Antonio Caram, CCEP
Antonio Caram is Regional Director, Americas – Business Practices and Compliance at Johnson & Johnson (J&J). Antonio joined J&J in 2000 and has held numerous international positions in Operations, Supply Chain, as well as Sales and Marketing before joining the company’s Health Care Compliance and Privacy department.
His prior experience includes work in Management Consulting and Business Development. Antonio holds an M.B.A. from the University of Rochester, and a degree in Economics from UFMG in Brazil. He is a member of the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, and a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP).
Gildas Durand, Ernst & Young, LLC
Gildas has more than 12 years of experience in fraud risk mapping, anti-fraud and corruption programs, fraud and corruption prevention, and investigations relating to corruption and fraud.
He has performed engagements for the pharmaceutical and medical device industry related to antitrust investigation, channel-stuffing investigation, occupational fraud investigation, FCPA post-due-diligence investigation, FCPA compliance pre-acquisition due diligence, FCPA risk assessment and process review, distributors review, third-party due diligence and more.
Prior to joining our US practice, he spent seven years with various European global member firms practicing in risk management. During this time, he practiced and led numerous engagements related to internal audits, compliance, fraud investigations and internal control improvements.
His primary focus within the US is to help American companies develop anti-fraud and corruption tactics and compliance programs as well as FCPA awareness within their international subsidiaries and third-party intermediaries. He also assists European companies with specific fraud and corruption assignments within the Americas.
Michael Scher, JD
Michael Scher has over thirty years’ experience as Senior Counsel and Vice President for anti‐fraud and money laundering, regulatory compliance, international transactions and litigation management for financial institutions in New York and the Middle East. A native of Greensboro, N.C., and educated at Rutgers and Columbia University, he is also engaged in pro bono work on behalf of children in foster care, ethical reviews of university‐sponsored research (IRB), non‐profit funding for early childhood education and public advocacy campaigns.
Anita Cava JD, University of Miami
Anita Cava, professor of business law, is co‐director of the UM Ethics Programs, a university‐wide entity that promotes research, teaching and service across the disciplines in areas of ethical interest and concern, and the Director of Business Ethics Program. She also co‐directs the Arsht Initiatives of UM Ethics Programs, which include a speaker series, funding for faculty/student research in Ethics and Community and a student Ethics Debate series on issues in sport and bioethics.
Anita has lectured on law, ethics and business to many audiences including Visa Latin America, Baptist Health Systems, Palm Beach County Principals, and others. In 2006, she taught a module on Corporate Social Responsibility at the American University in Paris.
Professor Cava's research interests are the legal and ethical aspects of health administration as well as corporate/community engagement and business ethics. As part of the Legal, Ethical and Social Implications (ELSI) Workgroup at UM, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Project Health Design, she analyzed conundrums generated by electronic health information and published related articles in the JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL INFORMATICS (Supplement 1) (2010) and in the NORTHWESTERN JOURNAL OF TECHNOLOGY AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY(2008). Other recent publications resulting from research with colleagues in the medical school can be found in the CAMBRIDGE QUARTERLY OF HEALTHCARE ETHICS (2008), and the JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ETHICS (2008).
Scholarly work examining legal and ethical obligations of corporations includes Are Anti‐Corruption Efforts Paying Off? International and National Measures In the Asia‐Pacific Region and their Impact on India and Multinational Corporations (with B. Earle), UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII LAW REVIEW (2009) and Integrative Social Contract Theory and Urban Prosperity Initiatives (with D. Mayer), JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ETHICS (2007). Previous publications appear in the BERKELEY JOURNAL OF EMPLOYMENT LAW, the UNIVERSITYOF MARYLAND LAW REVIEW, the SANTA CLARA LAW REVIEW, the ARKANSAS LAW REVIEW, and the BUSINESS ETHICS QUARTERLY in addition to many other legal and business journals.
In 2009, the University of Miami Faculty Senate gave Anita the Outstanding Teaching Award, established to recognize one UM faculty member’s “distinguished record in teaching” each year. Also in 2009, the UM Alumni Association presented Anita with the “Inside Out” Award, recognizing her efforts to bring alumni back to campus to engage in discussion about ethics. Professor Cava is also the recipient of several School of Business Administration Excellence in Teaching Awards, most recently from the Undergraduate Business Program in May, 2011, and from the 2010 Executive MBA class in Health Administration. She received her B.A. with Distinction from Swarthmore College and her J.D. from New York University, where she was a Hays Fellow. Before joining the faculty, Dr. Cava practiced law in Washington, D.C. and Miami, primarily in the areas of employment, consumer and commercial litigation.