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Equifax must spend ‘a minimum of $1B’ for data security


A massive data breach that was “entirely preventable” will cost credit-reporting agency Equifax another $1 billion to beef up its cyber-security efforts.


Will ExxonMobil’s victory in sanctions case mean more pushback?


ExxonMobil’s victory in a sanctions case before a federal court just might empower others in the regulated community to challenge the imposition of fines for alleged violations of sanctions regulations.

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Samantha Power to deliver keynote at Compliance Week 2020

By Compliance Week

Compliance Week is thrilled to announce the addition of Samantha Power as a keynote speaker at its 2020 National Conference May 18-20 in Washington D.C.


‘Science of Workplace Investigations’ preview: Tips on getting at the truth

By Compliance Week

Compliance Week sat down with Clear Law Institute CEO Michael Johnson to discuss what attendees of his “Science of Workplace Investigations” online workshop can expect to learn, including how to best spot a lie.

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Nominations in all 13 award categories are due by Jan. 31.

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Upcoming event > TPRM Summit NY


TPRM Summit NY: Mar 31-Apr 1

Due diligence protocols and practical guidance to evaluate vendors and assess risk.

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Upcoming event > Workshop

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Investigations workshop: Mar 10

A one-day seminar in Boston from CW and former Department of Justice attorney Michael Johnson.

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Upcoming event > Compliance Week 2020


CW2020: May 18-20

The premier peer-to-peer event that spotlights chief compliance officers and industry leaders.

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  • Special report: Building a better audit

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App firms, adtech industry in firing line over possible GDPR violations


The Norwegian Consumer Council, a consumer rights champion, has uncovered a serious no-no in the world of GDPR: popular apps sharing user data, such as religious beliefs and sexual preferences, to advertising and marketing firms in order to drive their own revenue.

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ICA announces regulatory and financial crime conference in Dubai

2020-01-16T14:43:00+00:00By International Compliance Association

The International Compliance Association will host its inaugural MENA Regulatory and Financial Crime Compliance Conference in Dubai on March 1-2. His Excellency Ebrahim Obaid Al Zaabi, director general, Insurance Authority, will deliver the keynote address.


Poll: U.S. companies want to respond to proxy advisor voting recommendations


According to a Willis Towers Watson survey, the majority of U.S. publicly traded companies would not remain silent if given the opportunity by the SEC to respond to proxy advisor voting recommendations.


SEC bars former KPMG leader atop ‘chain of corruption’


The Securities and Exchange Commission has suspended a former KPMG leader from appearing or practicing before the SEC after he was convicted of a felony last year.

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