DOJ Hints at New Enforcement Ideas

By Matt Kelly | September 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Justice Department is considering new approaches to handle companies that can’t pay monetary penalties as part of a corporate misconduct settlement; and is also warning securities and commodities traders to step up the data analytics they do to uncover market abuses. So said deputy assistant attorney general Matthew Miner during a speech he delivered…

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Compliance Jobs Report: Sept. 13

By Matt Kelly | September 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Compliance Jobs Report this week has news of new hires at Cigna, Deutsche Bank, Nissan, and Shutterstock, a departure at the University of Louisville, and a passel of promotions at numerous other companies. We have job openings from Los Angeles to Washington, and our meme of the week goes out to internal control enthusiasts…

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Professional Development on No Budget

By Matt Kelly | September 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Professional development is crucial for every compliance officer. Either you need it yourself, to better understand the issues in our field; or you need to provide it to your team, since that’s part of your job as chief compliance officer.  So how does one devise professional development opportunities under what we’ll call an “extremely limited”…

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Marcum Dinged on Independence Failures

By Matt Kelly | September 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Oh lord, we have another contestant for most unfortunate business misconduct of 2019. The audit firm Marcum has been sanctioned for violating rules for audit firm independence, where poor oversight from Marcum’s partner in charge of audit firm independence played a starring role.  The PCAOB hit Marcum with a fine of $450,000, plus another $50,000…

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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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