Franklin, TN (PRWEB) December 5, 2009
Martin Biegelman was recently appointed Assistant Director for the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC). The FCIC mission is to investigate the 2007-2009 financial crisis, the worst since the Great Depression. The bipartisan congressional commission will examine the causes, domestic and global, of the financial crisis in the United States and report findings and conclusions to the President and Congress. Mr. Biegelman will be on a leave of absence from his role as Director of the Financial Integrity Unit at Microsoft Corporation in Redmond, WA while he serves on the FCIC.
Mr. Biegelman will be a featured speaker at the 2009 Governance Summit being held December 9-10, at the Embassy Suites – Cool Springs, Franklin, TN. The Conference is being co-hosted by The CooperGroup, LLC.
11 Speakers will join Mr. Biegelman including two of Time Magazine’s Persons of the Year, Sherron Watkins, former Enron VP and co-author of Power Failure; and Cynthia Cooper, CEO of the CooperGroup, LLC, author of Extraordinary Circumstances, and former WorldCom VP.
The 2009 Governance Summit will be of particular interest to those in the accounting, auditing, fraud examination, ethics and compliance, and legal communities.
This conference is designed to address a comprehensive cross-section of topics including Corporate Governance, Risk Management, Fraud Prevention and Detection, and Ethics and Compliance. The diverse lineup of experts will share their experiences, lessons learned, and best practices to help those in the governance arena deal with issues that face companies in this challenging economy.
Martin Biegelman, Author, Speaker, Director of Financial Integrity, Microsoft Corporation, and Assistant Director for the Financial Crises Inquiry Commission
Cynthia Cooper, CEO of The CooperGroup, LLC, Author, International Speaker
Paul Fiorelli, Author, International Speaker, Professor of Legal Studies at Xavier University
Rick Funston, Principal, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Gerald Kelly, Fraud, Forensic, and Litigation Services, Whisenant, Steward, Watrous & Associates, PLLC
Stephen Martin, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, Corpedia
Emil Moschella, Ethics and Compliance Consultant, Attorney-at-Law
Sandy Pundmann, Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Mark Rowe, Ethics and Compliance Consultant
Glyn Smith, Principal, The CooperGroup LLC
Sherron Watkins, Leadership Advocate, International Speaker and Author
Trent Watrous, Partner, Whisenant, Steward, Watrous & Associates, PLLC
Leadership Lessons From Enron: Bulletproofing Your Organization is Simple but not Easy
The Financial Meltdown and Recent Scandals: Causes, Commonalities and Lessons Learned
The Evil That is Identity Theft: The Past, Present, and Future of this Global Epidemic
Surviving and Thriving in Turbulence: Enterprise Risk Management for the Future
Lessons and Best Practices from 35 Years as a Fraud Investigator
Culture is as Culture Does: Fostering a Do-The-Right-Thing Culture to Reduce Risk and Drive Opportunity
Assessing Fraud Risk: Everybody's Business
WorldCom: One of the Largest Corporate Frauds in History
The Value of Values: Why Ethics Matter
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: The Worldwide Fight Against Bribery and Corruption
Ponzi Schemes & Bernard Madoff: The Unraveling of Investment Schemes During the Financial Crisis
Ethics & Compliance: Ensuring that your Organization has a Best Practice Program
HealthSouth: Collapse of a Rehab Empire
For more information and to register, please visit http://www.coopergrouptraining.com.
About The CooperGroup, LLC:
The CooperGroup, LLC provides strategic consulting, training and advisory services. The CooperGroup team members have varied backgrounds in ethics, compliance, law, audit and accounting and hold a variety of professional designations. Practice areas include:
Ethics and Compliance
Fraud Prevention and Detection
Internal Audit and Controls
Keynote Presentations and Leadership Development
For more information, visit The CooperGroup, LLC website at http://www.coopergroupllc.com