Matthew Bell

Matthew Bell

Former Chief Compliance Officer & Legal Counsel
ZTE Corporation, USA

Matt Bell is the Former Chief Compliance Officer & Legal Counsel of ZTE USA – in this dual role, he splits his time between Texas and China. ZTE is one of the largest telecommunication companies in the world with offices in more than 160 countries and a workforce of more than 80,000 employees globally. Prior to ZTE, Matt worked as the Senior Attorney for Anti-Corruption at KBR, Region Compliance Counsel and Global Trade Counsel at Weatherford International, and in consulting for both Ernst & Young and KPMG’s International Trade practices. Matt received his LL.M. with Honors from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago with dual concentrations in International Finance & International Trade. He received his JD from Faulkner University and his BBA from Oklahoma Christian University. Throughout his career in consulting and as in-house counsel, Matt has worked with multiple companies under investigation or who reached significant settlements with the Department of Justice, OFAC, BIS, and the SEC. Matt enjoys helping companies through these challenges and working with the business leaders to see the Compliance Team as a strategic business partner to support a sustainable growth strategy.

Breakout Roundtables

Ask practical questions and problem solve with your peers. Attendees will have a choice of moderated roundtable topics in which they can engage on more detailed discussions and benefit from a more topic-specific networking opportunity.  These roundtables will take place before the networking reception on day one and after lunch on day two—giving attendees the […]

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Crisis Exercise

This session is not for the faint-of-heart: Here you can test your ability to be cool under fire.  The “what would you do if….” exercises have been designed to put you in the shoes of a real-life OFAC/sanctions risk management disaster, as it unfolds. Participants will face dilemmas and have to make critical decisions any […]

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Breakout Roundtables

Ask practical questions and problem solve with your peers. Attendees will have a choice of moderated roundtable topics in which they can engage on more detailed discussions and benefit from a more topic-specific networking opportunity.  These roundtables will take place before the networking reception on day one and after lunch on day two—giving attendees the […]

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