Fraud Index Released - Startling Findings
A survey of more than 1,400 organizations worldwide revealed startling 4th quarter results on fraud trends for 2013. The Fraud Reporting Percentage (FRP), which measures fraud reporting in comparison to all compliance reporting, reached 25.83 percent last year. Both the FRP and overall fraud incidents increased from 2012 to 2013.
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Webinar | July 16 @ 1pm ET | Compliance As A Marketing Imperative
On July 16, guest speaker Nick Hayes (Security & Risk Analyst, Forrester Research, Inc.) will be featured in a webinar hosted by The Network. In the webcast, "Compliance As A Marketing Imperative: Building A More Resilient Brand", Hayes will offer practical recommendations for what you can do to re-position compliance as a competitive advantage, adding value to your brand.
4 Steps To Prepare Your Company For The Latest SOX Whistleblower Provision
A recent Supreme Court ruling drastically changed the SOX whistleblower protections to now require compliance by more than six million private companies. In his article, published by Risk Center, Jimmy Lin, Certifed GRC Professional and VP of Product Management and Corporate Development at The Network, provides four tips to help guide you through the long road ahead in becoming SOX compliant.
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Recent "Foreign Official" Ruling Off-Base?
In a new "foreign official" ruling from the 11th Circuit Court, the term "foreign official" can have 193 different meanings! For the time being it looks like the DOJ has rejected the ruling as a means for determining opinions of misconduct under the FCPA. However, if you'd like to check out the ruling, you can read it here.
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Corporate Compliance Events | Join Us In Chicago Or Minneapolis | July 22 & 24
Join us in Chicago (July 22) or Minneapolis (July 24) for a chance to network with your peers and gain compliance insights from experts Jeffrey Piposar (Corporate Executive Board) and Michael Rasmussen (GRC 20/20 Research).
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New UK Anti-Corruption Plan Focuses On White Collar Crime And Enforcement
At the C5 Anti-Corruption Conference last week, the UK Solicitor General announced that Britain will be releasing their first ever anti-corruption plan. The new plan will focus on the coordinated efforts of law enforcement and government agencies to uncover white collar corruption.
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Was KFC Discrimination Incident A Hoax?
Three-year-old Victoria Wilcher was allegedly asked to leave a KFC restaurant by an employee, because her face was upsetting other KFC customers (she'd suffered facial disfigurement from a pitbull attack). However, recent surveillance tapes raise the question if the girl was ever there. KFC still plans to donate money to pay for Victoria's medical bills.
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CCOs Not Immune To Prosecution Actions
Chief Compliance Officers can make or break a company. For that reason, Mary Jo White, Chairwoman of the SEC, urges companies to provide CCOs with the recognition and support they need. However, White states that the SEC has and will continue to prosecute CCOs who have abused their role or failed to carry out their responsibilities.
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