It was a great few days in Washington D.C. at my first Compliance Week Conference. The conference was packed with great presentations and discussions over its three days. In particular, it was great to spend time with Bruce Carton, Francine McKenna, Scott Cohen, Matty Kelly and Alex Howard.
Below are links to some stories from the conference:
- Ex-SEC chief Pitt decries state of Sarbanes-Oxley and risk management By Alexander Howard, Associate Editor of SearchCompliance.com
- My Takeaways from Compliance Week 2009 by Bruce Carton of Enforcement Action
- Compliance Week 2009 Day 1 What a Difference a Year Makes by Francine McKenna of Re: The Auditors
- SEC’s Aguilar on 404, IFRS Proxy Access, More by Melissa Klein Aguilar of The Filing Cabinet
- SEC Commish, FINRA Head: Reform Financial Services Regulations By Alexander Howard, Associate Editor of SearchCompliance.com
- CW 2009 Post-Game Wrap-Up by Matt Kelly, editor-in-chief of Compliance Week
- Financial Crimes Resulting in Increased Compliance Enforcement By Alexander Howard, Associate Editor of SearchCompliance.com
For Compliance Week subscribers:
- CW ’09: Keep Compliance Effective in Difficult Times
- Moving Past Deregulation Era
- Final Accounting Rules Near
- Perils of RIFs, Hotline Policies
- How to Implement IFRS
Fighting a cold during the conference, I was the guy generating the cacophony of coughs. But I did manage to keep notes during the sessions I attended:
- Luis Aguilar Keynote at Compliance Week Conference
- Vetting Business Partners with Alexandra Wrage of Trace International to talk about how leading companies have approached this challenge in a global company.
- Self-Assessments: Criteria and Procedures for Evaluating GRC Programs with Gracie Fisher Renbarger, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer of Dell; Nan Stout, Vice President Business Ethics of Staples; and Carole Stern Switzer, President of OCEG
- Richard Ketchum Keynote from the Compliance Week Conference
- It’s Not Fraud, But it Can’t be Ignored
- The SEC’s Radical Disclosure Overhaul with Dr. William Lutz on XBRL
- Harvey Pitt on Ethical Cultures in a Down Economy – Compliance Week Keynote
- Assessing the Effectiveness of Compliance and Ethics Programs with Jack Holleran of Ernst & Young and Patricia Prince-Taggart of CA on ways to measure program effectiveness
- The S&P Assessments with Steven Dreyer who is overseeing Standard & Poor’s program to assess corporate ERM efforts as part of credit ratings.
- McNulty Keynote on a Tale of Two Sectors
- Third Party Risks with Matt Tanzer of Tyco International and Chris Nowak of Wyndham Worldwide.
- Structuring Internal Investigations with Neal Stephens and Bill Freeman of Cooley Godward Kronish on the top ten problems and how to avoid them.
- Compliance Week Keynote from David Ogden
- Conversation with Harvey Pitt
- Your Compliance Program and Enforcement – A conversation with
I am looking forward to Compliance Week 2010.
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