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Compliance and ethics programs are critically important to the success and growth of any organization. Effective programs allow organizations to identify and mitigate legal risks, thereby preventing reputational damage or harm to the value of a company. An effective compliance and ethics program also allows any organization, large or small, to establish itself as doing business with integrity, which enables organizations to command the respect of employees, customers, suppliers, and the government. With an increasingly tough enforcement environment, and greater demands for transparency and accountability from a variety of stakeholders, an effective compliance program is no longer just “nice-to-have.” It’s essential. A distinguished faculty, drawn from major corporations, academia, law firms and the government, will provide you with the tools you need to create or enhance a program that works to increase employee awareness and mitigate legal risk. Compliance and Ethics Essentials 2019 is highly interactive and includes case studies, practical tools and real-time benchmarking with peers.
What You Will Learn
- New! Interactive panel involving real world compliance challenges and how to handle them
- Recent developments, including guidance from the DOJ and cutting-edge, practical tools
- Designing and conducting effective compliance risk assessments that enhance your program
- Structuring your program for appropriate independence and authority
- The evolving role of the board
- Assessing your program and performing effective compliance audits
- Investigating and managing allegations of wrongdoing
- Best practices in compliance communications, training and tools
- Mitigating the risks created by suppliers, agents and other third parties
- Global compliance expectations and best practices
- Ethics for compliance professionals
- Earn one full hour of Ethics credit!
Program Level: Overview
Intended Audience: If you are involved in any aspect of corporate compliance and ethics, as a general counsel or other in-house counsel, a compliance and ethics officer or manager, an internal audit or human resources professional, a risk manager or outside counsel or consultant.
Prerequisites: A background in the field of compliance and ethics, specifically in creating and enhancing quality programs.
Advanced Preparation: None