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Compliance Jobs Report: Dec. 14

By Matt Kelly | December 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Lots to cover in the Compliance Jobs Report this week! Foremost: Jay Jorgensen, chief ethics and compliance officer at Walmart, is leaving the company after six years on the job. His deputy, Dan Trujillo, takes over on Feb. 1. The PCAOB also has a new chief auditor; Nashville named its first chief compliance officer; plus…

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Latest Tips on Brexit Disclosure

By Matt Kelly | December 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Now that the British government is coming apart at the seams over Brexit, this might be a good time to revisit what companies should be disclosing to investors and the public about their exposure to Brexit risk. SEC chairman Jay Clayton has been talking up Brexit disclosure for several months, urging companies to give investors…

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Food Company Cooks the Books

By Matt Kelly | December 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

The SEC settled charges with an organic foods company on Tuesday over internal control failures that led to several years of revenue manipulation, in a case with multiple lessons for the internal control community. We don’t see an internal controls case this large come along every day, so let’s digest. First, the background. The accused…

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Yet More PCAOB Inspection Hints

By Matt Kelly | December 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

We have fresh intel on how the PCAOB may change its approach to inspecting audit firms, and what those changes might mean for the audit committees and internal audit executives who deal with the firms. All five PCAOB members appeared Monday at the AICPA’s annual public company accounting conference in Washington, and inspections were Issue…

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U.S. Regulators Warn on China

By Matt Kelly | December 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

U.S. securities and audit regulators have issued an extraordinary warning that they are not getting the cooperation that they want from their Chinese counterparts, and that U.S.-listed companies with significant operations in China should prepare for more strained relations between U.S. and Chinese securities regulators. The message came in two parts: first, in a special…

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Boards Freaking Over Digital Risks

By Matt Kelly | December 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Protiviti has released its annual report on enterprise risks worrying the corporate boardroom, and across all 10 risks likely to occupy your time in 2019, one theme shines through — unease about corporations moving into a digital world. The report surveyed more than 800 senior executives and board directors around the world, across a host…

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Compliance Jobs Report: Dec. 7

By Matt Kelly | December 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

In this week’s Compliance Jobs Report we have compliance pros on the move at Zimmer Biomet, Mednax, Robeco Management, Novartis, and more. The University of Oklahoma has a finalist for its top auditor job; and Baker Hughes has begun looking for a successor to CCO Jay Martin. Plus a few cool job postings and our…

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PCAOB Inspection Priorities for 2019

By Matt Kelly | December 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

The PCAOB has shared its plans for audit firm inspections early next year, with more focus on how audit firms manage their own operations and less perhaps emphasis on specific risk areas such as Brexit, oil prices, or changing interest rates. The PCAOB inspections outlook is useful foremost for audit firms, who want to know…

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New Zealand Tops TRACE Anti-Bribery List

By Radical Compliance Staff | December 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

TRACE International has posted its latest annual ranking of bribery risk in countries around the world, and good news if you’re working in New Zealand — Kiwi Country poses the lowest risk that government officials there will hit your company with a shakedown. Every year TRACE publishes the TRACE Bribery Matrix, a ranking of 200…

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Regulators on AML: Get Innovative

By Matt Kelly | December 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Financial regulators published a statement Monday encouraging banks to “implement innovative approaches” to their anti-money laundering compliance efforts, and said that firms will not be penalized for experimenting with new technologies for AML compliance “even if the pilot programs ultimately prove unsuccessful.” Those innovative approaches, the regulators said, might range from building sophisticated financial intelligence…

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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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