Sit up and pay attention, SOX compliance community. We will soon get our first real glimpse into how much SEC chairman Jay Clayton wants to reshape the corporate audit world. On deck is final approval of the proposed new format for audit reports: a standard the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board hammered out earlier this…Read More
The Compliance Jobs Report this week has lots of compliance officer promotions: Eastern Bank, Kansas City Power & Light, General Motors, Nu Skin Enterprises, and more. We also have a few compliance officers setting up shop as independent consultants, and a compliance job opening at Waste Management that needs to be filled. I gather these…Read More
Yet again, on a certain abstract level, corporate compliance officers owe President Trump a debt of thanks. Rarely has one chief executive given us so many lessons to learn about poor tone at the top and unethical behavior. This week’s lessons, of course, stem from the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. over the weekend.…Read More
SOX compliance professionals, prepare yourselves: the SEC has announced plans for new leadership at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, which could eventually bring significant changes in how audits and SOX compliance are managed. SEC chairman Jay Clayton put events into motion Friday afternoon, with a quiet announcement that current PCAOB chairman Jim Doty “has…Read More
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 my 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.