SOURCE: Mitratech

March 25, 2008 13:56 ET

Matter Management Leader Mitratech Becomes the Thirty-Fifth OCEG Technology Council Member

LOS ANGELES, CA and PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - March 25, 2008) - Mitratech and The Open Compliance & Ethics Group (OCEG) are pleased to announce that Mitratech, a leading provider of legal, compliance and security management solutions, has joined the global OCEG community as the newest member of the Technology Council. Mitratech welcomes the opportunity to contribute its 20 years of experience in corporate and operational risk management to OCEG's extensive guidelines and standards for harnessing information technology in the pursuit of GRC performance improvement. In addition, Mitratech will utilize OCEG's substantial resources for the alignment of corporate compliance, risk and ethics programs with technology.

"Mitratech is thrilled to join the expanding OCEG community at this crucial moment in the evolution of governance, risk and compliance management. As a member of the Technology Council, Mitratech will extend its ability to help organizations leverage their core compliance, security and legal practices to improve the effectiveness of their GRC program and the overall integrity of their business," said Richard Levy, Mitratech's Vice President of Engineering.

"OCEG is delighted that Mitratech has become part of our dynamic Technology Council. We look forward to incorporating their evolved approach to operational risk and matter management, focused on security and legal compliance. Along with their thirty-four peers on the OCEG Technology Council, Mitratech is in the forefront of GRC performance improvement, driven by process automation, mature business practices and comprehensive information security," said Lane Leskela, OCEG's Vice President of Technology Programs.

Since 1987, Mitratech has provided matter management, compliance, and security solutions to some of the world's largest organizations. With direct access to financial, performance, and exposure data, Mitratech clients have better aligned departmental management strategies with corporate and budgetary objectives. Beyond operational efficiency gains, Mitratech clients use the TeamConnect platform to collaborate with business partners, provide superior service, and realize tangible cost savings.

With nearly 14,000 members representing 66 industries across 46 countries, OCEG provides critical information to some of the largest, most reputable companies in the world, while also meeting the needs of individual GRC executives. OCEG is the only nonprofit organization that offers comprehensive guidance, standards, benchmarks and tools for integrating governance, risk and compliance processes. OCEG's unique organizational structure allows members to take advantage of contributions from thousands of experts in companies on a similar mission: aligning overall company performance with GRC objectives.

About Mitratech

Mitratech has a 20-year history of software innovation, thought leadership, and enterprise expertise. Committed to quality, service, and innovation, Mitratech has demonstrated a keen awareness of legal business drivers, industry trends, and market demands. Since 1987, Mitratech has provided tangible business value to clients with best-in-class technology. For more information, visit www.mitratech.com.

About the Open Compliance & Ethics Group

OCEG is the only nonprofit organization offering comprehensive guidance, standards, benchmarks and tools for integrating governance, risk management, internal control and compliance (GRC) processes. Our unique platform and organizational structure helps you take advantage of contributions from thousands of experts and companies -- many of them just like yours. Our guidance, benchmarking, custom tools and communities of practice help you drive principled performance™ at www.oceg.org.

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