Posts by Radical Compliance Staff

Calculating the Pay Ratio Rule

A new study shows that CEOs still make gobs more money than the rest of us mere mortals, although Corporate America uses a variety of approaches to demonstrate that point. ClearBridge Compensation Group analyzed 100 companies in the S&P 500 to see how they complied with the CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure Rule. That’s the requirement…

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Trump Admin Speaks on Data Breaches, Fintech

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The Treasury Department came out swinging Tuesday in favor of a national data breach law and a light regulatory touch for “fintech firms” swarming into the banking and compliance worlds. Those were two among more than 80 recommendations contained in a 200-page report from the Treasury Department looking at fintech and nonbank financial firms. The…

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FCPA Enforcement & Inherited Liability

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The Justice Department made another plug for voluntary disclosure of FCPA trouble on Wednesday, this time stressing that prosecutors will apply the department’s new FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy even to misconduct companies inherit through mergers and acquisitions. Matthew Miner, deputy assistant attorney general, delivered that message while giving a speech to compliance professionals in Washington.…

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SEC Nominee Gets Hearing

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The Trump Administration’s nominee for an open seat on the Securities and Exchange Commission appeared before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday, and while his nomination is probably in good shape, he endured sharp questions from Democratic committee members on SEC enforcement and conflict-of-interest rules. The nominee, Elad Roisman, is currently chief counsel for the…

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PwC 2018 State of Compliance Report

PwC released its annual State of Compliance survey on Tuesday, and let’s start with the angst: most compliance officers aren’t confident that their companies’ compliance programs are effective. Of the 825 professionals surveyed, only 17 percent said they are “very satisfied” with the effectiveness of their compliance programs. About 45 percent say they are somewhat…

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Podcast: Materials Declarations and IPC-1754

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Our latest Radical Compliance podcast is for heavy industry, aerospace, and defense contractors  grappling with hazardous materials in the supply chain, and the new IPC-1754 standard to simplify the declaration of those materials as you send components along to other parties. The standard is the latest in a family of materials compliance regulations that have…

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