Stress Test Your Compliance Program for International Regulatory Compl
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Stress Test Your Compliance Program for International Regulatory Compliance Risks

Practice Areas:
Regulatory Compliance
Gaye Montgomery |  Illya Antonenko
Course Levels:
1 hour
Original Program Date :
Jun 12, 2018

Course Description

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Course Description

This CLE is designed for CLOs and in-house lawyers, whose responsibilities including supporting their company’s Chief Compliance Officer and compliance function on international legal and regulatory compliance topics, e.g., bribery, privacy, sanctions, export controls, etc.  It provides practice pointers and tools for stress testing and improving the effectiveness of their company's compliance programs vis-a-vis international regulatory compliance risks. 


Course Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify international regulatory compliance (IRC) risks
  • Appreciate challenges in managing IRC risks
  • Identify common compliance risk management myths 
  • Spot and address common risk assessment failures 
  • Use “legal risk mapping” and "geographic footprinting" to stress-test the risk orientation of their company’s ethics and compliance program vis-a-vis IRC risks

Topics and Agenda

Mins 1-5  Intro
Mins 6-20:  Challenges of Managing International Regulatory Compliance Risks
Mins: 21-30: Corporate Compliance Convergence
Mins 31-40:  Common Compliance Risk Management Beliefs Systems
Mins 41-50:  Practice Pointers to Facilitate Intentional Regulatory Compliance Risk Assessment
Mins. 51-60:  International Regulatory Compliance Geographic Footprint


CLE Credits

Mandatory CLE Credit

This program may be eligible for a total of 1 CLE credit(s) in a 60 minute state of which 0  are Ethics credits.

This program may be eligible for a total of 1.2 CLE credit(s) in a 50 minute state of which 0  are Ethics credits.




This course has been approved for 1 MCLE General Credit(s) in California of which 0 are Legal Ethics, 0 are Elimination of Bias in the Legal Profession, 0 are Prevention, Detection and Treatment of Substance Abuse/Mental Illness that Impairs Professional Competence.


All courses are presumptively approved.  This course has been approved for 1 MCLE General Credit(s) in Georgia of which 0 credit(s) qualifies for Ethics credit.


This course has been approved for 1 MCLE General Credit(s) in Illinois of which 0 credit(s) qualifies for Professional Responsibility credit.


Select Counsel is an approved provider in the State of Pennsylvania. This course has been approved for 1 CLE Credit(s) in Pennsylvania of which 0 credit(s) qualifies for Ethics credit.


This course has been approved for 1 MCLE Credit(s) in Texas of which 0 credit(s) qualifies for Ethics credit.

States Pending Approval

The following states are pending approval.


An application for MCLE credit is pending in Ohio.


An application for MCLE credit is pending in Washington.

Other MCLE Jurisdictions

Reciprocal States: The following jurisdictions allow reciprocity for courses approved in other MCLE jurisdictions:Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, and Oregon.

Self Reporting States: States that allow an attorney to apply or self-report CLE credit are: Alabama, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

Course Materials


Gaye Montgomery's Profile

Gaye Montgomery Related seminars and products: 2


Montgomery Compliance Law PLLC

Gaye C. Montgomery is an attorney and mom to two adult children.  She is also the founding member of Montgomery Compliance Law PLLC (, a risk and compliance advisory practice that she formed after retiring from Altria Client Services, a Fortune 200 company.  

During her 20-year career with Altria, she spent more than ten years on the law department’s leadership team and led a number of law department practice groups, including Global Compliance; International Sales & Marketing; Sales; Sales & Marketing; Marketing, Communications & Corporate Responsibility; and Employment.  

Prior to joining Altria, Gaye was an associate at the law firm of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York City, which she joined after a judicial clerkship with a U.S. District Court Judge.

Gaye received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University, after which she worked for three years as a Systems Engineer before leaving to attend Yale Law School from which she received her J.D. degree.

Gaye is admitted to practice in New York, Virginia and the District of Columbia and is a Solicitor in the United Kingdom.  Gaye holds several professional certifications in board governance, cyber security oversight and information management.

Gaye serves on several nonprofit boards and is actively involved in her church, where she serves on the Deacon Board and sings in the choir. 

PRACTICE FOCUS: Regulatory Compliance | Corporate and Securities | Data Privacy
PRIOR ROLES/EXPERIENCESimpson Thacher & Bartlett
LAW SCHOOL: Yale University
LOCATION: Richmond, Virginia

Illya Antonenko's Profile

Illya Antonenko Related seminars and products: 1

Privacy Counsel

TRACE International

Illya Antonenko is Privacy Counsel for TRACE International Inc., a globally recognized anti-bribery business organization and leading provider of cost-effective third party risk management solutions.  

Prior to joining TRACE, Illya advised clients regarding cross-border transactions, general corporate issues and FCPA compliance matters and investigations for fifteen years in major DC law firms and in-house. While serving as the associate general counsel of a global manufacturer of equipment used in the power and extractive industries, Illya was responsible for FCPA matters and cooperating on behalf of the company with an independent compliance monitor and the Department of Justice in a post-FCPA enforcement context. 

Illya has leveraged his experience in international matters by developing expertise in the European data protection legislation, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation.

Illya received his J.D. from Vanderbilt Law School in 2002 and earned his undergraduate degree in linguistics from the Kyiv National Linguistics University in 1999.  He has been admitted to the state bars of District of Columbia and Maryland. He is a native speaker of Ukrainian and Russian.


MCLE Information for On-Demand

MCLE Information for On-Demand Seminars

General Information

Please note that Select Counsel delivers multiple on-demand courses. Please view a specific course program’s description page or marketing materials for information indicating the jurisdictions a specific program is eligible for credit.

Accreditation Information

Select Counsel applies for credit for most of it's on-demand seminars the following states:

  • Illinois
  • Ohio
  • Texas
  • Washington

Select Counsel is an approved accredited provider for in the states of California and Pennsylvania.  CLE credit is available for all Select Counsel courses. 

Please refer to the CLE credit tab to determine which states are approved and those that are pending.

Select Counsel does not seek direct accreditation in AL, AK, AZ, CO, CT, DE, FL, GU, HI, IN, IA, ID,  KY, LA, MN, NE, ME, MO, MP, MS, MT, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NV, NC, ND, OK, OR,  PR, RI, SC, TN, UT, VI, VA, VT, WI, WV and WY.  However, if there is a high demand for a particular state during the registration process, Select Counsel will consider submitting an application for accreditation in that state. Meanwhile, most states allow for Course Approval Reciprocity or Attorney Submitted Applications for Accreditation.  Please see details below.

Course Approval Reciprocity

The following states allow attorneys to earn CLE credit through reciprocity from a course or course provider that meets the basic requirements for approval in that state.  States that allow reciprocity for courses approved in other jurisdictions are listed below.  Click any of the states  below for rules and regulations regarding reciprocity in that  below state.

Self-Reporting/Accreditation States

Select Counsel has not submitted applications in the states listed below.  Many states allow attorneys to submit a course for approval and/or self-report their attendance to the their MCLE Board if it has not been submitted by the sponsor of the course. Currently attorneys who participate in a Select Counsel course who want CLE for the states listed below need to apply/report directly with that state. However, if there is a high demand for a particular state during the registration process, Select Counsel will consider submitting an application for accreditation in that state.

  • Alabama
  • Delaware
  • Georgia (for some select counsel programs, see the CLE Credit tab for additional information)
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Mexico
  • North Carolina
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Utah
  • West Virginia
  • Wyoming

At this time, Kansas requires the sponsor of all non-traditional format courses to submit the program application. (Kansas will not accept an application from an individual lawyer).


Please note that some states have accreditation fees. In addition, some states may not approve specific programs, formats, or topics for credit. This list is a general guide only. Specific information about your state accreditation requirements can be found on your state's regulator page. For contact state regulator contact information please visit the Continuing Legal Education Regulators Association at

Certificates of Attendance and Tracking

For each on-demand seminar, Select Counsel will be tracking your attendance through participation codes that pop up during the presentation. Instructions on how to use these participation codes, along with information about how to retrieve your credit will be provided to you prior, during and after the completion of the program.


Upon completion of the course you will receive a either a state specific certificate of attendance for the courses that Select Counsel applied for or a Uniform Certificate of Attendance for states that have reciprocity or are self applying/reporting states.  


State by State reporting instructions will be included with each certificate of attendance. You will receive this information via email, as well as in a handout that can be accessed before, during and after the course in your customer account.

Participation Reporting

Select Counsel only applies for course approval in the following states: CA, IL, OH, TX, and WA and is an accredited provider in PA.  Select Counsel will report attendance in any of the above states (e.g. PA) that require the provider to report attendance.  For states that allow course approval reciprocity and/or that attorneys are self-reporting/applying, Select Counsel will guide you to the appropriate forms and governing bodies. All information about reporting credit to your state will be provided as a hand out prior, during and after the completion of the course.

A Note About MCLE Credit

The content on this page is for informational and educational purposes only. Each state has its own rules and regulations indicating what qualifies for CLE credit. Certain programs, subjects, and formats may not receive credit in some states and there may be specific rules regarding who may earn credit or the maximum number of credit hours that may be earned with specific formats.  Please contact your state MCLE regulatory entity for specific questions about your MCLE rules. For contact information, go to

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