Laura Phillips is in the trenches trying to help key capital market players understand why so many public companies sense a misalignment between how audits and managers deal with internal controls. Tammy Whitehousegets the inside track.
In part an after-effect of say-on-pay rules, shareholders are finding corporate executives and their boards increasingly willing to improve upon their once confrontational relationship. Joe Montreports.
At last, compliance officers have a legal decision to cheer about: A recent court case affirmed the ability of companies to fire executives who refuse to cooperate with internal investigations. This gives compliance departments a serious boost in authority, reportsJaclyn Jaeger.
Editor Bill Coffin caught up with Christopher Michaelson, who works as a professor of ethics and business, as well as a practicing business advisor. By keeping a foot in both the academic and practical worlds, he sees a path forward for ethics and compliance not just as a professional or as a discipline, but as a business model for the 21st century.
As cyber risk continues to increase, companies need to step up their security skills when it comes to procurement, audit, compliance, and legal on a variety of fronts. And that is just the beginning, says Bill Sweeney, financial services evangelist at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, in an exclusive interview with CW’s Joe Mont.
Today’s organizations are using contingent workers on a greater scale than ever before. Known as a “gig economy,” this task-based approach to work has added benefits, such as being a cost saver, bringing unique skills to the workforce, and more, but it also means additional risk. This edition of the GRC Illustrated Series from Compliance Week and OCEG provides an in-depth look at some of those risks and how best to manage and mitigate them.
The U.K. Serious Fraud Office confirmed this week that it is conducting a criminal investigation into the activities of Unaoil, its officers, employees and agents in connection with suspected offences of bribery, corruption and money laundering. Jaclyn Jaegerreports.
The U.K. Serious Fraud Office SFO announced that it has charged logistics and freight operations company F.H. Bertling, a U.K.-based subsidiary of the German-headquartered Bertling Group, and seven individuals with one count of making corrupt payments, contrary to Section 1 of the Prevention of Corruption Act. Jaclyn Jaegerreports.
If you have ever found out that by complying with one set of rules, you became out of compliance with another set of rules, there is some good news: Your struggle is more common than you might think, says Editor Bill Coffin.