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JVC to Offer Compliance Seminars

Apr 8, 2010 11:33 AM   By JVC
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Press Release: The Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC) will present “Good Businesses Avoid Legal Risk: Understand What You Need to do to Prevent Identity Theft and Money Laundering” at the AGS Conclave to be held at the Westin Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts and the Instore Show to be held at the Chicago Navy Piers in Chicago, Illinois.

AGS Conclave – Cecilia Gardner, JVC’s president, CEO and general counsel, will present the seminar as part of the “Panel of Experts: Important Topics of Compliance Ethics and Risk Management” panel to be held on Saturday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on the Courier 7th floor. In addition, Gardner will be available to answer questions on Friday, April 23 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the AGS Speakers’ Topic Room in the North Star on the 7th floor.

Instore Show – Suzan Flamm, JVC assistant general counsel, Regina Leadem, the vice president of sales for GE Money, and Gail Frantz, a relationship manager for GE Money, will present the seminar on Sunday, April 25 from  2:15 p.m. to 3 p.m. Instore attendees will receive JVC’s presentation on zip drive. One zip drive will include the presentation and a $250 gift card, compliments of GE Money. 

Said Gardner: “JVC’s sessions at Conclave and Instore include important information for retailers, such as: new developments in legal risk
management; avoiding government action and/or lawsuits; operating a compliant business in the 21st century; and updates on jewelers’ anti-money laundering (AML) obligations. At the beginning of 2010, the IRS began to review jewelers’ AML programs. Right now, it is particularly important for retailers who must comply with AML requirements to have their programs completely up to date.”

Visit JVC’s website – – for important legal compliance updates and information and to learn more about the advantages of joining JVC. JVC members pay low annual dues and receive thousands of dollars in free legal compliance information, products and services. Follow JVC on Facebook and LinkedIn.
About Jewelers Vigilance Committee
Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC), founded in 1917, is a not-for-profit legal trade association fulfilling its mission to maintain the jewelry industry’s highest ethical standards. JVC offers dispute mediation and arbitration services for trade and consumers, compliance monitoring and precious metals testing, among many other services. JVC, long considered the industry’s guardian of ethics and integrity, is a resource for the entire jewelry industry and its customers, as well as an industry representative before government agencies, media and adjunct fields. For more information, visit

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