SOURCE: Compliance Week

April 25, 2013 03:31 ET

Compliance Week Europe Conference Debuts October 14-15, 2013

Compliance Community's Premier Event Expands Globally in Response to European Governance, Risk and Compliance Needs

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Apr 25, 2013) - Compliance Week has announced its first-ever conference for audit, risk, compliance and governance professionals in Europe, to be held October 14-15 in Brussels.

Modeled after Compliance Week's highly successful U.S. conference, now in its 8th year, Compliance Week Europe will bring together in-house compliance executives from across Europe to discuss the unique regulatory challenges of Europe and how they can implement those demands at their organizations. The conference will focus on practical ethics and compliance problems facing all large organizations, and the solutions that compliance executives have found to be successful.

In making the announcement, Matt Kelly, editor-in-chief of Compliance Week, said, "Helping businesses ensure effective compliance worldwide is our goal. Changing economic conditions, evolving regulations and the need for improved transparency and reporting are worldwide issues, being addressed locally. By offering the high quality format, provocative thinking and acknowledged leaders in compliance that are hallmarks of our North American conference, we will provide European businesses real value in meeting the compliance needs they face in 2013 and beyond."

Delegates will be able to attend keynote sessions presented by leading compliance and regulatory thinkers as well as panel discussions and breakout sessions on:

  • Ethics
  • Internal control
  • Compliance programs
  • IT risks
  • Privacy
  • Financial reporting
  • International regulations
  • Investigating
  • Audit committees

The full agenda for the European conference will be posted mid-May. That agenda will be developed in consultation with an advisory board of esteemed European compliance executives organizations including from Philip Morris, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Nokia, Airbus, and the Global Fund.

Registration for Compliance Week Europe, to be held at the Sofitel Brussels Le Louise, is now open. Interested compliance professionals can sign up now at an early-bird rate of EUR 800.00.

The Compliance Week conference was launched in Washington, D.C. in 2006 and has become the must-attend event for the industry in North America. It has long had a strong international following.

About Compliance Week

Compliance Week, published by Haymarket Media, Inc., is an information service on corporate governance, risk and compliance that features weekly electronic newsletters, a monthly print magazine, proprietary databases, industry-leading events, and a variety of interactive features and forums. Follow Compliance Week on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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