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  • SOX Compliance Evolution to GRC Conference 0 comments
    Aug 17, 2010 12:55 PM | about stocks: R, WMT, COV, ERIC, AZN, MDT, WL, MHK
    By Anthony M. Freed

    Leading Experts Gather to Share Best Practices, Strategies and Tools on Establishing Compliance Efficiencies in Order to Accelerate an Integrated GRC Practice...

    For the third time, I am honored to have been asked to participate in the 20th Edition SOX Compliance and Evolution Conference as the official event journalist.

    The 20th Edition SOX Compliance & Evolution to GRC Conference will be held from November 4-5, 2010 in Philadelphia, PA.

    More than 12 senior executives from leading organizations will present their take on the required blend of compliance and risk-based strategies/methodologies that are necessary to meet federal mandates while developing greater efficiency across their GRC efforts.

    The last two conferences I participated in - Boston and Chicago - both proved to be exceptionally educational - the presenters and keynote speakers represent some of the largest enterprises in the country, and the quality of the material introduced is unmatched in its depth and breadth.

    Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) was passed into law in 2002, and has consistently proven to be one of more complicated financial regulations ever enacted, and even today compliance officers continue to struggle with implementing consistent and meaningful SOX controls.

    This conference will give SOX practitioners a unique opportunity to review updates on the future of SOX compliance including how to create a global and mature SOX system with integrated GRC efforts.

    Attendees will gain insight into how developing various levels of control and sign off, formalizing and strengthening internal checks, ensuring financial reports exercise full disclosure and guarantee that your corporate governance is managed with precision.

    Building on its successful past SOX conference series, marcus evans and I invite all those who are involved with Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance or Corporate Governance at their organizations.

    Current speakers attending this conference are from leading companies including Ryder, WalMart, Covidien, Ericsson, AstraZeneca, Medtronic, Wilmington Trust, Mohawk Industries and many more.

    Key Features of the Conference:

    • Review innovative approaches for the successful launch and maintenance of a control self-assessment initiative
    • Formulate methodologies to align senior management attention with the most pressing compliance priorities
    • Ascertain the role a cross application of controls will have for the evolution of SOX programs
    • Realize the necessity of a structured training and continuing education curriculum to ensure consistent performance of SOX controls and integrated GRC efforts

    This is not a trade show! The SOX Compliance conference series is targeted at a focused group of senior level executives to maintain an intimate atmosphere for the delegates and speakers. Since this is not a vendor driven conference, the higher level focus allows the delegates to network with their industry peers and speakers.

    For more information on this conference, please visit: marcus evans

    Or Contact Michele Westergaard, 312-540-3000 ext. 6625, 20


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