“Something is rotten in the state of Denmark” is one of the signature lines from Shakespeare’s play Hamlet. I thought about that when I read recent articles, “Questions Are Asked of Rot in Banking Culture” and “Lawmakers Tell Justice Dept. to Seek Swiss Banker Extraditions.”
A company in the midst of arbitration proceedings that discovers potential bribery related to the contract at issue faces inherently irreconcilable conflicts ...
“Program effectiveness” is a term ethics and compliance (E&C) professionals frequently use as they strive to understand whether or not their companies’ investment and effort are paying off.
Compliance encompasses a broad range of ongoing activities across all departments or divisions within a company to meet legislative and regulatory requirements.
One tangible benefit to the recent high-profile security breaches in the retail and hospitality industries is that they have shined a light on weaknesses tied to commerce platforms and, at minimum, forced many companies to ponder security upgrades.
As readers of this blog know, I am an über Star Trek maven. In Episode 41 of my podcast, the FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report, I visited with John Champion, one of the co-hosts of the Mission Log podcast.
Do you remember your childhood fears of a monster in your closet? You were afraid because the closet was a dark, cavernous space and you did not know what might lurk within it. The monster in your contracts closet ...
As we hear about some of the biggest security breaches in retail history, it seems like good timing that the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) has been updated.
At the 9th WTO Ministerial Conference in Bali two months ago, 159 countries reached the first global trade deal since the creation of the multilateral trade organization in 1995.
Formed through legislation signed by President Gerald Ford in 1976, the OIG is one federal agency that should never be underestimated by those in the health care industry. In its pursuit to protect the integrity of health care programs and the welfare of their beneficiaries, the OIG boasts the power ...
The legal challenge by several business groups to the Conflict Minerals Rule may be gaining some traction.
The everyday consumer assumes that when they make a purchase, either online or in the checkout line, their card data is handed off to a trusted source, with security in place to protect them.