Shanti Atkins

Shanti Atkins

NAVEX Global

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Exhibit A: The Perils of Outdated Policies

Well structured, updated policies can be a first line of defense against employment related litigation and regulatory investigations. However, an organization’s policies can quickly turn from defensive tactic to litigation...more

3/7/2014 - Civil Rights Act Compliance EEOC Title VII

Reading between the Headlines: A Lesson in Risk Mitigation from Edward Snowden

Whistleblowing has become a highly charged term, stirring up emotive rhetoric ranging from “ethical hero” to “treasonous traitor” with very little substantive evaluation of the real impact on the corporation and the broader...more

2/17/2014 - Compliance Dodd-Frank Edward Snowden EEOC NSA Reporting Requirements Retaliation Risk Mitigation Whistleblowers

2014 Trends: #10 Expanding Use of DPAs and NPAs

The day has arrived. Today we’ll cover our last trend to watch in 2014: DPA and NPA use expanding. Since they were first used in 2000, the U.S. DOJ has disclosed 257 Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs) and Non-Prosecution...more

2/12/2014 - Compliance Deferred Prosecution Agreements DOJ Enforcement Actions Non-Prosecution Agreements SEC

2014 Trends: #9 Proving the ROI of Ethics and Compliance

The final trend we’ll cover as part of our Top 10 Trends series will appear next week (we’re hosting a webinar on all ten trends next Thursday), but today we'll cover #9 - a topic critical to the ethics and compliance...more

2/10/2014 - Chief Compliance Officers Compliance Ethics

2014 Trends: #5 Top Ten Privacy and Related Ethics & Compliance Issues

Trend number 5 is on the docket today as we move down our list of ethics and compliance trends to watch in 2014. Privacy issues have led the headlines for years but their intersection with ethics and compliance is coming to...more

1/24/2014 - Compliance Confidential Information Data Protection Legal Ethics Privacy Laws Social Media Policy Surveillance Technology Transfer Agreements

2014 Trends: #3 Whistleblowing and Retaliation: Both on the Rise

A continuation of our recent coverage on ethics and compliance trends to watch in 2014, we’re taking a deeper look at whistleblowing and retaliation trends today. ...more

1/22/2014 - Compliance Dodd-Frank EEOC Ethics FCA Retaliation Whistleblowers

2014 Trends: #2 Navigating the Myriad Anti-Corruption and Bribery Laws

Earlier last week we began discussing the top ten trends in ethics and compliance we identified for 2014. Third party risk as the ethics and compliance “Achilles heel” dominated the conversation in our first trend. In this...more

1/13/2014 - Anti-Bribery Anti-Corruption Compliance Ethics

2014 Trends: #1 Third party risk – still the ethics and compliance ‘Achilles heel’

As we embark on 2014, we’ve pulled together key ethics and compliance industry trends with an eye towards planning for the year ahead. To help, we’ve asked industry experts, our colleagues at NAVEX Global and ethics...more

1/9/2014 - Compliance DOJ Due Diligence Ethics OECD Third-Party Risk

Ethics Aren’t About Limiting Risk

Designed right, an ethics and compliance program is not just about limiting risk. You’re setting your sights too low. In fact with that narrow mindset, you’re likely setting your organization up for failure, or at least...more

11/14/2013 - Compliance Corporate Culture Ethics Risk Management

Training is expendable, until it’s not – PART II

Recently we took time to recall not only why we should listen to what the flight attendant is telling us about the safety features on our aircraft, but also what 2009’s Miracle on the Hudson tells us about corporate...more

10/8/2013 - Aircrafts Compliance Training

Could Sexual Harassment Training Have Saved Bob Filner?

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is facing escalating sexual harassment accusations from 13 of his own female employees – each, I’m sure, with their own tales to tell. And while these types of accusations occur in all types...more

8/14/2013 - Bob Filner Compliance Harassment Sexual Harassment Training

Lessons from Ralph Lauren: Designing Better Ways to Manage Third Party Risk

Trying to avoid the unusually strict import controls in Argentina and facilitate faster clearance of its products through customs, a subsidiary of Ralph Lauren Corp. was found to have bribed local officials between 2005 and...more

5/21/2013 - Bribery Compliance DOJ FCPA Fines Morgan Stanley Non-Prosecution Agreements Ralph Lauren SEC Third-Party

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