Board members, business owners, employees, and even customers should all be interested in a company’s compliance policies and adherence to them. Why? Because there is much at stake.

In this episode of Reasonably Speaking two compliance experts speak about the greatest challenges in creating a strong compliance program and establishing a corporate culture that supports it. Featuring Ivan Fong, Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs and General Counsel at 3M. In 2018, 3M was named to Forbes’ list of Most Reputable Companies, Ethisphere’s list of World’s Most Ethical Companies, and Glassdoor’s list of Best Places to Work, among other honors and Lori Martin, Partner at WilmerHale with an extensive compliance practice, where she helps numerous clients audit and strengthen their current compliance programs.

Ivan Fong


Ivan Fong is Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs and General Counsel of the 3M Company, a $32.8 billion global, diversified technology company based in St. Paul, Minnesota.  Ivan has been named one of “America’s 50 Outstanding General Counsel” by the National Law Journal, and under Ivan’s leadership, 3M’s law department was recognized by Corporate Counsel as one of the Best Legal Departments of the Year and by the Financial Times as one of the Most Innovative In-House Legal Teams in 2015 and again in 2017. Prior to joining 3M in October 2012, Ivan was nominated by President Obama and unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, leading a team of over 1,800 lawyers in the Department’s headquarters and seven operating components. 

Lori Martin


Lori Martin is a partner in the New York office of WilmerHale. Lori is an experienced litigation and enforcement attorney whose practice focuses on litigation and regulatory proceedings involving investment advisers, open and closed-end investment companies, hedge funds, and broker dealers offering investment advisory services. She was selected as the “Mutual Funds Law Lawyer of the Year” in the New York area by the Best Lawyers in America® 2014.

Pauline Toboulidis

The American Law Institute


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