Posts Tagged ‘pwc’

PwC’s Ethics Leadership After Tragedy

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PwC is trying to recover from tragedy this week in a way that every ethics and compliance professional should applaud: by asking employees to confront difficult questions about race and empathy in America, in a statement directly from the firm’s U.S. leader. A risk assurance associate at the firm’s Dallas office, Botham Jean, was shot…

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PwC 2018 State of Compliance Report

PwC released its annual State of Compliance survey on Tuesday, and let’s start with the angst: most compliance officers aren’t confident that their companies’ compliance programs are effective. Of the 825 professionals surveyed, only 17 percent said they are “very satisfied” with the effectiveness of their compliance programs. About 45 percent say they are somewhat…

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And the Oscar for Control Failures Goes to…

Control failures

Internal control enthusiasts everywhere are performing a root cause analysis of what went wrong at the Oscars this weekend, so Radical Compliance might as well get a piece of that action too. After all, when was the last time a control failure was household news? The debacle, for those last few who haven’t yet heard…

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Do We Have a Problem With Compliance Risk Assessments?

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This week I dove into PwC’s annual State of Compliance Report, reading the report itself and eavesdropping on a webcast with the PwC compliance gurus who wrote it. The study has plenty of data worth reading, and one conclusion from that data jumped out at me immediately. We have some disconcerting patterns emerging in how…

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