Thoughts on ‘Return to Work’

By Matt Kelly | January 22, 2021 |

Earlier this week I moderated a webinar about the compliance challenges businesses will face as they strive for a post-pandemic to return to work, when I realized: we should stop saying “return to work.” That’s not quite what companies will do in 2021, and compliance officers need a better understanding of what lies ahead.  Start…

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compliance jobs

Compliance Jobs Report: Jan. 22

By Matt Kelly | January 22, 2021 |

The Compliance Jobs Report this week has personnel news from the White House, Charles Schwab, Google Health, Mundipharma, and many others. We have job leads from Washington to Chicago to southern California; and we’ve noticed lots more job postings online since the start of the year, too. Our Meme of the Week goes out to…

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internal control

ICFR, Still Driving Companies Nuts

By Matt Kelly | January 19, 2021 |

We have yet another report today depicting the tensions companies face when building internal control over financial reporting, including the enduring suspicion that many audit firms raise questions about internal controls simply to look good to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. The report, released Tuesday by Financial Executives International, interviewed 145 financial reporting executives…

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Capital One Whacked on AML Failures

By Matt Kelly | January 17, 2021 |

Talk about mistakes that come back to haunt you: Capital One just agreed to pay a $390 million penalty for anti-money laundering compliance failures in a check-cashing unit the bank hasn’t even owned for seven years.  The settlement was announced by FinCEN last Friday. The 22-page statement of facts is a tale of poor risk…

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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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