Oh F—! Ethics Boss Quits on Swearing Scandal


Talk about going off the rails: the head of the New York-New Jersey Port Authority’s ethics committee has resigned after a video surfaced of her swearing at police officers who had pulled over her daughter during a traffic stop. Caren Turner, appointed to the board of the Port Authority last year, quit abruptly on April…

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Party Alert! Boston Compliance Meetup

Calling all compliance, audit, and risk professionals around Boston: we’ll be hosting another after-work cocktail party on Tuesday, Feb. 6. All are welcome to attend, meet colleagues, and talk shop. A few compliance enthusiasts in town (me included) have been trying to hold these networking events every other month. Boston doesn’t have nearly as much…

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Future of the ‘Effectiveness Questions’

The other day a compliance officer asked me an interesting question: What’s going to happen to the Justice Department’s guidelines for evaluating the effectiveness of compliance programs? After all, the Trump Administration talks all the time about streamlining regulation. Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein has given a series of speeches this fall promising reviews of…

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