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Think High Stakes Whistleblowing is Just a U.S. Phenomenon? Think Again.

Today the SEC announced that it will pay $30 million to a whistleblower in the largest award ever doled out by the agency. This news is monumental and will send shock waves around the financial world—along with gut…more

Chief Compliance Officers, Compliance, EU, Popular, Risk Assessment

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The Research Is In: Busy People Are Less Compliant

Demanding work environments are common today. But new research has identified a previously hidden cost to pressure-filled organizations, says Gretchen Gavett of the Harvard Business Review: “neglecting those secondary tasks…more

Chief Compliance Officers, Compliance, Corporate Counsel, Corporate Culture, Ethics

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What’s In Your Code?

“Too legalistic.” “Boring.” “Hard to understand.” “Just a CYA for the company.” These are all real comments my Advisory Services team members and I have heard from employees at hundreds of organizations with relation to their…more

Best Management Practices, Chief Compliance Officers, Code of Conduct, Employer Liability Issues, Ethics

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An Ounce of Fraud Prevention Is Worth Trillions of Dollars

A recent study, Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse: 2014 Global Fraud Study from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) analyzed nearly 1,500 cases of occupational fraud as reported the Certified…more

Chief Compliance Officers, Compliance, Fraud, Fraud and Abuse

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Unexpected “Scientific Evidence” on the Value of Ethics & Compliance Training and Communications

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 example,…more

Chief Compliance Officers, Compliance, Ethics, Training

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Did California Get it Right? Should Employers Be Expected to Address Abusive Conduct at Work?

Over the past several weeks, news outlets have covered (from virtually every angle) the deplorable conduct of some prominent NFL players; Adrian Peterson (of the Minnesota Vikings) and Ray Rice (of the Baltimore Ravens) are…more

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What Do CNIL’s New Guidelines Mean for Hotline Reporting Programmes?

Earlier this year, the French data protection regulatory authority (“Commission Nationale de L'informatique” or “CNIL”) significantly broadened the scope of the matters it allows whistleblowers to report through a hotline under…more

CNIL, Cybersecurity, Data Protection, Whistleblower Hotlines, Whistleblowers

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Ireland Takes Big Step in Protecting Whistleblowers

Earlier this year, the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 was enacted in Ireland to protect whistleblowers across all sectors of the Irish economy. Transparency International Ireland has lobbied for whistleblower legislation in the…more

Chief Compliance Officers, Employer Liability Issues, Ethics, Ireland, Training

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Are You Using Skewed Data to Benchmark Your Ethics & Compliance Hotline?

Benchmarking your hotline compliance data against best practices and peer data is an important part of assessing the health of your company’s culture. But not all industry benchmarks are created equal…more

Benchmarking, Best Management Practices, Chief Compliance Officers, Corporate Culture, Ethics

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SEC Awards $300,000 to an Audit & Compliance Professional for Whistleblowing: Key Implications & Lessons Learned

Last week, the SEC announced its first whistleblower award to an audit and compliance professional. The $300,000 award announcement noted that the recipient had “reported concerns to appropriate personnel within the company,…more

Audits, Compliance, SEC, Whistleblower Awards, Whistleblower Protection Policies

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Failure to Plan is Planning to Fail: Keys To Raising Employee Awareness of Ethics & Compliance Programs

Between sessions at last week’s Practicing Law Institute conference in New York, I had several conversations with compliance officers about their ethics and compliance program challenges. The common theme among the challenges…more

Chief Compliance Officers, Compliance, Corporate Culture, Ethics, Training

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Fauxtroversy: Combining or Separating GC and CCO Roles?

I’ve watched for several years now the supposed controversy regarding the requirement of separating the general counsel and chief compliance officer roles. The arguments against combining the roles have ranged from a single…more

Chief Compliance Officers, Compliance, Corporate Culture

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China Bribery Crackdown Underscores the Need for Stronger Compliance Programs and Risk Assessments

Recently, the Chinese government reported that GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) would agree to pay almost $500 million in fines to settle allegations of bribery, and that some former GSK employees would receive prison sentences. While this…more

Chief Compliance Officers, China, Compliance, Criminal Prosecution, FCPA

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