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SEC’s Misguided “Solution” In Search Of A Problem

Posted by - February 6, 2019
Proposed Rule Would Hurt Whistleblower Program The SEC is considering a rule change that would effectively introduce a floor and a ceiling for whistleblower awards. As Phillips & Cohen partner Sean McKessy explains, they seem to be instating a solution to a nonexistent problem. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission…
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Whistle While You Work, Part 2

Posted by - February 6, 2019
Bells & Whistles: Whistleblowing Portal or Corporate Hotline? In this second installment in a series on whistleblowing solutions VinciWorks’ Sandra Erez envisions corporate whistleblowing hotlines as an outgrowth of the infamous “red phone” from the era of the Cuban missile crisis and discusses how whistleblowing methods have evolved over the…
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Compliance Resolutions to Keep

Posted by - February 5, 2019
3 Goals for C&E Programs This Year This is the time of year most of us seek to transform our circumstances by adopting better habits. Valerie Charles, Chief Strategy Officer at GAN Integrity, analyzes key ethical and regulatory issues from last year and details three practices companies can implement to…
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Resilient: Ned Segal on Embracing and Embodying Purpose

Posted by - February 5, 2019
How can you preserve and enhance your company’s brand and reputation? According to Twitter CFO Ned Segal, it’s all about open communication, self-reflection and letting the company’s purpose drive every action and decision. Make Your Purpose Clear For Ned, the purpose is the north star — the guiding force behind…
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Brazil’s Falling Ranking in the Corruption Perceptions Index

Posted by - February 4, 2019
Why the Decline is Natural – And Could Be Positive Transparency International recently released its annual Corruption Perceptions Index, and Brazil has fallen in the rankings. On its face, this seems like bad news, but Patricia Punder has a different take on the matter. Last week, Transparency International published its…
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The State of GRC

Posted by - February 4, 2019
3 Predictions for 2019 From Google’s GDPR violation to data breaches happening just hours after the new year, 2019 is off to a crazy start, especially for risk managers. In anticipation of the months ahead, LogicGate CEO Matt Kunkel predicts what GRC professionals should be prepared for in 2019.  There’s…
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The Case for Integrated Risk Management

Posted by - February 1, 2019
Align Your Risk Approach to Your Unique Business Realities Lockpath’s Colby Smith discusses the reasons an integrated approach to risk management is an imperative – chief among them digital processes, global business and a reliance on third parties. Digital transformation, globalization and outsourcing have given rise to unprecedented productivity, innovation,…
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Getting a Job in Compliance

Posted by - January 31, 2019
Just starting out in law school, Milou Lammers knew almost immediately that she wanted to pursue a career in corporate compliance, but she didn’t know how to strategically position herself for that field. And a good many of the GRC professionals she turned to didn’t know what advice to give…
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The Dangerous Compliance Threat

Posted by - January 31, 2019
Budget Cuts to Compliance Programs When companies are in financial straits, budget cuts are a reasonable expectation. But how deep should the cuts go when it comes to the E&C program? Businesses can’t profess their support for ethics and compliance and then strip resources away. A fundamental requirement for an…
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CCI Reviews: Operational Risk Management: Best Practices in the Financial Services Industry by Ariane Chapelle

Posted by - January 30, 2019
Actionable advice and a reader-friendly format make this an essential handbook for today’s operational risk manager Want a refresher on current best practices for operational risk management in the financial services industry – but also need a crash course on today’s cutting-edge developments and advanced tools? A recent addition to…
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TRACE: The Oil-for-Food Scheme

Posted by - January 30, 2019
On today’s podcast, David Montero discusses his new book, “Kickback” and tells the story of how Saddam Hussein found collaborators willing to help him thwart the purpose of the Oil-for-Food program and prop up his thuggish regime.  
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