Chicago DATA Group Spring Meeting (In-Person)

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The Chicago DATA group is excited to announce our first in-person meeting! Join us at 5 p.m. on April 27th at Hyatt Place Chicago/Itasca where we welcome Gwen Hassan for a presentation on the Forced Labor Prevention Act (FLPA) followed by refreshments and conversation provided by Juno Customs Solutions.

 Gwen Hassan will be speaking about human trafficking prevention and its intersection with recent U.S. laws, including CBP’s forced labor enforcement efforts. Gwen Hassan, JD, CCEP, is currently serving as an interim chief compliance officer and chief risk officer for various companies. She’s also an adjunct professor at Loyola University School of Law, teaching classes on corporate compliance, FCPA, and ESG issues generally). Most recently, she was the Managing Counsel/Director of Global Compliance and Ethics at CNH. She hosts a regular podcast, Hidden Traffic, focusing on the compliance issues involving supply chain security and forced labor issues.


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Location: Hyatt Place Chicago/Itasca (1150 N Arlington Heights Rd, Itasca, IL  60143)



Gwen Lee Hassan, JD, CCEP 

Attorney, FCPA/UKBA, BCCA, Chief Compliance Officer, Chief ESG Officer, global trade compliance expert, published author and founder of Podcast Hidden Traffic with Gwen Hassan  


Known for being a savvy business executive with deep subject matter knowledge in regulatory and compliance matters, Gwen has a collaborative work style, problem-solving aptitude, business acumen and cross-cultural emotional intelligence. A multilingual team leader and consensus builder adept at guiding multinational teams and business partners in balancing cost with market-specific compliance risks. 
Particularly skilled in corporate compliance program design and operation, compliance program effectiveness metrics, global investigations and helpline management, compliance education and communication, gift practices and corruption prevention, cross-border transactions including trade compliance, export controls, ITAR/EAR, and economic sanctions, third party due diligence program design and implementation, KYC/money laundering prevention, foreign mergers & acquisitions including post-acquisition integration, risk management, global supply chain regulation including conflict minerals and human trafficking prevention, sustainability and ESG initiatives and U.S. federal government contracts. 
One of the accomplishments she’s most proud of, professionally, is having led a team to create the highest-ranking Code of Conduct (with a score of 97/100) of any peer group company on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. 


Regulatory Developments in Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery Prevention and the Increasing Overlap with ESG Disclosure Initiatives Here  

Loyola University Chicago School of Law · Jan 3, 2022 

Article published in the Winter 2022 issue of the Journal of Regulatory Compliance. 

The Complete Compliance and Ethics Manual 2022  

Manual of best practices for legal and compliance professionals. Member of Editorial Board and author of chapters on human trafficking prevention and supply chain integrity. 

The Role of Technology in a Just-in-Time Model for Corporate Compliance Here  

CIO Magazine · Jan 17, 2019  





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