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Spring 2017 Symposium

Fall 2016 Symposium

Chief Compliance Officers: Their Evolving Role

On Tuesday, November 15, 2016, AUBLR co-hosted the Fall 2016 Symposium on Chief Compliance Officers and their evolving role. In the wake of the financial crisis, compliance officers have assumed enhanced responsibilities. The responsibilities and risks of chief compliance officers continue to be a source of constant tension between industry and regulators. The symposium addressed the appropriate scope of responsibilities of a CCO, issues inherent in their role as corporate advisor, the risks a CCO should be aware of, and how to mitigate those risks.

Please click here to access the CCO chart for more information.