IPSA International Board Member, Joe Grano, Panelist at Global Ethics Summit in New York March 15, 2011

Mar 10, 2011, 16:19 ET from IPSA International, Inc.

NEW YORK, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IPSA International, Inc., (IPSA) an international investigative consulting firm, is pleased to announce Board of Advisors Member, Joseph J. Grano, will join the panel Walking the Walk: How to Effectively Inform and Engage Your Board at the Global Ethics Summit on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at the Westin Times Square in New York.

The session will discuss the 2010 sentencing guideline changes which place additional emphasis on effective oversight by the governing authority of an organization.  Key questions to be answered include:  What does effective oversight look like? What should the Board expect from its Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer and what can they expect from the Board?  Other session panel members include: Elise Kirban, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, NCR, Mark Ohringer, Executive Vice President, Global General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Jones Lang LaSalle and Moderator TK Kerstetter, President, Corporate Board Member.

Joseph J. Grano is Chairman/CEO of Centurion Holdings LLC, an advisor to private and public companies.  From 2001-2004, Mr. Grano was chairman of UBS Financial Services Inc. (formerly PaineWebber). While at PaineWebber, he chaired the Board of Governors of the National Association of Security Dealers (NASD). In 2002, Mr. Grano was appointed by President George W. Bush to serve as the chairman of the Homeland Security Advisory Council. He also proudly served his country as a captain in the U.S. Special Forces (Green Berets).

Thomson Reuters and the Ethisphere Institute have teamed up for the 2011 Global Ethics Summit to offer participants the opportunity to gain critical and timely insight into the risks and challenges of conducting business abroad.  This year's theme focuses on effective strategies for global corporate compliance. Senior executives from leading multinational companies, top white collar attorneys and practitioners and government officials will discuss the most pressing challenges facing companies, gain a clearer understanding of the rulings and legislation shaping corporate compliance and learn best practices for navigating today's complex and daunting global legal landscape.

About Ethisphere

The research-based Ethisphere Institute is a leading international think-tank dedicated to the creation, advancement and sharing of best practices in business ethics, corporate social responsibility, anti-corruption and sustainability.

About IPSA International, Inc.

IPSA International, Inc. is an international risk advisory firm which provides clients in the corporate, financial and legal communities with high-end investigative consulting services.  IPSA's preferred practice areas are:  Anti-Money Laundering, Due Diligence, Intellectual Property Protection, Litigation Support and Operational Risk services.


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