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Learning from Wells Fargo: How Best Buy launched its enterprise risk and compliance function

2023-02-02T13:00:00+00:00By

Todd Hartman, general counsel and chief risk officer of Best Buy, shares the catalyst behind revamping the retailer’s second line of defense and the lasting benefits of separating compliance from legal.

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Allianz case questions if DOJ encouraging scapegoating in individual liability push

2023-02-02T19:21:00+00:00By

Is the Department of Justice’s focus on individual accountability in white-collar crime cases encouraging companies to scapegoat their employees? A recent court filing in a $6 billion corporate fraud case could give company officers some sleepless nights.

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Experts: New AI laws pose risk of overlap with data protection mandates

2023-02-02T17:31:00+00:00By

Companies are at serious risk of facing multiple fines for the same offense under different sets of legislation if the artificial intelligence technologies they employ misuse personal data or cause harm to consumers, according to legal experts.

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TI 2022 Corruption Perceptions Index shows ‘scant progress’

2023-02-03T17:10:00+00:00By

Around the world, countries attempting to address their corruption issues are not making much progress, while countries failing to address corruption are worsening the problem, according to Transparency International’s latest Corruption Perceptions Index.

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California AG launches CCPA violation sweep against mobile apps

2023-01-30T16:27:00+00:00By

The California attorney general announced his office notified an unspecified number of businesses with mobile apps they are failing to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act.

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Fed cites AML weaknesses in denying Custodia Bank membership application

2023-01-27T20:57:00+00:00By

The Federal Reserve Board denied the application of Custodia Bank for membership in the Federal Reserve System, citing weaknesses in the digital-first bank’s anti-money laundering protocols as part of its decision.

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Democratic senators push PCAOB to crack down on crypto audit work

2023-01-27T20:18:00+00:00By

Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) called on the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board to address so-called “sham audits” of cryptocurrency companies by registered auditors in the aftermath of the collapse of FTX.

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PCAOB inspections: SPACs lend to Marcum struggles

2023-01-27T16:11:00+00:00By

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s latest batch of 2021 audit inspection reports included a setback in results for Marcum largely related to the firm’s work dealing with special purpose acquisition companies.

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Nominations are open for Compliance Week’s fourth annual “Excellence in Compliance Awards,” with winners to be recognized at our 2023 National Conference from May 15-17 in Washington, D.C.

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