Taking place weekly on Thursday, September 10th, 17th and 24th | 9:00am – 11:30am IST


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The 2020 Virtual South Asia Ethics Summit is a live, virtual program designed to bring together and foster connections among ethics and compliance leaders across South Asia.  The Summit, which will take place over three consecutive Thursday mornings in September, will feature leaders who will address how they are driving ethics, compliance and integrity across their global operations and within the confines of today’s virtual working environment.

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Designed to share best practices and provide the opportunity for companies to cultivate new connections and dialogue across South Asia.

Over the course of three mornings, each spaced a week apart, in order to best accommodate the unique professional and personal schedules.

Engage with expert leaders within the BELA South Asia Community and other ethics and compliance leaders in a live virtual setting.

3 Day Agenda

*Schedule and speakers subject to changed. This site will be updated as new information becomes available.

Thursday, Sept 10th

Going Digital to Improve
Compliance Performance and
Sustain Integrity

9:00 am – 9:10 am

Opening the 2020 Virtual South Asia Summit

9:10 am – 9:25 am

Keynote presentation from a CEO/Business Leader

9:25 am – 10:10 am

How Will Digital Transformation and Analytics Establish Greater Compliance Effectiveness?

10:10 am – 10:15 am


10:15 am – 11:00 am

How Can We Responsibly Connect and Inform the Culture? Improving Digital Communications While Anticipating and Addressing Risk

11:00 am – 11:15 am

Central Vigilance Commission Keynote

11:15 am – 11:25 am

Closing Remarks

Thursday, Sept 17th

Historic Disruption: How the Pandemic Has Exposed New Vulnerabilities, While Creating Opportunities to Achieve Better Outcomes

9:00 am – 9:10 am

Welcome Remarks

9:10 am – 9:25 am

Views from a Global Chief Ethics Officer  Tom Tropp, Global Chief Ethics Officer, Arthur J. Gallagher

9:25 am – 9:40 am

BELA South Asia Community Survey: The Impact of Remote Working on Compliance in IndiaErica Salmon Byrne, EVP and Chair, BELA

9:40 am – 10:25 am

How Does a Pervasive WFH Environment Create New Challenges for POSH?

10:25 am – 10:30 am


10:30 am – 11:15 am

How Are Third Party Relationships Managed Effectively During Local and Global Disruption?

11:15 am – 11:30 am

Keynote presentation from a CEO/Business Leader

11:30 am – 11:35 am

Closing Remarks

Thursday, Sept 24th

Bolstering Core
Practices to Enhance
E&C Programs

9:00 am – 9:05 am

Welcome Remarks

9:05 am – 9:2o am

Views from a Global Chief Ethics Officer

9:20 am – 9:50 am

What Does New Regulatory Guidance Tell Us About Anti-Bribery and Corruption?

9:50 am – 10:20 am

How Do We Improve Transparency for Conflicts of Interest?

10:20 am – 10:25 am


10:25 am – 10:55 am

What Are the New Policies, Tracking, and Monitoring Around Gifts & Entertainment?

10:55 am – 11:10 am

Keynote presentation from a CEO/Business Leader

11:10 am – 11:40 am

How Has the Role of the Compliance Officer Changed for Good, Whether During Times of Pandemic or Stability?

11:40 am – 11:45 am

Closing the 2020 Virtual South Asia Ethics Summit

2020 Faculty Leaders

Keynote Speakers

Julian Prower
Chief Operating Officer, International and Chairman of the Board and Country Leader,
Dun & Bradstreet India

Tom Tropp
Global Chief Ethics Officer,
Arthur J. Gallagher


Ritu Jain
Chief Compliance Officer, Asia,

Monica S. Pirgal
General Counsel, Head of Legal and Company Secretary
Lowe’s India

Nikunj Savaliya
Company Secretary & LPC India Lead – Compliance, Manufacturing Sites, Corporate Governance & CPL,
Bayer CropScience Limited

Kapil Kirpalani
Chief Compliance Officer, Asia-Pacific,

Atul Kumar
Chief Ethics Officer.
State Bank of India

Mona Dange
Global Head of Market Compliance,

Anubhav Kapoor
Group Vice President – Legal & Group Company Secretary,
Cummins India Limited

Rajeev Chopra
Managing Director – Legal,

Sheetal Raina
Regional Senior Ethics & Compliance Advisor, India,
The Boeing Company

Satyajit Nandi
Leader-Third Party Compliance, India,
Dun & Bradstreet

Sonali Narasimhan
Regional Head of Compliance, Asia Pacific,
Johnson Controls

Chandramohan Ramanathan
Vice President- Controls, Compliance & Ethics,
Diageo India

Sheel R. Sinha
India General Counsel,

Piya Haldar
Director, Integrity and Compliance, India,

Erica Salmon Byrne
Executive Vice President and Chair, BELA,

Sandeep Seth
Director of Corporation Compliance,

Arpinder Singh
Partner and Head – India and Emerging Markets, Forensic & Integrity Services,

Bhavya Hasija
Regional Compliance Director South Asia,
Reckitt Benckiser

Varun Wadhwa
Country Compliance Officer – India
CBRE South Asia Pvt. Ltd

Aarti Maharaj
Managing Director, Business Ethics Leadership Alliance South Asia and Asia Pacific

Abhijit Poonja
Senior Corporate Counsel,
Cisco (India and SAARC)

Amit Rahane
Partner, Forensic & Integrity Services,

Kevin McCormack
Senior Vice President and Executive Director, Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA)

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BELA Members


Complimentary Pass for BELA Members to include:

  • Unlimited access to on-demand Summit resources
  • Additional South Asia ethics & compliance resources on BELA SA Member Hub



Complimentary Pass for In-House Company representatives to include:

  • Access to Summit Sessions
  • Networking with other South Asia ethics & compliance leaders



Registration Pass for Full Time Academic Professors, Employees, or Students to include:

  • Access to Summit Sessions
  • Networking with other South Asia ethics & compliance leaders

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  • Access to Summit Sessions
  • Networking with other South Asia ethics & compliance leaders


The Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, announced today the launch of its South Asia Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) Chapter in India. Together with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the largest industry association in India, whose mission is to create an environment conducive for the growth of industry in the country, this new South Asia BELA Chapter also includes a community of select multinational companies who will serve as Founding Members of this exclusive initiative. They will be tasked with shaping the strategic and tactical direction of the chapter while playing a leadership role in inspiring best practices in ethics, integrity, and anti-corruption efforts across India and South Asia.

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