The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s recent report gives companies a chance to see if their compliance programs are up to snuff…
This may have been the most important election for federal contractors – and the millions of U.S. workers they employ – since 1965.
Five strategies stand out as common to businesses that have avoided compliance missteps and thereby minimized their risk of running afoul of regulatory authorities.
While The Dodd-Frank Act is focused primarily on stability in the U.S. financial markets, several of its Title XV “miscellaneous” provisions are concerned with so-called “conflict minerals” as well as “mine safety” and other “resource extraction” issues.
There are companies that are working hard to build and maintain robust ethical cultures and highly structured compliance programs with performance-enhancing qualities.
Successfully fulfilling all of the relevant and necessary corporate compliance requirements can be quite challenging for even the best and most vigilant enterprises. This is the first in a two-part series showing five of the key things that companies are doing right when it comes to corporate compliance, as well as five of the most important things that they’re doing wrong. The first installment covers five of the smartest corporate compliance strategies and moves:
As we have witnessed the tentacles of the Galleon trial ravage every corner of the financial industry, firms are beginning to address their necessary levels of corporate compliance. Companies need to understand that complacency is no longer accepted lest they desire negative financial, reputational and legal exposure. To adhere to the varying levels of compliance, firms need to embrace education, enforce compliance policies within their companies, and set up and utilize prevention methods.
This article by Michael Littenberg of Schulte Roth & Zabel highlights five compliance items — some of which are still at the far end of the horizon — that all public companies should have on their short list.
So what can your Chief Executive Officer (CEO) do for your Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance program? According to Thomas Fox, it turns out quite a bit.
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.