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The Key Concerns Troubling Corporate Legal Executives Today

Posted by - February 19, 2018
Data Security and Technology Top the List AlixPartners recently surveyed more than 200 executives worldwide and found that the majority consider data security a major concern. And most of those organizations are taking proactive measures to protect against data breaches. Louis Dudney details findings from the AlixPartners latest poll. Corporate…

Lessons in Liability: Drones 101

Posted by - January 9, 2018
U.S. businesses can now hire any number of drone-operating vendors to help them do inspections, filming, testing, spraying and more. This creates tremendous efficiencies and can save lives. However, with respect to compliance and risk-management, hiring third-party drone services creates questions that merit careful consideration. In this column, veteran aviation…
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Using Technology To Avoid FCPA Fines

Posted by - January 8, 2018
A new policy that has been enacted for enforcing the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act may significantly impact the way FCPA violations are handled within corporations. The more prompt these violations are handled, the better.
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New Technology Requires New Hires

Posted by - December 21, 2017
As technology becomes an increasingly essential driver of business success for enterprises around the world, determining how to effectively and securely pursue digital transformation is of critical importance. Organizations must strike the appropriate balance of proactively seeking to deploy new and emerging technologies while still taking care to address the…
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6 Critical Components of Next-Gen Compliance Solutions

Posted by - October 9, 2017
Key Considerations for Your Next Compliance Tech Dun & Bradstreet’s Global Regulatory Strategist outlines six key traits compliance professionals should be on the lookout for when evaluating next-gen compliance solutions. In an increasingly global economy where pressure for cost control is high, accessibility to broader data and advanced technologies can help compliance…

Thomson Reuters Report Highlights Legal Departments’ View of Technology, Artificial Intelligence

Posted by - October 3, 2017
In-house attorneys confident in use of technology, unclear on implementation of AI  Eagan, MN (October 3, 2017) — Two-thirds of in-house attorneys are confident and ready to try new technology, according to a new Thomson Reuters report, Ready or Not: Artificial Intelligence and Corporate Legal Departments. The report measures the perceptions of…

Managing Security with a Mobile Workforce

Posted by - September 8, 2017
Using EMM to Support Remote Teams and Ensure Safety Companies are becoming more open to the remote worker, seeing the benefits in increased employee productivity, efficiency, morale and engagement. However, along with these benefits to employer and employee come a new set of managerial challenges and security protocols, particularly in…
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Thriving in the GRC Trenches

Posted by - August 25, 2017
3 Multidisciplinary Lessons Learned GRC leaders shouldn’t expect to find an off-the-shelf GRC solution that truly meets their needs. Instead, they should focus on adopting a balanced, iterative approach, likely one involving a variety of technology schemes that include practical, best-practice steps to encourage multiple assurance stakeholders to recognize their shared goals and…
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Using Technology to Educate (Not Regulate)

Posted by - May 4, 2017
Even companies committed to a culture of ethics and compliance experience unethical behavior and compliance failures from time to time. In this gap between attitude and action, education and technology can help to unlock a company’s true potential. Both are powerful components, but when working together, they’re a dynamic team…
Changes to governance place great pressure on boards

What Keeps Boards Up at Night?

Posted by - November 28, 2016
Demands on corporate directors are greater than ever. With pressures from regulators, shareholders and proxy advisory firms to improve disclosure, increase board diversity, enhance corporate governance and stave off cyber-attacks, directors must stay abreast in a constantly evolving corporate environment.
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A Board Built for 21st Century Competitive Advantage

Posted by - November 18, 2016
Warren Buffet says, “The best way to affect the behavior of board members is to embarrass them.” While this statement may have some truth, there are better ways to advance change for competitive advantage in the boardroom. And it’s worthwhile to have the board’s assistance here. Even the best-managed companies…
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What Should Ethics and Compliance Officers Say About Employee Pay?

Posted by - May 6, 2016
For some reason, ethics and compliance professionals rarely participate in big picture conversations about employee pay. It’s a strange state of affairs, given how many legal and ethical risks are involved. The wage gap is getting more and more attention, and firms with significant executive-to-employee wage disparities will answer to…