University of Houston Law Center hosts Ethics & Compliance symposium

Professionals from broad range of industries will share expertise at June 13 conference

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May 20, 2014 – The University of Houston Law Center is hosting its third annual Ethics & Compliance Symposium June 13 to provide practical advice about real-world challenges that face ethics and compli­ance officers today.

This year’s conference focuses on the fundamentals of a compliance program from the perspective of the board of directors. Attendees will learn how Fortune 500 companies are conduct­ing risk assessments, training, communication plans and program tracking, as well as monitoring program implementation and execution.

The day-long, CLE symposium will feature an impressive number of ethics and compliance professionals from a diverse range of industries who will share not only their expertise but their hands-on experiences in a series of presentations and panels.  Speakers include Jim Doty, chairman of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board; Daniel Trujillo, chief compliance officer for Walmart International; and Andy Hinton, chief compliance officer for Google.

In addition, UH Law Center will share data from its empirical Code of Conduct database throughout the day, which will show how Fortune 500 companies are addressing topics such as facilitation payments, data privacy, social media and political contributions.

Attendees will receive six hours of CLE credit, including three hours of ethics. Those attending the Optional Compliance Boot camp will receive an additional hour of ethics credit for a total of seven hours of CLE credit with four hours of ethics. Registration fee is $495. Deadline for registration is May 30.

For additional information, visit or call 713-743-4570.

Media Contacts: Carrie Criado, UH Law Center Executive Director of Communications and Marketing, 713-743-2184,; John T. Kling, UH Law Center Communications Manager, 713- 743-8298,; or Stephen B. Jablonski, Media Specialist, 713-743- 1634,

About the University of Houston

The University of Houston is a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the nation's best colleges for undergraduate education. UH serves the globally competitive Houston and Gulf Coast Region by providing world-class faculty, experiential learning and strategic industry partnerships. Located in the nation's fourth-largest city, UH serves more than 39,500 students in the most ethnically and culturally diverse region in the country.

About the University of Houston Law Center

The University of Houston Law Center is the leading law school in the nation's fourth-largest city. Founded in 1947, it is a top-tier institution awarding Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) and Master of Laws (LL.M.) degrees. The Law Center is fully accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools.

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