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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Why Process Management is a Boardroom Issue

Posted by - October 3, 2018
The Impact of BPM on Organizations Regulations and compliance are some of the most important topics of discussion in the marketplace today, yet dozens of companies are hit with fines simply because they are unable to prove they are in compliance. Business process management (BPM) is enabling companies to more…
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Directors’ and Officers’ Duty to Address Corporate Culture

Posted by - September 18, 2018
This is the first in a series of articles covering the various ways directors and officers can be liable. Here, Stephanie Resnick, Philadelphia Office Managing Partner and Chair of the Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Practice Group at Fox Rothschild, and John Fuller, an associate and member of the Directors’ and…
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Getting the Board on Board with Cybersecurity

Posted by - September 6, 2018
Why GRC Must Engage the Board of Directors in Data Security Organizations are still scrambling to comply with the GDPR. Tom Kelly, President and CEO of ID Experts, says the regulation has forced important conversations within organizations. Equally important is the board conversation on how to protect stakeholders’ interests. Tom…
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Where Are Boards of Directors When Ethics Oversight is Involved?

Posted by - August 1, 2018
The Value of a “Built In” vs. “Bolted On” E&C Program Ethics and compliance are far too often neglected by boards of directors at big firms, even though it’s settled law and policy that boards of directors are required to oversee company compliance. In fact, a survey of 26 past…
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4 C’s to Increase the Value of Internal Audit

Posted by - July 20, 2018
Ensuring the Effectiveness of a Risk-Based Audit Plan Protiviti’s Jim DeLoach explores how to bolster internal audit’s efforts in providing recommendations that are strong, actionable and in keeping with the board’s expectations. We’ve always believed that boards should ensure that their organizations maximize the full potential of internal audit. There…
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Organizations Increase Compliance Training for Boards Following High-Profile Sexual Harassment Scandals

Posted by - July 19, 2018
Training for boards jumps by nearly 30 percent compared with 2017 findings, but major training gaps persist despite a volatile ethics and compliance environment Portland, OR (July 19, 2018) – Leading ethics and compliance software and services company NAVEX Global® today announced the release of findings from its 2018 Training Benchmark Report.…
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The Danger of Rumors of Bribery and Corruption

Posted by - July 6, 2018
The Actual and Potential Impacts of Allegations Corporate boards may be due for a rude awakening; they’d be well-advised to assess the harm allegations of corruption and other unethical conduct can do to their company’s share price, including its market capitalization. Corporate directors and officers are under three general legal…
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Top Risks Facing General Counsel in 2018

Posted by - March 30, 2018
Common Concerns for CLOs In the past, the law department was positioned solely as advisors on legal problems, but this year brings the chief legal officer’s role as a key business strategist to the forefront. While chief legal officers and general counsel work for companies of varying sizes within different…
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Often-Overlooked Factors in Risk Management

Posted by - February 23, 2018
Driving Down Risk, From the Cubicle to the C-Suite Effective employee engagement and reporting is key to accountability and effective risk management. So why are we not paying more attention to how today’s workforce prefers to communicate? with co-author Jay R. Taylor, CEO of EagleNext Advisors We are entering an…
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The Auditor’s Role in Advancing Communications

Posted by - October 26, 2017
Part 3 in a Series Exploring the “Auditor of the Future” In this series, Protiviti’s Jim DeLoach and Brian Christensen have put forth 20 potential ways the Chief Audit Executive or internal audit lead can advance his or her relationship with the audit committee. Parts 1 and 2 focused on…