Compliance Programs

  • Blog post

    Where is your backup?


    A power outage at Atlanta’s Hartsfield Airport is a reminder to us all that having backup systems in place is essential to good business.

  • Blog post

    Overcoming culture dissonance in compliance


    A look at how chief compliance officers can operationalize compliance to make it relevant outside the corporate office in the United States.

  • Article

    Lessons from employees who break the rules


    Why do employees break the rules? These tips can lead to policies and procedures that help curb rule breaking.

  • Article

    Compliance program metrics for healthcare and beyond


    The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General has published a comprehensive new resource guide on measuring compliance program effectiveness, but it’s not just for the healthcare industry.

  • Blog post

    The routineness of non-compliant conduct


    Tom Fox explores a new book entitled “Why They Do It” from Eugene Soltes, the Jakurski Family Associate Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, which shows a certain “mundaneness” to white-collar crime.

  • Article

    Ready for Justice Department scrutiny of your compliance program?


    Nobody wants the Department of Justice to take a critical look at their compliance program. But Gejaa Gobena has some tips for how to survive the process.

  • Blog post

    Two top compliance programs get together


    The merger of General Electric and energy services company Baker Hughes Inc. combinews two firms that are recognized as having the very top compliance programs in the energy industry and indeed across the country. Tom Fox reports.

  • Article

    How the World Bank credits compliance efforts


    Getting debarred by the World Bank for corruption is bad, but firms taking serious steps to build better compliance afterward show a path to redemption. Jaclyn Jaeger reports.

  • Blog post

    Compliance front and center


    The SEC and Justice Department have made it clear that it will no longer be adequate for companies merely to have a compliance program in place; it must actually be taken seriously from within and given the power and resources to do its job. Tom Fox explores.

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    What does the controversial pay raise for BP’s CEO mean for compliance?


    Image: What are the implications of CEO pay during an economic downturn for your compliance program? In this piece, the Man From FCPA Tom Fox explores that question in the context of BP’s recent pay raise given to Bob Dudley, who, as CEO, laid off thousands of employees and saw ...