms. Eandi also serves on the advisory board of Practical Law Company (PLC).

Sheila FitzPatrickSheila M. FitzPatrick
Sheila FitzPatrick is President and Founder of FitzPatrick and Associates, a global data governance, data privacy and employment law consulting firm.  Sheila has thirty years of experience as an international employment and data protection attorney.  Sheila is considered one of the world’s leading experts in data privacy laws and is recognized worldwide as a thought leader and innovator in the field of global compliance. She works closely with Government Agencies around the world, the Council of the European Union Commissioners, country-specific data protection agencies in Europe, Asia/Pacific, and The Americas, as well as, National Works Councils, European Works Councils and Law Enforcement Agencies. Sheila works with multinational companies to help build worldwide data privacy compliance programs that includes responsibility for compliance with global laws related to data protection, cybersecurity, data breach notification, cloud computing and records management.   She is currently the Vice-Chair of TechAmerica’s Privacy and Cybersecurity Committees and is actively involved in their Big Data and Cloud Computing Subcommittees.  Sheila also sits on the European Union Data Protection Advisory Council, the Asia Pacific Data Protection Framework Advisory Board, and the Latin American data Privacy Council. Sheila holds degrees from both Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, CA and Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.  She is a US, European and Asia/Pacific qualified attorney.

Lauren GelmanLauren Gelman
Lauren Gelman is a San Francisco attorney that has worked on cyberlaw issues in Silicon Valley and Washington DC since 1995.  She founded BlurryEdge Strategies in January 2010 to assist companies and institutions as they navigate the complex legal, policy and business strategy landscape of the social web.  Prior to that, Lauren served as the Executive Director of Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society (CIS) and Lecturer in Law at the Law School. Prior to joining CIS in 2002 as Associate Director, Lauren was Corporate Counsel for RealNames Corporation. She also spent six years in Washington, DC as the Public Policy Director for the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), and as the Associate Director of Public Policy for ACM. Lauren is the co-editor of Securing Privacy in the Internet Age, the author of Privacy, Free Speech and Blurry-Edged Social Networks published by the Boston College Law Review as well as dozens of other articles on Internet issues. She received a B.S. in Biology and Society from Cornell University, an M.S. in Science, Technology and Public Policy from George Washington University, and her law degree from Georgetown University.  She is a member of the California Bar.

Anna C. Han
Professor Anna Han specializes in the areas of Chinese law, corporate law and technology licensing. She is well-published, primarily on topics relating to the developing legal system of the People’s Republic of China and is the author of the casebook “Doing Business in China”, published by West. She has served as the director of Santa Clara University School of Law’s summer programs in Hong Kong, Geneva/Strasbourg, Istanbul and Oxford and is currently the director of the Shanghai summer program. She has also lead students on a study abroad program in Cuba. She frequently serves as an expert on issues relating to corporate governance and Chinese law. Prior to joining the Santa Clara University School of Law faculty in 1991, Professor Han worked as an associate at Heller, Ehrman, White & McAuliffe and, subsequently, as an associate and then partner at McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enerson (now Bingham, McCutchen). She has also served as Counsel to the international firm of White and Case based in Palo Alto. Between 1994 to 1996, Professor Han served on the Executive Committee of the International Law Section of the State Bar of California, and she is currently the Chair of the China Law Committee of the San Francisco Bar Association. Professor Han received her B.A. from University of California, Berkeley, in 1978, graduating cum laude, and her J.D. from Hastings College of Law, University of California, in 1981.

Thomas HortonThomas J. Horton
Professor Thomas Horton is an Associate Professor of Law and the Johnson, Heidepriem & Abdallah Trial Advocacy Fellow at the University of South Dakota School of Law, where he teaches Antitrust Law and Trial Advocacy. Professor Horton transitioned to full-time teaching in 2009, following a 28-year career as an antitrust lawyer and complex litigator. During his active career, Professor Horton served both the United States Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission as a Trial Attorney. He also held partnerships in the Washington, DC offices of Howrey & Simon, and San Francisco based Orrick, Herrington, & Sutcliffe. During his career as a complex litigator, Prof. Horton tried major antitrust and other complex regulatory cases for and against the United States. Professor Horton holds degrees from Harvard University, Georgetown University and Case Western Reserve University. He taught Comparative Antitrust Law in Beijing, China during the summer of 2012; and in Shanghai, China in 2014. His research issues include applying evolutionary analyses and theories to structural and behavioral antitrust issues.

Mike KoehlerMike Koehler
Mike Koehler is a leading expert on the FCPA and other similar laws. Professor Koehler has testified before Congress on the FCPA, has served as an expert in FCPA and related matters, and is a frequent speaker before business and academic audiences. Leading law reviews and journals have published Professor Koehler’s scholarship and his work has been cited in legal briefs, judicial decisions, policy papers, and Congressional testimony. Professor Koehler is also a frequent featured source on the FCPA and related topics in various national and international media. Professor Koehler’s expertise and views are informed by a decade of FCPA practice experience at a leading international law firm during which he conducted FCPA investigations around the world, negotiated resolutions to FCPA enforcement actions with government enforcement agencies, and advised clients on FCPA compliance and risk assessment. Professor Koehler owns and operates the website FCPA Professor, described as “the Wall Street Journal concerning all things FCPA-related,” and “the most authoritative source for those seeking to understand and apply the FCPA,” FCPA Professor has been named a Top Law Blog for in-house counsel by Corporate Counsel and a Top 25 Business Law Blog by LexisNexis. Professor Koehler is a law professor at Southern Illinois University School of Law and was previously a law professor in the College of Business at Butler University.

Catherine-LotrionteDr. Catherine Lotrionte
Dr. Catherine Lotrionte is the Director of the Institute for Law, Science and Global Security and Visiting Assistant Professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown University. She teaches courses on national security law, cybersecurity law, U.S. intelligence law, and international law. In addition to teaching, Professor Lotrionte coordinates research projects and events for the Institute for Law, Science and Global Security at Georgetown. In 2006 she founded the CyberProject at Georgetown University.  Her work focuses on the role of international and domestic law and policy in recent and upcoming developments in cyber technology and cyber threats.  In 2002 she was appointed by General Brent Scowcroft to be Counsel to the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board at the White House, a position she held until 2006. In 2002 she served as a legal counsel for the Joint Inquiry Committee of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. Prior to that, Professor Lotrionte was Assistant General Counsel with the Office of General Counsel at the Central Intelligence Agency, where she provided legal advice relating to “information warfare,” foreign intelligence and counterintelligence activities, and international terrorism.  She holds a Ph.D. from Georgetown University and a J.D. from New York University and is the author of over 100 publications, including a forthcoming book, Cyber Policy as An Instrument of International Relations.  She is a frequent speaker at cyber conferences and has founded and hosted for 5 years the annual International Engagement on Cyber conference at Georgetown University.  Dr. Lotrionte has recently joined the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Cybersecurity and the ICANN Accountability Process as an advisor on accountability and governance.

Lucinda LowLucinda Low
Lucinda A. Low is a partner in the Washington, DC office of Steptoe & Johnson LLP where she heads the firm’s FCPA and anti-corruption practice and the firm’s Regulation, Enforcement and Public Policy Department. Her practice focuses on the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other U.S. laws and regulations, including economic sanctions and AML laws, that have an extraterritorial impact on multinational businesses, as well as multijurisdictional regulatory and enforcement matters. She advises clients on the compliance issues they face in their foreign operations, on their joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and other transactions, advises on corporate governance and compliance program development and implementation, conducts internal corporate investigations, and represents clients in government investigations and enforcement matters before the U.S. Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, and the World Bank and other international financial institutions. Ms. Low also represents investors in investment disputes with commercial partners and host governments, including disputes involving issues of fraud and corruption. She received a #1 Ranking, Chambers Global 2010-2014, International Trade: FCPA Experts. Ms. Low is listed in Best Lawyers in America 2012-2014, International Arbitration: Government and International Trade and Finance Law. Ms. Low is in Washington, DC Super Lawyers, International, 2014. Ms. Low has been named to the Ethisphere Institute’s “Attorneys Who Matter” Hall of Fame. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Transparency International-USA. She chaired the ABA Section of International Law from 1996-1997 and is a member of the U.S. Secretary of State’s Advisory Committee on International Law.

Stanley MarcussStanley J. Marcuss
Stan Marcuss, a partner at Bryan Cave LLP, is one of the country’s foremost experts in international trade. As counsel to the International Finance Subcommittee of the Senate Banking Committee, he played a central role in the development of legislation relating to export controls, antiboycott law, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and the Export-Import Bank. As the Senior Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce, he headed U.S. antidumping and countervailing duty programs and administered U.S. export controls and antiboycott laws, as well as a variety of other international trade regulatory regimes. While in government, Mr. Marcuss was also a member of the U.S. delegation to China that negotiated the current U.S.-China trade agreement and an end to the U.S. freeze on Chinese assets. Mr. Marcuss’ practice covers virtually all aspects of U.S. law pertaining to international trade and investment, including such subjects as foreign payments, international boycotts, economic sanctions, unfair trade practices, customs, and U.S. import remedies. He has had experience in defending U.S. government civil and criminal investigations, appearing before U.S. appellate courts, and establishing internal corporate compliance programs. Mr. Marcuss is a graduate of The Harvard Law School, Cambridge University, where he was a Marshall Scholar, and Trinity College, Connecticut. He is on the boards of the Studio Theatre and the Cambridge Society in Washington, D.C. He is a former member of the boards of Trinity College and the Potomac Boat Club. He is also the author of numerous articles in his field.

John McKenzieJohn F. McKenzie
John F. McKenzie, a partner in the San Francisco office, has more than 35 years of experience advising on cross-border transactions and international trade regulation. His global practice covers the planning and structuring international investments, international mergers, acquisitions, consolidation and reorganization transactions, international commercial and technology development and transfer transactions, as well as customs and import regulations, export controls and international corporate compliance. Mr. McKenzie is an international thought leader and frequent speaker on United States export controls, import trade regulation, anti-boycott regulation, international antitrust matters, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the international distribution and protection of computer software. In addition, he organizes the Firm’s annual import/export developments conference, which is held each year in Santa Clara, California and is regarded by trade professionals in the region as the leading and most useful trade conference of any offered either by regulatory authorities or private consultants and advisors. In 2013 and 2014, Mr. McKenzie was the exclusive winner of the Lexology Client Choice award for Trade & Customs in both California and the United States.

Doug MelamedDoug Melamed
Doug Melamed is the Herman Phleger Visiting Professor at Stanford Law School. From 2009 until 2014, he was Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Intel. Before joining Intel, he practiced law for more than 30 years at WilmerHale (and its predecessor) in Washington, DC. He served in the US Department of Justice as Acting Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Antitrust Division, and before that as Principle Deputy Assistant Attorney General, from 1996 until 2001. He has written numerous articles on antitrust and on law-and-economics and was for many years a Contributing Editor of the Antitrust Law Journal.

Jonathan PolingJonathan C. Poling
Jonathan C. Poling is a partner in Akin Gump’s international trade practice with significant experience handling enforcement and regulatory matters on behalf of clients. He is a former federal prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice. His practice also covers anti-money laundering and fraud investigations, including investigations involving potential violations of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, the Trading with the Enemy Act and the Arms Export Control Act. He has also handled substantial and high-profile investigations and prosecutions of non-U.S. companies and financial institutions for trade and money laundering violations. During his time with the DOJ, Mr. Poling handled a number of cases, including a matter that resulted in the first arrests and prosecution of employees of a European freight forwarding company for violations of U.S. export control laws and some of the largest sanctions cases in U.S. history. Mr. Poling received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and his B.A. from Villanova University, summa cum laude.

Daniel Rabago Daniel L. Rabago
Dan Rabago is the Associate General Counsel and Senior Director of General Legal Affairs at Lam Research Corporation. As Lam’s Associate GC, Mr. Rabago advises the Company on a wide variety of both international and domestic legal matters. Among other areas, Mr. Rabago is responsible for managing the corporate governance activities for Lam’s 65 international subsidiaries, as well as the company’s international data privacy compliance program. Dan also has been Lam’s primary in-house employment law counsel for the past decade and is responsible for advising the company on employment-related legal matters around the globe. Prior to joining Lam Research, Mr. Rabago was an attorney with Morrison & Foerster, where his practice focused on complex business litigation, trade secret, and intellectual property disputes. Mr. Rabago received his J.D. from Stanford Law School and his B.A. from Harvard University.

David G. Yosifon
Professor Yosifon teaches courses on business law, legal ethics, and legal theory. His scholarship is in the areas of corporate governance and corporate social responsibility.
Prior to joining the Santa Clara University School of Law faculty, Yosifon served as a visiting assistant professor at Rutgers Law School-Camden, and as a visiting associate professor at New York Law School. He served as a law clerk to the Honorable Patti B. Saris of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and as a litigation associate at the Boston firm of Ropes & Gray, LLP. Professor Yosifon earned his B.A. at Rutgers University in 1995, graduating summa cum laude. He also earned an M.A. at Carnegie Mellon University in 1997 and later earned his J.D. at Harvard Law School in 2002, graduating magna cum laude.

Ruby ZefoRuby Zefo
Ruby Zefo is a Vice President in the Law & Policy Group, Chief Privacy & Security Counsel at Intel Corporation, and serves as its Chief Privacy and Security Counsel. In that role, she manages Intel’s global privacy and security legal group, whose charter is to enhance shareholder value through world-class legal counseling provided with verve and enthusiasm, on all privacy and security issues. In addition, Ruby manages teams responsible for legal support of Intel’s IT department, Intel Security Group, and Intel’s global trademark practice. Zefo began her law career at Fenwick & West LLP, specializing in intellectual property and general commercial litigation. She later joined Sun Microsystems, Inc., specializing in licensing, marketing, and trademark law. She joined Intel in 2003. Zefo has a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley, and a J.D. from Stanford Law School. She is a frequent speaker on legal practice excellence and leadership topics.


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    2015 Santa Clara Journal of International Law Symposium

  • February 6, 2015 @ 8:30 am - February 7, 2015 @ 12:45 pm
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