Understanding culture is difficult. It’s especially tricky for directors to know whether the culture supports the right kind of risk-taking. Aggressive compensation targets or growing numbers of whistleblower complaints may be signs that a company’s culture is out of control. Does your board have a handle on company culture?
This whitepaper from Tom Fox looks at the DOJs Feb. 2017 evaluation, which is an 11-part list of questions that encapsulates the DOJ’s most current thinking on what constitutes a best practices compliance program.
As public companies approach Proxy Season 2017, investor voting policies and the hottest trends in governance are important issues companies will face at their annual meetings. Equally important are how to navigate proxy advisors, engage with investors, react to activists, and position boards for successful voting outcomes. This report from Teneo offers key steps. Seven for 17: Tactical paproac
Board composition is one of the top issues for investors in 2017, and while some industries have made strides in diversifying their boardrooms, other industries are lagging behind, according to a new report from PwC’s Governance Insights Center.
The Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission continued their stunning run of 2016 FCPA enforcement actions right up to the end of the year with the announcement of the resolution of the General Cable Corporation enforcement action. The fines and penalties paid by General Cable were not insignificant -- and there are lessons learned for today's compliance professional.
To succeed in today’s economy, businesses must consider trust. For new companies, that often means building trust from scratch with customers, vendors and other stakeholders. For established businesses dealing with significant challenges, restoring trust is crucial. Different mechanisms can help cultivate...
This report delves into four key elements to building an effective internal audit talent strategy, which includes talent acquisition, mentoring & development, strategic sourcing and performance management.
In the latest Bulletin from global consulting firm, Protiviti, the top agenda items for audit committees to consider in 2017 are outlined, including issues related to enterprise, process and technology, risk and financial reporting.
While there are many benefits to migrating your compliance program to a SAAS provider, the process of finding the right vendor can be daunting. In this 15-page white paper, My Compliance Office offers step-by-step guidance.