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Reputation Management, Compliance and Law

The Law as a Threat to Bottom Line Revenue: Avoiding Traps

Module Details
VP Level, Compliance and Risk Managers
Duration: 2 days
Location: Miami Herbert Business School, University of Miami


Although the law can be a tool for revenue generation, it also can serve as a threat to the bottom line. Legal rules with regard to tort, compliance, and employment law and the increasing importance of corporate social responsibility and ethics as impacting growth are becoming increasingly important to overall company health and preservation of company reputation.

This is a two-day module for VP level executives, and compliance and risk managersinterested in understanding recent trends inassessing risk with respect to tort law and employment law, the use of the judicial system as a means of resolving claims against companies, and alternative dispute resolution strategies, including mediation, to avoid the expense and uncertainty of the legal system. It will also address recent trends in Compliance and Ethics.

Specifically, the following topics are addressed in the seminar:


Anita Cava

In addition to being a Professor of Business Law, Anita Cava is Director of the Business Ethics Program. Her research focus is on international corruption and compliance with recent law review articles in the Washington University Global Law Journal (forthcoming), Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business and UC Davis Law Review. Professor Cava served as the Academic Director of the SBA’s Executive Education’s Latin American Healthcare Compliance Certification Program (2011-2016) and was a plenary speaker at the Latin American Healthcare Compliance Congress in Sao Paolo, Brazil in October, 2012; Mexico City, Mexico in July of 2014; and in Panama City, Panama in 2016. She has participated in three international conferences exploring compliance and corruption.


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