Thoughts on Compliance Job Market


Today I want to circle back to the state of the job market for compliance professionals, because I’ve seen several items lately suggesting that while the market remains robust — it’s also a bit haywire. First is a report released earlier this month by Wolters Kluwer, the Future Ready Lawyer Survey 2022, which polled more…

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Compliance Jobs Report: Sept. 23

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The Compliance Jobs Report this week has numerous moves in both the biopharma research and cryptocurrency worlds; plus other personnel items at Qurate Retail, KBR, McKinsey, Dragados USA, and many more. Our job leads this week are all in the Detroit area, and our Meme of the Week goes out to… the future! As always,…

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Morgan Stanley Fined on Data Destruction

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We have quite the reminder on IT risk today courtesy of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The agency just fined a subsidiary of Morgan Stanley for poor data protection practices, which even led to one incident where the bank’s old IT equipment was sold at auction with customer data still on the hard drives.  The…

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Thoughts on ESG Controls & Reporting


I spent several days last week attending the annual user conference for Workiva, maker of audit and risk management software. ESG was all over the agenda, with numerous speakers talking about how to integrate ESG concerns into your annual audit and reporting. I took detailed notes, and my recap is below. First, I was struck…

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More Major Justice Dept. News


Corporate compliance officers, drop everything. We have a second speech from the Justice Department about corporate misconduct and compliance programs that needs your immediate attention.  Assistant attorney general Kenneth Polite gave the speech in Texas on Friday. It follows the speech that his boss, deputy attorney general Lisa Monaco, gave one day earlier in New…

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DOJ Pushes Enforcement Reforms


Here we go, compliance officers! The Justice Department has unveiled a sweeping new set of practices for enforcement against corporate misconduct, with an emphasis on taking a stern approach to repeat offenders and giving more rewards to companies that truly embrace a culture of compliance. Deputy attorney general Lisa Monaco announced the enforcement shifts in…

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Compliance Jobs Report: Sept. 16

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The Compliance Jobs Report this week has news from Warner Bros., Cronos Group, Tufts University, a bundle of financial services firms, and lots more. We also have some news from the compliance vendor world, plus job leads in law firms, fuel depots, and sporting arenas — and don’t forget our Meme of the Week! As…

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SEC Hits VMWare on Earnings Management


The Securities and Exchange Commission slapped software giant VMWare with accounting fraud charges Monday, accusing it of slow-rolling the delivery of software to customers so the company could prop up its order backlog and delay revenue recognition into future quarters.  VMWare will pay $8 million to settle the charges, a paltry sum for a $10…

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Suicide Prevention & Speak-Up Culture


Today we have a reminder about the importance and value of a speak-up culture from a rather unlikely source: the new U.S. suicide prevention hotline, which is already receiving more calls than anyone expected. The 988 hotline went live on July 16, replacing the longer, toll-free hotline number that people had used for decades prior.…

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Compliance Jobs Report: Sept. 9

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The Compliance Jobs Report this week has fresh news about CEVA Logistics’ compliance leadership, plus other news from Lockheed Martin, Rapid7, Centene Corp., and many more. Job leads this week are all up and down the West Coast, and Meme of the Week goes out to all our frenemies in legal! As always, thank you…

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