SCCE Schedules Texas Seminar On Utilities And Energy Compliance

Monday, January 31, 2011 - 00:00

The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics has planned a four-day conference in Texas to examine compliance and ethics issues specific to those who work in the utilities and energy industry.

The Utilities & Energy Compliance & Ethics Conference will be held Sunday, February 27 to Wednesday, March 2, at the Intercontinental Houston Near the Galleria, 2222 West Loop Road in Houston. It will begin on Sunday at 9:00 a.m. and end on Wednesday at noon.

Concurrent breakout sessions will offer attendees many topics to chose from, includingan FCPA Workshop; Managing Social Network Risks; Top 10 Workplace Investigation Mistakes and How You Can Avoid Them; and Lessons from the Trenches: Panel Discussion Sharing Best Practices for Effective Compliance Programs. General sessions include Prominence to Prison: Why Smart Leaders Do Dumb Things and, on Monday morning, How Can Devastating Events Affect a Company's Compliance & Ethics Activities? A Look at Some Experiences and Observations at BP Over the Past Year.

Other features are a March Madness networking reception on Monday evening and post-conference sessions on Wednesday.

Among the speakers are Dabney Friedrich, commissioner, U.S. Sentencing Commission; Kim King, assistant chief attorney, compliance, Exxon Mobil Corp.; and Matthew H. Murray, chair and executive director, Center for Business Ethics & Corporate Governance.

For information about available CLE credits and fees, see CLE Events on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

To make a reservation, call (888) 277-4977 or go to