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For more than 65 years, Baker McKenzie has provided sophisticated advice and legal services to many of the world’s most successful organisations. With more than 5000 locally qualified, internationally experienced lawyers in 47 countries, the firm helps clients overcome the challenges of competing in the global economy. Baker McKenzie’s unique culture enables its 13,000 people to understand local markets and navigate multiple jurisdictions, working together as trusted colleagues and friends to instill confidence in clients. The firm is frequently recognised as a leading provider of legal services by major publications, professional organisations and research institutions.


Beazley is a specialist commercial insurer. We offer a wide range of products, often for complex or challenging risks, that combine risk management, financial indemnity and incident response services. Our specialist products include management liability, professional and environmental liability, cyber breach, political and contingency risks, terrorism, property, marine, reinsurance, accident, life and healthcare. We have been underwriting management liability business at Beazley for more than 20 years. Our management liability cover is designed to protect organisations and their officers from the wide range of risks faced in the modern world.

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Since 2004, C6 Intelligence has been gathering the most comprehensive database of actionable intelligence relating to politically exposed persons (PEPs) and sanctioned individuals, companies and jurisdictions. During this time, C6 has identified the most relevant local and global sources allowing us to create a unique process of gathering timely, accurate and relevant adverse media relating to the FATF predicated crimes list. All of this information is verified by human intelligence and has led to the development of our new adverse media managed service. Our database covers over 200 jurisdictions with over 40 languages, allowing us to pinpoint risks associated with forming new business relationships.

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At Edelman, crisis and reputation risk management is not a resource that lies dormant until called into battle by a situation or event. Instead, we implement an ongoing process of creating a strong foundation to protect reputational asset value. We build a strategic framework based on your brand’s positive, day-to-day public associations, strengthening your reputation to survive and flourish amidst the relentless tide of the ‘always on’, opinion-driven social network. Our connected global network of experts is available to supply insights and counsel at any time and provide personal service and custom solutions.

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ForgeRock, the leader in digital identity management, transforms how businesses build trusted relationships with people, services and things. Organisations adopt the ForgeRock Identity Platform as their digital identity system of record to monetise customer relationships, address stringent regulations for privacy and consent and leverage the Internet of Things. ForgeRock serves hundreds of brands, including Morningstar, Vodafone, TomTom and Pearson, as well as governments such as Norway and Belgium, securing billions of identities worldwide. ForgeRock has offices across Europe, the USA and Asia, and is privately held, backed by leading global venture capital firms Accel, Foundation Capital, Meritech Capital and KKR.

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FTI Consulting is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political and regulatory, reputational and transactional. Individually, each practice is a leader in its specific field, staffed with experts recognised for the depth of their knowledge and a track record of making an impact. Collectively, FTI Consulting offers a comprehensive suite of services designed to assist clients across the business cycle – from proactive risk management to the ability to respond rapidly to unexpected events and dynamic environments.

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KPMG is a global network of member firms providing audit, tax and advisory services, helping today’s business corporations, governments and public sector agencies and not-for-profit organisations – to mitigate risks and grasp opportunities. Encompassing over 174,000 professionals working together to deliver value in 155 countries, the organisation’s industry focus helps KPMG member firms’ professionals develop a rich understanding of their clients’ businesses and the insight, skills and resources required to address industry-specific issues and opportunities. A worldwide presence, KPMG continues to build on its success thanks to clear vision, defined values and, above all, its people.

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Mitratech is a market-leading provider of legal, compliance, and operational risk solutions for more than 1200 organisations of all sizes across the globe, representing almost 40 percent of the Fortune 500, and over 500,000 users in over 160 countries. Mitratech’s portfolio of enterprise legal and risk management software includes: legal matter management, spend management, e-billing, legal hold, contracts management, risk management, policy management, audit management, and incident management. To learn more, visit www.mitratech.com.

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NAVEX Global helps more than 12,500 organisations worldwide contain compliance risks amid a never-ending stream of rapidly evolving internal and external threats. Our full suite of proven software, services and expertise helps ensure our clients’ ethics and compliance programmes are proactive, thorough and effective. Our mission is to help organisations protect their people, reputation and bottom line – and maintain a resilient, ethical organisational culture.

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Navigant Consulting is an independent specialised, global professional services firm that combines deep industry knowledge with technical expertise to enable companies to defend, protect and create value. With a focus on industries and clients facing transformational change and significant regulatory and legal issues, the firm serves clients primarily in the healthcare, energy and financial services sectors which represent highly complex market and regulatory environments. Navigant’s professional service offerings include strategic, financial, operational, technology, risk management, compliance, investigative solutions, dispute resolutions services and business process management services. The firm also provides services to companies, legal counsel and governmental agencies.

SAS Institute Inc. is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. The firm’s specialties include business intelligence, data mining, online analytical processing, data warehousing, analytics, business analytics, predictive analytics, statistics, customer intelligence and enterprise risk management. Through innovative solutions, SAS helps customers at more than 70,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Established in 1976, SAS has been giving customers around the world ‘the power to know’. From simple desktop solutions to high-performance, distributed processing, SAS Institute has the options that can deliver insights.

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SmartStream Technologies provides transaction lifecycle management solutions and managed services to dramatically transform the middle and back-office operations of financial institutions. Over 1500 clients, including more than 70 of the world’s top 100 banks, eight of the top 10 asset managers and eight of the top 10 custodians, rely on SmartStream’s solutions. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in London, the firm delivers greater efficiency, automation and control to critical post trade operations including reference data operations, trade process management, confirmations and reconciliation management, corporate actions processing, fees and invoice management, collateral management, cash and liquidity management and compliance solutions.

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Sytorus Ltd is a leading provider of a range of data protection services for organisations that wish to achieve and maintain a level of compliance with European data protection legislation. They also are the developer of Privacy Engine, a SaaS privacy management tool for data protection officers to enable them to complete and record core tasks under the GDPR.

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For nearly 50 years, Cranfield School of Management has been helping individuals and businesses across the world learn and succeed by transforming knowledge into action. The school brings together a range of management disciplines through a significant portfolio of activities that includes research and consultancy, postgraduate masters and doctoral programmes, executive development courses, conferences and customised programmes. One of the school’s key strengths is its faculty, among the largest and most diverse of any business school in Europe. Most have managerial experience, a strength reinforced by close links with outside organisations through consultancy and research.

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The University of Augsburg is one of the new, modern universities in Bavaria, with approximately 20,000 students. Founded in 1970, the university attracts students and scholars from far beyond its immediate catchment area. Offering a wide range of academic programmes in arts, humanities, natural sciences, business and law, the University of Augsburg connects local with global perspectives in a network of academic discourses centred on five focus areas: transnational studies, health sciences, resource management, materials science and applied computer science.

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1stWEST Financial Corporation

4Civility Institute

Accenture Trading, Investments & Optimization Strategy (ATIOS)

ADDACTIS Worldwide



Alvarez & Marsal

Ambridge Partners LLC

American International Group, Inc. (AIG)

Aon Transaction Solutions

APQC (American Productivity & Quality Center)

Association for Federal Enterprise Risk Management (AFERM)

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)

Australian Institute of Company Directors

Baker McKenzie

Bass Berry & Sims


Berkeley Research Group, LLC

Bird & Bird


Board Advisory, LLC

Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP


Bretton Woods Law

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.

Business Continuity Institute (BCI)

C2ES (Center for Climate and Energy Solutions)

C6 Intelligence

Caldwell Partners

Cambio Consulting Group

Center for Audit Quality

Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS)


Control Risks

Corporate Research and Investigations Private Limited (CRI Group)

Cranfield School of Management


Curtin University

Deloitte & Touche LLP

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP


Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI)

Ethics & Compliance Officer Association (ECOA)

European Confederation of Directors’ Associations (ecoDa)


Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L.

Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA)

FisherBroyles, LLP


FTI Consulting

FWU Group


Giving Voice to Values (GVV)

Goodwin Procter


Governo Law Firm

Grant Thornton

Greenberg Traurig, LLP


Hiscox Special Risks


Holland & Knight

Holman Fenwick Willan


ICSA: The Governance Institute


Innisfree M&A Incorporated

Innovation Insurance Group

International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

Internet Security Alliance (ISA)

Internet Security Alliance for Europe (ISAFE)




Kelley Drye


Kurt Salmon

Mason & Mason Technology



Miles Software


Nardello & Co.

National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)

NAVEX Global

Navigant Consulting

Norrbom Vinding

Okapi Partners

Osborne Clarke

Paragon International Insurance Brokers Ltd

Parker Fitzgerald

Pay Governance LLC


Poyner Spruill

Prager Dreifuss


PwC in Italy

Reputation Institute

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP

Risk & Insurance Management Society

Risk Management Association (RMA)

RLM Finsbury


RSR Partners

Santa Clara University (SCU)

SAS Institute Inc.


Shearman & Sterling

Simmons & Simmons LLP

SmartStream Technologies


Squire Patton Boggs

Sytorus Ltd

The Claro Group

Tokio Marine HCC

University of Augsburg


Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center (VMASC)


Whiteford, Taylor & Preston

Willis Group Holdings plc

WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD)

Zurich Insurance Group