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ACC to Examine Leading Corporate Governance, Anti-Corruption Issues at Compliance and Ethics Conference

Posted: Mar 27, 2014

WASHINGTON (March 27, 2014) — The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), a global bar association representing more than 33,000 in-house counsel in 85 countries, will host its third annual "Compliance & Ethics Training Program" in Austin, Texas, April 7-8, 2014. The meeting will highlight current and emerging compliance and ethics issues affecting businesses worldwide, including data privacy, risk aversion and compliance enforcement trends.

What:  

A two-day seminar for corporate counsel and other compliance professionals. Speakers from the finance, insurance and manufacturing industries will discuss how to:

  • Implement and structure a compliance program from start to finish
  • Address attorney-client privilege rules and challenges to privilege in multiple jurisdictions
  • Conduct a compliance investigation and develop successful protocols
  • Identify data privacy issues, specifically its relation to its transfer across borders Present a case for an augmented compliance program to the CEO
  • Understand global anti-corruption regulations, including key provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, UK Bribery Act, Brazil's anti-corruption law, as well as those requirements impacting global businesses

When and Where:

April 7-8, 2014

Omni Austin Hotel Downtown

700 San Jacinto at 8th Street

Austin, TX  78701, USA

Contact:

For media inquiries and more information on the ACC Compliance & Ethics Training Program, please contact Marthea Davis, public relations manager, at 202.349.1519 or davis@acc.com.

For more information on the accommodations, registration and the agenda, visit www.acc.com/ce.

About ACC: The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is a global bar association that promotes the common professional and business interests of in-house counsel who work for corporations, associations and other private-sector organizations through information, education, networking opportunities and advocacy initiatives. With more than 33,000 members in 85 countries, employed by over 10,000 organizations, ACC connects its members to the people and resources necessary for both personal and professional growth. By in-house counsel, for in-house counsel.® For more information, visit www.acc.com and follow ACC on Twitter: @ACCinhouse.

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