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Six Questions with an Ethics & Compliance Officer: Ling-Ling Nie

Posted by - December 1, 2017
Welcome to Six Questions with an Ethics & Compliance Officer, a new interview series from SAI Global created in conjunction with National Compliance Officer Day. Each post will shine the spotlight on a different member of the E&C community, from established CCOs and CECOs with years of experience to rising…
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Six Questions with an Ethics & Compliance Officer: Seth Rice

Posted by - November 13, 2017
Welcome to Six Questions with an Ethics & Compliance Officer, a new interview series from SAI Global created in conjunction with National Compliance Officer Day. Each post will shine the spotlight on a different member of the E&C community, from established CCOs and CECOs with years of experience to rising stars…
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France Cracks Down on Corruption with New Law

Posted by - August 30, 2017
Bienvenue, Sapin II The introduction of Sapin II adds to the growing list of laws aimed to reduce corporate corruption. While these laws are important and beneficial, they cannot improve corporate culture to the extent that high-quality ethics and compliance programs do. To that end, every organization should prioritize internal ethical…
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Despite Scandals, Corporations are Failing in This Key Area

Posted by - August 17, 2017
The Critical Importance of Training Recent events clearly reflect the rising tide of liability risk companies face for retaliation against a whistleblower. Surprisingly, a survey just conducted by NAVEX Global reveals that many companies have not committed to compliance training.  Such training is critically important given recent regulatory and legislative…
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How to Integrate a Compliance & Ethics Program with a Control Framework

Posted by - August 16, 2017
Leveraging COSO’s Internal Control – Integrated Framework Cultures may vary widely, but all organizations should be proactive about building and maintaining a culture of compliance. The COSO Integrated Framework provides extensive guidance on how to accomplish this. Ron Kral offers insights on integrating your company’s C&E program with a control…
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The Key to Improving Corporate Culture

Posted by - August 11, 2017
3 Ways to Affect a Different Kind of Climate Change In light of the corporate compliance failures that have entered the news cycle, compliance programs have increasingly focused on the role culture plays in causing these failures. However, while most compliance executives understand the link between culture and employee misconduct,…
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The Board’s Overlooked Role in Compliance

Posted by - August 2, 2017
How Involved is Your Board? It’s long been said that an effective compliance program can’t exist without a strong culture of ethics and compliance. Also critical is tone from the top, without which there’s no clear directive for the organization and employees on the importance of compliance. The board of…
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Working in a “Happy Talk” Corporate Culture

Posted by - July 3, 2017
When Organizations Lack Real Commitment to E&C Every Chief Compliance Officer wants to be on the same page as the C-Suite and board of directors when it comes to a commitment to ethics and compliance. Without experience working inside the organization, however, it is difficult to tell the difference between…

Ethics, Compliance and Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet Trends

Posted by - June 15, 2017
Insights for E&C Professionals Every year, Mary Meeker, a partner at venture capital firm KPCB, publishes a comprehensive guide on internet trends. This year’s guide was just released, and SAI Global’s Sean Freidlin offers highlights for the compliance and ethics practitioner. The findings can be hugely informative when it comes…
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Using Technology to Educate (Not Regulate)

Posted by - May 4, 2017
Even companies committed to a culture of ethics and compliance experience unethical behavior and compliance failures from time to time. In this gap between attitude and action, education and technology can help to unlock a company’s true potential. Both are powerful components, but when working together, they’re a dynamic team…