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The Convergence of Compliance

Charles Thomas, Director of Anti-Bribery and Corruption | LexisNexis Risk Solutions
July 9, 2019 at 11 AM CT

Business today face an ever-growing raft of compliance regimes, with new guidelines, regulations and legislation bringing about new demands and restrictions. We're seeing the introduction of new laws, policies and rules designed to curb illegal practices like bribery, corruption, money laundering and human trafficking, among others. As companies juggle a rapidly changing regulatory environment and the need for operational transparency, they are increasingly working to create a consolidated and harmonized set of compliance processes, one that streamlines and combines activities without any duplication of efforts. How can complying with one regulation help cover another, and how and where do you find the common ground that can make compliance a real benefit to your business?

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Charles Thomas, Director of Anti-Bribery and Corruption | LexisNexis Risk Solutions

Charles Thomas is director of anti-bribery and corruption at LexisNexis Risk Solutions and works with organizations in all sectors. Based in the U.K., he has global expertise in areas including the convergence of risk and compliance management, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and the U.K. Bribery Act. Prior to LexisNexis, Charles worked for the risk and compliance division of Dow Jones, and held a role in the background screening division of Kroll. Charles is a frequent speaker at a wide range of events globally, and was a top ranked speaker at the APICS 2018 annual conference. He holds a bachelor's degree in French from the University of Southampton.

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