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SOX Summit: Hot Topics in Risk and Compliance 

09-22-2022 03:52 PM

During this KPMG led session, panelists will answer your questions on hot risk and compliance topics. Hear practical and actionable advice on three hot topics from those in the thick of it.

  • Automation & Analytics. Panelists will share how to leverage technology to empower and support all three lines of defense.
  • ESG reporting. Panelists will apply lessons learned from 20 years of SOX to proactively tackle ESG reporting. Specifically, how to establish governance and internal controls, and outline an audit strategy.
  • Retaining talent. Hear how managers can capitalize on technology to attract and retain talent in today’s challenging job market.

After this session, you will be able to: 

  • Identify at least one area where automation could increase effectiveness and improve efficiency in your organization.
  • Compare your organization’s approach to ESG reporting with companies who are leveraging their learnings from SOX to build a solid foundation and jumpstart their ESG programs.
  • Learn how implementing analytics and investing in technology, can increase auditor engagement and satisfaction resulting in improvements in hiring and retention of high performing team members. 


  • Sue King, Partner, KPMG (moderator)
  • Seth McKinney, Global Director, SOX Compliance, Trane Technologies 
  • Melissa Parker, SVP Audit Manager, KeyBank
  • Michael Pelech, Senior Manager, Internal Audit, Myriad Genetics 
View the session recording below.