Compliance Jobs Report: April 8

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A huge Compliance Jobs Report this week! Compliance officers coming or going at Cummins, Novavax, Moderna, Whole Foods, Citigroup, and many more. Several promotions happening in the healthcare world; political gossip from regulator world; some work anniversaries to note; and job leads in venture capital, pharmaceuticals, and financial services.  As always, thank you to all…

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Ex-KPMG Boss Fined on Insider Tip Scandal

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The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board has fined the former vice-chair of KPMG’s audit practice $100,000 for his role in a scandal where KPMG offered jobs to PCAOB employees in exchange for confidential information about upcoming inspections of KPMG audits. You might remember the story from several years ago. The feds indicted three KPMG partners…

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Updates on Antitrust Leniency Program

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Useful news for anyone working at a company involved in an illegal cartel or other vast criminal conspiracy: the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division has updated its leniency policy for corporate offenders, with new emphasis on prompt self-disclosure of the violations and remediation to prevent repeat offenses. The Antitrust Division has long allowed the first individual…

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Compliance Programs, Big and Small

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The Ethics & Compliance Initiative published a report late last week comparing compliance programs at large, medium, and small enterprises. Let’s look at those findings, since too often we in Best Practices Land talk about compliance programs as if they were a standard-issue thing — which, of course, is totally not the case.  Most interesting…

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Compliance Jobs Report: April 1

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The Compliance Jobs Report this week has personnel hires at Boeing, Airbus, Emerson Automation, Energizer Holdings, and Cone Health, among many more. We also have some promotions and work anniversaries to note, plus job leads in higher education, healthcare, and remote controls. As always, thank you to all the compliance people sending me tips and…

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Compliance Jobs Report: March 25

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The Compliance Jobs Report this week has personnel news at Trulioo, Activision Blizzard, Technicolor, and a bundle of other companies from North America to Europe to the Middle East. We also have several work anniversaries to note; job leads in utilities, mobile phones, and spices; and our Meme of the Week! As always, thank you…

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SEC Proposes Climate Risk Disclosure Rule

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The Securities and Exchange Commission today unveiled its long-awaited proposal for disclosure of risks related to climate change, including disclosure of greenhouse gas emissions stemming from a company’s supply chain as well as audit and attestation requirements for larger companies’ disclosures.  The SEC adopted the proposed rule on a 3-1 vote, with lone Republican commissioner…

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FINRA’s Olive Branch on CCO Liability

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FINRA, the regulator for broker-dealer firms, is trying to ease tensions over chief compliance officer liability with a new alert stressing that FINRA typically will not bring enforcement actions against CCOs personally because compliance officers don’t inherently have a supervisory role at their firms.  FINRA published the alert late last week, after several pleas from…

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Compliance Jobs Report: March 18

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The Compliance Jobs Report this week starts with several compliance officers also working in ESG roles; new hires at Flipkart, Perspectum, Omnicom, U.S. Urology; and lots of other personnel gossip too. We have job leads in higher ed, consulting, and soda pop; and our Meme of the Week goes out to cybersecurity. As always, thank…

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Oh Boy: The New ‘Compliance’ Single

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Fellow compliance enthusiasts, we have unsettling news from the arts and entertainment desk today. The rock band Muse just dropped its new single, “Compliance” — and, um, it’s really weird and creepy. For those not musically in the know (which usually includes me), Muse is a band out of England. They’ve been around since the…

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