SOURCE: MetricStream

June 11, 2009 09:00 ET

MetricStream Brings Together Top Executive and Renowned Industry Analyst to Discuss Risk and Compliance in the Power Industry

Webcast on Best Practices for Managing FERC, NERC, SOX and Other Regulatory Requirements Features Distinguished Panelists From Con Edison and S&P

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - June 11, 2009) - MetricStream, Inc., the market leader in enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management solutions, today announced that it will host a live webinar titled "Managing Risk and Compliance Through an Integrated Framework" on June 18, 2009 at 12:00 PM ET. The complimentary webcast will feature distinguished panelists from Consolidated Edison Company of New York (Con Edison) and Standard & Poor's (S&P). The executive level discussion will cover best practices for managing FERC, NERC, SOX and other regulatory requirements in the power and energy industry.

The interactive session will feature:

--  Richard Muzikar, Director of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) at Con
    Edison. Richard is responsible for the Con Edison's ERM and SOX compliance
    programs.
    
--  Steven Dreyer, Managing Director at S&P. Steven is the leader of S&P's
    initiative to apply ERM to the credit analysis process for corporate
    ratings globally as well as the US practice leader for Utilities &
    Infrastructure Ratings, overseeing a group of 40 analysts providing credit
    ratings and research. Steven is a director of the Insurance Marketplace
    Standards Association, which sets ethical standards in the sale of life
    insurance and annuities.
    

MetricStream CFO and General Manager, Gaurav Kapoor, will moderate the discussion which will cover best practices and case studies on:

--  Risk management from S&P's perspective -- evaluating companies for
    credit-worthiness
--  Centralized documentation of requirements, risks, controls,
    assessments, and related policies and procedures for systematic compliance
    management
--  Integrated, closed loop compliance processes for identification,
    recording, reporting and remediation of issues, violations and exceptions
--  Compliance monitoring on role-based dashboards, control diagrams, and
    risk heat maps that provide real-time reporting and analytics
--  Reducing compliance costs through business process automation and
    efficient resource utilization
--  Enterprise compliance platform that provides the infrastructure to
    automate and streamline the compliance process
    

To register for this webinar, visit: http://www.metricstream.com/webinars/webinar_18june09.htm to call MetricStream on +1-650-620-2955.

About MetricStream

MetricStream is a market leader in Enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Solutions for global corporations. MetricStream solutions are used by leading corporations such as Pfizer, Philips, NASDAQ, UBS, SanDisk, BP, Subway, Fairchild Semiconductor, Hitachi and TaylorMade-Adidas Golf in diverse industries such as Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Automotive, Food, High Tech Manufacturing, Energy and Financial Services to manage their quality processes, regulatory and industry-mandated compliance and corporate governance initiatives, as well as by over a million compliance professionals worldwide via the www.ComplianceOnline.com portal. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California and can be reached at www.metricstream.com.

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