PLAINSBORO, N.J., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SAI Global, a worldwide leader in providing expertise, perspective, technology and tools in compliance, ethics and governance solutions, has entered into a strategic partnership with Frank Fine, JD, LLM, PhD, a recognized international antitrust law expert and Director of EC Competition Law Advocates, in order to offer global organizations an integrated best practice solution to stay compliant with antitrust and competition law.
"We're delighted to be partnering with Frank in this critical area of compliance and risk management," said Ann Wootton, President and General Manager, SAI Global Compliance Americas. "SAI Global and Frank have worked in the past to develop effective, engaging online training; this alliance enables us to provide an integrated, seamless antitrust and fair competition product and service offering extending from corporate boardrooms to junior sales people and administrative staff."
Mr. Fine will counsel Boards and senior managers on their responsibilities and duties, providing the type of face-to-face training required for in-depth conversation and understanding. He will also prepare bespoke compliance manuals to supplement SAI Global's Web-based education and awareness including areas like EU competition law.
"I'm very happy to be working with SAI Global in this area," stated Mr. Fine. "We know each other quite well and share a commitment to help organizations understand and mitigate their risks in antitrust and competition law. This is a situation in which two plus two equals five, or even six."
Mr. Fine, who is admitted to practice law in both the US and UK, has specialized in EU antitrust law since 1986. He has authored three books in this field and is the General Editor of European Competition Laws (LexisNexis), a three-volume loose-leaf treatise covering the competition laws of the EU and all 27 Member States. Mr. Fine is located in Brussels, Belgium, and is an SAI Global Law & Ethics Advisor.
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