Wall St.
April 16, 2015
How Wall Street Should Define Culture

  • Linda Henman

  • “Culture" has transformed from an ethereal, abstract word to a blunt instrument for finding fault on myriad qualitative matters affecting the organization. If there's a failure someplace, culture is blamed. ...

    April 15, 2015

  • Dexter John

  • Activism was once maligned as the work of corporate raiders moving into a company for a short-term boost in value with little regard for its long-term interes...

    military defense
    April 13, 2015
    Beyond the Fines: The Risks of Violating ITAR Compliance

  • William O'Brien

  • Every day, employees share sensitive information with external parties. While this may not seem like a serious threat, the export of data to the wrong person, such as someone in a foreign country or a non-US citizen, could result in serious consequences for both the employee and his/her employer....

    disaster recovery
    April 16, 2015
    Disaster Recovery Planning: Compliance Style

  • Kathleen Edmond

  • Most companies have a plan for disaster recovery of IT, real estate, and data – but what happens when you must respond to allegations of a violation of customer trust or compliance? ...

    April 14, 2015
    When Should Internal Auditors and Compliance Officers Become SEC Whistleblowers

  • Dan Hurson

  • Insiders know that compliance officers and internal auditors, beleaguered and sometimes frustrated as they may be, hold the “keys to the kingdom” when it comes to knowledge of corporate ethical and legal lapses within their companies. ...

    April 10, 2015
    Healthcare Privacy and Information Security Risk Forecast for 2015

  • Marti Arvin

  • Until recently, privacy and information security has not been a significant focus of the healthcare industry. That is changing, thanks to technology. How prepared is your organization? ...

    April 9, 2015
    The Regulatory Landscape: An Interview with Jean-Marc Levy

  • Maurice Gilbert

  • Maurice Gilbert, CCI Publisher and Managing Partner of Conselium Executive Search, interviews Jean-Marc Levy, President, Ethics & Compliance Solutions for LRN, a leading provider of tools, education and strategic advice that help organizations navigate complex legal and regulatory environments and meet their compliance obligations. ...

    hippa regulations
    April 7, 2015
    Upcoming HIPAA Audits and Four Key Areas for Compliance

  • Vanessa Burrows

  • Covered entities and business associates should supplement “out-of-the-box” privacy, security and breach training programs with specific training hypotheticals that mimic incidents that have occurred in the workforce within the previous year. ...

    April 3, 2015
    Antitrust and Competition Law: Where Is It Going in 2015?

  • Ted Banks

  • Your company’s code of conduct has an antitrust section. It seems to be a universal section. But this universality often results in complacency. Do you know how serious antitrust risk is to your company? ...

    fcpa tom fox
    April 1, 2015
    Deep Dive: SEC Enforcement of the FCPA

  • Thomas Fox

  • FCPA practitioners often focus only on DOJ enforcement issues. This article provides a deep dive into some of the key differences between DOJ enforcement of the FCPA with that of the SEC....

    number 3
    April 1, 2015
    3 Governance Misconceptions That Can Lead to Failure

  • Nancy Falls

  • Corporate governance is a phrase that most people, even those involved in it, think they fully understand when they don’t. Misconceptions about what good corporate governance is and is not are bad for business, and bad for the people involved....


    international law
    April 8, 2015
    Assuring Regulatory Compliance Doesn’t Get Lost in Translation

  • Christine Yi

  • With the expansion of large multinational corporations into developing countries, a proliferation of global regulatory enforcement actions, including anti-bribery and anti-corruption, has risen. Executives, including general counsel, compliance and risk officers, are smart to plan in advance for potential regulatory investigations. ...

    April 6, 2015

  • Nicholas Merkin

  • Board members of healthcare organizations are under more scrutiny than ever as a result of the unique ...

    April 2, 2015
    An Honest Discussion About the Merits of Ethics in Business

  • Jim Nortz

  • Does it really make good business sense to always operate in accordance with the highest ethical standards? Don’t business professionals need a bit of moral elbow room to do their work in a responsible way? ...




    White Papers
    March 30, 2015
    Firms Completed Corporate Inversions Before the Crackdown: Now What?

  • Katie Davies

  • The Treasury Department has cracked down on the practice of inversion, so company execs who managed to pull one off before the deadline now have major integration headaches to contend with -- especially in HR. ...

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    meditation for business
    March 27, 2015

  • Jim DeLoach

  • While the goal of thinking holistically is laudable, the question arises as to what it means from a practical standpoint. DeLoach offers insights - and ways to put the approach into practice. ...

    World Bank
    March 26, 2015

  • Wendy Wysong

  • In addition to penalties, prison terms, and the associated costs of investigation and defense, another less well-known consequence of bribery is debarment from contracting on projects funded by the World Bank....

    mergers and acquisitions
    March 25, 2015

  • Linda Henman

  • When companies merge or acquire, stakeholders usually expect that the whole will be greater than the sum of its parts. Unfortunately, the facts tell a different story. A once-exceptional organization can quickly take a turn toward mediocrity, or worse....

    March 24, 2015
    Electronically Stored Information (ESI) – It’s Not Just Email Anymore

  • Joanna Belbey

  • Email is just a one piece of a more complex communications landscape. You can't ignore the electronically stored information issues that are growing along with adoption and use of various communications tools in our business. ...

    performance management
    March 23, 2015
    Performance Management is Dead…Long Live Performance Management!

  • Kevin Berchelmann

  • Necessary evil. Pain in the rear. The management penalty. Performance reviews are called many things, few of them positive. What's up with that?? One of the most important things we do as senior managers is setting, and managing to, performance expectations. ...

    March 20, 2015
    Active Enforcement and Aggressive Investigative Tactics Continue

  • Matteson Ellis

  • The second in a series of 12 articles from LRN: Enforcement authorities hold the bar high when describing compliance expectations and are assigning special importance to areas like risk assessments, testing and internationalized compliance infrastructures. ...

    March 19, 2015
    SEC Seeks to Harmonize and Update Its Disclosure Regime

  • Barbara Jones

  • Employing available technology to improve the delivery and navigability of disclosure and accessible and comprehensible disclosure could be just a double-click away – it almost seems too good to be true. ...