Ms. Ehlers has extensive experience conducting internal investigations, as well as advising companies on government investigations involving harassment and discrimination, Code of Conduct violations, anti-bribery, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, trade issues, financial impropriety and fraud, and conflicts of interest. She has developed, implemented and managed compliance programs in a variety of industries, including data privacy and cybersecurity, anti-trust, anti-bribery, trade and workplace safety and health.
Ms. Ehlers has lived and worked in Great Britain, China and Venezuela, and she has provided guidance and training to international companies globally.
Pro Bono and Community Involvement
•Montgomery County United Way, Board Member
•Salvation Army of Montgomery County, Board Member
•Texas A&M University International Board, Member
Speeches and Presentations
•“Foundations of Ethics and Compliance Programs,” Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (Las Vegas, NV, October 2016)
•“What Keeps Your Board Up at Night?,” Association of Corporate Counsel (Houston, TX, August 2015)
2018 Update: Anti-Corruption Compliance Enforcement and Trends
November 15, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
Credits: Continuing education credit was offered for the live broadcast of this seminar.
You cannot earn credit for watching the archived webinar.
Sweeping Privacy Changes Stall in the Lone Star State
June 10, 2019
Per our earlier blog post, Texas was ambitious this legislative session when it proposed two consumer data privacy bills. Both bills made it through committee hearings, but only one made it to the governor’s desk for signature: HB 4390. However, even it arrived there very different than originally drafted.
By Rachel E. Ehlers
Will Texas Soon Join the Ranks of States Enacting Privacy Legislation?
May 9, 2019
Texans like the adage “Everything is Bigger in Texas”. So, as the Lone Star State follows its counterparts and the federal government in discussing broad sweeping privacy protections, legislators introduced two (competing) privacy bills this session: the Texas Consumer Privacy Act and the Texas Privacy Protection Act.
By Rachel E. Ehlers
Corporate Compliance & White Collar Advisor
A Look Back at Key Corporate Governance and Internal Investigations Issues in 2018
February 13, 2019
2018 was a transformative year for corporate governance. Record whistleblower awards, an increasing number internal investigations partly arising out of the #MeToo movement, an expansion of the role of companies’ boards, and corporate social responsibility all shaped 2018. This is our retrospective review of these trends.
By Rachel E. Ehlers and Jeremy S. Schneide
Professional Associations and Activities
•American Bar Association
•Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics
•Texas State Bar Association, Labor and Employment and International Sections
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