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CII-REF Guide to Disclosure of Board Evaluation Proce

Posted by - January 11, 2019
The CII Research and Education Fund (CII-REF), a subsidiary of the Council of Institutional Investors (CII), has issued a new report highlighting best practices in disclosure of the processes by which corporate boards evaluate themselves. The report focuses on seven aspects of disclosure that investors value highly and provides examples of each from 2018 proxy…
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Innovation in Operationalizing Compliance

Posted by - November 26, 2018
Tom Fox shares insights from an interview with award-winning author and health care futurist Ben Locwin. In this white paper, he discusses how to more fully operationalize a compliance program, as well as how to move your compliance program to the front lines and burn it into the very fabric…
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1MDB: A Guilty Plea and Two Indictments

Posted by - November 19, 2018
Recently, we’ve seen several new and significant developments in the long-running 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal as the DOJ announced one guilty plea, one arrest and one indictment. Tom Fox discusses the major players in the scandal, as well as lessons learned. Read his insights in full by downloading the…
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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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