|[February 12, 2013]
The Network Announces New Insider Trading Course
ATLANTA --(Business Wire)--
Network, Inc., a leading provider of governance, risk and compliance
(GRC) solutions, today announced the release of its newest course
entitled "Insider Trading: Complying with Securities Law." The course
helps companies ensure their workforce understands proper trading
practices, what constitutes inside information and the risks of insider
Developed in partnership with the noted law firm FisherBroyles, LLP, the
course provides a high-level overview of the laws governing insider
trading and practical guidance on identifying inside information and
restrictions on using such information. Using The Network's unique,
engaging and interactive training approach, the course explores best
practices for complying with securities law that should be followed both
by employees and by management. The course is available with either
employee- or supervisor-level training options.
"There has been a recent surge of interest on the part of regulators and
the news media on the topic of insider trading, some say because those
with inside information have a perceived advantage and are associated
with the financial wrongdoing that brought on the recession," said Jimmy
Lin, vice president of Product Management and Corporate Development at
The Network. "However, the belief that insider trading laws only apply
to those within the securitie business is a dangerously wrong
Lin continued, "Insider trading is an important issue for all companies,
particularly public entities, to protect themselves from reputational
damage as well as to protect the welfare of their workforce. It's a
topic that's growing rapidly, with practical significance to virtually
everyone in the business world."
"Our course focuses on the growing interest in 'fairness' that extends
regulatory focus to anyone viewed as having an unfair advantage over
'ordinary' investors, through tips or connections," said Jay Thomas,
creative director at The Network. "The training helps educate the
workforce about practices that might be considered risky or
inappropriate and helps guide employees and management toward best
practices that emphasize knowledge, awareness and ethical trading
Part of the enterprise SaaS (News - Alert)-based Integrated GRC Suite, the first
natively integrated GRC software platform in the compliance industry,
The Network's training solutions for ethics & compliance help
organizations address critical workplace issues and see the connections
between training and the other aspects of their compliance initiatives.
Designed specifically to provide an engaging, interactive experience for
employees, The Network's courses are cost-effective, easy to deploy, and
can be configured to reflect client-specific messaging, branding and
policies. The courses are available in multiple languages and accessible
via mobile devices to support global enterprises.
For more information on The Network's training solutions and the
Integrated GRC Suite, visit www.tnwinc.com.
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About The Network, Inc.
The Network, Inc. is a leading provider of integrated governance, risk
and compliance (GRC) solutions that enable organizations to mitigate
risk and promote organizational compliance. The Network's Integrated GRC
Suite is the first natively integrated GRC software platform in the
compliance industry. Combining dynamic SaaS-based technology with
expert-level services, The Network helps global enterprises protect,
detect and correct the risks posed by fraud and unethical conduct.
Established in 1982, The Network serves thousands of organizations in
every industry, including nearly 50 percent of the Fortune 500. For more
information, visit www.tnwinc.com.
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