Junior Compliance Officer of the Year

This award will go to the woman, who has been in the role for less than two years and whose achievements, energy, ambition and spirit represent the positive future of the organisation she works for and the compliance community.

Compliance Officer of the Year, Small Sized Company

Open to all female compliance officers within a Small Sized company that employs less than 50 employees. This award will go to the woman, whose achievements, dynamism and abilities have been recognised as above and beyond expectations and who has demonstrated qualities that have put her at the forefront of the compliance community.

Compliance Officer of the Year, Medium Sized Company

Open to all female compliance officers within a Medium Sized company that employs 50 to 249 employees. This award will go to the woman, whose achievements, dynamism and abilities have been recognised as above and beyond expectations and who has demonstrated qualities that have put her at the forefront of the compliance community

Compliance Officer of the Year, Large Company

Open to all female compliance officers within a Large company that employs 250 employees or more. This award will go to the woman, whose achievements, dynamism and abilities have been recognised as above and beyond expectations and who has demonstrated qualities that have put her at the forefront of the compliance community.

Chief Compliance Officer of the Year, Small Sized Company

Open to all senior female compliance officers within a Small Sized company that employs less than 49 employees. This award will go to the woman, whose achievements, dynamism and abilities have been recognised by peers as exceptional and who has demonstrated superior leadership qualities that have put her at the forefront of the compliance community.

Chief Compliance Officer of the Year, Medium Sized Company

Open to all senior female compliance officers within a Medium Sized company that employs 50 to 249 employees. This award will go to the woman, whose achievements, dynamism and abilities have been recognised by peers as outstanding and who has demonstrated superior leadership qualities that have put her at the forefront of the compliance community.

Chief Compliance Officer of the Year, Large Company

Open to all senior female compliance officers within a Large company that employs 250 employees or more. This award will go to the woman, whose achievements, dynamism and abilities have been recognised by peers as exceeding expectations and who has demonstrated superior leadership qualities that that have put her at the forefront of the compliance community.

Compliance Innovator of the Year

The Compliance Innovator of the Year category recognises and rewards a woman, at any professional level, who has made an pioneering contribution either evolutionary or revolutionary to the field of compliance. To be considered, the Innovator of the Year will be judged on either a new idea, device, method, process, programme or scheme and an expert panel will review supporting materials submitted by the successful shortlisted. These supporting materials will provide details of innovations, pioneering initiatives and relevant testimonials. The award will go to the woman, whose initiative has transformed and helped improve compliance best practices within their business.

Export Controls/Sanctions Officer of the Year

Open to all senior female export controls/sanctions officers, this award will go to the woman, whose achievements, dynamism and abilities have been recognised by peers as exceptional and who has demonstrated superior leadership qualities that have put her at the forefront of the export controls and sanctions compliance community

Anti-trust Lawyer of the Year

This award is open to all female anti-trust/competition lawyer from law firms or corporations regardless of their location who either provides or implements best strategies in competition compliance, competition disputes and in regulatory investigations or other relevant anti-trust/completion matters. The award will go to the woman, whose achievements, dynamism and abilities have been recognised by peers as outstanding and who has demonstrated superior leadership qualities in, that have put her at the forefront of the anti-trust and competition community. Please submit examples of advice given, quantifying the success of this advice and explaining the extent to which this helped clients. Submitting testimonials from at least two clients can make a difference to your entry.

Corporate Lawyer of the Year

This award is open to female lawyers in private practice law firms and will go the woman that has been recognised as providing outstanding legal advice in the compliance and regulatory sectors. Please submit examples of advice given, quantifying the success of this advice and explaining the extent to which this helped clients. Submitting testimonials from at least two clients can make a difference to your entry.

In-House Compliance Team of the Year, Non Regulated Industries

This will be awarded to the team – in a non-regulated industry – which is led by a woman or can demonstrate that the women on the team contribute significantly to the team’s overall success, showing the overall strength, abilities and business focus of the compliance team.

Financial Crime Compliance Team of the Year, Regulated Industries

Open to the Financial Crime Team of businesses that operate in a regulated industry and whose responsibilities and specialities may include AML, Sanctions, Fraud, Anti-corruption and Bribery, related investigations or other relevant compliance matters. This award will go to the team which is led by a woman or can demonstrate that the women on the team contribute significantly to the team’s overall success, showing the overall strength, abilities and business focus of the compliance team.

Best Regulatory Law Firm of the Year

This award will go the team either led by a woman or where the law firm can demonstrate that the women on the team contribute significantly to the teams overall success in providing outstanding instances of legal advice in the compliance and regulatory sectors. Please submit examples of advice given, quantifying the success of this advice and explaining the extent to which this helped clients. Submitting testimonials from at least two clients can make a difference to your entry.

Fraud & Corruption Investigation Team of the Year

This award will go to a law firm or company in which a woman with legal, compliance, internal auditor, finance or risk background – has played a crucial role in securing a positive result for the client, either in preventing fraud/corruption issues or dealing with an investigation. To enter this category as a firm providing services in fraud and corruption, please submit examples of advice given, quantifying the success of this advice and explaining the extent to which this helped clients; submitting testimonials from at least two clients can make a difference to your entry.

Compliance Consulting Team of the Year

This award is open to all providers of consulting services, where the team is led by a woman or can demonstrate that the women on the team contribute significantly to the teams overall success. Nominations are accepted from teams within consultancies, individuals, partners and clients of consulting firms. Any size of firm may enter, from any jurisdiction and any relevant discipline. Please submit examples of advice given, quantifying the success of this advice and explaining the extent to which this helped clients. Submitting testimonials from at least two clients can make a difference to your entry.

Global Trade & Customs Compliance Law Firm of the Year

This award is open to all law firms regardless of their location. The award will go the team either led by a woman or where the law firm can demonstrate that the women on the team contribute significantly to the team’s overall success in providing outstanding advice global trade and customs compliance for global importers and exporters. Please submit examples of advice given, quantifying the success of this advice and explaining the extent to which this helped clients. Submitting testimonials from at least two clients can make a difference to your entry.

The Mentor Award of the Year for Advancement of Women in Compliance

This award is open to all women who have helped, inspired, guided and who has had a positive impact on the personal and professional development of other women in compliance. If you have benefited from such support, please nominate that female mentor by demonstrating how her advice, support have made a real difference to your or other women’s career, from applying for any job position, to taking high-level strategic decisions.

Lifetime Achievement Award for Service to the Compliance Industry

This award is open to women regardless of their location. It is awarded to the most influential woman in the industry, who throughout their career has shown dedication and commitment to influence the advancement of the Compliance Community.