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    Compliance officers in Europe: You’re in demand and getting a raise


    According to recent studies, there is a high demand in Europe for chief compliance officers, and companies are willing to pay big bucks for top talent.

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    Auditors: How can they be appointed independently?


    A series of severe fines and reprimands involving auditor misconduct raises a thorny question: Could, or should, organizations have independently appointed auditors?

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    Throwing Books & Records at ’Em


    Image: Compliance officers responsible for accurate books and records and effective internal control over financial reporting may be entering a brave new world of regulatory enforcement. The SEC is stepping up its use of administrative proceedings to impose strict liability on even relatively minor infractions of securities law. “The SEC ...