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DOJ on FCPA and Agent Liability

By Matt Kelly | December 5, 2019 |

The Justice Department’s top criminal prosecutor talked FCPA compliance at conference in Washington this week, raising a few points to consider about oversight of third parties and the importance of compliance program. Let’s get into them.  Assistant attorney general Brian Benczkowski, head of the Criminal Division, made his remarks at the annual FCPA Conference happening…

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CCO compensation

CCO Pay Up 4.5 Percent in Two Years

By Matt Kelly | December 4, 2019 |

Average total compensation for chief compliance officers has risen 4.5 percent over the last two years to $185,500, according to a CCO compensation survey released the other week by the Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics.  That said, compensation increases were greatest for those CCOs already at the high end of the pay scale. Among…

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compliance jobs

Compliance Jobs Report: Nov. 29

By Matt Kelly | November 29, 2019 |

You bet the Compliance Jobs Report is still on the case this Thanksgiving weekend! An abbreviated report, but we still have personnel news at Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Amgen, MiMedx, and more. We also have a few job openings, and of course our compliance meme of the week has a Thanksgiving angle. I gather these bits of…

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Compliance Under Fire: Two More Tales

By Matt Kelly | November 27, 2019 |

Oh dear: we have two fresh tales of compliance officers suffering dire professional consequences for doing their jobs. Not the best way to welcome the Thanksgiving holiday, but the compliance community needs to stick together and study troubling corporate behavior when we see it. First is news from Australia. Westpac, the second-largest bank in the…

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About Us

Technically, Radical Compliance is the personal blog of Matt Kelly, long-time writer and observer of the corporate compliance and GRC scene. I was a writer, editor, and publisher at Compliance Week, 2003 through 2015; some of you may know me from my career there. I also speak frequently at compliance conferences and other events, and will pretty much shoot the breeze on any compliance topic with anyone who asks.

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