A 3 PART VIRTUAL SUMMIT SERIES
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.

Day One Highlights

Kicking Off the South Asia Ethics Summit:
Business Keynote

General Counsel Keynote: Creating Business Advantage Through an Innovative Risk-Based Strategy

How Will Digital Transformation and Analytics Establish Greater Compliance Effectiveness?

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

Day Two Highlights

Views from a Global Chief Ethics Officer:
The Value of Listening and Manager Engagement

Closing Keynote From a
Business Executive

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

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

Day Three Highlights

Keynote presentation from a CEO/Business
Leader featuring Tata Steel

Global Chief Ethics Officer
Keynote featuring Dell

Current Views on Anti-Bribery and Corruption,
Investigations, and Regulatory Guidance

How Do We Improve Transparency
for Conflicts of Interest?

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

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

Early Insights from the 2020 BELA South Asia Cyber Security Survey:
The Impact of Remote Working on Compliance in India

Interested in Participating
in the 2020 Survey?

This BELA South Asia research project explores
the impact of remote work on compliance in India
covers Cybersecurity, Data protection, Automation
in Compliance and Investigations.

This 10-minute survey was developed by leaders
from TATA Steel, Honeywell, Cummins and Intel.

All responses are anonymous and we would appreciate your response.

Complete Survey

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

  • Amyn Thawer, Head of Global Compliance & Integrity, LinkedIn

9:25 am – 10:10 am

How Will Digital Transformation and Analytics Establish Greater Compliance Effectiveness?

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

Panel Members:

  • Sandeep Seth, Director of Corporation Compliance, Pfizer
  • Vasudha Sharma, Legal Counsel, Accenture
  • Varun Wadwa, Country Compliance Officer, India, CBRE

10:10 am – 10:15 am

Break

10:15 am – 11:00 am

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

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

Panel Members:

  • Seshadri Govindan, Head of Ethics & Compliance, India, 3M
  • Aparna Kirpal, Head of Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance – India, West Asia & Africa, RHI Magnesita
  • Satyajit Nandi, Leader- Sourcing & Procurement, Asia Pacific, Dun & Bradstreet

11:00 am – 11:05 am

Break

11:05 am – 11:25 am

General Counsel Keynote: Melissa Obegi, Asia General Counsel, Bain Capital Private Equity on “Creating Business Advantage Through an Innovative Risk-Based Strategy”

11:25 am – 11:30 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 on “The Value of Listening and Manager Engagement”

9:25 am – 9:40 am

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

9:40 am – 10:25 am

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

Moderator: Mona Dange, Global Head of Market Compliance, Nokia

Panel Members:

  • Monica S. Pirgal, General Counsel, Head of Legal and Company Secretary, Lowe’s India
  • Malini Gulati Vice President, Legal Counsel and Compliance and Global Ombudsman, Genpact
  • Archana Sasan, Vice President, Legal, India, Dell

10:25 am – 10:30 am

Break

10:30 am – 11:15 am

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

Moderator: Amit Rahane, Partner, Forensic & Integrity Services, EY

Panel Members:

  • Sonali Narasimhan, Regional Head of Compliance, Asia Pacific, Johnson Controls
  • Chandramohan Ramanathan, Vice President- Controls, Compliance & Ethics, Diageo India
  • Dan Shea, Regional Director, Compliance & Litigation, Microsoft Asia

11:15 am – 11:30 am

Business Senior Executive Keynote: Julian Prower, Chief Operating Officer, International and Chairman of the Board and Interim Country Leader, Dun & Bradstreet India

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 – 9:20 am

Global Chief Ethics Officer Keynote: Michael McLaughlin, Senior Vice President, Global Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Dell

9:20 am – 9:50 am

Current Views on Anti-Bribery and Corruption, Investigations, and Regulatory Guidance

Moderator: John Chung, Regional Compliance Counsel, GAR, Intel

Panel Members:

  • Sucheta Burman, Vice President, Legal, Zee Entertainment
  • Bhavya Hasija, Regional Compliance Director South Asia, Reckitt Benckiser
  • Ash Mishra, Senior Assistant General Counsel, Polaris Industries

9:50 am – 10:20 am

How Do We Improve Transparency for Conflicts of Interest?

Moderator: Brendan Hanley, Senior Director and Assistant General Counsel, APAC Ethics and Compliance, Western Digital


Panel Members:

  • Anubhav Kapoor, Group Vice President – Legal & Group Company Secretary, Cummins India Limited
  • Mrigank Sharma, Director, Legal Compliance, Uber
  • Sheel R. Sinha, India General Counsel, JLL

10:20 am – 10:25 am

Break

10:25 am – 10:55 am

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

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


Panel Members:

  • Piya Haldar, Director Integrity and Compliance, India, Honeywell
  • Preeti Balwani, General Counsel and Local Ethics Officer (LEO), Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd.
  • Atul Kumar, Chief Ethics Officer, State Bank of India

10:55 am – 11:10 am

Keynote presentation from a CEO/Business Leader: T V Narendran, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Tata Steel 

11:10 am – 11:40 am

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

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

Panel Members:

  • Ruzbeh Irani, President – Group Human Resources & Communications; Member of the Group Executive Board, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd
  • Ritu Jain, Chief Compliance Officer, Asia, GE
  • Kapil Kirpalani, Chief Compliance Officer, Asia-Pacific, KKR

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

Melissa Obegi
Asia General Counsel,
Bain Capital Private Equity

T V Narendran
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director,
Tata Steel

Amyn Thawer
Head of Global Compliance & Integrity
LinkedIn

Tom Tropp
Global Chief Ethics Officer,
Arthur J. Gallagher

Michael McLaughlin
Senior Vice President, Global Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer,
Dell

Speakers

Ritu Jain
Chief Compliance Officer, Asia, GE

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, KKR

Ruzbeh Irani
President – Group Human Resources & Communications; Member of the Group Executive Board, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd

Preeti Balwani
General Counsel and Local Ethics Officer (LEO), Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd.

Atul Kumar
Chief Ethics Officer, State Bank of India

Mona Dange
Global Head of Market Compliance, Nokia

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

Rajeev Chopra
Managing Director – Legal, Accenture

Sucheta Burman
Vice President, Legal, Zee Entertainment

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

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

Satyajit Nandi
Leader-Sourcing & Procurement, Asia Pacific, Dun & Bradstreet

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

Sheel R. Sinha
India General Counsel, JLL

Piya Haldar
Director, Integrity and Compliance, India, Honeywell

Dan Shea
Regional Director, Compliance & Litigation, Microsoft Asia

Malini Gulati
Vice President, Legal Counsel and Compliance and Global Ombudsman, Genpact

Sandeep Seth
Director of Corporation Compliance, Pfizer

Mrigank Sharma
Director, Legal – Compliance, Uber India & South Asia

Aparna Kirpal
Head of Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance – India, West Asia & Africa, RHI Magnesita

Brendan J. Hanley
Sr. Director and Assistant General Counsel, APAC Ethics & Compliance, Western Digital (Thailand) Co. Ltd.

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

Ash Mishra
Senior Assistant General Counsel, Polaris Industries

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

Bhavya Hasija
Regional Compliance Director South Asia, Reckitt Benckiser

Vasudha Sharma
Legal Counsel, Accenture

Seshradi Govindan
Head of Ethics & Compliance, India, 3M

Erica Salmon Byrne
Executive Vice President and Chair, BELA, Ethisphere

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

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

Amit Rahane
Partner, Forensic & Integrity Services, EY

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

ABOUT BELA SOUTH ASIA

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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