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Conflicts of Interest Webcast

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET

WHAT: Conflicts of Interest are among the thorniest issues that organizations and ethics and compliance professionals face. Join Jeffrey Kaplan and Mark Snyderman, co-chairs of ECI’s Conflicts of Interest Benchmarking Group, as they share best practices on defining, preventing, identifying and dealing with conflicts of interest. This webcast will highlight key insights from the Conflicts of Interest Benchmarking Group report and offer a chance for Q&A with the presenters.


Jeffrey M. Kaplan is a partner in the Princeton NJ office of Kaplan & Walker LLP ( a law firm whose practice is devoted entirely to compliance and ethics program related matters. He has practiced in this field since 1991 and has helped companies in nearly every major industry develop, implement and enhance programs. He has also conducted numerous C&E risk and program assessments. Jeff is co-author (with Joseph E. Murphy) of a treatise on C&E programs, a frequent speaker at C&E conferences, a former adjunct professor of ethics at NYU’s business school and editor of the Conflict of Interest Blog.

Mark Snyderman is Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer and Assistant General Counsel at Laureate Education, Inc., which operates an international network of institutions of higher education. Prior to joining Laureate, Mark was Senior Knowledge Leader at LRN, providing ethics and compliance advisory services to numerous corporate partners. Mark also has served as Senior Advisor on the 10th Principle (Anti-Corruption) to the United Nations Global Compact.

For many years, Mark worked at The Coca-Cola Company in numerous roles, including Chief Employment Counsel and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer. Before Coke, Mark worked at the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, practicing employment law and appellate litigation. And before the firm, Mark served as a law clerk to Justice Sandra Day O’Connor of the U.S. Supreme Court and Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Mark received his A.B. in Psychology from Washington University, his Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from Harvard University, and his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.

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