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Responsible use cases exist for generative AI in compliance—if you plan carefully


The possibilities for productive use of generative AI are alluring, compliance professionals say. But harnessing the technology in an ethical and compliant manner requires thorough risk assessment.

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Culture goals: ‘Get out of the squishiness and into something measurable’


Organizations must move beyond abstract theory and truly measure their compliance culture, a panel of experts discussed during Compliance Week’s 2023 National Conference.

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Survey: Anti-bribery and corruption benchmarking

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The Anti-Bribery and Corruption Benchmarking report strives to give compliance practitioners insights into bribery and corruption challenges facing them in today’s corporate world.


Strengthening your supply chain defenses: A cybersecurity survey

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By participating in this survey, you’ll help us gain insight into the current state of supply chain cybersecurity and identify best practices for protecting your organization from cyber threats.

2023 Excellence in Compliance Awards

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Great connector Bill Burtis celebrated by colleagues as CCO of the Year


Bill Burtis, affable chief compliance officer of networking and cybersecurity solutions company Juniper Networks, was named CCO of the Year at the 2023 Excellence in Compliance Awards.

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Amex GBT navigates tricky 2022 to win Compliance Program of the Year


Going public, sanctions, a key merger. For its navigating a series of competing compliance challenges while maintaining trust with clients and travelers, American Express Global Business Travel was honored as Compliance Program of the Year at the 2023 Excellence in Compliance Awards.

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Data and Research

  • Survey: Compliance tech priorities focused on TPRM in 2023

  • Case study: How Flex helps drive sustainability beyond its walls

  • Survey: Tech key to compliance in changing data privacy landscape

  • Survey: Cybersecurity, regulatory risks lead TPRM priorities in 2023

  • CW case study offers 360-degree view of ransomware attack

  • Survey: Measuring the impact of code of conduct training

  • Inside the Mind of the CCO, Year 4

  • Survey: How businesses are confronting governmental licenses in M&As

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Tenet-affiliated health systems to pay $30M in DOJ kickback case


Tenet Healthcare, Vanguard Health Systems, and the Detroit Medical Center agreed to pay $29.7 million as part of a settlement with the Department of Justice addressing allegations they provided kickbacks to doctors who made referrals to their health organizations.


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Microsoft reserves $425M for LinkedIn GDPR penalty


Microsoft will reserve $425 million to pay a potential fine from the Irish Data Protection Commission regarding alleged violations of the General Data Protection Regulation by its social media subsidiary, LinkedIn.

Amazon Alexa

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FTC orders Amazon pay $30M for alleged Alexa, Ring privacy violations


Amazon is set to pay more than $30 million comprised of a civil penalty and consumer refunds to resolve two separate cases alleging privacy violations regarding its Alexa voice assistant service and Ring doorbell subsidiary.

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CCO compensation survey: Big gains for energy, healthcare


Annual total compensation for chief compliance officers rose 10 percent in 2022, according to the latest compensation survey by executive search firm BarkerGilmore.

Risk assessment panel CW2023


Risk assessment fundamentals: Flexibility, accountability, more


Tailoring your risk assessments to guidance from your relevant regulators is a good idea, a panel of compliance practitioners speaking at Compliance Week’s 2023 National Conference agreed. But it certainly isn’t the place to start.

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Five years of GDPR: Experts forecast changes to come for landmark privacy law


The fifth anniversary of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation coming into force has highlighted the many successes of the legislation but also exposed areas where the law is still untested and unclear.


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Crown Resorts agrees to pay $292M over AML/CFT violations


Crown Resorts agreed to pay 450 million Australian dollars (U.S. $292 million) and overhaul its anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism compliance controls for repeatedly violating Australia’s AML/CFT law.

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Ex-Wells Fargo exec to pay $5M in SEC settlement over fake accounts


Carrie Tolstedt, the former head of Wells Fargo’s community bank, agreed to pay nearly $5 million to settle charges levied by the Securities and Exchange Commission related to the bank’s fake account scandal.

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Avoiding the echo chamber: CCO among ‘crucial’ roles in crisis response


Businesses can be well prepared to manage a crisis by having continuity among stakeholders and avoiding leakage of privileged information to prevent conflict, a panel of legal and compliance experts shared at Compliance Week’s 2023 National Conference.


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Former SEC Chair Harvey Pitt dead at 78

2023-05-31T16:57:00+01:00By Compliance Week

Harvey Pitt, the former chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission and an inaugural Compliance Week columnist, died. He was 78 years old.

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CW2023 panel: Taking on the corporate culture monster


A trio of panelists offered a framework and strategy for embedding ethical culture into organizations at Compliance Week’s 2023 National Conference.

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CW2023: CBP official on early impact of Uyghur forced labor law


Customs agents have flagged thousands of products marked as made in Malaysia, Vietnam, or elsewhere in accordance with the UFLPA, an official from U.S. Customs and Border Protection shared during a panel at Compliance Week’s 2023 National Conference.


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Gartner to pay $2.5M to settle alleged FCPA violations in South Africa


Gartner agreed to pay nearly $2.5 million as part of a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission addressing alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in South Africa.

Compliance and HR CW2023


‘Elephant in the room’: Combating tension between compliance, HR


Regulators are collaborating—both domestically and internationally—more than ever before. And they expect companies to be doing the same, noted panelists during a session on collaboration between compliance and human resources at Compliance Week’s 2023 National Conference.



Supreme Court once again strikes blow to DOJ’s fraud theories


A pair of unanimous Supreme Court decisions handed down earlier this month are the latest in a string of cases in which it has expressed concerns about government overreach regarding anti-corruption enforcement and wire fraud statutes.

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Record Meta fine brings wider GDPR ramifications for EU-U.S. data transfers


Meta’s latest punishment for breaching the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation will have far-reaching ramifications for companies both in Europe and beyond.


News Brief

OCC pledges harder stance on banks that allow weaknesses to fester


The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency could require large banks to take substantial actions to address persistent weaknesses, including restricting their growth or forcing them to divest from risky ventures.

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Ask a CCO: Importance of data analytics, AI over next 5 years

2023-05-26T13:00:00+01:00By Compliance Week

Six senior compliance practitioners forecast the impact advances in data analytics and artificial intelligence will have in their future compliance efforts.

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‘Be comfortable with being uncomfortable’: Compliance vets share career advice at CW2023


Experienced compliance professionals offered career advice and tips for building trust between compliance and the C-suite during a panel discussion at Compliance Week’s 2023 National Conference.


News Brief

Polite: Voluntary self-disclosure rising since DOJ policy changes


The Department of Justice has seen an uptick in self-reported potential misconduct by corporations since it increased incentives for voluntary disclosure, according to Assistant Attorney General Kenneth Polite Jr.



Five years in, GDPR still a lightning rod for criticism


The General Data Protection Regulation risks losing credibility if enforcement is not harmonized and privacy by design is not at the heart of tech innovation, said EU officials during a summit marking the fifth anniversary of the legislation.

OneMain Financial

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OneMain Financial fined $4.25M in NYDFS cybersecurity case


Mortgage servicer OneMain Financial Group will pay $4.25 million to settle allegations it left customer information vulnerable to cyberattacks by failing to implement required controls under New York’s cybersecurity law.

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Ask a CCO: Pressing pain point in working with data for compliance

2023-05-25T13:00:00+01:00By Compliance Week

Six senior compliance practitioners disclose hurdles their respective departments have faced in utilizing data for compliance purposes.

From Training to Learning


How ‘Star Wars’ references in E&C training can help employees avoid the dark side


Compliance practitioners learned how to become ethical Jedi masters during a panel discussion on integrating pop culture into training at Compliance Week’s 2023 National Conference.

Social media

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Surgeon general joins call to enhance children’s online privacy


The U.S. surgeon general issued a “call for urgent action” to policymakers about further limiting social media access for youth, along with enhancing online privacy protections for children.

SEC office

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Gaia fined $2M for subscriber overstatement, whistleblower retaliation


Digital video subscription service Gaia will pay a $2 million fine to the Securities and Exchange Commission for allegedly overstating its paid subscribers and retaliating against an internal whistleblower.

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Ask a CCO: Biggest priority for upgrading compliance tech

2023-05-24T13:00:00+01:00By Compliance Week

Six senior compliance practitioners share their biggest priority areas for making technological upgrades to their respective compliance programs during 2023.

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Whistleblower attorney: Companies that don’t welcome complaints may pay price


Businesses found ignoring tips from employees about possible internal wrongdoing could face stiffer penalties, warned Mary Inman, partner at law firm Constantine Cannon, at Compliance Week’s 2023 National Conference.



Expert: It’s time to embrace artificial intelligence

2023-05-23T17:10:00+01:00By Judith Hawkins, International Compliance Association

The rapid rate at which technology is developing is staggering, particularly in relation to artificial intelligence. Can we, as compliance practitioners, keep up?

JPMorgan Chase

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FINRA fines JPMorgan unit $750K over inaccurate, duplicative orders


JPMorgan Securities agreed to pay $750,000 to settle allegations levied by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority that its inadequate financial risk management controls and supervisory procedures allowed erroneous orders to be placed with exchanges or alternative trading systems.

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Ask a CCO: Where has tech made biggest difference in TPRM efforts?

2023-05-23T13:00:00+01:00By Compliance Week

Six senior compliance practitioners explain the impact technological advances have had in streamlining third-party risk management efforts.

DXC Technology

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DXC Technology self-reports possible Russian sanctions violations


DXC Technology Company disclosed it might have violated U.S. sanctions and export controls against Russia in its sale of a Russian subsidiary.

Treasury Department

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U.S. reinvigorates anti-Russia push with new sanctions, guidance


The United States once again ratcheted up sanctions against Russia in an attempt to further choke off the funds and military supplies the country is using in its war against Ukraine.

Facebook Ireland

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Meta fined record $1.3B in GDPR data transfer ruling


The Irish Data Protection Commission announced a record penalty of €1.2 billion (U.S. $1.3 billion) against Meta regarding its transfers of user data from the European Union to the United States in violation of the General Data Protection Regulation.

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Ask a CCO: Compliance team role in TPRM

2023-05-22T13:00:00+01:00By Compliance Week

Six senior compliance practitioners describe how their team contributes to third-party risk management at their respective companies.


News Brief

OpenAI CEO to Senate: AI could harm world without regs


It is a good idea to regulate artificial intelligence programs like ChatGPT, the chief executive officer of the popular chatbot’s developer told lawmakers.

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Four takeaways from Senate hearings on SVB, Signature Bank failures


Leaders at Silicon Valley Bank, Signature Bank, and the regulators who seized their banks testified before Congress across separate hearings.


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FTC warns businesses to risk assess uses of biometric technologies


Businesses that make false or unsubstantiated claims regarding facial recognition and other biometric technologies could face enforcement from the Federal Trade Commission, the agency warned in a policy statement.


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Murad to pay $3.3M for ‘egregious’ Iran sanctions lapses


California-based cosmetics company Murad, a subsidiary of Unilever, agreed to pay $3.3 million as part of a settlement with the Office of Foreign Assets Control addressing apparent Iran sanctions violations over an eight-year period.

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Survey: Compliance tech priorities focused on TPRM in 2023


Respondents to a survey conducted by Compliance Week and FTI Consulting largely indicated third parties to be the most heightened area of risk to their businesses this year, with reporting and dashboarding and enhancing analytics capabilities among top priorities.


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Deutsche Bank to pay $75M to settle Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking suit


Deutsche Bank agreed to pay $75 million to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by sexual assault victims of Jeffrey Epstein.

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JPMorgan whistleblower candidly shares experiences at CW2023


If compliance officers are good at their jobs, they can expect to eventually catch their employers breaking the law, whistleblower Edward Siedle told attendees during a fireside chat at Compliance Week’s 2023 National Conference.

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Precision Lens, owner ordered to pay $487M in false claims judgment


A judge affirmed more than $487 million in penalties and damages against Precision Lens and its owner after a jury found they filed tens of thousands of false claims to Medicare and violated the Anti-Kickback Statute.

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Wells Fargo to pay $1B to settle suit over consent order noncompliance


Wells Fargo agreed to pay $1 billion to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by shareholders who claimed the bank overstated its progress in complying with regulatory orders related to its 2016 fake accounts scandal.


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SEC proposal seeks risk stability for clearing agencies


The Securities and Exchange Commission proposed a package of rule changes designed to enhance the risk management responsibilities and resilience of covered clearing agencies.



Photo gallery: Compliance Week National 2023

2023-05-17T21:10:00+01:00By Compliance Week

Nearly 500 attendees gathered at the JW Marriott in Washington, D.C. for Compliance Week’s 18th annual National Conference from May 15-17. Check out some of the sights from the event in our photo gallery.

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DOJ official: Compliance team access, visibility into data a sign of effectiveness


One of the ways the Department of Justice will assess a firm’s compliance program is by judging how accessible and visible a company’s data is to its compliance function, an agency official told attendees at Compliance Week’s 2023 National Conference.

CW2023 Leadership Panel


CW2023 leadership panel assesses new DOJ priorities, training impact


Recent policy changes at the Department of Justice provided plenty of fodder for a leadership panel of senior legal and compliance practitioners to discuss during Compliance Week’s 2023 National Conference.

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Ex-Apple engineer charged with theft of trade secrets in DOJ sweep


A new strike force co-led by the Department of Justice and Commerce Department made an impact when charges against a former Apple engineer for theft and attempted theft of trade secrets were included as part of its first enforcement actions.

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Glenn Leon at CW2023: CCO experience driving DOJ’s compliance program evaluations


Glenn Leon, head of the Department of Justice’s Fraud Section, said “compliance is a very big area of focus” for the agency, during a fireside chat at Compliance Week’s 2023 National Conference.

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