Compliance Expert (E-COMP)

The "Hellenic Association of Risk Managers" ( member of FERMA (Federation European of Risk Management Associations, & FECMA (Federation of European Credit Management Associations,, with the support of "Academics University of London Worldwide", powered by GRANT THORNTON and in collaboration with the "Risk Training Institute" of ICAP CRIF, present the "Compliance Expert (E-COMP)" training program that leads to the corresponding certification after examinations.
The "Compliance Expert (E-COMP)" certification by the "Hellenic Association of Risk Managers" is awarded only to Association’s members and they keep their title as long as they are up to date regarding their membership. The H.A.RI.MA. first year’s registration fee is free of charge for the attendees that successfully graduate from the certificate program.


 "Compliance Expert (E-COMP)" is a professional course in Regulatory Compliance. Its purpose is to provide essential knowledge to executives dealing with Regulatory Compliance, with teaching professionals – practitioners in leading companies in each industry and not instructors with educational background.

Target Audience

  • Compliance Executives
  • Corporate Governance Executives
  • Στελέχη Risk Management
  • Lawyers / Legal Advisors
  • Members of the Board of Directors
  • Assistants/Secretaries to CEOs and GMs
  • IT professionals working on compliance
  • Strategy & Decision Making Professionals
  • Internal Auditors and Assurance Executives
  • Business Consultants
  • Those who have recently been given or aspire to be given responsibilities in Regulatory Complianc

Subject Areas

  1. Compliance culture and frameworks
    • The role of risk and compliance officer
    • Internal and External Stakeholders
    • Compliance Risk Management
    • Compliance and Conduct Risk
    • Fraud risk, antifraud management
    • Culture development
    • Think like a fraudster, prevent and detect
    • Using technology in risk management and compliance
    • Compliance frameworks (NIST, GDPR, PCI DSS, HIPAA, SOX, FedRAMP)
    • Anti-money laundering and financing terrorism (FATF), policy and culture
    • Selected Compliance Areas:
      1. Whistleblowing
      2. AML
      3. Anti-Fraud
      4. GDPR
      5. Labor
      6. Conflict of Interest
      7. Competition and Anti-Trust
      8. Intellectual Property
      9. Bribery-Corruption
      10. Sanction screening
      11. 3rd party integrity due diligence
      12. Contractual clauses (exit rights, audit rights, disclosures)
      13. Investigations            
      14. Compliance controls            
      15. Collective action
      16. MAR
  2. Compliance cycle and practice
  • Ethics and code of conduct
  • Standards, policies and procedures
  • Communication, education and training
  • Monitoring and auditing
  • Internal reporting systems
  • Discipline for non-compliance
  • Investigation & remediation measures

        30 hours

Best Practices and practical experience

        5 hours

What you will learn

The training program "Compliance Expert (E-COMP)" is designed to provide you with all the necessary knowledge for the effective planning and / or modernization of Compliance activities in an organization. It also enables you with modern tools and techniques to understand your company's obligations, mitigate risk and have a proper structure to address potential challenges:
  1. Understanding the regulatory framework
  2. The process of identifying high-risk areas and identifying compliance gaps
  3. The application of a risk-based approach
  4. The role of the Compliance Officer and his team
  5. The development and implementation of a strategic compliance plan
  6. Understanding how to define and strengthen corporate culture in the spirit of compliance
  7. The implementation of effective procedures
  8. The implementation of control mechanisms

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Course Start Date
14 of October 2024

Cost of Attendance

  • 35 Hours
  • Live Online
  • Language:Greek
  • Certification
  • Compliance Expert (E-COMP)
  • Subsidized by LAEK

Scientific Associate

Dimitris N.<br/>Koufopoulos, PhD
Dimitris N.
Koufopoulos, PhD
Director of University of London MBA Programmes,
Member of H.A.RI.MA.

Leading Instructor

Group Internal Audit Director Aegean Air


Σοφοκλής<br/> Καραπιδάκης
Διευθυντής Κανονιστικής Συμμόρφωσης
και Υπεύθυνος Προστασίας Δεδομένων, MYTILINEOS
Aristodimos <br/>Dimitriadis
Compliance, Risk, Insurance-Human Rights, OTE Group
Αθηνά<br/> Μουστάκη
Επικεφαλής του τμήματος ESGRC
Δημήτρης<br/> Βραχωρίτης
Senior Manager, ESGRC Services
Grant Thornton
Ελευθερία <br/>Σπυρίδωνος
Director, ESGRC Services
Grant Thornton
Ηρακλής <br/> Τριανταφυλλίδης
Associate ISS Auditor, Assurance Services, Grant Thornton
Τριαντάφυλλος Σαραφίδης
Τριαντάφυλλος ΣαραφίδηςSenior Manager, Head of Information Systems and Security Audit Team, Grant Thornton
Ξανθίππη <br/>Ζώταλη
Manager, Legal Consultant ESGRC Services Grant Thornton