Corporate Compliance Insights

Passing the COVID-19 Stress Test: Best Practices for Ethics & Compliance Programs

SAI Global unveils key data from its first annual Ethics & Compliance Report  Seeking to identify and examine the E&C program goals organizations aspire to achieve -- and what's stopping them from doing so -- SAI Global has launched an independent research initiative. The first annual Ethics & Compliance Report represents SAI's initial research findings from its 2020 Ethics and Compliance Benchmark Report...

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The Financial Education & Research Foundation (FERF), the independent nonprofit research affiliate of Financial Executives International (FEI) has released a whitepaper showing a trend baseline for filings with and without material weaknesses prior to the business world's coronavirus pandemic response. The paper also explores the potential impact of recent COVID-19 protocols — particularly work-from-home — on future Internal Control over Financial Reporting...

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Whitepaper explores the state of ICFR going into the 2020s Probable increase in reported material weaknesses and delayed filings Possible emergence of new or modified controls to satisfy external auditors Morristown, NJ (May 28, 2020) — The Financial Education & Research Foundation (FERF) — the independent nonprofit research affiliate of Financial Executives International (FEI) — today released a whitepaper entitled The State...

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Farewell to Blue Bell

Once, Blue Bell Ice Cream was the pride of Texas. But a 2015 listeriosis outbreak in "the little creamery in Brenham" revealed board-level contamination of a different sort. Unethical practices were uncovered, criminal charges were brought and the failures of Blue Bell's board were egregious. Tom Fox explores the many ways in which the outbreak was mishandled and the board abrogated its...

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Industry Experts Reveal Best Practices for Reducing or Eliminating Harmful Impacts of Ransomware TORONTO (May 27, 2020) – Asigra Inc., a leader in backup and recovery software that delivers comprehensive repository cyber protection, today highlighted a number of best practices proposed by providers of both preventative and responsive solutions for combating the financial ramifications of ransomware. "Ransomware attacks are becoming more targeted,...

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ICA to Host the BIGGEST Online Event for Compliance Professionals in 2020

“The BIG Compliance Festival’ will take place over the next six months, with more than 70 speakers, 60+ sessions, live Q&As, roundtables and much more May 26, 2020 – The International Compliance Association (ICA), the leading professional body for the global regulatory and financial crime compliance community, is organizing "The BIG Compliance Festival," the BIGGEST online event for regulatory and financial crime...

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Platform enhancements provide greater automation to mitigate financial, compliance risk ATLANTA (May 26, 2020) – Oversight, the global leader in spend management technology, today released the latest version of its spend optimization platform, which is designed to reshape the way organizations identify, prioritize and resolve financial and compliance risk in their card and contract spend programs. Oversight’s enhanced platform establishes a framework to help companies...

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Smarsh to Expand Product Offerings to Encompass Award-Winning Cybersecurity Risk and Compliance Solutions Entreda to Accelerate Product Innovation and Enhance Client Service Experience with Increased Investment from Smarsh Combination of Smarsh and Entreda, Both Category Leaders, Creates Regulatory and Cyber Technology Powerhouse Portland, OR and Santa Clara, CA (May 21, 2020) – Smarsh®, helping customers get ahead – and stay ahead – of the risk within their electronic...

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ProcessUnity Introduces Vendor Intelligence Suite, Launches Vendor Cyber Intelligence with BitSight to Enhance Third-Party Risk Management Programs First in a Series of ProcessUnity Vendor Intelligence Capabilities Integrates Cybersecurity Ratings for Complete Vendor Oversight Concord, MA (May 19, 2020) – ProcessUnity, a leading provider of cloud-based applications for risk and compliance management, today extended its Vendor Risk Management automation platform with new capabilities to incorporate industry...

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Coalfire Report: Compliance in the Era of Digital Transformation

Global cybersecurity risk advisory and assessment provider Coalfire has just released a comprehensive new research report with data about cybersecurity compliance priorities, strategies and practices. The report summarizes findings from a survey, conducted together with global analyst consulting firm Omdia, of senior risk, security and IT executives in global organizations and reveals the need for a new approach. Highlights include: For the...

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New and changing regulations, a critical shortage of cybersecurity professionals and digital transformation spell end of status quo Select respondents seeing more than 40 percent efficiency improvements by applying transformational approach to compliance Westminster, CO (May 13, 2020) – Coalfire, a provider of cybersecurity advisory and assessment services, today released the Securealities Compliance Research Report in partnership with global analyst consulting firm Omdia....

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