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Handout - 2018 - Regional - Chicago - May 4



Ethics Reinvented: A code of ethics for the digital age

  • Our design-led approach
  • What we learned along the way
  • What we created

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Paul Steinke, Director of Legal Services – Ethics Programs and V&A Compliance, Accenture

Jennifer Handa, Associate General Counsel – Global Compliance & Ethics, Accenture


Ethics & Compliance Cases in Business

  • In this interactive session, attendees will work in groups to consider the best response to some of today’s pressing ethics and compliance issues.
  • Real-world cases drawn from the headlines will challenge attendees to think creatively and ethically for their organization.
  • Attendees will be better prepared to address similar problems when they arise in their own workplace.

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Michael R. Fricke, Teaching Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, Gies College of Business


Prioritizing Process: How Poor Process Contributes to Compliance Failures

  • Discuss my current article on the Volkswagen Emissions Scandal
  • Describe how effective information processes are critical to an effective compliance program
  • Discuss the importance of a dynamic information gathering process for sound compliance risk management

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Nicola Faith Sharpe, Professor of Law, University of Illinois College of Law

Artificial Intelligence: A New Tool in Fighting Fraud

  • During this session, attendees will get a better understanding of what Artificial Intelligence (AI) is and its importance in today’s society by highlighting organizational and financial mishaps that could have been prevented with the use of AI.
  • The attendees will learn how various industries are experimenting with AI and how AI is helping organizations succeed. Audience members will learn how AI has benefited the manufacturing and finance industry, among others, in terms of productivity, accessibility and financial improvements.
  • Attendees will gain knowledge of how AI is becoming an integral tool in identifying fraud and monitoring compliance across industries. Attendees will learn why incorporating AI into their compliance program is valuable for reducing fraud risk.

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Adrian Sierra, CEO, Sierra Forensic Group

Kerry Haberkorn, Director, Sierra Forensic Group


Labor and Employment Law/Respect in the workplace

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Brett Rawitz, Associate General Counsel – Labor, Litigation and Employment, US Foods, Inc.

Julie Trester, Member, Cozen O’Connor

Elizabeth Sheyn Brown, Senior Counsel, Compliance & Employment, Groupon, Inc.


Doing More With Less for Global Compliance: Operating a Compliance Program in the Era of Shrinking Resources

  • Cost-effective techniques to educate a dispersed workforce
  • Leveraging resources in other departments
  • Tips to manage the budgeting process


Garrison L. Phillips, Deputy General Counsel-Global Compliance, Ethics & Security United

Lela D. Johnson, OCDETF Great Lakes Regional Director, Assistant United States Attorney, Northern District of Illinois