Corporate compliance refers to the efforts an organization makes to adhere to policies, rules, guidelines, laws and regulations. Things like employee training, company policies and codes of conduct come into play here, along with meeting reporting requirements associated with oversight from government agencies.
But just following laws is only part of the story. Compliance officers are charged with creating a "culture of compliance" at a company. This requires establishing an ethical mindset at all levels of the organization and requires influence from the C-Suite and the Board.CCI provides news, resources and multimedia content to help corporate compliance officers meet the challenges of this important role -- and to provide a forum for informed debate.
Tod Reichert, Bonnie Green, and David Wilson discuss the roles of the General Counsel and the Chief Compliance Officer, and responsibilities can and should be divvied up when the titles are held by two individual people.Read more
This article, by Ron Kral of Candela Solutions, defines and identifies several elements of successful corporate compliance programs and also looks at compliance within the realm of the bigger governance, risk and compliance (GRC) picture.Read more
I have done the painstaking work of sifting through the highest rated Dilbert strips on Dilbert.com. It was very arduous work, but I persevered. My goal was to find my favorite strips and share them with you here.Read more
According to CCI's Code of Conduct expert Jason Lunday, monitoring - despite being a little understood element of process management - serves as a powerful tool to ensure that ethics and compliance processes continue to work and improve.Read more
For the most part, a company’s standards of conduct serve as the central component of its integrity management program. Jason Lunday describes some typical weaknesses of such codes and how companies can overcome them.Read more
Lack of a documented security policy is a huge red flag when determining liability in the event of an incident. You do not know when the next attack will happen and if someone is aggressively targeting you, they will cause...Read more