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Leaders in Government and Compliance to Tackle Key Regulatory Challenges at Dow Jones Global Compliance Symposium

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NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dow Jones will host its third annual Global Compliance Symposium on April 2-3, 2013, bringing together leading compliance officers, general counsel, and other ethics professionals to address today's complex regulatory and compliance challenges. The event will be held at the Park Hyatt in Washington, D.C.

Featured speakers include key government officials and compliance officers from leading organizations, such as:

  • Alberto Gonzales, Former U.S. Attorney General & Of Counsel, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis;
  • Robert Khuzami, Former Director, Division of Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission;
  • Haydee Olinger, Corporate Vice President & Global Compliance Officer, McDonald's Corporation;
  • Michael Shaw, Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer, North America Pharmaceuticals, GlaxoSmithKline;
  • Stephen Zimmermann, Director of Operations & Integrity Vice Presidency, The World Bank;
  • Gerson Zweifach, Group General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, News Corporation.

Hosted by top editors from Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal, the Global Compliance Symposium will provide unparalleled insight into the most critical issues facing companies today, as well as offer strategies for developing robust compliance programs.

Issues to be addressed at this year's symposium include maintaining compliance across a global company, best business practices for emerging markets, and avoiding anti-trust issues. Through a series of panel discussions, one-on-one interviews, and breakout sessions, attendees will also hear from other leading companies, including Morgan Stanley, Honeywell International Inc., The Hershey Company, Motorola Solutions, Cisco Systems, Visa Inc., and PepsiCo.

The symposium is sponsored by PwC, Baker & McKenzie, Guidepost Solutions, Hogan Lovells, Datacert, and Oversight Transaction Monitoring.

To register and see this year's full program, visit http://gcs.dowjones.com.

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