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Business leaders rate economy as highest ethical risk factor for 2024
As geopolitical events, new technology and regulatory developments increase the severity and frequency of risks, E&C programs are focused on their risk mitigation efforts. As LRN's Susan Divers explores, a central lesson from over 10 years of primary research is that values-based programs are not only the most effective but also correlate strongly with reduced...
As the calendar rolled over into 2024, a new reporting obligation went into effect for millions of American companies, the Corporate Transparency Act. A trio of experts from Lowenstein Sandler explore the privacy implications of a database of sensitive corporate ownership information.
List of exceptions to beneficial ownership is long — but complicated
Economic forces, cybersecurity cited as biggest risks for 2024
Companies have many tools to increase diversity & belonging that don’t run up against affirmative action concerns
Audit executives struggle to coordinate assurance work across organizations
Organizations know unfairness still exists; how they handle it defines their culture
The evolving threat of AI-based disinformation requires risk mitigation planning to avoid catastrophic reputational damage. As disinformation threats can materialize rapidly, companies must prepare in advance to ensure business resiliency, say Christopher Mason and Ian Oxnevad of Infortal.
Compliant behavior starts at the top
Tiny symbols increasingly showing up in lawsuits & regulatory actions
Ambassador, liaison or champion — whatever term you use, proper incentive is key
Companies may find existing systems need augmenting to meet new rules
Translate cyber risk to plain business speak
SOC 2 isn’t just a popular industry framework; it’s a business enabler
Contrary to conventional wisdom, simple leadership answers aren’t easy to come by
Shifting to inquiry-led approach means proper delegation
Developing active listening skills can help engage & motivate workforce
A U.S. House committee has urged a more aggressive stance on goods imported from a restricted region in China amid human rights concerns. Assent's Jamie Wallisch shares insights for companies struggling to manage the supply chain risks.
Want an engaged workforce? Help them find meaning in their jobs.
Assigning mentors, aligning values & encouraging transparency can all reinforce positive culture
Huntington avoids larger fine by self-reporting violation
The cloak-and-dagger depictions of stolen asset recovery can be thrilling, as a thief and those pursuing them play a cat-and-mouse game. And while the reality of this work may seem less glamorous (think: database queries instead of car chases), Sam Taylor, head of corporate intelligence for the Americas at global consultancy S-RM explains, a successful...
Addressing London’s soft touch on dirty money
‘Blocked’ entities increasingly using corporate bond measures to gain access to financial markets
A compliant workplace is easy; a welcoming one isn’t
Instilling an ethical framework is only the first step
Employment contracts may not be enough to guard against improper use of work products
36% of risk managers say cybersecurity is top concern
ESG as a term remains politically fraught, but that doesn’t mean companies, especially those bound by reporting regulations, can take it off their agendas. And as widespread awareness of the corporate concept turns 20 years old this year, leaders should understand that they still may be falling short, writes business veteran Frank Orlowski.