climate change

A Word on Climate Change Risks

By Matt Kelly | September 30, 2020 |

So as you may have noticed recently, the world is on fire. And being buffeted by hurricanes. And suffering drought. And watching the polar ice caps melt away like Red Sox playoff hopes every summer.  Put simply, mankind is past the point of preventing the deleterious effects of climate change. Those effects are here now.…

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internal control

SEC Dings Two Firms on Internal Controls

By Matt Kelly | September 29, 2020 |

For years regulators have talked about the importance of data analytics in enforcement actions. Now the SEC has demonstrated that point with two enforcement actions for poor internal control and earnings manipulation, driven by the agency’s in-house analytics team. So we can’t say nobody warned us.  The enforcement actions were announced Monday, against a carpet…

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Compliance Risk and Collaboration Tools

By Matt Kelly | September 28, 2020 |

Last week I spoke on a webinar about the role that compliance officers should play in helping to guide a firm’s electronic communications. After all, coronavirus has forced tens of millions to work remotely, so the use of “collaboration tools” such as Slack, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and similar apps is soaring.  Well, what are the…

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compliance jobs

Compliance Jobs Report: Sept. 25

By Matt Kelly | September 25, 2020 |

The Compliance Jobs Report this week has new hires at Visa, Google, and Sumitomo Mitsui, among other places. Also a bevy of promotions to note, and LRN has hired a new chief executive. We have job openings from Boston to Los Angeles, and our Meme of the Week goes out to anyone who received a…

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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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