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    Podcast: Why Do So Many Companies Struggle with PCI Compliance?


    The Verizon 2015 PCI Report from earlier this year found that one of the most prevalent causes of compliance breakdowns with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, and a cause of breach incidents is difficulty with network firewall policy management. In our latest podcast, we talk to Jody Brazil, ...

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    Podcast: The Volcker Rule Deadline and What's Next


    July 21 was a big day for banks and the beginning of the Volcker Rule’s compliance regime. The rule, a cornerstone of the Dodd-Frank Act, prohibits proprietary trading activities at federally insured banks. In our latest podcast, we talk to Chris Scarpati, a partner in PwC’s financial regulation practice about ...

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    Podcast: Spain’s New Corporate Compliance Defense


    Spain has been receiving a lot of attention recently for its corporate compliance defense. Not only did the country adopt new requirements to help root out corruption but it goes further than other countries have gone by mandating specific features that compliance programs must contain in order to qualify. In ...

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    Podcast: The Increasing Demands on Healthcare Compliance


    The U.S. Department of Justice and Department of Health and Human Services continue to signal a focus on healthcare fraud and compliance lapses. On a more helpful note, the American Health Lawyers Association, HHS' Office of Inspector General, and the Health Care Compliance Association recently collaborated on guidance for healthcare ...

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    Podcast: Internal Investigation Lessons from the NFL


    Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens attacked his fiancée in an elevator. Super Bowl Champion Tom Brady is in a protracted battle over whether he had game balls underinflated. In our latest podcast, we talk to Timothy McConnell, co-chair of the Labor & Employment Practice Group at the law firm ...

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    Podcast: How Falling Oil Prices Affect MD&A, Accounting


    In our latest podcast, we talk to Elizabeth Paul, a partner with PwC’s national professional services group, about what companies affected by falling fuel prices must consider. That includes ensuring the adequacy Management Discussion & Analysis disclosures to the Securities and Exchange Commission; explaining the extent that increased profits are ...

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    Podcast: Corporate Claims Complicate Cuban Trade


    Amid the continuing buzz about President Barack Obama’s call to ease sanctions against Cuba, a question that remains unanswered is what to do about the complex legal issue of corporate and individual claims to property that was seized by the Castro regime. Will companies that suffered a losses decades be ...

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    Podcast: The Right Approach to Compliance Oversight


    “Establishing the right oversight structure is “one of the biggest issues currently facing the compliance profession,” says Kathleen Edmond, a partner at the law firm Robins Kaplan and the former Chief Ethics Officer at Best Buy. In our latest podcast we talk to Edmond about the ongoing debate over the ...

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    Podcast: Casinos Double Down on Anti-Money Laundering Compliance


    Casinos have traditionally had a less-than-stellar track record when it comes to their anti-money laundering efforts. But now, amid increased scrutiny on AML compliance by regulators, the American Gaming Association has released its first-ever AML best practices guidebook. In our latest podcast, we talk to Fred Curry, a principal in ...

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    Podcast: Navigating the Pitfalls of Geolocation Data


    Uber, Snapchat, and Golden Technologies are the latest companies to come under fire for how they use the geolocation data they colect from their customers. In this week’s podcast, we talk to Fernando Bohorquez, a partner at the law firm BakerHostetler who specializes in privacy and data security issues, about ...

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    Podcast: Segregation of Duties, Sensitive Access Controls


    Segregation of duties controls—and their close cousin, sensitive access controls—are at the heart of a robust internal control system. They are also among the most difficult controls to understand, develop, and deploy. In this week's podcast we talk with Larry Carter, author of the new e-book Segregation of Duties and ...

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    Podcast: Getting a Grip on Legal Entity Compliance


    Legal entity management, identifying every party to a financial transaction, is far easier said than done for financial institutions. Complex or not, regulators are paying attention and will continue to increase their scrutiny. In this week’s podcast, we talk to Ron Jordan, chief data officer for the Depository Trust and ...

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    Podcast: Banks Double Down on AML Compliance


    A recent survey by accounting firm Kaufman Rossin found that many banks plan sizeable increases to their budget for anti-money laundering compliance over the next 12 months. In this week’s podcast, we talk to Ivan Garces, a risk advisory services principal at accounting firm Kaufman Rossin about the evolving risk ...

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    Podcast: The Trends Revealed by Company Codes of Conduct


    Earlier this month, the University of Houston Law Center, building upon a program first launched in 2010, released a searchable database of the compliance codes for Fortune 500 companies. In our latest podcast, we talk to Houston attorney Ryan McConnell, an adjunct professor who teaches international corporate compliance, about what ...