Compliance Risk a key focus at the 12th Annual Compliance and Ethics Institute

Risk Track to include cyber security, government contracting, global privacy and data protection, social media at work, compliance in the national security context, and much more

October 6-9, 2013, Washington Hilton, Washington, DC

May 16, 2013, 11:00 ET from Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE)

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society or Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) today announced the 12th Annual Compliance & Ethics Institute Risk Track. Since a key aspect of a compliance and ethics professional's work is to identify, assess, and monitor compliance risks, each year the Institute offers specific "risk-related" educational sessions in its program.   

"With the legal and regulatory risks continuing to rise, compliance professionals need to regularly assess both the risks they face and the effectiveness of their controls. The risk track gives compliance and ethics officers an opportunity to see where they stand, and where they need to increase their risk mitigation efforts," said SCCE Chief Executive Officer Roy Snell.

Sessions included in the Annual Compliance and Ethics Institute Risk Track:

-Advanced Anti-Corruption/Bribery Program Practice: Challenges, Trends and Effectively Managing Risk

Speakers: Matthew Tanzer, vice president and chief compliance/ethics officer, Tyco; Nathaniel Edmonds, partner, Paul Hastings LLP

-Cyber-Security Risk in the Global Organization: Trends, Challenges and Strategies for Effective Management

Speakers: David Childers, CIPP, OCEG Fellow, chief executive officer, Compli; Douglas Scott Johnson, former deputy assistant director, Office of Investigations, U.S. Secret Service

-Ethics & Compliance Risk Management 101: Program Essentials and Effective Practice

Speakers: Greg Triguba, JD, CCEP, CCEP-I, principal, Compliance Integrity Solutions, LLC; Sheryl Vacca, CCEP, CHC-F, CHRC, CHPC, CCEP-I, senior vice president/chief compliance & audit officer, University of California

-Global Antitrust & Competition Law Risk: The Real Challenges Facing Your Organization and Strategies for Effective Management

Speakers: Joseph E. Murphy, JD, CCEP, CCEP-I, author of 501 Ideas for Compliance and Ethics Professionals

-Global Trade Compliance: From Export Reform to Conflict Minerals—How to Navigate and Mitigate the Risks of a Shifting Trade Compliance Landscape

Speaker: Gwendolyn Hassan, JD, CCEP, manager, Corporate Compliance, Office of the General Counsel, Navistar, Inc.

-Social Media in the Workplace: Successful Compliance Infrastructures and Effectively Managing Risk

Speaker: Caroline K. McMichen, chief ethics and compliance officer, Molson Coors Brewing Company

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About the Compliance & Ethics Institute

SCCE's Annual Compliance & Ethics Institute, being held on October 6-9, 2013, at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC, is the primary education and networking event for professionals working in compliance and ethics around the world. At this meeting, attendees learn the latest methods and strategies for developing and improving their compliance programs in this rapidly growing and evolving profession.

The Compliance & Ethics Institute features more than 100 educational sessions, 130 speakers and in addition to Risk, offers five other specialized educational tracks including:

Ethics Track
Hot Topics in Compliance Track
Multinational/International Track
Case Study Track
Advance Discussion Groups

About the SCCE

The Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics (SCCE), headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, is a non-profit professional member association that serves compliance and ethics professionals globally. The association provides resources and training to compliance professionals and champions ethical practices and compliance standards.

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