Violations of anti-corruption laws can have devasting consequences for any company across any industry, if not managed appropriately—including significant fines, reputational damage, and litigation that can span several years—all of which create disruption to business operations.
The Financial Accounting Standard Board’s new accounting standard on current expected credit loss, or CECL, takes effect January 2020 for large public companies.
Third-party relationships present one of the biggest risks a company can take on, which makes doing all you can to properly vet and monitor these partners of tantamount importance.
Compliance Week’s Top Minds Class of 2019 includes 12 stars of the compliance community (chosen from nearly 200 nominees) whose achievements are dwarfed only by their personal integrity and dedication to ethics. Read all about these dozen standouts in this special-edition e-Book.
California has not only been on the forefront of emerging technologies, it’s also been the most active state when it comes to regulating that new tech, especially when it comes to data privacy.
Doing the right thing in the face of adversity isn’t always easy, but there’s no question whistleblowing is the ethical choice, whether it be via internal channels or straight to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Over the last several years, an increasing number of institutional investors, ratings agencies, and other stakeholders have turned up the heat on companies to disclose their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives.
In early 2019, Compliance Week and Refinitiv jointly conducted a special benchmark report on anti-bribery and anti-corruption compliance practices.
Artificial intelligence is transforming the way that companies and regulators alike tackle money-laundering and terrorist financing risk in remarkable and significant ways.
Featuring some of the world’s most prestigious universities, the online directory serves as a valuable information resource for anyone in the professional field looking to further their education.
Under rising pressure to be more transparent about how they oversee auditors, proactive audit committees are upping their game for evaluating all aspects of their audit
Anti-corruption developments continue at full speed ahead around the globe - it’s hard for risk, compliance, and audit executives to keep up with it all.
As many public companies near the finish line in the race to get leases onto corporate balance sheets, many others are still straggling behind. This e-Book will help you toward that final sprint.
Forgeries. Imposters. Counterfeit documents. You can’t afford to let fake identities slip through the cracks and put your company—and your customers—at risk.
Banks and other financial institutions have a lot of work ahead of them as they prepare to adopt the new standard on reflecting credit losses in financial instruments (the so-called CECL standard).
Compliance officers and chief risk officers of multinational companies are well-aware of the myriad risks that third parties pose in day-to-day operations.
Is 2019 the year of the compliance officer?, more regulator questions in the new year, SEC enforcement priorities for 2019, accounting changes in 2019, top ethics and compliance failures of 2018, and more.
Establishing an effective and compliant data privacy plan isn’t easy considering insufficient U.S. regulation, flaws with the EU’s GDPR, and Big Data feeding the beast.
The pace at which technology is driving change in today’s companies is accelerating at a rapid clip, resulting in boosted efficiencies, better collaboration with the business, enhanced compliance, and more.
From Big Data to cryptocurrencies, money laundering and terrorism financing is an ever-evolving risk.
From sanctions to tariffs, the United States is increasingly a source of geopolitical risk, further making compliance issues under the current U.S. administration a nightmare for sanctions compliance professionals not just in the United States, but also in the United Kingdom, Europe, Canada, Mexico, and beyond.
The Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, and Internal Revenue Service (among other U.S. regulators) have all entered the fray when it pertains to guiding companies to mitigate third-party risk.