CNIL Representative to Speak at Ethics and Compliance Officer Association European Conference

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European Business Ethics and Compliance Conference

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 24, 2006--The Ethics and Compliance Officer Association (ECOA) has announced that their upcoming European Business Ethics and Compliance Conference will feature a panel that will include Clarisse Girot, Senior Legal Advisor for the Department for European and International Affairs at the Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertes (CNIL).

In addition to the presentation by CNIL, the ECOA'S first European Business Ethics and Compliance conference will feature sessions on the following:

-- Results from an Anti Corruption Survey done in conjunction with The Conference Board

-- European Anti-Discrimination Laws & Diversity

-- Communicating Ethics- A European Case Study

-- Corporate Social Responsibility

-- Ethics and Compliance Communications and Training Showcase

The conference is being held from 21-23 February, 2006 at the Landmark, London. Registrations currently include attendees from over 15 countries, including Austria, Belgium, Canada, Germany, France, Ireland, The Netherlands, Russia, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. Registration for the conference is still available and will close on February 1, 2006. For more information on the ECOA or the upcoming European Business Ethics and Compliance Conference, please visit www.theecoa.org.

About the ECOA

The ECOA is a non-consulting, member-driven association exclusively for individuals who are responsible for their company's ethics, compliance, and business conduct programs. The only organization of its kind, it is the largest group of corporate ethics and compliance practitioners in the world. ECOA members represent over 500 companies worldwide in over 30 industries.

The ECOA brings together people with varying levels of experience. Through the ECOA, practicing ethics and compliance officers address the tough issues they face every day. Members learn from one another and, in turn, help to foster a global commitment to ethics and integrity.

The ECOA offers an annual conference for ethics and compliance professionals, professional development workshops, periodic web casts, and regional forums that provide members the opportunity for education and discussion on recent legislation. In addition, the ECOA publishes a monthly newsletter and daily news updates, and houses a library containing ethics and compliance program materials from over 300 member companies, along with business videos, DVDs, magazines and books. To learn more about the ECOA, please visit www.theecoa.org or call + 1 781-647-9333.


Ethics and Compliance Officer Association

Keith Darcy, 781-647-9333