Many compliance professionals, particularly those operating under the legal department umbrella or oversight, believe that the attorney-client privilege protects all they do. This belief can be mistaken and dangerous. If wrong, potentially damaging information can be made available to legal adversaries, regulators and speculators, creating real damage to the company.
Depending on a company’s ultimate objectives, having the correct balance within the control structure is the key to a successful internal fraud investigation.
According to Cheryl Klein, founder of GRC Consulting Services, fines and new regulations won’t be the biggest challenges in 2010. Rather, regardless of what industry you are in, expect to encounter these five challenges in forthcoming years.
As organizations struggle to manage massive amounts of data, the need for proper oversight and use of information is critical. Here are Steven Adler’s six easy steps that most any organization can take towards Smart Governance.
As you know, we regularly feature Dilbert cartoons as part of our Coffee Breaks. Today, we bring you some rather humorous, snarky commentary on audit.
Erick O. Bell, a Senior Manager at Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, presents a detailed internal control checklist that outlines 5 anti-fraud strategies companies can use to deter, prevent, and detect fraud.
GRC assessment and execution is a critical mandate for international businesses – even in a tough economy.
John Verver, Vice President of Services and Product Strategy for ACL Services, discusses the important of effective data analytics, and how it can provide a path to an integrated approach between audit and GRC.
Smith & Nephew is in the process of rolling out an Enhanced Global Compliance Programme. The Corporate Compliance Auditor position is a dedicated US-based compliance audit professional who will report directly to the Head of Internal Review in London.
WorldCom whistleblower Cynthia Cooper is telling her story to college students and speaking out about the importance of oversight and managing corporate risk. What are some of the most important controls that should be in place to avoid risk management failure?
In this week’s roundup of Compliance News Headlines from CCI: the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has issued 23 recommendations to revamp the SEC, a new survey shows teens have conflicting views on ethics in business, and a tenet of Sarbanes-Oxley is shot down.