June 11, 2009 | Palo Alto, California: MetricStream Inc., the market leader in enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management solutions, today announced that it will host a live webinar titled “Managing Risk and Compliance Through an Integrated Framework" on June 18, 2009 at 12:00 PM ET. The complimentary webcast will feature distinguished panelists from Consolidated Edison Company of New York (Con Edison) and Standard & Poor’s (S&P). The executive level discussion will cover best practices for managing FERC, NERC, SOX and other regulatory requirements in the power and energy industry.

The interactive session will feature:

  • Richard Muzikar, Director of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) at Con Edison. Richard is responsible for the Con Edison’s ERM and SOX compliance programs.
  • Steven Dreyer, Managing Director at S&P. Steven is the leader of S&P's initiative to apply ERM to the credit analysis process for corporate ratings globally as well as the US practice leader for Utilities & Infrastructure Ratings, overseeing a group of 40 analysts providing credit ratings and research. Steven is a director of the Insurance Marketplace Standards Association, which sets ethical standards in the sale of life insurance and annuities.

MetricStream CFO and General Manager, Gaurav Kapoor, will moderate the discussion which will cover best practices and case studies on:

  • Risk management from S&P’s perspective - evaluating companies for credit-worthiness
  • Centralized documentation of requirements, risks, controls, assessments, and related policies and procedures for systematic compliance management
  • Integrated, closed loop compliance processes for identification, recording, reporting and remediation of issues, violations and exceptions
  • Compliance monitoring on role-based dashboards, control diagrams, and risk heat maps that provide real-time reporting and analytics
  • Reducing compliance costs through business process automation and efficient resource utilization
  • Enterprise compliance platform that provides the infrastructure to automate and streamline the compliance process

To register for this webinar, visit: http://www.metricstream.com/webinars/webinar_18june09.htm to call MetricStream on +1-650-620-2955.

About MetricStream

MetricStream, the independent market leader in enterprise and cloud applications for Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and Quality Management, makes GRC simple. MetricStream apps improve business performance by strengthening risk management, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, vendor governance, and quality management for hundreds of thousands of users in dozens of industries, including Financial Services, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Energy and Utilities, Food, Retail, CPG, Government, Hi-Tech and Manufacturing. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, with an operations and R&D center in Bangalore, India, and sales and operations support in 12 other cities globally. (www.metricstream.com).

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