By every indication we are about to witness a dramatic leap in technology-enabled ethics and compliance.
Tech Advancement in Key E&C Areas -
Trends and our own client experiences are demonstrating that we are...more
Last November, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission issued its Annual Report to Congress on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program. It is clear that the program is going strong. Following are five key ways compliance...more
On the accountability and punishment front, three trends bear watching:
1) Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs)
DPAs and Non-Prosecution Agreements (NPAs) allow prosecutors to require corporate reforms and...more
We asked industry experts, colleagues and compliance officers what they believe will be the top issues impacting workplace ethics and corporate compliance programs in 2015. We gathered their best thinking and prepared our...more
In the third of three posts on the future enforcement of U.K. financial crimes, we explore how to prevent misconduct before it begins by implementing an effective business conduct programme...
Each of the four trends...more
In the second of three posts on the future enforcement of U.K. financial crimes, we explore the implications of enforcement actions related to financial crime in the U.K. To see all four clues and a roadmap for implementing...more
In the first of three posts on the future enforcement of U.K. financial crimes, we explore the implications of enforcement actions in the U.K. To see all four clues and a roadmap for implementing an effective business conduct...more
A real-life situation recently provided powerful evidence of the value—and effectiveness — of ethics and compliance training and communication.
When scientists want to prove the effect of something such as, for...more
I was challenged recently by a participant during an in-depth webinar on conducting investigations of employee misconduct that I was leading. As I discussed how to assess witness credibility—one of the most difficult...more
In the first half of this year, I interviewed and conducted focus groups with hundreds of line employees, professionals and managers on four continents and—regardless of country, culture or industry—three themes came up again...more
As an ethics and compliance professional and investigator, I have been intrigued by the recent media coverage of wrongful convictions. Also, the stories reminded me of a fascinating article in the New Yorker magazine a few...more
Scandal roils around top aides to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie due to lane closures on the George Washington Bridge to New York City, resulting in four days of debilitating traffic jams. It’s a political issue at its...more