agenda

09:00-09:15 Welcome & Introduction to the Conference and Opening Remarks on GRC Conference Chairman
09:15 - 09:45 The new audit committee charter - some of the changes and how Indian companies can be at the forefront of the global statutory requirements.
Torben Nielsen, Chaiman of Tryg Audit Committee, Chairman of SydBank
09:45 - 10:15 Active Risk Management for Value in All Sizes of an Enterprise
Kevin C McGee, Chief Risk Officer, HCL
10:15 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:00 When An Organisation Is In Crisis: What Went Wrong At Volkswagen, FIFA, Petrobras, 1MDB
Kersi Porbunderwalla, Secretary General, Copenhagen Compliance
11:00 - 11:30 3 Lines of Defence IA's perspective to Integrated Assurance
Sunil Bendre, Head - Interanl Auditor, DBS Bank
11:30 - 12:00 Human Dimension in Cyber Security
Adv Prashant Mali, President, Cyber Law Consulting (Advocates & Attorneys)
12:00 - 12:05 Pressure to meet the numbers/overambitious targets
Ritesh Kumar Singh, Group Chief Economist, Raymond Limited
12:05 - 12:10 Lack of access to information
R. Kannan, Head of Corporate Performance Management, Hinduja Group
12:10 - 13:00 Panel Discussion
Moderator: Kersi Porbunderwalla, Secretary General, Copenhagen Compliance

Panelists:
  • Torben Nielsen, Chaiman of Tryg Audit Committee, Chairman of SydBank
  • Kevin C McGee, Chief Risk Officer, HCL
  • S. Bhaskar, Chief Interanl Auditor, Tata Capital
  • Adv Prashant Mali, President, Cyber Law Consulting (Advocates & Attorneys)
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 14:30 The Changing Landscape of Enterprise Wide Risk Management
Monish Chatrath, KNAV
14:30 - 14:50 Assessing Vulnerabilities in Connected Devices in the Internet of Things (IoT)
Alissa Knight, Group Managing Partner, Brier & Thorn, Inc.
14:50 - 15:10 How to Operationalise the Updated Second Wave of Your Risk Management Program
Anuj Tewari Chief Information Security Officer & Global Head of Vendor Risk Management, HCL
15:10 - 15:30 GRC in Digital India
Balaji GS Rao, CO-Founder & Director , Clonect Solutions
15:30 - 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 - 16:05 How to develop and implement a successful anti-corruption compliance program
Vidya Rajarao, Partner, Grant Thornton India LLP
16:05 - 16:25 Interconnecting IT-GRC and Technology Programs to Digital Transformation
Pravin Kumar, Deutsche Bank
16:25 - 16:30 Low levels of engagement between leadership and employees
Ritesh Kumar Singh, Group Chief Economist, Raymond Limited
16:30 - 16:35 Lack of openness to challenge
R. Kannan, Head of Corporate Performance Management, Hinduja Group
16:35 - 17:15 Panel Discussion: Increasing the Level of GRC Maturity. Inspiration From today's Session
Moderator: Kersi Porbunderwalla, Secretary General, Copenhagen Compliance

Panelists:
  • Alissa Knight, Group Managing Partner, Brier & Thorn, Inc.
  • Gaurav Ajmani, Sr. Corporate Counsel, Amazon
  • Pravin Kumar, Deutsche Bank
17:15 - 17:20 Conclusion
*subject to changes.


The overall general preview of the 2016 conference agenda, curriculum, and program, with inspiring Governance, Risk Management, Compliance and IT-Security (GRC) topics and issues during the plenum, parallel, workshop and breakout -sessions, at the 5th annual Asian GRC Summit on the 18th October 2016.

The annual GRC conference is known for attendee participation, live, and productive debate and knowledge sharing. During the sessions, we will conduct a series of surveys with interactive voting for table discussions on the results.

IT Security Issues


INTERCONNECTING IT-GRC AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS TO DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
  • How to align stakeholders in digital platforms that allow involvement to produce digital value, from co-creation of content, activities, ideas, to the management, governance, and gardening of the digital ecosystem.
  • How is the IT and digital transformation platformed and decentralised for scale, agility and innovation?What are the major technology changes that affect business processes, oversight and disclosures
  • How can communication on Digital transformation distort the message to stakeholders
  • How to tailor the training program; where and how employees 'including tech-savvy millennials'
  • What are the traditional ways of achieving organisational objectives to designing the digital transformation?
Pravin Kumar, Deutsche Bank

HUMAN DIMENSION IN CYBER SECURITY
  • Are users there own enemy in Cybersecurity
  • Is only awareness training enough?
  • Have human being now remain weakest link in security?
Adv Prashant Mali, President, Cyber Law Consulting (Advocates & Attorneys)


HOW CAN A CENTRALISED DATA TEAM ENSURE AND EXTRACT VALUE AND BUSINESS INFORMATION, FROM INTERNET OF THINGS TO BIG DATA
  • Data continues to grow in volume; we need to revise the role and responsibilities of The Chief Data Officer.
  • What are the strategies to drive a streamlined enterprise data strategy to build an effective partnership between business functions and the IT department/Chief Data Officer
  • As the impact of automation and digitisation within most industries continue to change what are the technologies and systems needed to identify, classify and fix data quality issues? What do considerations need to be made when implementing new technology?

WHAT ARE THE COMPONENTS OF A ROBUST DATA AND IT GOVERNANCE STRATEGY TO ALIGN DATA QUALITY WITH BUSINESS INFORMATION AND TOTAL IT COSTS
  • Defining the data and IT management corporate strategy and understanding the drivers of holistic data governance
  • How to enhance IT security and data management with aggregation tools to structure and streamline the approach to monitoring overall data and IT quality.
  • Is the CISO ultimately accountable for data governance, data quality when data isolation and inconsistency impact the results?

HOW TO CONTROL AND LEVERAGE DATA ANALYTICS TO GAIN VALUABLE INSIGHTS FROM YOUR DATA
  • How to automate the analytical model building to find new and hidden business insights from large and complex datasets
  • Utilising analytics tools to help you to achieve a cost effective optimum performance for competitive advantage by cleansing and protecting data

Global Financial Compliance Issues


HOW TO OPERATIONALISE THE UPDATED SECOND WAVE OF YOUR COMPLIANCE PROGRAM
In this session, we examine the essential GRC pillars on how they are implemented in an efficient compliance program. We go through three real life examples and cases that are moral, corrupt, and one that is obnoxious. Before the event, we will go through the cases in our monthly newsletter so that participants can come prepared to share their experiences!

ACTIVE COMPLIANCE FOR VALUE IN ALL SIZES OF AN ENTERPRISE
The value of an effective compliance program is valid for all enterprises, big or small. How to initiate the compliance function in an organisation with limited resources and support. We go thru the practical aspects of managing regulatory GRC compliance without a dedicated manager but by using the metrics of organisational effectiveness to start an effective compliance program across the board.

CHANGING NATURE OF CAPITAL MARKETS
  • Creating Long-Term Corporate Value in a Short-Term Equity Market
  • Institutional Investors and Their Evolving Role in the Capital Markets
  • Activist Investors and Hedge Funds
  • Corporate communications with institutional investors

NON-FINANCIAL REPORTING: THE IMPACT AND RELATION BETWEEN THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, MANAGEMENT AND THE INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL AUDITORS.
To comply with international accounting standards, Indian companies must also rearrange their Non-Financial Reporting, for transparency and performance about both environment and social matters.

In this session, we provide a methodology to facilitate the disclosure of comparable non-financial information and to provide stakeholders to exchange views by illustrating some of best practices.
  • How to comply with the disclosure of non-financial information, taking into account current best practice, international developments and related initiatives.
  • How to develop and disclose concisely, useful and necessary information to provide an understanding of the organisations development, performance, position and its impact on the activities.
Kersi Porbunderwalla, Secretary General, Copenhagen Compliance


THE NEW AUDIT COMMITTEE CHARTER - SOME OF THE CHANGES AND HOW CAN INDIAN COMPANIES BE AT THE FOREFRONT OF THE GLOBAL STATUTORY REQUIREMENTS.
  • The components of the revised Audit committee charter. The new challenges ahead, for stakeholders based on the recent revision reforms under EU auspices.
  • How does the 'global audit legislation' the statutory audit of 'public interest entities' companies?
  • How can the audit committee contribute with actions to comply with the law, enhance audit quality and auditor and supervise and improve the audit firm's independence
Torben Nielsen, ex. Governor of the Danish National Bank, Currently Chairman of SydBank and Audit Committee of Tryg (Insurance and pension), Denmark


AN INTERNAL AUDITOR'S PERSPECTIVE ON ACTIVE COMPLIANCE, FOR VALUE CREATION, IN AN ENTERPRISE OF ALL SIZES.
S. Bhaskar, Chief Internal Auditor, Tata Capital Limited


NAVIGATING THE STORMS OF A CROSS-BORDER INTERNAL INVESTIGATION
  • What are the unique challenges including maintaining privilege in a foreign jurisdiction, data transfer and privacy concerns in a cross-border investigation
  • How to address the broad range of extra-territorial & jurisdiction considerations to local employment, law concerns and cultural considerations
  • The best practices and lessons learned and the delicate balance of managing internal investigations, reporting requirements to stakeholder interests
Percy Amalsadiwalla CA, CFE, M. Com., Fraud Investigator, Internal Auditor, Risk Management Professional, ACC Cement


Global Governance Issues


HOW TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A SUCCESSFUL ANTI-CORRUPTION COMPLIANCE PROGRAM
  • Overview of elements of a successful anti-corruption compliance program
  • Tips and tricks in implementing and sustaining an anti-corruption compliance program
  • Challenges specific to India re: anti-corruption compliance lessons learned (from actual cases)
  • Case studies : Hallmarks of a successful compliance program and how it has benefited a company as a business enabler
Vidya Rajarao, Partner, Grant Thornton India LLP


HOW TO USE THE UPDATED GOVERNANCE MECHANISM OF ETHICS AND INTEGRITY AS A SUSTAINABLE VALUE PROPOSITION TO BOOST BUSINESS AND PROCESS ENHANCEMENTS. (KEYNOTE SPEECH FOLLOWED BY A WORKSHOP)

A Step-by-Step Approach to Benchmark Your Ethics and Integrity Program:
Based on a series of Ethics and Integrity workshops on four continents we will present benchmarking research and results on critical Governance, Risk Management, Compliance components of Ethics and Integrity. The conclusions can be used by all participants for guidance, training, policy management, and updating implementation procedures or even third party risk management.

We review the global data and reports for program adjustments to improve the Ethics and Integrity program effectiveness. One of the major issues is the how to address the conflict of organisational resistance to change. We identify blind spots and key program elements and address the root-causes of Ethics and Integrity problems of uneven stewardship, ownership, cultural differences, training tactics and dedication. This session provides both inspiration and aspiration for a new Ethics and Integrity program.

HOW TO ADDRESS THE GLOBAL CSR, GOVERNANCE, COMPLIANCE, TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ISSUES
  • What are the biggest challenges that affect the business environment and the business enabling environment in EMEA?
  • A review of key challenges that face Companies operating in the region and advances that have been occurring to improve good governance on the public sector side which can build a better enabling environment for existing and potential investors.
  • A highlight of some of the better CSR cases in the EMEA region in this regard, including countries affected by the Arab spring and in emerging markets.