A fundamental driving force in human nature is avoiding loss or the risk of loss. Realism in establishing goals, especially financial goals, involves assessing tolerable risk and balancing risks against reaching the goals.
Companies have traditionally set ethics and compliance priorities by making policies that avoid past issues – but now, companies are encouraged to look forward and analyze a landscape of risk when it comes to compliance.
The painful reality is that data breaches are daily occurrences. If a company is lucky enough not to have had a data breach to date, it is likely that luck will not last.
Risk oversight is a top-of-mind issue for boards because of the expectations spawned by the financial crisis and the unanswered questions around what directors might have, or should have, done to thwart that crisis.
One of the more public and ongoing corruption scandals in the world right now seems to be happening in Turkey. To say the events and facts are confused is an understatement.
Created by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009, bitcoins are a digital currency some are using instead of traditional money for various transactions.
Aesop's Fables is a collection of tales by the Greek storyteller Aesop. We don’t know the true intent of Aesop’s stories, but we do know that the fables were intended to teach children about life lessons.
When properly managed, non-employees give businesses a competitive advantage, but improper hiring and management practices can introduce employers to a whole other set of challenges and risk. Matt Rivera breaks down the potential co-employment and independent contractor compliance issues, and discusses the best practices for implementing a compliance program to protect your organization.
James Bone warns against a "mini Y2K" that might exist at many firms in the form of service recoveries, customer rebates for inaccurate calculations, or financial statement restatements. By implementing regular health checks on systems output controls, a significant number of these problems can be reduced or prevented.