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5 Ways to Elevate the Board’s Oversight of Compliance

Posted by - September 29, 2017
Expanding the View to Include Culture Does your organization view compliance as a “check the box” exercise? Many companies do. Chuck Saia, CEO of Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory, feels differently and shares five ways a board can start broadening its view – and management’s view – of compliance to…
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The Top 5 Mistakes Boards Make in Overseeing Compliance

Posted by - September 15, 2017
How to Avoid Costly Missteps Russell Reynolds Associates’ Cynthia Dow and Anthony Goodman, compliance and board experts, interviewed leading chief legal officers, chief compliance officers, former investigators and board directions to under the biggest compliance missteps boards make. with co-author Anthony Goodman We can all easily recount a recent compliance…
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The Battle for Call Recording Compliance

Posted by - September 14, 2017
A “Call” to Arms for Banks In the wake of growing and complex financial legislation, many banks and financial service companies in the U.S., Europe, and Asia have been looking to ensure the activities of their traders and contact centers are compliant with these regulatory requirements. However, call recording compliance…
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Protecting Your Corporate Culture

Posted by - September 8, 2017
The Objective of Due Diligence There is immense benefit to thoroughly vetting third parties, and it goes far beyond avoiding enforcement actions from the likes of the SEC, DOJ and other regulatory agencies. When you do business with risky suppliers and vendors domestically or abroad, you put your organization’s reputation…
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Keeping Pace in an Age of Sanctions

Posted by - August 31, 2017
The Importance of Innovation As the global geopolitical landscape grows ever more complex, keeping track of the vastly complicated web of international economic sanctions has become a formidable challenge. In order to steer clear of penalties and avoid reputational damage, compliance departments are going to have to embrace innovation. Keeping…
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10 Keys for Executives to Manage Reputation Risk

Posted by - August 3, 2017
When a good reputation is difficult to build and easy as pie to destroy, it’s a business imperative to manage the company’s reputation carefully. Jim DeLoach outlines five critical areas leadership must pay close attention to, and 10 factors total that can be critical in managing reputation risk. With today’s…
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Improving the Effectiveness of AML Programs

Posted by - June 30, 2017
Using Artificial Intelligence to Minimize Risk Money laundering continues to be a serious concern for financial institutions across the globe, as legacy technologies allow an unacceptable number of illicit transactions to go unidentified. However, many forward-thinking financial institutions have begun working smarter by using artificial intelligence (AI), dramatically improving the…
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How to Conquer the Compliance Audit

Posted by - April 7, 2017
Ahead of a compliance audit, the goal should be to identify and resolve compliance risks before they become significant problems. Preventive measures save resources by eliminating the cost of noncompliance and damage to reputation, helping to create new business and maintain a competitive advantage.
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Ethics and Respect in the Face of Populism

Posted by - March 30, 2017
2017 is shaping up to be the year of populism in the U.S. This has direct implications for compliance, HR and diversity professionals. If diversity is a key driver of business competitiveness, how do you create a culture of ethics, respect and inclusion amidst this rising tide of populism?
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Why You Really Need to Pay Attention to Money-Laundering Risks

Posted by - February 24, 2017
Is your company in the money-laundering business? It very well might be. As banks become warier and apply more resources to anti-money-laundering (AML) efforts, creative criminals are eyeing nonfinancial companies as alternative means to “cleaning up” their act.