Mark Your Calendar: Compliance & Ethics Institute

The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) is offering a rare look into the compliance and ethics programs at some of America’s leading companies during the 4th Annual Compliance and Ethics Institute. Corporate executives and compliance and ethics professionals from across the nation are invited to Chicago, Illinois, September 12 – 14 to hear case studies, assessments of risk areas and enforcement updates from the country’s leading audit, compliance and ethics experts.

Case studies and risk areas from Dell, Inc., Delta Airlines, Du Pont, Kraft Foods, McDonalds, Microsoft Corp., RadioShack, Tenet Healthcare, UPS, U.S. Bancorp, US Foodservices, and Qwest Communications are among the dozen or more presentations scheduled. There will also be enforcement updates from representatives of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the U.S. Sentencing Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice. Complete conference details are available online at www.corporatecompliance.org/cart/05corpRespFlier.pdf.

In addition to case studies, the following topics will be presented:

  • The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and enterprise risk management
  • Corporate responsibility in a scandal-prone environment
  • Governance and professional liability for corporate directors, officers, attorneys, auditors and compliance professionals
  • Updates on and trends in government enforcement of statutes and regulations
  • Audit, accounting and legal industry reforms
  • Role and influence of the corporate compliance professional
  • Ethically responsible corporate behaviors
  • Future ethical issues that today’s corporations must address and more!

The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics, along with the Health Care Compliance Association, is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education (CPE) on the National Registry of CPE sponsors. Recommended experience level for this course is intermediate to advanced. No prerequisites or advance requirements exist for the activity. This is a live-group activity. A maximum of 20 credits based on a 50-minute hour will be granted. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.

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