The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics 10th Annual International Compliance & Ethics Award Recipients announced

Minneapolis, Minn. ---June 5, 2014 --- From the inception of the annual International Compliance and Ethics Awards the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) has honored people and organizations that recognize the value of, have made significant contributions to, and champion compliance and ethics in business. This year we recognize a new group of individuals and organizations leaving their mark on the profession. The 10th Annual International Compliance and Ethics Awards will be presented during the SCCE’s 2014 Compliance & Ethics Institute, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, on Monday evening, September 15, 2014 to:

Donna C. Boehme, Principal, Compliance Strategists LLC

Ms. Boehme, with 20+ years experience designing and managing compliance and ethics solutions, is being honored for her tireless dedication and unwavering support for the independence of the compliance and ethics profession.

Daniel R. Levinson, Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Inspector General Levinson is the senior official responsible for audits, evaluations, investigations, compliance initiatives, and law enforcement efforts to combat Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse. He is being recognized for his belief in and support of compliance programs to help reduce health care fraud as well as for his willingness to reach out to the compliance community.

Smith Debnam LLP, a law firm located in Raleigh, North Carolina

Featured in the March 2014 issue of Compliance & Ethics Professional magazine, Smith Debnam LLP is the first law firm in the U.S. to implement a compliance program. Jennifer Quillen, the firm’s compliance officer, will be on hand to accept the award for this important milestone.

The WSJ’s Risk and Compliance Journal.

The Wall Street Journal’s Risk and Compliance Journal is receiving the award for its comprehensive coverage of the compliance profession. The award will be accepted by Ben DiPietro, Editor/Reporter, Risk & Compliance Journal. The WSJ’s Risk and Compliance Journal is a news and information publication aimed at serving the information needs of C-suite executives and boards of directors charged with navigating the array of corporate, financial, and reputational risks facing companies today.

About the Compliance & Ethics Institute

SCCE's Annual Compliance & Ethics Institute is the primary education and networking event for professionals working in compliance and ethics around the world. At this meeting, attendees learn the latest methods and strategies for developing and improving their compliance programs in this rapidly growing and evolving profession.

The Compliance & Ethics Institute features more than 100 educational sessions, 150 speakers, and offers the following tracks:

•             Ethics

•             Risk

•             Case Study

•             General Compliance/Hot Topics

•             Compliance Lawyer

•             Multinational/International

•             Advance Discussion Groups

See agenda details for more information.

About the SCCE

The Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics (SCCE), established in 2004, is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN. SCCE is a non-profit professional member association that serves more than 4,000 compliance and ethics professionals globally. The association provides resources and training to compliance professionals and champions ethical practices and compliance standards. Visit the SCCE website for more information.