internal reporting

FDA’s Lessons on Internal Reporting

By Matt Kelly | May 27, 2022 |

Aside from all the FCPA news that’s been happening lately, compliance officers also have a cautionary tale to consider this week about internal reporting. We have the fiasco of the Food & Drug Administration and a whistleblower trying to raise alarms about poor conditions at Abbott Nutrition’s infant formula manufacturing plant in Michigan. The Washington…

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Compliance Jobs Report: May 27

By Matt Kelly | May 27, 2022 |

The Compliance Jobs Report goes global this week, with personnel updates in India, Spain, Peru, France, Canada, Switzerland, and even a few here in the United States. We also have several compliance officers leaving corporate jobs for consulting, plus the most bizarre internal audit job listing I’ve ever seen.   As always, thank you to all…

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Lessons From Glencore Settlement

By Matt Kelly | May 26, 2022 |

Earlier this week Swiss commodities trading giant Glencore gave the compliance community a doozy of a corporate corruption settlement, agreeing to pay more than $1 billion to regulators around the world for bribery and market manipulation that lasted more than a decade. I’ve been sifting through the settlement documents since then and we have several…

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Some Polite Words on Testing

By Matt Kelly | May 23, 2022 |

Gather round, corporate compliance professionals. We have another speech from a high-ranking Justice Department official about how compliance programs should work, and as usual these days, the speech is full of clues that are well worth your time and attention. The speech came from Kenneth Polite, assistant attorney general for the Criminal Division, who spoke…

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Compliance Jobs Report: May 20

By Matt Kelly | May 20, 2022 |

Plenty of news in the Compliance Jobs Report this week! We have personnel items from Carnival Cruises, OnlyFans (yes, you read that right), Wells Fargo, COSO, and lots more. Also a bundle of work anniversaries to note; plus job leads in finance, medical devices, and satellite TV. Our Meme of the Week goes out to…

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Comments on SEC Cyber Proposal

By Matt Kelly | May 19, 2022 |

We continue our focus on cybersecurity compliance today with a return to the SEC’s proposals for expanded disclosure of cybersecurity risk in corporate reports. The public comment period for those proposals closed last week, and compliance officers have a bundle of interesting points to ponder. The SEC received dozens of comments, and to no surprise…

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Report: Cyber Compliance Still Struggling

By Matt Kelly | May 18, 2022 |

Another week, another report capturing the strains and dysfunction in cybersecurity risk management. This time, we have a survey of IT security and compliance professionals who still struggle to move beyond planning phases and are burdened with duplicative audits and a flood of customer documentation requests.  The report comes from A-LIGN, which sells software to…

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Some Thoughts on IT Workforce Risks

By Matt Kelly | May 16, 2022 |

Looking for another reason to worry about the long-term success of your compliance, audit, or risk management efforts? Fear not! A recent report on workforce development in cybersecurity paints a stark picture of just how challenging it is these days to build and maintain a good team.  The report comes from ISACA, the professional association…

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Compliance Jobs Report: May 13

By Matt Kelly | May 13, 2022 |

Another big Compliance Jobs Report! We have a new CCO at Citigroup, a departing compliance chief at Salesforce, a new internal audit boss at Goldman Sachs, and other moves at Danske Bank, Airbus, Cummins, and lots more. Job leads this week in webinars, banking, and brain science; plus our Meme of the Week! As always,…

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Tips on Whistleblower Tips

By Matt Kelly | May 12, 2022 |

I had the good fortune this week to attend a panel discussion on the latest developments in whistleblower tips and SEC enforcement. Given how often whistleblower tips turn into big, complicated headaches for corporate compliance officers, let me pass along some insightful morsels from the speakers.  The panel was part of the day-long Securities Enforcement…

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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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