Posts Tagged ‘compliance’

Compliance Thanks in 2018

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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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Compliance Depicted in Film

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Last week we called out some of the ways that corporate ethics and compliance have been portrayed in television over the years. As promised, this week we have a look at ethics and compliance portrayed in film. Again, we had two criteria: the films had to be fictional (we will address the many outstanding documentary…

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The Best Compliance on Television

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Several weeks ago I posted a question on LinkedIn: What are some of the best representations of corporate compliance, business ethics, or regulatory issues that you’ve ever seen on television? My only requirements were that the shows be fictional, and portray a legal business behaving in a corrupt manner (rather than an illegal business like…

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Review: Complete Compliance Handbook

Tom Fox, the self-proclaimed “FCPA Evangelist” and my friend for years in compliance news and commentary, just published a new book: The Complete Compliance Handbook: A Guide to Operationalizing Your Compliance Program. Fox was generous enough to supply me with an advance copy, so today we have a review of his book in case you’re…

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SCCE Budget & Staff Survey

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The Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics has published a new report on the budget and staffing levels for compliance departments at various types of organizations. All you compliance officers looking to score more money from the board, take note. The report only offers benchmarking data so you can see the average budget and staff…

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Compliance on My Mind This Week

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Random thoughts about ethics and compliance while reviewing my 2018 policy manual… Yes! The Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics and the Institute of Internal Auditors will be holding their major conferences in 2018 at the same time and place: Oct. 22-24 in Las Vegas. SCCE at Caesar’s Palace, IIA one block south at Aria.…

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How Compliance & Audit Can Add Value

This week I’m attending SuperStrategies, a conference for corporate audit executives run by the MIS Training Institute. MISTI likes to focus on leadership strategies for corporate audit, security, and risk management leaders, with a smattering of compliance officers hanging around, too. So let’s talk about successful leadership in an audit, risk, or compliance function, since…

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Book: Wildly Strategic Compliance Officer

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We all feel pressed for time, with a certain unease that demands of the day distract us from the deeper, more strategic success we really want to achieve. So find some space on your shelf for a new book addressing that exact problem: the Wildly Strategic Compliance Officer Workbook by Kristy Grant-Hart. Grant-Hart is the…

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Six Compliance Events to Watch in 2017

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Welcome back to the grind, everyone! Before we all go back to audit committee meetings, anti-corruption training, and committing your travel budget before the CFO implements a freeze, let’s take a look at what events in 2017 will carry big consequences for the compliance community. The arrival of the Trump Administration in particular sets up…

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Some Other Posts Worth Reading

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Occasionally I write guest posts about compliance and governance topics elsewhere on the Web. Three of those posts have recently gone live, one about third-party risk management and two others about the proper love and care of SOX compliance programs. If you just can’t get enough of me, here is a run-down of where to…

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