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Two Insights on Investigations

investigations

On Wednesday I had the privilege of moderating an executive forum in Philadelphia on corporate governance and investigations. Roughly 40 compliance and audit executives were there, hosted by audit firm Baker Tilly and law firm Morgan Lewis. Our goal: hash out some of the current challenges in managing complex investigations. Granted, you could talk about…

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Event: Governance Forum, Jan. 23

Next week I have the privilege of moderating an executive forum in Philadelphia, where four stellar thinkers about compliance, audit, and corporate governance will be discussing some of the big issues emerging for executives and board directors in 2019. To focus my thoughts, I’ve been pondering: what are some of the big issues emerging for…

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Compliance Jobs Report: Jan. 4

Compliance jobs

Welcome to the first Compliance Jobs Report of 2019! We have financial crimes hires at UBS and the New York Fed; compliance promotions or new hires at Etihad Airways and Parker Drilling; and other news from Alcon, USAA, and lots more. Plus our compliance Meme of the Week! I gather these bits of information from…

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Nine Compliance Issues for 2019

2019

Welcome to 2019, everyone! The federal government may be shut down, but corporate compliance never stops. Now that we’re done returning Christmas presents and deleting emails clogging our in-boxes, our thoughts turn to how the corporate compliance landscape might evolve in the coming year. Without further delay, then, my annual list of compliance issues that…

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Happy Holidays, Compliance World

compliance

Radical Compliance wishes a Merry Christmas (and happy non-denominational holiday) to all our readers. We will take most of the next 10 days off. Surprise posts may appear from time to time as the spirit or news moves us; otherwise, regular posting will resume on Jan. 2, 2019, with our annual list of compliance events…

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Compliance Thanks in 2018

thankful

The day before Thanksgiving is all about slow-rolling your way to early dismissal, so let’s pass the time listing all that we’re thankful for in corporate ethics and compliance this year. I’ll start. I’m thankful for compliance professionals who update your LinkedIn profiles promptly. You are what makes the Compliance Jobs Report a success. I’m…

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Homecoming: Best New Show Starring Compliance

Carrasco

Compliance and audit professionals can rejoice at yet another pop TV show that captures what you do so brilliantly: Homecoming, a stripped-down, fast-paced drama on Amazon where the action rests on the shoulders of a Defense Department compliance officer. The stars of the show are Julia Roberts, who plays troubled social worker Heidi; and Bobby…

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Ethics, Compliance, and Corporate Value

compliance

We have one more point to explore about that new research finding that strong internal whistleblower activity correlates to better business outcomes — namely, why a speakup culture and better business outcomes are moving in step with each other, and why that two-step dance is only going become more crucial to corporate success in the…

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Thoughts on IoT and Cybersecurity Risk

IoT

This week I attended the AuditWorld 2018 conference in Las Vegas, a gathering of several hundred audit and IT security executives to swap insights about cybersecurity and internal control. I wandered into a session about cybersecurity concerns for “the Internet of Things” — and wouldn’t you know it, a conversation about policy and vendor risk…

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Another Compliance Candidate for Public Office

compliance

We came across another compliance officer this week running for public office: Jessica McClure, an environmental compliance executive running for Congress in Nebraska. McClure was originally a chemist by trade, then went to law school and graduated in 2013. She has been working in environmental, FDA, and customs compliance ever since. She also proudly says…

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