Rising to the Challenge: 2018 Views from the C-Suite

Posted by - November 2, 2018
A.T. Kearney’s Global Business Policy Council has recently released its annual survey of global business executives, and sentiment gathered from C-level executives indicated a remarkable change in their formerly positive outlook on the global macroeconomic situation, despite the challenges that presented themselves at that time. This year, however, storm clouds…
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Lincoln and Transformative Leadership, Part 1

Posted by - October 24, 2018
Harvard Business Review recently published an article by Doris Kearns Goodwin called “Lincoln and the Art of Transformative Leadership,” wherein she details the leadership skills Abraham Lincoln brought to bear in the issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation. In this whitepaper, Tom Fox discusses the article and the many lessons the…
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PwC’s 2018 Annual Corporate Directors Survey

Posted by - October 17, 2018
PwC has just released its Annual Corporate Directors Survey, and the results show that board members are increasingly aware that they must address key issues that have dominated the nation’s psyche. This survey of more than 800 U.S. board directors reveals that the percentage of directors saying issues like health…
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Smarsh 2018 Electronic Communications Compliance Survey Report

Posted by - October 17, 2018
Smarsh has just released its eighth annual Electronic Communications Compliance Survey Report. The survey of compliance professionals in the financial services industry shows that organizations are not keeping pace with their retention and supervision efforts — particularly with a growing, younger workforce that relies on expanding, mobile-friendly channels, such as social…
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Earning and Maintaining Consent in the GDPR Era

Posted by - August 30, 2018
We now live in the GDPR era — a new landscape of consumer privacy protection created by a regulation powerful enough to be felt around the world. Living with GDPR means learning about GDPR and creating new policies and procedures for consumer communications. Before exploring strategies for earning and maintaining…
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Understanding the GDPR

Understanding the GDPR: Frequently Asked Questions

Posted by - July 27, 2018
It’s been more than two months since GDPR’s implementation, only 20 percent of companies believe they are GDPR compliant. Many organizations still have questions on the regulation’s impact. With this in mind, global consulting firm Protiviti, in partnership with Robert Half and Baker McKenzie, has created and released a GDPR guidebook titled…
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BDCs: Considerations Related to ICFR

Posted by - July 25, 2018
EY has published an update around the unique set of compliance challenges and annual reporting deadlines BDCs face. EY’s Matt Forstenhausler and Seren Tahiroglu share best practices in successfully exercising internal controls over financial reporting. Download the full report below.  
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Crash Landing: Lessons From the Panasonic FCPA Enforcement

Posted by - June 20, 2018
Those bemoaning the lack of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement activity can cease. With the Dun & Bradstreet Inc. (D&B) declination in April and May’s enforcement action involving Panasonic Avionics Corporation (PAC) and its parent Panasonic Corporation (Panasonic), U.S. regulators at the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have…
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Countdown to GDPR by Tom Fox

Countdown to GDPR

Posted by - May 17, 2018
Whether you are ready or not, the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes live on May 25, 2018. It will impact companies doing business in London as much as any other EU legislation. To help US companies prepare, Tom Fox has interviewed well-known data privacy and data…
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New PwC Report: Age Diversity in the Boardroom

Posted by - April 24, 2018
Corporate boards that want to increase their diversity usually focus on gender and race. But are they paying enough attention to age diversity? PwC’s Census of Directors 50 and Under uncovers how younger directors may be setting the pace on specific areas inside the boardroom and explores what catalysts may lead…
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