The Sport Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA) and SIGA AMERICA are proud to present the Event Guide for the highly anticipated SIGA FITS Forum 2024, set to take place on June 13th in New York City.

The SIGA FITS Forum is an exclusive invitation-only event focused on Financial Integrity and Transparency in Sport, co-hosted by Winston & Strawn LLP and SIGA AMERICA. Marking the 9th anniversary of FIFAGate. Senior representatives from government, international organizations, financial institutions, professional services, Sport bodies, and the broader industry will share insights and propose reforms to address these challenges.

Our speakers are not just leaders in their fields, they are trailblazers. Hailing from prestigious organizations such as the US-IRS, New York Federal Reserve Bank, US Attorney Office, SIGA, Winston & Strawn LLP, FIFA, UEFA, G20 Brazil Anti-Corruption Group, Deloitte, APC Compliance, Arizona State University, Zeichner, Ellman & Krausse LLP, SI Global Partners, and the International Chess Federation, they bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table.

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Scheduled to last three intense and content-rich hours, the FITS FORUM 2024 program includes keynotes, insightful fireside chats, and solution-oriented expert sessions. The following crucial topics will be under the spotlight:

  • Financial Integrity & Transparency in Sport: Main Threats, Key Challenges, and Pressing Reforms
  • Following the Money: Safeguarding Sport from Corruption, Money Laundering, and Criminal Infiltration
  • Championing Integrity in Sport: Leading by Example through Good Governance, Transparency, and Independent Scrutiny

The list of confirmed speakers include:

  • Richard Weber, Partner, Winston & Strawn LLP | Former Chief Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation, Department of the Treasury of the United States | Co-Chair, Permanent Committee on Financial Integrity & Transparency in Sport, SIGA
  • Emanuel Macedo de Medeiros, Global CEO, SIGA | Chairman & CEO, SIGA AMERICA | Chairman & CEO, SIGA LATIN AMERICA | Executive Chairman, SIGA EUROPE | Founder & Former CEO, European Leagues and World Leagues Association
  • Tyler Hatcher, IRS-Criminal Investigation Special Agent in Charge, Los Angeles Field Office, Department of the Treasury of the United States
  • Kaitlin Farrell, Deputy Chief, General Crimes, United States Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of New York, United States
  • Giovanni Tartaglia Polcini, Italian Magistrate | University Professor on Anti-Mafia and Judicial Diplomacy | former Co-Chair and current member of the G20 Anti-corruption Working Group | Chairman, SIGA
  • Marlyen Habib, New York Federal Reserve
  • Sean O’Malley, New York Federal Reserve
  • Emilio Garcia Silvero, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, FIFA
  • Andrea Traverso, Director, Financial Sustainability & Research Director, UEFA
  • Katie Simmonds, Global COO, SIGA | Managing Director, SIGAWomen
  • Lazaros Ioannou, Director, APC Compliance – Anti-Money Laundering & Regulatory Consulting | SIGA Member
  • David D. Chenkin, Managing Partner and Chair of Government Investigations, White Collar Defense and Anti-Money Laundering Group, Zeichner, Ellman & Krausse LLP
  • Lukasz Turlej, Secretary General, International Chess Federation (FIDE) | SIGA Member
  • Mohammed Ahmed, Global Anti-Corruption and Financial Crime Compliance Leader, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited
  • Richard Gordon, Professor of Practice, Arizona State University | Member, SIGA Permanent Commitee on Financial Integrity and Transparency in Sport
  • Marcelo Pontes Vianna, Secretary of Private Integrity, Controladoria-Geral da União (CGU) | Co-Chair of Anti-corruption working group G20 Brazil
  • Doug Len, Managing Director, SI Global Partners | former FBI agent
  • Seth Farber, Partner & Chair of NY Litigation Pactice, Winston & Strawn LLP | former Federal Prosecutor
  • Sandra Lopez, Immediate past CMO, Microsoft | Co-Chair, SIGA AMERICA Advisory Board

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This is a by-invitation only event. Places are limited. To register your interest, please email SIGA at



SIGA is the world’s leading organisation for Sport Integrity. We are creating a whole new landscape for the sports industry by delivering independent global rating and certification for world Sport to ensure it is governed and operates under the highest integrity standards: The SIGA Universal Standards.

Funded by our Members, SIGA is a non for profit global independent organisation with one aim: To ensure the sport  industry is governed under the highest integrity standards so that the values of sport are protected.

SIGA is the only organisation to bring together sport, governments, academia, international organisations, sponsors, business, rights holders, NGOs and professional services companies, from every region in the world, around a common cause of fostering greater integrity throughout sport.

SIGA is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, as a non for-profit association, and comprises of the following continental subsidiaries: SIGA AMERICA, SIGA EUROPE and SIGA LATIN AMERICA.

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