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Richard Bistrong,  Anti-Bribery Consultant &...

For compliance, questions have more power than demands

How do compliance officers get to know what they don’t know, especially in places where values are challenged, where local practices conflict with the rules, and where the line between what’s a permissible activity and what’s...more

Thomas Fox

Leadership Lessons from the Presidency of James Buchanan

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I conclude my short series on what leadership lessons might be learned from four Presidents immediately preceding the Civil War. Today we continue our series on little known or remembered US Presidents with one of the great...more

NAVEX Global

Seizing the Moment for Sustainable Change on Harassment in the Workplace

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We stand at a moment now in which it is possible to make significant and sustainable change in our workplaces to stop harassment. And we can stop harassment based not only on sex, but on race, national origin, disability,...more

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

5 Ways Women GCs Can Advance Their Career – Lessons Learned from Stepping Beyond: Future Opportunities

There’s a certain skillset that GCs have: attention to detail with a focus on finding solutions; agility to continuously learn; expertise in governance, compliance and risk management to name a few....more

Thomas Fox

Leadership Lessons from the Presidency of Franklin Pierce

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I continue my short series on what leadership lessons might be learned from four Presidents immediately preceding the Civil War with the presidency of Franklin Pierce the 14thPresident, who succeeded Millard Fillmore in 1853....more

Eric Fletcher Consulting

In Search Of The True Professionals

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In a recent conversation, the managing partner of a business law firm asked, “why is organic business development slow, painful and, for the most part, ineffective when it comes to actually developing new business?” He went...more

Thomas Fox

Leadership Lessons from the Presidency of Millard Fillmore

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I continue my short series on what leadership lessons might be learned from four Presidents immediately preceding the Civil War with the presidency of Millard Fillmore the 13thPresident, who assumed the office upon the death...more

Thomas Fox

Leadership Lessons from the Presidency of Zachary Taylor

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Leading up to the 4thof July holiday, I want to consider the leadership lessons of the four Presidents immediately before the Civil War. Today, I consider what lessons might be learned from the presidency of Zachary Taylor...more

Michael Volkov

Leadership and Compassion

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In these turbulent times in our country, there is a premium on the concepts of empathy and compassion. A successful leader in any organization has to demonstrate his or her ability to feel compassion....more

Best Best & Krieger LLP

[WEBINAR] Who Does What? Defining Proper Roles for Staff and Elected Officials

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The most effective cities often share key traits in common. Among these is a solid history and practice of clearly defined and well-understood roles for the key players on the city’s team. When staff and elected officials...more

Michael Volkov

When Your CEO Just Does Not Get It

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There are a lot of talented CEOs. Some remarkable leaders, innovators and eloquent spokespeople for their companies. In several recent experiences, I have been befuddled by some CEOs....more

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission...

EEOC Sues Tapioca Express for Sexual Harrasment and Constructive Discharge

Popular Milk Tea Franchises Accused of Sexual Harassment and Constructive Discharge, Federal Agency Charges - SAN DIEGO - Tapioca Express, a South El Monte, Calif.-based milk tea franchise, and two of its franchisees...more

NAVEX Global

Leadership Character Reputation Is the 21st Century Competitive Edge

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There is a significant and measurable relationship between the collective character reputation of senior leaders and the conditions for compliance in a workplace. And this correlation extends to the bottom line. Conversely,...more

Thomas Fox

Tribute to Red Schoendienst and Managing Your Middle Act

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One of the areas little commented on for Chief Compliance Officer’s(CCOs) is what to do in their ‘middle act’; meaning after they have come into an organization to deal with the issue(s) that brought them into the fold. ...more

Michael Volkov

When Corporate Leaders Fail to Listen

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There are an infinite number of ways that corporations can end up violating the law resulting in a government enforcement action. There is no way to define the nature and extent of all of these possibilities....more

Michael Volkov

Leadership Support Provides Compliance Credibility

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We often hear the compliance refrain on the importance of tone-at-the-top – meaning when the board, the CEO and senior executives demonstrate by communications and by conduct their commitment to a culture of ethics and...more

NAVEX Global

The Era of the Jerk Manager Is Over

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Jerk managers – that belittling, dismissive, self-preserving bunch – have officially outstayed their welcome in the hierarchy of the corporate org chart. Managers who do not contribute to workplaces of civility and respect...more

Thomas Fox

Evolution of Best Practices – Part I

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Perhaps the most consistent process in the compliance field is its evolution. Compliance programs began in response to the US Sentencing Guidelines for Corporations back in 1992....more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

[Webinar] Changing Workplace Culture in the #MeToo Era: A Webinar for Construction Employers - June 6th, 2:00pm ET

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The Speak Out Evolution is here and culture re-set conversations are sweeping the construction industry. Don’t be left behind as the employment world rapidly reshapes with employees and customers attempting to go viral. While...more

Introhive

18 CRM Experts You Need to Follow

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How do you stay current on the latest trends in CRM? There is a lot of information out there that can be difficult to parse through. It’s a constantly changing and evolving industry, pushed forward by new technology....more

Thomas Fox

CCO Leadership in an Age of Dynamism

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One of the most constant things about the compliance profession is its dynamism. Compliance programs are not static and the compliance profession is not static. Today’s cutting edge in compliance will be tomorrow’s best...more

Richard Bistrong,  Anti-Bribery Consultant &...

The Role of Executive Leadership and Data in Anti-Bribery Compliance

In part one of a two-part interview, John Arvanitis, Associate Managing Director for Compliance at Kroll, shares recent findings from the Kroll-Ethisphere Anti-Corruption and Benchmarking Report, as they pertain to...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

Cricket’s Ball-Tampering Scandal: 10 Lessons for Financial Services

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A recent sports scandal provides helpful guidance for current efforts to improve conduct and culture in the financial services industry. Introduction - The Australian cricket team is coached by a popular ex-player,...more

Thomas Fox

Leadership Lessons from James Polk – Mind the Details but Don’t Take Your Eyes off the Goal

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There were two economic issues that Polk accomplished which greatly furthered US economic interests. The first was the reduction of the Tariff of 1842. Polk directed Secretary of the Treasury Robert Walker to draft a lower...more

Michael Volkov

The New Test for CCOs

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These are inspiring times for the compliance profession. Looking back on the last ten years, it is amazing to observe the growth and influence of the compliance profession. Many of the original advocates for the compliance...more

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