Study: California Privacy Compliance a Mess

By Matt Kelly | January 26, 2022 |

A new research report says the vast majority of companies are not prepared to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act, with nearly 90 percent of businesses either fumbling along with manual processes or just not in compliance at all.  So says Cytrio, a privacy compliance software vendor that published the report on Wednesday, after…

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A Major Shift in Antitrust Policy

By Matt Kelly | January 25, 2022 |

Well this is fortunate timing: one day after we had a post exploring the antitrust challenges around Microsoft’s proposed acquisition of Activision Blizzard, the Justice Department’s top antitrust official gave a speech warning that his division will be more likely to block proposed mergers and less likely to accept settlements that simply restrict post-merger practices. …

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Microsoft, Activision and Antitrust Issues

By Matt Kelly | January 23, 2022 |

OK, Microsoft has proposed acquiring Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion. Now comes the parlor game of analyzing the ethics and compliance issues involved in this mammoth deal, and two arise right away: surviving regulatory scrutiny, and repairing Activision’s defective corporate culture. We can begin with the regulatory scrutiny, because this deal captures so many current…

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Compliance Jobs Report: Jan. 21

By Matt Kelly | January 21, 2022 |

The Compliance Jobs Report this week has new hires at Zoominfo, Google, RxDefine, Splunk, and elsewhere. We also have a bundle of personnel news from the financial services world, a notable ex-CCO moving into consulting world, and job leads in software, aviation gear, and Wisconsin. Plus our Meme of the Week! As always, thank you…

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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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