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We thank the following Grantors and Exhibitors for their support in helping to make this conference possible.


Huron Life Sciences
Huron is a global professional services firm committed to achieving sustainable results in partnership with our clients. We bring a depth of expertise in strategy, operations, advisory services, technology and analytics to drive lasting and measurable results in the healthcare, higher education, life sciences and commercial sectors. Through focus, passion and collaboration, Huron provides guidance to support organizations as they contend with the change transforming their industries and businesses. For more information please visit


Deloitte Advisory
You can't predict the future, but you can prepare for a changing market and heightened regulatory landscape. At Deloitte Advisory, we help our life sciences clients develop compliance strategies, mitigate risks, and improve operational performance. With over 70 years of industry experience and the innovation, deep understanding, and commitment of our professionals, we provide a range of technical and advisory services to help clients transform their organizations. Our approach can help you meet your business goals, today and tomorrow. To learn more, visit

About EY's Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services
Dealing with complex issues of fraud, regulatory compliance and business disputes can detract from efforts to succeed. Better management of fraud risk and compliance exposure is a critical business priority -- no matter what the industry sector is. Our more than 4,500 fraud investigation and dispute professionals around the world bring the analytical and technical skills needed to quickly and effectively conduct financial and other investigations and gather and analyze electronic evidence. Working closely with you and your legal advisors, we assemble the right multidisciplinary and culturally aligned team and bring an objective approach and fresh perspective to these challenging situations, wherever you are in the world. And because we understand that you need a tailored service as much as consistent methodologies, we work to give you the benefit of our broad sector experience, our deep subject matter knowledge and the latest insights from our work worldwide.

Grant Thornton
The rapidly evolving health care needs of our population, coupled with the development of new markets, present limitless opportunities and an evolving set of challenges for life sciences companies. Whether your company concentrates on pharmaceuticals, medical devices, bioengineering or research, Grant Thornton's Life Sciences Practice can help. Our comprehensive range of advisory, audit and tax services can help your company achieve a real competitive advantage, now and into the future. Learn more at

In the complex regulatory environment of today's Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medical Device and Diagnostics industries, companies and their counsel face an increasing number of dispute, regulatory, compliance and investigation issues that have the potential for significant financial, economic and reputational impact. Navigant is the firm of choice when companies and their counsel need a resource who can successfully and efficiently integrate the skills of complex data management and analysis with the synthesis of highly complex healthcare transactions, rules, regulations, data, documents and business practices to bring meaningful value to the co-development of a dispute, regulatory, compliance or investigation strategy and execution.

For more information visit or contact Saul B. Helman, M.D., Managing Director, (317) 228-8726.

PwC's Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Industry group is dedicated to delivering effective solutions to the complex strategic, operational, and financial challenges facing pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies. We provide industry-focused assurance, tax, and advisory services to build public trust and enhance value for our clients and their stakeholders. More than 208,000 people in 157 countries across our global network of firms share their thinking, experience, and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and practical advice. For more information, visit


In today's fast paced global market timing is everything. You want to protect, grow or transform your business. To meet these challenges we offer clients small teams of highly qualified experts with profound sector and operational insight. Our clients include corporate boards and management, law firms, investment banks, investors and others who appreciate the candor, dedication, and transformative expertise of our teams. We'll ensure insight drives action at that exact moment that is critical for success. When it really matters.

The AlixPartners Life Sciences team assists pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotechnology companies, as well as their business partners, through a range of business, compliance, regulatory and transaction-related issues. We leverage industry, operational, and financial expertise to address urgent, high-impact business challenges.

Our multidisciplinary team consists of:

  • Professionals who have worked in the industry for several years
  • Compliance experts and former regulators
  • Forensic accounting and investigations experts
  • Expert witnesses and litigation support specialists
  • Valuation and economic experts
  • eDiscovery, data, and technology experts
  • Intellectual property experts including certified licensing professionals

We support compliance executives by providing objective, critical thinking in urgent, high-stakes situations -- when it really matters via 25+ offices across North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. For more information visit or contact Yogesh Bahl, Managing Director, +1 (212) 845-4082.

Arnold & Porter
Arnold & Porter LLP, an 800 lawyer firm with offices in the US and Europe, is ideally positioned to serve the needs of the Biopharmaceutical and Medical Device community. Our team of more than 50 regulatory and compliance attorneys advise life sciences companies in developing, implementing and refining global compliance programs that address regulatory and enforcement risks confronted at each stage of product research and development, manufacturing, marketing and distribution. We regularly advise companies in matters raising complex compliance issues, developing practical solutions to the challenges associated with conducting clinical trials in jurisdictions with varying healthcare systems, the complexities and risks of pharmaceutical supply chains, interactions with physician and patient populations, managing co-development and co-promotion arrangements, and outsourcing of functions in areas such as research, pharmacovigilance and manufacturing. We also vigorously defend our clients in a broad range of investigations and enforcement matters.

For more information please visit or contact Daniel A. Kracov, Partner, (202) 942-5120.

Cooley, LLP
For over 40 years, attorneys in Cooley's Life Sciences practice have played an instrumental role in the growth of many of the industry's leading life sciences companies. Our client base includes hundreds of public and private companies, based in the United States and abroad, and spans the full spectrum of industry sectors including pharmaceuticals, R&D, therapeutics, drug delivery, drug formulation, and medical devices and technologies.

We deliver an unparalleled combination of innovative legal expertise, deep industry knowledge and practical understanding of our clients' business needs. Cooley is widely recognized as a leading law firm in life sciences and was ranked Law Firm of the Year in Biotechnology by US News & World Report - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" in the first year the category was awarded. Cooley has a leading group of health care and life sciences regulatory attorneys who understand the challenges and opportunities facing the industry. In an environment filled with an increasing number of evolving laws and regulations, our team has the depth of experience necessary to navigate the ever changing rules of the marketplace for providers, manufacturers, suppliers, payors, technology companies and investors in this space.

Cooley has 900 lawyers across 12 offices in the United States, China and Europe. We have an entrepreneurial spirit, deep substantive experience, and a commitment to solving clients' most challenging legal matters.

For more information, please visit

Davis Wright Tremaine
Those of us in the Davis Wright Tremaine health care practice group devote nearly all of our time to industry-specific matters. This allows us to develop niche practices within the field that serve needs unique to the health care market. We also understand the business issues and regulatory developments that affect health care delivery and compliance, and as a unified team we can match the attorney with the niche expertise that best addresses client needs. For more information visit our website at

FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 3,000 professionals located in most major business centers in the world, we work closely with clients every day to anticipate, illuminate, and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management and restructuring.

For more information visit

Hogan Lovells
Navigating complexities in the life sciences and healthcare industries is no easy task. Successfully competing in the space requires a partner with a holistic, collaborative approach and a global perspective. It calls for a strategy informed by asking the right questions and rooted in identifying creative solutions to your unique challenges.

For life sciences innovators of all sizes, anywhere in the world, Hogan Lovells is that partner -- from cutting-edge start-ups and boutique venture funds to world-renowned research institutions and health systems to global biopharmaceutical conglomerates.

Your business and your challenges don't stop for oceans or disappear at national borders. Neither does Hogan Lovells. Our team of 450 life sciences lawyers is located around the world but operates as if everyone is working from the same office -- providing a seamless experience everywhere you do business.

And no matter the challenge -- from creation to commercialization of a life-saving therapy, regulatory compliance to an international patent dispute, the formation of a strategic alliance to a complex, global merger -- we've been there before and we understand how to prepare you for what happens next, helping you to anticipate risks and address future issues before they arise.

Whatever your challenge, wherever the issue, Hogan Lovells has you covered. It's that easy. Visit us at or follow us on Twitter:

IMS Health
IMS Health is a leading global information and technology services company providing clients in the healthcare industry with comprehensive solutions to measure and improve their performance. Drawing on information from 100,000 suppliers, and on insights from more than 55 billion healthcare transactions processed annually, IMS Health's approximately 10,000 employees drive results for healthcare clients globally. Customers include pharmaceutical, consumer health and medical device manufacturers and distributors, providers, payers, government agencies, policymakers, researchers and the financial community.

IMS Health's AggregateSpend360 is a proactive, web based solution for disclosure and transparency compliance. AggregateSpend360's automated reporting and out-of-the-box report templates make it easy to comply with transparency regulations in the U.S. and globally. Trusted by more than 60 companies globally, this market-leading solution is fully supported by a team of industry leaders in compliance, legal research, product development, implementation, and support that guide you along in the complex, changing world of transparency.

For more information, visit

King & Spalding
Celebrating more than 130 years of service, King & Spalding is an international law firm that represents a broad array of clients, including half of the Fortune Global 100, with 900 lawyers in 18 offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The firm has handled matters in over 160 countries on six continents and is consistently recognized for the results it obtains, for uncompromising commitment to quality and for dedication to understanding the business and culture of its clients. King & Spalding was recently chosen by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers as the "Law Firm of the Year" for FDA law and LMG Life Sciences selected the firm as one of the finalists for "Regulatory Firm of the Year."

For more information about our FDA & Life Sciences practice, please contact Mark Brown at (202) 626-5443.

MMIS, Inc.
MMIS is an award winning global technology company, providing innovative compliance and business intelligence solutions for the life science industry. MMIS is the leader who disrupted the compliance market by introducing the MediSpend Global Compliance Platform, delivering cloud-based SaaS solutions to help companies manage HCP relationships from engagement through compliant state, federal and global reporting.

Recently chosen for the second year in a row by CIO Review for its annual listing of the 20 Most Promising Pharma and Life Science Technology Solution Providers, MediSpend provides the first end-to-end global compliance and data analytics SaaS solution. MediSpend continues to lead in innovation, product excellence and customer success.

Paul Hastings
Paul Hastings provides innovative compliance and legal solutions to many of the world's top pharmaceutical and life sciences companies, large and small, in markets across Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the United States. We offer a complete portfolio of services to support our clients' complex, often mission-critical needs--from structuring transactions, to protecting critical intellectual property, to resolving complicated U.S. healthcare and global anti-corruption enforcement matters, to providing the savvy compliance and legal counsel that keeps business moving forward.

Paul Hastings has grown steadily and strategically along with our clients across global markets in the critical pharmaceutical and life sciences sector. We have a significant and strategic presence across Europe, and were one of the first U.S. law firms to establish a presence in Asia, where we continue to be a leader in the region, and have significantly expanded our support for clients in Brazil, out of our new São Paulo office, and other emerging markets of Latin America.

More information can be found at

Uniquely focused on the life sciences industry, Polaris delivers innovative global solutions for today's toughest compliance challenges. The firm's services range from comprehensive technology and software solutions to expert consulting, strategy and planning, as well as end-to-end managed services.

Since 2001, the world's most recognized pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies have relied on Polaris as their trusted partner.

Porzio Life Sciences
Porzio Life Sciences helps pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology companies satisfy federal, state and ex-US marketing and sales obligations. Our best-in-class compliance solutions include: the Porzio Compliance Digest, with real-time databases of enacted laws, pending legislation and government enforcement actions; Porzio AggregateSpendID®, which tracks and reports healthcare provider and organization expenditures; and Porzio GST®, which enables companies to capture and manage data for meeting reporting obligations in almost 40 ex-US jurisdictions. Further, Porzio Life Sciences provides compliance services, such as assistance with acquiring and maintaining distribution licenses. For information, visit

qordata is a pharmaceutical compliance analytics and integration start up specializing in pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries. With a DNA in data integration and analytics, qordata provides software and tools to extract insights for decision making from a variety of publicly available data set such as open payments and efpia. For more information visit

Ropes & Gray
We routinely advise clients on developing effective compliance policies to avoid the debilitating effects of government investigations, regulatory enforcement actions, or other litigation based on alleged noncompliance with applicable laws and regulations. Our command of FDA regulatory, health care compliance, research compliance and global anti-corruption issues is critical for clients operating in these highly regulated industries. For companies that are the subject of government investigations, our understanding of the government enforcement landscape enables us to defend complex proceedings involving simultaneous civil, criminal and administrative actions.

This depth and breadth of experience, coupled with our interdisciplinary team of leading regulatory, health care compliance, research compliance, government enforcement, and anti-corruption attorneys, has established us as the "go-to" firm when it comes to avoiding and successfully resolving government investigations. Our integrated practice, including our corporate department, also allows clients to eliminate the inefficiencies associated with hiring multiple, independent firms.

For more information please visit

Sidley Austin
Sidley Austin LLP is a premier law firms with an internationally recognized life sciences practice, representing major pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, dietary supplements and food clients. Many lawyers in our team are acknowledged leaders in healthcare, privacy, data security and information law. Sidley consistently ranks among the top firms in Asia, Europe and the U.S., and recently won "Life Cycle Firm of the Year" by LMG Life Sciences Awards 2016. We also received first-tier national rankings in Biotechnology Law, FDA Law and Healthcare Law in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings for the sixth consecutive year, and each year since the survey's inception. Sidley is also recognized for service and responsiveness, having been once named the "Most Recommended Law Firm in the Pharmaceutical Industry" in the BTI Industry Power Rankings.

For more information visit or contact Scott Bass, (202)736-8684.

With approximately 1,700 attorneys in 22 offices in the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America, Skadden serves a broad range of clients in all sectors of the health care industry, including pharmaceuticals and medical technology. The firm represents pharmaceutical and medical technology clients at every stage of a company's development, from initial public offering to global M&A and corporate finance; and all manner of litigation and regulatory matters, including government investigations, mass torts and product liability litigation, intellectual property counseling and patent litigation, and FDA and health care compliance. Skadden has assisted many companies in developing and implementing global anti-bribery and anti-corruption compliance programs and represented numerous companies in related government investigations.

For more information, visit


Crowe Horwath
Crowe Horwath is a public accounting, consulting, and technology firm with offices across the globe. In the innovative life sciences industry - one that is highly regulated throughout the world - Crowe helps address complex business issues that can hold back achievement of a company's most critical strategic objectives. The Crowe life sciences services group brings together accounting, consulting, and technology professionals in a highly collaborative and productive global team. Our wide range of competencies and industry experiences combine to produce pragmatic solutions that help our clients build successful, sustainable businesses.

For more information visit

G&M Health
G&M Health is a health and life-science service company offering compliance consulting, software validation, project management, auditing & monitoring, aggregate spend, hospital credentialing, Significant Loss Threshold analysis, training and regulatory support. G&M was founded by recognized legal and regulatory compliance experts in the healthcare industry, who have worked with and/or advised over 100 pharmaceutical and biotech companies over the last 20 years. Our mission is to be the premier provider of innovative, quality, efficient and compliance-oriented solutions for the healthcare industry.

For more information, visit us at

Considered the founder of the industry, Genentech, now a member of the Roche Group, has been delivering on the promise of biotechnology for over 40 years.

Genentech is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. We are among the world's leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline.

For more information visit

HealthCare Appraisers
HealthCare Appraisers, Inc., a nationally recognized valuation firm, provides a full spectrum of valuation services and Fair Market Value (FMV) solutions exclusively for the healthcare and life sciences communities:

  • U.S. and Global Valuation Services - Compensation arrangements for HCPs and KOLs for speaking, consulting, training, advisory boards and research; intellectual property; royalty and licensing arrangements; clinical trials arrangements and transactions; data acquisition and sales; and business valuation for acquisitions, leases and divestitures
  • U.S. and Global Consulting Services -- Non-traditional HCP compensation programs; exception policies and guidelines for HCP compensation; data acquisition analyses and remuneration (credits); multi-company integration of intellectual property; mergers and acquisitions advisory; and optimal capital structure analyses
For more information please visit our Web site at

Helio Health
Helio Health is a management consulting and data science-focused organization for the life sciences sector. Helio Health specializes in providing consulting services across commercial, compliance, medical and patient services areas of life sciences organizations. Additionally, our team of industry veterans utilizes advanced data science techniques to provide strategic and operational insights in these areas.

Our team of senior strategists pairs our innovative thinking with our proven consulting skills to provide data-driven outcomes and results. Areas where our team has extensive experience include:

  • Aggregate Spend / Disclosure
  • Compliance Monitoring
  • Data Governance and Strategy
  • Digital innovations
  • Multi-Channel Marketing
  • Patient Services Compliance and Workflow
  • Predictive Modeling / Advanced Analytics
  • Real World Evidence (RWE) Strategy & Execution
  • Social Media Strategy & Analytics

For more information, visit

Independent Commercial Compliance™ (ICC)
Independent Commercial Compliance™ (ICC) is a full service health care compliance agency with expertise in all compliance related matters in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. At ICC we specialize in Field Sales Force and Speaker Program Monitoring, building tailored processes to ensure effective monitoring solutions. ICC maintains an established infrastructure of over 40 qualified professionals geographically dispersed throughout the continental United States to monitor sales and marketing field activities. The geographic dispersion allows for reduced monitoring travel costs and increased client efficiencies, and delivers monitoring for hundreds of live events each year. Further information on ICC can be found at, and contact Shawn Reardon of ICC at (908) 370-4085.

NXLevel Solutions
Through its PharmaCertify™ division, NXLevel Solutions provides training solutions that help life sciences strengthen their compliance cultures and reduce risk. The company's offerings include the Compliance Foundations™ curriculum of eLearning modules, Compliance QuickTakes™ mini courses, Compliance Moments™ video scenarios, and the PharmaCertify Access™ learning delivery portal. Our in-house staff of subject matter experts, instructional designers, and technologists also develops custom compliance training modules based on our clients' policies.

For more information about our compliance training products and services, or to see a demo, please contact Dan O'Connor at 609-483-6875. For more information visit

Potomac River Partners
Potomac River Partners is a specialized management consulting firm focused on healthcare compliance. Our sole focus on compliance sets us apart. We bring industry knowledge and experience to quickly dive in and solve your most pressing challenges. Our team serves as an extension of your compliance program. We are experts on the laws and regulations, but we don't provide purely academic or legalistic recommendations. Instead, we listen to your objectives and then implement real change that reduces risk for your organization. For more information visit

Seton Hall Law's Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy
Seton Hall Law's Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy advances scholarship and recommendations for policy on the varied and complex issues posed by health and pharmaceutical law. As a nationally ranked Health Law program, the Center fosters informed dialogue between policymakers, consumer advocates, the medical profession, and industry in the search for solutions to the ethical, legal, and social questions presented in the health and pharmaceutical arena.

In addition, the Center is a leader in providing healthcare compliance education and training in the U.S., Europe, and Asia-Pacific on national and international mandates that apply to the safety and promotion of drugs and devices. The Center also hosts conferences and educational programs, inviting leading experts from the public and private sectors to examine cutting edge policy issues.

Launched in 2007, the Center extends Seton Hall Law School's national reputation in health law to the life sciences arena and offers a challenging health law curriculum through its M.S.J., J.D., and LL.M. degree programs, online Graduate Certificates, and online M.S.J. The Center draws upon the intellectual strength of the Seton Hall Law School faculty and research fellows who bring to the Center's work nationally-recognized expertise in health and pharmaceutical law, not-for-profit governance, intellectual property law and bioethics, among other areas.

For further information or inquiries about the Center and its varied programs, please visit the website at and

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