The Ethics & Compliance Initiative has lined up Attorney General Jeff Sessions to speak at its annual conference next month. It will be one of the first times Sessions speaks at length about corporate misconduct and the compliance function’s role in preventing it. Landing a sitting attorney general to speak at a compliance conference is…Read More
Compliance officers who want a glimpse of your future, look no further than the spectacle that unfolded Sunday morning at Denver International Airport: a tale of policy management mismanaged, reputation risk, and plenty of commentary on social media. Some day, some way, a headache like this will be yours. This time the lucky company was…Read More
Volvo Car Group has announced a new chief compliance officer, picking him up from Dassault Systems. Louis Berger (which is a company) named a new chief integrity officer. We also have personnel moves at Ortho Clinical, Centene, and Meritor, among other companies. And Preet Bharara, recently fired as U.S. attorney, has his first new job.…Read More
The Senate Banking Committee held its confirmation hearing today for Jay Clayton, the Trump Administration’s nominee to chair the Securities and Exchange Commission. We have a few nuggets of detail worth an ethics & compliance officer’s attention, although the hearing mostly unfolded along predictable lines. On one side were Clayton and Republican members of the…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.