How to Run an Effective Compliance Program Remotely


How to Run an Effective Compliance Program Remotely

Tuesday, 27 April 2021 | 10:00 AM ET (3:00 PM GMT+1)

With many companies announcing that remote working will continue for some time, TRACE Consultant, Lauren Higgins, and long-standing and experienced Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer of 3M, Michael Duran, will present an interactive webinar to discuss some key tips on how to effectively run a compliance program remotely.


CLE credits are available for this webinar in the following states only – TX, VA, NY, NJ, CA. Additional instructions on how to obtain CLE credits will be provided during the webinar.


Michael Duran

Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer

Michael Duran is Vice President and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer for 3M, where he leads 3M’s global Ethics & Compliance Department, driving innovations and enhancements to their program to mitigate, identify and address risk and build upon 3M’s strong ethical culture of Be 3M.

Michael was appointed to this role in June of 2019 after serving as Assistant General Counsel and Compliance Director for 3M, where he led the team that designed and implemented many of the global elements of 3M’s Ethics & Compliance program. His team was also responsible for the refreshment of 3M’s Code of Conduct in 2018 and the first U.S. Compliance Day in 2017.

Michael joined 3M in December of 2011. From 2006 to 2011, Michael helped design and implement enterprise-wide compliance controls for Marsh & McLennan Companies. From 1998 to 2006, Michael held various financial and compliance roles at multiple General Electric businesses. Michael has a B.S. in Finance from DePaul University, a J.D. from the University of Illinois, and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Kelly School of Business at Indiana University. He is admitted to the Illinois, Nevada, and Minnesota bar.

Lauren Higgins

Global Business Development Consultant

Lauren Higgins has specialized in compliance and specifically anti-bribery compliance for over 15 years. She has been both on the consulting side helping companies develop due diligence and compliance solutions and the in-house side, most recently leading the compliance and ethics function for a multinational company headquartered in the UK. She has created and managed programmes in response to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the UK Bribery Act, the Modern Slavery Act, the Criminal Finances Act, as well as helped with trade compliance and GDPR compliance. She also has particularly focused experience in building out systems and solutions for third party intermediary management for multinationals.

Lauren has spoken at many of TRACE’s compliance events, and is part of our TASA faculty. She is an American-British dual citizen based in the UK, and can speak French. She has direct experience working in Compliance across five continents.   

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