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Common Session: Brand Damage: Social Media, Intellectual Property, and Others—Is It Worth the Risk? 

(9:00 – 10:00)

Kortney Nordrum, Project Manager, SCCE/HCCA

Robert J. Bond, Partner & Notary Public, Bristows LLP

Sunny Athwal, EMEA Data Privacy & Compliance Officer, Symantec

Common Session: Generational Ethics: A Battle of the Ages

(10:00 – 11:00)

  • Four generations are working together— Veterans, Boomers, Gen-Xers, and Millennials; world events have shaped each generation, and each has a different view of ethics
  • What different generational perceptions are about—pressure to perform, observed misconduct, reporting misconduct, and retaliation
  • How understanding generational differences can decrease tension and improve employee engagement
Paul E. Fiorelli, Professor of Legal Studies and Co-Director, Cintas Institute of Business Ethics, Xavier University

Networking Break

11:00 - 11:30


501: Using Employee Surveys to Measure and Improve Ethics and Compliance Programme Effectiveness

  • Compliance as a solution for brand survival
  • European implementation of a compliance program in a medium size company; legal diferences between different european legislations
  • Compliance before European courts

Maria Diaz, Legal Counsel, Equivalenza Manufactory, S.L.    

502: France’s Compliance Revolution: Understanding the Loi Sapin II and Expected Changes to the Compliance and Enforcement Landscape in France

  • Learn about the key features of France’s new anti-corruption legislation, the Loi Sapin II, and how it compares to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and U.K. Bribery Act
  • Understand how this law impacts companies doing business in France and identify the changes that may need to be made to your compliance program as a result
  • Discuss the potential changes that this legislation will bring to the enforcement landscape in France, including the introduction of a settlement mechanism similar to the U.S. deferred prosecution agreement

Caroline Hailey, Compliance & Ethics Professional 

AD503: Making Good Policies Great: Future-Proofed Policies, Read by Employees, Owned and Championed by the Business

  • Developing a fit for purpose policy governance framework aligned to your corporate risks, with strong policy lifecycle management truly owned by business subject matter experts
  • How to write, manage, translate, and publish employee friendly policies (version control, how to manage variations, having a single source of truth, external reputation building)
  • Keeping your policies relevant and effective— DOs and DON’Ts (automated/aligned systems, breach reporting, calendar management of communications & training, inductions, annual certifications)

ADVANCED DISCUSSION: Attendance limited to 50 participants on a first‑come, first‑served basis.

Ann Mickle, Head of Group Compliance, Informa PLC

Anne M. Fairbairn, Global Risk & Compliance; Code, Policies & Standards Manager, Diageo PLC


Networking Lunch

12:30 - 13:30


601: Building Effective E&C Programs Globally: The Value of Independent Assessments and Evaluation

  • Overview of global ethics and compliance standards and frameworks that multinational organizations need to consider now before an ethical crisis occurs; what government regulators and enforcement officials are targeting on a global scale
  • Explore the value of an independent assessment of your compliance program and risk management infrastructure to help strengthen organizational culture, identify and manage potential vulnerabilities, and establish credibility with government entities
  • Discuss the corporate “return on investment” and business case that effective compliance, ethics, and risk management programs bring to global organizations
Eric R. Feldman, Senior VP and Managing Director, Corporate Ethics and Compliance Programs, Affiliated Monitors, Inc

Thomas Topolski, President, International, Louis Berger

602: The Revised COSO ERM Framework

  • An overview of the Revised Framework
  • How it impacts ethics and compliance professionals
  • How it compares to ISO 310000
David J. Heller, VP, Risk Management & General Auditor, Edison International

AD603: Ethics Violations: How to Deal with Them!

  • Process to determine an ethics violation
  • Understanding the “Why?”
  • Training and education to prevent violations

ADVANCED DISCUSSION: Attendance limited to 50 participants on a first‑come, first‑served basis.

Agnes Ermel-Grussbach, Corporate Ethics & Compliance Officer, DuPont

Networking Break

14:30 - 14:45


701: International Whistleblower Hotlines: Implementation and Investigations

  • How two companies approached implementing an effective helpline, while also addressing European directives; the development of a consistent—yet not one-size-fits-all—approach to promote and embed a whistleblower hotline
  • After implementation, there are many corners a compliance professional must look around before commencing an investigation—from European whistleblower hotline regulations and data protection to disciplinary procedures
  • Compare best practices and learn about the latest trends in conducting international investigations based on concerns that were raised through whistleblower hotlines by employees, anonymous sources, or third parties

Lisa R. Fine, Director, Global Compliance, gategroup

Norbert van den Berg, Chief Operations Excellence & Compliance Officer, gategroup

Brendan LeMoult, Anti-Illicit Trade Vice President, Compliance & Corporate Social Responsibility, JT International SA

702: The Fudge Factor and the Nudge Factor: What Can We Learn from Behavioural Economics?

  • Understand the concept of behavioural economics and why it is seen as an important tool by policymakers
  • Can we use the “nudge factor”? What is the role of behavioural economics in preventing misconduct and encouraging compliance?
  • Share examples of how behavioural economics has been used in real life to drive a corporate ethics & compliance agenda
David S. Ward, Regulatory Ethics & Compliance Director, Tesco

Sally March, Director, Drummond March & Co

AD703: Does Your Compliance & Ethics Program Meet Global Standards?

  • What are the generally accepted standards for an effective compliance & ethics program and what are the major components an organization must have?
  • How do you measure and benchmark your program to determine if it meets global standards?
  • How do you design a reasonable, risk-based approach for building and improving your compliance & ethics program?

ADVANCED DISCUSSION: Attendance limited to 50 participants on a first‑come, first‑served basis.

Eric O. Morehead, Head of Advisory Services, Morehead Compliance Consulting