Compliance & Ethics Outlook for 2010 from SAI Global Law & Ethics Advisors

Jan 04, 2010, 14:00 ET from SAI Global

PLAINSBORO, N.J., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Twelve of SAI Global's Law & Ethics Advisors have provided tips, insight, and predictions for the New Year helpful to compliance, risk management and governance professionals in organizations worldwide.

SAI Global's Global Head of Compliance, Andy Wyszkowski, stated, "We're gratified to receive the guidance of attorneys and ethicists who are recognized not only for their extensive knowledge and experience but also for their vision about how the past influences the future." He added, "Their predictions about anticipated enforcement trends, developments in compliance and ethics, and program-related suggestions for risk mitigation will be read with great interest by our clients around the world."

Jeffrey M. Kaplan, Partner, Kaplan & Walker LLP and Chair of the SAI Global Law & Ethics Advisors gathered insights from SAI Global advisors in fields as far reaching as fraud, bribery and corruption; securities and corporate governance; labor and employment law; healthcare/fraud and abuse; anti-money laundering; government contracting; global competition; intellectual property; records management; and business ethics. Mr. Kaplan stated, "The penalties for non-compliance have trended sharply upward in the past year, with more of the same likely for 2010. The ideas and information offered here by my distinguished colleagues can help forward looking companies stay on the right side of the risk curve in the years to come."

SAI Global Law & Ethics Advisors who provided their outlook for 2010 include:

    Gregory A. Baldwin - Holland & Knight LLP
    Gary M. Brown - Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
    Karen L. Corman - Skadden, Arms, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
    Isabel P. Dunst - Hogan & Hartson LLP
    E. Patrick Ellisen - Greenberg Traurig LLP
    Frank Fine - EC Competition Law Advocates
    Jeffrey M. Kaplan - Kaplan & Walker LLP
    Randall R. Lee - Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
    Ronald J. Levine - Herrick, Feinstein LLP
    Lori Tansey Martens - International Business Ethics Institute
    Paul J. McNulty - Baker & McKenzie LLP
    William A. Roberts - Wiley Rein LLP

Read all the Compliance & Ethics Predictions here and in the SAI Global blog Viewpoint.

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