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The state of Massachusetts has unveiled its plans to resume business activity after 10 weeks of Covid-19 lockdown, complete with a step that compliance professionals may see more often: a compliance attestation poster that every business will need to display publicly and prominently.  The poster certifies that the business in question has taken four steps…

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development

Corporate compliance professionals have another book to consider putting on the shelf, this one exploring how to build a good training program in our era of digital communications and invigorated regulatory scrutiny.  The book, Creating Great Compliance Training in a Digital World, is from Kirsten Liston. These days Liston runs Rethink Compliance, a consulting firm…

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compliance

Rarely do we need a follow-up post about scandal in the government world, with even more lessons for compliance officers—but hats off to the Department of Health and Human Services, which nailed it with a recent, ill-advised foray into compliance training. Just last week we had our first post, about the misconduct of now-former HHS…

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A story out of Salt Lake City this weekend was a powerful reminder of the perils of modern compliance training, policy management, and monitoring. Compliance officers may want to take note, because the tale of Alex Wubbels is bound to happen again somewhere else. Wubbels is a nurse in the burn unit of University of…

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development

The other day I was talking with a compliance officer at a global pharmaceutical company, responsible for training employees from Morocco to Australia and all points in between. So, he asked, did I have any thoughts about what makes for effective compliance training? I loved his question because the compliance community talks all the time…

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