compliance jobs

The Compliance Jobs Report this week has new hires at Visa, Google, and Sumitomo Mitsui, among other places. Also a bevy of promotions to note, and LRN has hired a new chief executive. We have job openings from Boston to Los Angeles, and our Meme of the Week goes out to anyone who received a…

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whistleblower

The Securities and Exchange Commission has, at long last, updated the rules for its whistleblower awards program. Among the changes: a presumption toward more generous awards at the lower end of the pay scale, restrictions on people who abuse the tipster process too often, and faster disposal of would-be tips that don’t meet the awards…

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princeton

The Trump Administration has opened an investigation into Princeton University and its anti-racism efforts — claiming that because Princeton officials say the university needs to do more to fight racism today, perhaps the school’s previous attestations about compliance with federal anti-discrimination law haven’t been accurate. So says a letter the Education Department sent to Princeton…

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equity

Business ethics research firm Ethisphere has launched a new effort to develop a social justice framework and identify best practices that companies can use to foster more equity in the workplace. Known as the Ethisphere Initiative for Equity and Social Justice, the project is a collaboration between Ethisphere’s Business Ethics Leadership Alliance and an advisory…

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compliance jobs

The Compliance Jobs Report this week has compliance hiring news from Carnival Corp., Softbank, Citigroup, Seqirus, Ericsson, and elsewhere. We learned where the former CCO of the SEC just turned up, we have a very fashionable compliance job posting to note, and our Meme of the Week goes out to Winne the Pooh fans. As…

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India

Regulators in India have adopted exhausting new criteria for the appointment of chief compliance officers in the banking sector there, and banks in that country have six months to confirm that their CCOs fit the profile or find a new one. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the country’s central bank and primary banking regulator,…

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fraud

We have another update on fraud risk during the era of Covid-19. The risk is still going up, and compliance and audit executives running anti-fraud programs still have a harder time stopping it.  So says the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, which published its latest fraud risk survey today. More than 2,000 anti-fraud professionals participated,…

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compliance jobs

The Compliance Jobs Report this week begins with a departure from Softbank, new hires at Vail Resorts, Huntington Ingalls, and other businesses. We have some news from the vendor world, including an acquisition; and three job openings to note. Plus our meme of the week, which today strikes a somber note. As always, thank you…

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Deutsche Bank

Some red meat for all you sanctions compliance nerds: a Deutsche Bank subsidiary has agreed to pay $583,000 for two separate sanctions violations. One involved compliance employees improperly configuring a sanctions screening tool; the other, senior business and compliance managers rushing a transaction without appropriate due diligence.  The Office of Foreign Assets Control announced the…

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We circle back today to postmaster general Louis DeJoy, who stands accused of pressuring employees in the 2010s to make political donations to his preferred Republican candidates. That’s a felony violation of campaign finance laws, and a fascinating glimpse of a compliance risk that can catch companies unprepared. DeJoy, you might recall, is already under…

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