Gasp! A Compliance Conference!


Compliance officers, we need to talk. Something amazing just happened. It happened thousands of miles away from most of us, in the windswept city of Wellington, New Zealand. There, the New Zealand Financial Intelligence Unit — the country’s chief anti-money laundering agency, roughly equivalent to FinCEN here in the United States — held a compliance…

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Coming Soon: Navex Next Conference

Navex Next

Since compliance professionals are all living the virtual life these days, let’s run with that idea and mark your calendar: the largest virtual compliance conference in the world is happening next week.  The Navex Next conference, hosted by NAVEX Global, takes place on Oct. 22. This is an upgraded version of what was formerly known…

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SCCE Conference Going Virtual


Surprising precisely nobody, the Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics confirmed on Tuesday that its 2020 annual conference will go virtual — a long-expected, disappointing, and totally appropriate move.  SCCE sent word via email to scheduled conference speakers Tuesday evening, including to me, which is how I heard the news. The conference website also already…

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The Day the Conferences Canceled


Wednesday was a grim one for the compliance and audit communities: at least seven industry events were canceled, postponed, or scaled back dramatically, as coronavirus continues to thwart the camaraderie and exchange of ideas that have been the hallmarks of this profession for so long. Here is the latest list that I’ve been able to…

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Dispatches From Converge 2018


The Converge 2018 compliance conference happened in Denver this week, where several hundred ethics and compliance officers gathered to breathe thin air and discuss this year’s theme: “ethics in action.” Alas, Radical Compliance could not be on the scene to report events as they happened. So below are a few dispatches from Twitter and elsewhere,…

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Dispatches From Nashville GRC Summit


Earlier this week the Institute of Internal Auditors held its annual GRC Conference in Nashville, Tenn. Since Radical Compliance could not attend this year, we grabbed a few tweets and photos published online from attendees to catch up on what was discussed. Without further delay, read on… Our first item of note: In a sign…

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Best Speaker Yet for 2017 GRC Conference Cycle

2017 CACS

The 2017 conference cycle gets underway this week, and we have a new leader in the contest for oddest pairing of speaker and event: actor Jeffrey Tambor will be the closing keynote at ISACA’s IT controls conference in May. The 2017 North America CACS conference (computer audit, control and security) happens May 1-3 out in…

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