Multinational/International compliance a key focus at the 12th Annual Compliance and Ethics Institute

International Track to include due diligence, integrity risk management, corruption risks, FCPA compliance, from Europe and beyond, and much more

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

Jun 26, 2013, 11:00 ET from Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE)

MINNEAPOLIS, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) today announced the 12th Annual Compliance & Ethics Institute Multinational/International Track. Today's companies are engaged in business in different countries worldwide and this track offers essential education for compliance and ethics professionals who work in this global environment. 

"Compliance is now a global movement. We're seeing U.S. companies increasingly focusing on risks outside of the country, and companies based outside of the U.S. embracing the benefits of having an effective compliance program. You can see it just by looking at the attendees to the Compliance and Ethics Institute. In 2012 we had attendees from 16 countries, and we expect even more in 2013," said SCCE Chief Executive Officer Roy Snell.

Sessions included in the Annual Compliance and Ethics Institute Multinational/International Track:
-Out of Africa
Speaker: Paul Zietsman, chief compliance officer, Sasol Group Services;

-From Europe…Beyond Europe
Speaker: Tuula Nieminen, international lawyer and compliance and ethics professional, Florentine Consulting Ltd.;

-FCPA Compliance Risks in Mexico
Speakers:  Javier Lopez de Obeso, Legal Area, Institutional Internal Control Unit, Pemex; Alejandro Perez Serrano, partner, Baker & McKenzie;

-Can One Ethics Program Fit All? Building an Effective Compliance Program that Works Around the Globe
Speaker: Jacqui Beckett, Principal, Beckett Ethics and Compliance International, PC;

Compliance in a Decentralized Multinational Firm
Speaker: Dr. Johannes Freiler, group compliance officer, Greiner Holding Plc;

-Corruption Risks in South America & How to Respond
Speakers: Luis Ortega, senior manager, and Vito Giovingo, senior manager, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP;

-Emerging Markets and Integrity Risk Management
Speakers: David G. Hawkes, head of special litigation unit and Paul Haynes, head of voluntary disclosure program, integrity vice presidency, The World Bank;

-Conducting Due Diligence Investigations in China
Moderator: Raymond F. Humphrey, owner and president, Humphrey & Company, advisor and member of the board of directors of i-factanalysis;  Speakers: i-factanalysis managing directors Kent Anderson, Seattle office, Philip Curlewis, CFE, CHS III, Hong Kong & Shanghai offices, Dennis B. Moschella, Los Angeles office.

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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 Multinational/International Track, offers five other specialized educational tracks including:

-Ethics Track
-Hot Topics in Compliance Track
-Risk 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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