2024 Editorial Calendar



Monthly topics are subject to change. Send topic ideas, pitches and draft articles to editor@corporatecomplianceinsights.com.


The year that was & the year to come

What should compliance, risk and ethics professionals expect in the year to come? Consider:

  • Geopolitical implications
  • Regulations
  • Enforcement actions
  • Workplace trends

NEWSLETTER DATES: 1/11, 1/18, 1/25


Internal investigations

While the average company has plenty of policies governing ethical behavior, the major question for compliance professionals is how well those policies work. An effective internal investigations function is critical for discerning whether your well-crafted policies are having an effect on behavior. Areas to cover could include:

  • Remediation
  • Internal controls
  • SOX compliance
  • Modern witness interviews

NEWSLETTER DATES: 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 2/29



The SEC made history in 2023 by implementing rules mandating timely disclosures of material cybersecurity incidents striking public companies, and the risk of cyber attack is never-ending. Topic areas here could include:

  • Data privacy & federal legislation (or continued lack thereof)
  • Social media cyber risk
  • AI risks & opportunities
  • Security training metrics

NEWSLETTER DATES: 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28


Compliance & ethics program effectiveness

The federal government has weighed in on what makes for an effective compliance program. Implementing and maintaining one is another story altogether. Possible topic areas for compliance and ethics program effectiveness:

  • Codes of conduct
  • Compliance training
  • Certification
  • Lines of communication

NEWSLETTER DATES: 4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25


The other parts of ESG

In these pages and elsewhere (and rightly so), the “E” of ESG is well-covered. Less talked about are the “S” (social) and the “G” (governance). Topic areas we want to explore include:

  • Making amends after ethical lapses
  • What compliance has to do with human rights
  • Direct democracy in corporate governance
  • Board composition

NEWSLETTER DATES: 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 5/30


Diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging

Though corporate DEI programs have suffered recent political attacks, these initiatives remain top of mind for many business leaders. As the U.S. prepares to mark the 60th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act, topics under this broad umbrella could include:

  • Investor activism
  • Racial bias in algorithms & AI
  • Gender diversity
  • Ageism & lesser-known forms of discrimination

NEWSLETTER DATES: 6/6, 6/13, 6/20, 6/27


Corruption & FCPA

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act turns 47 in 2024, and the Biden Administration has made clear it intends to fight hard against corruption at home and abroad. Here’s a look at some of the topics we’ll cover under this umbrella:

  • Technology & FCPA enforcement
  • Suggested fixes to FCPA or new laws (such as Foreign Extortion Prevention Act)
  • Biggest FCPA & bribery red flags
  • Going inside a corruption investigation

NEWSLETTER DATES: 7/11, 7/18, 7/25



Much hay was made in 2023 over recession risk; that didn’t pan out, but it doesn’t mean compliance, risk & governance aren’t affected by economic fluctuations. Here are some economic topics to consider:

  • Interest rate hikes
  • Labor market woes
  • Budgetary pressures
  • Technology investment on low budgets

NEWSLETTER DATES: 8/1, 8/8, 8/15, 8/22, 8/29


A view from the C-suite

Perspectives of C-level directors, CEOs and members of the board of directors. Broad areas here include:

  • Tone from the top
  • Board composition
  • Board risk oversight
  • Executive compensation

NEWSLETTER DATES: 9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26


The future of risk

This isn’t your grandfather’s business world, as change and disruption have become de rigueur. Explore the next generation of risk, including:

  • Generative AI
  • Worker independence
  • Social media
  • Third parties

NEWSLETTER DATES: 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31


Politics & corporate integrity

It’s been 30 years since the Republican Revolution swept GOP lawmakers into Congress, securing both houses for the Republican Party for the first time in 40 years. And on Nov. 5, American voters will elect a president for the 60th time in U.S. history. Topics here include:

  • Ongoing battles over corporate ESG and DEI programs
  • What tone at the top means for the president
  • How politics impact risk & compliance (and vice-versa)
  • Ethical breaches by political leaders

NEWSLETTER DATES: 11/7, 11/14, 11/21 (no newsletter the week of Thanksgiving)


Data governance

Processes and frameworks for handling the internal and external data your organization controls not only affect the bottom line, but effective data governance controls can keep you on the right side of regulators. Topics under this umbrella include:

  • Regulation (or lack thereof)
  • Data spillage
  • KYC/AML & data minimization
  • Ethical data collection

NEWSLETTER DATES: 12/5, 12/12, 12/19 (no newsletter the week of Christmas)