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Global Anti-Corruption and Compliance in Mining

Global Anti-Corruption and Compliance in Mining

Location: , Canada
Category: Law
Start Date: 12-10-2014 Last Day: 12-12-2014
From the team that brought you the highly successful Mining Journal's Global Anti-Corruption and Compliance: London conference, we are proud to introduce the Canadian-based edition to the series. Anti-corruption, compliance regulations and ethics are becoming an increasingly important and vital part of the mining industry. As seen in recent years, the cost of not adhering to international anti corruption laws or not having a solidified and uniform compliance program can be detrimental to the financial health, reputational standing, and overall success of a company. International governments are increasingly cracking down on corruption in the natural resources sector, often revising their…
BSA and Privately Owned ATMs' Risk

BSA and Privately Owned ATMs' Risk

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 12-10-2014 Last Day: 12-10-2014 Deadline for abstracts: 12-09-2014
This course will provide information to help individuals determine if the risk associated with Privately Owned ATMs is properly evaluated and considered. Financial institutions are required to be compliant with BSA rules and regulations. Having a comprehensive and compliant BSA/AML program helps a financial institution to properly identify customers, who have privately owned ATMs and assess risk accordingly for them. Why Should you Attend: To ensure that the financial institutions are rightly identifying customers who privately owns ATMs and are properly determining the risk associated. Objectives of the Presentation: Risks associated with Privately Owned ATMs. Who can Benefit: BSA Officers…
Forecasting with Excel

Forecasting with Excel

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 12-10-2014 Last Day: 12-10-2014 Deadline for abstracts: 12-09-2014
Financial Modeling is based on the idea that forecasts are subject to variation and this variation should be tested and communicated as an aide to effective to decision making. Attend this briefing on Excel to unleash its powerful sensitivity tools. Get the full power out of your financial models. Improve the design of your models to take advantage of these tools in just 90 minutes. What if our projections are incorrect? How much variation can we live with when making decisions involving significant amounts of time, money and other resources? How can we express the degree of variation in the…
SOX : Internal Controls for Accounts Receivable

SOX : Internal Controls for Accounts Receivable

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 12-10-2014 Last Day: 12-10-2014 Deadline for abstracts: 12-09-2014
For many companies, Accounts Receivable is the largest or second largest asset on the balance sheet. Therefore, any weakness in the financial controls for A/R could have a serious impact on the company's financial statements. Since Accounts Receivable departments interact with almost every other department in the company, weak controls in A/R can lead to increased risk in other areas. Why Should you Attend: This presentation will provide you with the tools you need to establish and maintain strong internal controls in the A/R department that meet Sarbanes-Oxley standards. Objectives of the Presentation: To discuss in detail about: Segregation of…
Chemical Safety for Sanitation Workers

Chemical Safety for Sanitation Workers

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 12-11-2014 Last Day: 12-11-2014 Deadline for abstracts: 12-10-2014
Overview: Companies must provide effective chemical safety training for all employees including managers, supervisors, operators and temporary workers. The objective of this presentation is to equip the participants with the basic skills and knowledge to assess chemical hazards in their workplace. The participants will also be presented with basic controls for working safely with chemical detergents and sanitizers used in food processing plants. This webinar is the first step to building a foundation for a successful chemical safety program for sanitation workers. All levels of management and workers need to understand the chemical safety information presented and be aware of…
Controlled Goods in Canada - A primer

Controlled Goods in Canada - A primer

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 12-11-2014 Last Day: 12-11-2014 Deadline for abstracts: 12-10-2014
Overview: The webinar will provide an introduction to the Controlled Goods Program such that the participants will understand the requirements for the program, its legislative and policy foundation as well as the process for obtaining certification and compliance with the policy. Controlled Goods Program (CGP) -a domestic industrial security program. The program was introduced on April 30, 2001 to address a security issue in regard to the safeguarding of controlled goods within Canada's borders, primarily to respond to the strengthening of the International Traffic in Arms (ITAR) regulations promulgated by the US Department of State. Canada had to strengthen its…
Auditing for validation

Auditing for validation

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 12-18-2014 Last Day: 12-18-2014 Deadline for abstracts: 12-17-2014
Overview: The audit function is a fundamental tool used by the quality unit of a firm to demonstrate compliance with regulatory and client company expectations. This presentation will discuss the expectations of validation as a quality system that should be in place at a vendor or external manufacturer. Auditing is a basic function of any firm engaged in heavily regulated industries such as pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Why should you Attend: The reason for attending would be to gain a perspective on what the expectation of vendors should be as it applies to validation and the requirements of regulations for…
Becoming a Great Place to Work by Addressing the three signs of a Miserable Job identified by Patrick Lencioni

Becoming a Great Place to Work by Addressing the three signs of a Miserable Job identified by Patrick Lencioni

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 12-19-2014 Last Day: 12-19-2014 Deadline for abstracts: 12-18-2014
In this work shop, we will share with you how to become a great place to work by overcoming the three causes of job misery and begin attracting, engaging, motivating and retaining talent. There are three causes of a miserable job identified by Patrick Lencioni. Anonymity People cannot be fulfilled in their work if they are not known. All human beings need to be understood and appreciated for their unique qualities by someone in a position of authority. Irrelevance Everyone needs to know that their job matters, to someone. Without seeing a connection between the work and the satisfaction of…
3rd International Conference on Law and Social Sciences (ICLSS-15)

3rd International Conference on Law and Social Sciences (ICLSS-15)

Location: , Malaysia
Category: Law
Start Date: 01-03-2015 Last Day: 01-04-2015 Deadline for abstracts: 10-25-2014
GENERAL INFORMATION 3rd International Conference on Law and Social Sciences (ICLSS’15) aimed at presenting current research being carried out in that area and scheduled to be held Jan. 3-4, 2015 Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia). The idea of the conference is for the scientists, scholars, engineers and students from the Universities all around the world and the industry to present ongoing research activities, and hence to foster research relations between the Universities and the industry. All the registered papers will be published in the printed proceedings with ISBN number & online at following ISAET Journal with ISSN number (please see ISAET journals…
Kickback and Stark Compliance: Challenges and Liabilities

Kickback and Stark Compliance: Challenges and Liabilities

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 01-13-2015 Last Day: 01-13-2015 Deadline for abstracts: 01-12-2015
Description: The presentation is intended to provide a general and broad understanding of the Stark Law, including most of the commonly used exceptions. The presentation is geared toward attorneys, compliance officers, and executives who are responsible for implementing and monitoring physician financial arrangements that implicate the Stark Law. The participants will have a working understanding of the Stark Law and commonly-used exceptions. Why Should you Attend: To improve knowledge and obtain the most current information regarding Stark Law. Objectives of the Presentation: The objectives of the presentation are to teach and discuss about: General Stark Law Prohibitions: What arrangements implicate…
Payroll Benchmarking : Cut Costs, Improve Efficiency

Payroll Benchmarking : Cut Costs, Improve Efficiency

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 01-13-2015 Last Day: 01-13-2015 Deadline for abstracts: 01-12-2015
Description: This webinar covers how to set up and bench mark payroll processes in order to week out ineffectual processes and strength effective ones while improving the department's efficiency. Benchmarking is a management or business technique that is designed to uncover information that will help a department to improve its efficiency and subsequently cut costs. It allows a company or a department to verify the performance of its processes in order to distinguish effective practices from less effective practices. But can this business technique be applied to the payroll department? Of course it can. Any business process can be benchmarked…
Developing anti-fraud policies - things to know and consider

Developing anti-fraud policies - things to know and consider

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 01-15-2015 Last Day: 01-15-2015 Deadline for abstracts: 01-14-2015
Description: This webinar will give a better idea on how can you ensure that those fraud/anti-fraud policies you develop for your company are relevant? How can you ensure that it connects to the employees when the read it? Wouldn't it be great to know what you need to include and exclude from these policies to make it understandable so it is easily accepted? Why Should you Attend: Understand the importance of having policies Positioning how to gain commitment and buy-in from staff of these policies Why policies need to simply written and easily understood Objectives of the Presentation: The various…
Best Practices for Global Regulatory Intelligence: Dos and Don'ts

Best Practices for Global Regulatory Intelligence: Dos and Don'ts

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 01-15-2015 Last Day: 01-15-2015 Deadline for abstracts: 01-14-2015
Description: This webinar is intended to help you get familiarized with the best practices for global regulatory intelligence including dos and don'ts. This webinar is further intended to increase our awareness for the importance of implementing a holistic global regulatory intelligence program suitable for your medical product types. It is believed that actionable and practical regulatory intelligence can help an organization save a significant amount of resources (time, efforts and financial). Thus, it is imperative we become aware of and get familiarized with the best practices for developing a global regulatory intelligence program. This webinar will address the best practices…
Risk Assessment Methodologies

Risk Assessment Methodologies

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 01-15-2015 Last Day: 01-15-2015 Deadline for abstracts: 01-14-2015
Description: This webinar will introduce the attendees to several methodologies to identify and prioritize risks. It will provide an overview of the methodologies and a discussion of the pros and cons of each. After this webinar, the attendees will be prepared to select the method of risk assessment appropriate for their organization, select participants with the appropriate skills and determine the scope of their risk assessment project. Why Should you Attend: A thorough risk assessment is the foundation of an effective EHS program. Selection of the right method of assessing risk is essential for having a thorough and accurate risk…
Credit card surcharging- who is going to do it and what are the stipulations for compliance?

Credit card surcharging- who is going to do it and what are the stipulations for compliance?

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 01-20-2015 Last Day: 01-20-2015 Deadline for abstracts: 01-19-2015
Description: These changes could not only affect your merchant processing transactions but also your credit card usage. Surcharging had been historically prohibited in the U.S. as per the networks' merchant rules, as well as prohibited by law in 10 states. Any state law will continue to "trump" networks' merchant rules. The worst thing end-user organizations can do is to have an uninformed reaction to surcharging. It is important to first look at the big picture. End-users should also educate suppliers about the economics of card acceptance, pointing out the savings possible and other benefits. When suppliers are reaping the rewards,…
Import of FDA Regulated Products into the US: FDA and Custom's Requirements at the Port of Entry

Import of FDA Regulated Products into the US: FDA and Custom's Requirements at the Port of Entry

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 01-20-2015 Last Day: 01-20-2015 Deadline for abstracts: 01-19-2015
Description: FDA and US Customs have special requirements for allowing entry of regulated products. Regulated imports could be finished products for sales in the US or raw material or components imported for use in manufacture in the US.FDA-regulated products covered in this webinar include prescription drugs and biologics, medical devices, over the counter drugs, dietary supplements, cosmetics, or medical foods. Importers are required to provide detailed documentation regarding the compliance status of imported material, the country of origin, export documents from the country of origin, the destination in the US, purpose of the import, registration documents, chain of control, and…
UCC Uniform Commercial Code

UCC Uniform Commercial Code

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 01-21-2015 Last Day: 01-21-2015 Deadline for abstracts: 01-20-2015
Description: This course will provide an overview of Revised Article 9 and will focus on the most relevant factors bankers and administrators need to know in order to "Attach" and "Perfect" the most common forms of personal property. The course will focus less on theory and more on the practical application of the rules under Revised Article 9 including: Types of personal property covered by Revised Article 9 and their legal definitions; Preparing all UCC Financing Statements Forms properly to insure perfection; Utilizing the proper collateral descriptions on Security Agreements and Financing Statements; Filing the Financing Statements in the proper…
Keys to Maintaining Objectivity and Independence

Keys to Maintaining Objectivity and Independence

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 01-22-2015 Last Day: 01-22-2015 Deadline for abstracts: 01-21-2015
Open discussion of the need for compliance professionals approach and execution of independence and objectivity is often downplayed within the corporate environment. The issue is recognized among those who are in the compliance role, yet the topic borders on the political line within and organization's hierarchy. Professionals often must learn to "face the music" or "play the politics" even though their ethical and moral code tells them something should be changed. Compliance professionals must bond together to share experiences and tactics to allow the profession to truly provide the value that shareholders, customers, creditors and regulators demand. Open discussion and…
Failure Modes and Effects Analysis - An effective Risk Management Tool

Failure Modes and Effects Analysis - An effective Risk Management Tool

Location: , United States
Category: Law
Start Date: 01-22-2015 Last Day: 01-22-2015 Deadline for abstracts: 01-21-2015
Description: FMEA (Failure Mode Effects Analysis) has long been recognized as a valuable tool in risk assessment and should be considered as an integral part of risk management. FMEA has been used as part of Risk Analysis under the obsolete standard EN 1441 - Risk Analysis for Medical Devices. The term "Risk Analysis" is no longer appropriate for medical device manufacturers and has been replaced by "Risk Management". EN 1441 is now a withdrawn standard and ISO 14971:2000 Medical Devices -- Application of Risk Management to Medical Devices has been the harmonized standard for risk assessment of medical devices under…
International Armoured Vehicles XV

International Armoured Vehicles XV

Location: , United Kingdom
Category: Law
Start Date: 01-26-2015 Last Day: 01-29-2015
We welcome you to join us as at IAV XV to: *Join the largest, annual and international gathering of armoured mobility experts to develop and share your organisation’s capability, knowledge and project management expertise within the largest group of targeted prospective partners, anywhere in the world *Engage with your customers and supply chains in conference and at the exhibition in order to solve common challenges and to bring forward your modernisation and development agendas *Explore the future threat environment with the community’s thought leaders, policy makers and innovators and support the community's ability to defeat the enemy by demonstrating your…

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