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4 Takeaways From an Unusual Sexual Harassment Case

Posted by - February 18, 2019
Preventing Legal Risks and Liabilities In this column, LeClairRyan attorney Thomas C. Regan discusses litigation revolving around allegations that a supervisor failed to properly respond to sexual harassment of an employee by a non-employee. Tom provides insight to help employers understand their potential liability and avoid getting ensnared in similar situations.…
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Data In, Insights Out

Posted by - February 15, 2019
Why AI Needs Superior Data to be Successful Artificial intelligence could contribute multiple trillions to the global economy in the coming decade, but even while poor data quality becomes increasingly detrimental to businesses’ bottom line, AI is not yet being widely incorporated. Heidi Maher of CGOC discusses the widespread need…
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Watch and Learn, CEOs: A Powerful Example of Ethical Leadership

Posted by - February 15, 2019
Integrity Trumps Extortion Donna Boehme, the “Lion of Compliance,” comments on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’s response to AMI’s extortion plan as an example of ethical leadership that builds trust within the workplace. Mr. Bezos demonstrated his outstanding leadership capabilities by being open, transparent and authentic; explaining his decisions; meeting tough…
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3 Principles for Compliant Communications with Competitors

Posted by - February 15, 2019
Steering Clear of Antitrust Pitfalls Knowing how to engage in competitor interactions is often more art than science. There are few clear lines of conduct to guide information exchanges made for legitimate business reasons. But broad principles do exist to help you consider your options carefully. Vedder Price’s Brian McCalmon discusses.…
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Fraud a Top Concern for Compliance Leaders

Posted by - February 14, 2019
Findings from Dun & Bradstreet According to a report by Dun & Bradstreet, compliance and procurement professionals indicate that fraud tops the list of challenges, and technological advances exacerbate the problem. While technology is an enabler to these industries by creating the potential for improved efficiency and data management, in…
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Look Behind You – Now!

Posted by - February 13, 2019
The CCPA “Look Back” Requirement A provision in the upcoming California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will make the regulation retroactive once it goes into effect… meaning it’s effective now. Bill Tolson of Archive360 discusses what organizations can do now to move toward CCPA compliance. The California Consumer privacy Act (CCPA)…
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Minimizing the Damage from a Ransomware Attack

Posted by - February 12, 2019
The Case for Restricting User Permissions The damage control for ransomware attacks exist already within every company. It’s common to find that regular users have administrative rights on their PCs, which can allow email viruses that are opened to run with administrative privilege. It’s the digital equivalent of storing large…
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Exercising Good Privacy and Compliance Judgment

Posted by - February 11, 2019
TPRM in the Wake of GDPR Cisco has just released a Data Privacy Benchmark Study, revealing that outsourcers are taking seriously their responsibility to protect customers’ data. Tom Garrubba, Senior Director and CISO at Shared Assessments, offers his perspective on third parties’ performance of late. Those of us in the…
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Financial Sector Transformations Ahead

Posted by - February 8, 2019
What to Expect in 2019 Eric Johnson, President of Global Investment Markets at Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) outlines six key forces driving change for the financial sector in the year ahead. The financial sector is used to transformation: markets fluctuate, and technology and regulations constantly outpace one another. 2019 is…
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Boards and Corporate Culture: SSGA Framework

Posted by - February 7, 2019
State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has recently compiled a framework for boards of directors to follow in aligning corporate culture with long-term strategy. In the latest white paper from Tom Fox, he shares an enlightening conversation with SSGA’s Rakhi Kumar and a prescription for board engagement in assessing and monitoring…
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