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Speak Up or Pay Up: Lessons from GM

The now infamous General Motors mea culpa, which followed the automotive giant’s recall of almost six million cars, has brought the importance of a “speak up culture” front and center. As part of the company’s long road to…more

Anti-Retaliation Provisions, Automobile Recall, Compliance, Corporate Culture, Corporate Governance

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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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U.K. Commission Says “No” to Bounties for Whistleblowers

The United Kingdom’s Parliament has been considering offering whistleblower bounties similar to those offered under the U.S. Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. A commission formed by the Bank of England…more

Dodd-Frank, UK, Whistleblower Awards, Whistleblowers

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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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Does Your Company’s “Inadequate Compliance Program” Violate Securities Laws?

In a recent matter before the SEC, settlement of an FCPA claim with Smith & Wesson has raised some worrisome new issues for compliance officers. This settlement is noteworthy for two reasons: 1. Small and mid-sized…more

Chief Compliance Officers, Compliance, Due Diligence, Employer Liability Issues, FCPA

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