Silicon Valley Bank: The Oversight Debacle

By Matt Kelly | March 19, 2023 |

Today I want to return to the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank. Everyone has been wondering how the bank met its sudden demise, and whose poor oversight allowed that to happen. Now we have more details to help answer those questions — and, ideally, avoid a repeat performance elsewhere.  People first trained their fire on…

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Suggestions for Small Compliance Programs

By Matt Kelly | March 17, 2023 |

At some point in their careers, most compliance officers will spend time working at or running a small compliance program. So when I had the chance earlier this month to moderate a webinar on that subject, I took detailed notes. I suspect many of the frustrations and issues voiced by those small-company compliance officers will…

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Compliance Jobs Report: March 17

By Matt Kelly | March 17, 2023 |

We have quite the international Compliance Jobs Report this week. We have updates from Credit Suisse, Mastercard, several global pharma businesses, Toyota, and the best-named aerospace company ever! This year’s list of World’s Most Ethical companies is out, and Meme of the Week goes out to everyone with tight budgets. As always, thank you to…

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Another Cyber Disclosure Sanction

By Matt Kelly | March 15, 2023 |

Words matter in SEC filings. The Securities and Exchange Commission gave us another example of that point recently when it fined a technology company $3 million for misleading disclosures about a ransomware attack the company had suffered — and the confusion arose from how the company used the word “could.”  The company in question is…

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About Us

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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