Is your company an SEC registrant involved in the extractive industry? If so, it’s imperative that you understand and begin to act on the requirements of Section 1504 of The Dodd-Frank Act. The first reporting deadline is drawing near, so now is the time to assess your data reporting capabilities and internal controls Sec. 1502, [...]
Nearly half of executive teams lack information they need to manage effectively because employees withhold vital input out of fear the information will reflect poorly on them.
Deloitte & Touche partner Mark Carey answers some pressing questions about this important issue. Then, partner Henry Ristuccia offers his perspective on utilizing technology to help stay ahead of risk in the coming years.
Gone are the days when organizations could wash their hands of liability from outsourced work due to ethics and compliance failures. Your third party’s actions on your behalf are largely your responsibility.
In a whitepaper from NACD and Oliver Wyman, they explore why companies that receive valuable board direction and input on IT-related risk will have a significant competitive advantage over those that don’t.
This is the second in a series of three about reducing corporate business compliance with good entity management. Instituting good entity management is proven to be the most effective way to reduce the risks associated with corporate business compliance failures. Best practices in entity management include taking a holistic view that integrates people, processes and [...]
This is the second in a series of three about reducing corporate business compliance with good entity management. The governance and compliance profession is grappling with the increasing challenges fostered by a higher risk climate. In response, corporate secretaries and compliance officers are implementing new strategies to increase efficiency and manage risk. Central to this [...]
NACD’s Key Agreed Principles for Strengthening Corporate Governance for U.S. Publicly Traded Companies: Implementation Guide
Paired with each of the ten NACD Key Agreed Principles, you’ll find questions designed to stimulate board discussion and analysis. The questions are not meant to elicit a “yes/no” response; they are designed to stimulate substantive discussion and reflection around how the board approaches these issues – philosophically and practically. As board discussion progresses, make note of areas [...]
International legal and compliance recruitment agency Laurence Simons has produced a compliance market trend report, which focuses on compliance department structures, profiles, budgets, and recruiting trends and issues.
This is the first in a series of three: reducing corporate business compliance with good entity management. A climate of increased risk is driving the need for companies to implement an organization-wide corporate business compliance strategy. Several forces are converging to make compliance more difficult than ever. With more at stake, risk management is becoming [...]