World-Check to Present on UK Bribery Act compliance at C5 Forum in London

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Mr. Mitchell will present a seminar on best practise anti-corruption tools that help companies minimise risk in an era of heightened anti-corruption scrutiny and enforcement.

World-Check Head of Enhanced Due Diligence Services (EMEA), Robert Mitchell, will be a guest speaker at the C5 anti-corruption Forum to be held from 21 to 22 June in London. The conference will feature a panel of leading international corporate ethics and compliance executives, lawyers, investigators, forensic experts and top government officials from the U.S. and Europe. Mr. Mitchell will present a seminar on best practise anti-corruption tools that help companies minimise risk in an era of heightened anti-corruption scrutiny and enforcement.

“World-Check offers a UK Bribery Act Solution specifically designed to apply a risk-based approach to 3rd party relationships, business partners, joint ventures and M&A target screening. Our detailed research-to-order program identifies company ownership, ethics, reputation as well as potentially high risk relationships through country specific local searches. Implementing this compliance solution will ensure a company’s due diligence functions are in line with international best practice, said Robert Mitchell, Head of EDD (EMEA) at World-Check.

Mr. Mitchell has been involved in the Compliance and AML industry for over 10 years in the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Israel, Greece, Malta, Cyprus, Gibraltar, Mauritius and the Seychelles, and is a regular speaker on the international compliance circuit, and a regular contributor to press reporting on the UK Bribery Act.

World-Check’s UK Bribery Act compliance seminars, held in London in December 2009 and May 2010 attracted over 400 legal, risk and compliance professionals from diverse industries. High demand for seats at the events shows a real urgency within companies to implement proven best-practice internal control procedures to ensure compliance with the new anti-corruption law.

About World-Check
Trusted by more than 4,500 institutions in over 160 countries, including 49 of the world’s top 50 banks, World-Check offers an end-to-end solution for assessing, managing and remediating financial, regulatory and reputational risks. World-Check’s global database of Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) and heightened risk individuals and entities, due diligence reports, passport verification and country risk assessment tools provide the means to address the full spectrum of risk across all markets and industries. Represented across five continents, World-Check’s international research team monitors emerging risks in more than 50 languages, covering over 240 countries and territories worldwide.
For more information visit http://www.world-check.com/

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