e-Books

e-Books are PDF reports comprised of Compliance Week stories about a single topic and sponsored thought leadership.

They are hosted on our website and distributed via email to our active online database of 82,000 compliance executives. Like our survey reports, e-Books are free to CW registrants and can be downloaded after filling out a simple registration form.

Search our archives below. If you’re interested in sponsoring an e-Book, contact Doug Juenemann.


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e-Book: Solving the off-channel communications conundrum

2024-02-22T01:15:00+00:00Provided by

Firms attempting to meet regulatory requirements for monitoring employee use of off-channel communications for business purposes face a bedeviling number of obstacles.

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e-Book: Goals of a modernized TPRM program

2023-12-05T19:00:00+00:00Provided by

Companies have shown a willingness to invest in technology to enhance their third-party risk management efforts. But that doesn’t mean new opportunities don’t remain.

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e-Book: Risks, opportunities under SEC’s cyber incident disclosure rule

2023-10-04T18:10:00+01:00Provided by

The clock is ticking for public companies to put in place policies and practices to meet the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s newly approved cybersecurity incident disclosure rule.

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e-Book: Tech capabilities key to finance support of ESG reporting

2023-07-21T16:01:00+01:00Provided by

Businesses confronting environmental, social, and governance matters for the first time are finding value in engaging their finance and accounting teams for support.

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e-Book: Regulators crack down on use of messaging apps

2023-07-11T06:32:00+01:00Provided by

U.S. regulators signaled through a widespread enforcement sweep against Wall Street banks they are zeroing in on employees’ unapproved uses of electronic communication channels to discuss business-related matters.

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e-Book: Climate and sustainability reporting challenges

2023-06-13T02:36:00+01:00Provided by

Significant change in corporate attitudes toward environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting have many companies implementing controls and governance processes over the collection, review, and reporting of sustainability information for the first time.

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e-Book: ESG survey: Social risks, blind spots, and barriers

2023-06-08T13:20:00+01:00Provided by

This free e-Book explores why companies understand the social risks in their supply chains posed by corruption, inequality, and employment standards but don’t always fully recognize less visible risks such as forced and child labor.

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e-Book: New audit risk landscape: ESG, cyber, more

2023-05-31T01:27:00+01:00Provided by

As companies face sustainability reporting challenges, accounting and audit firms are fielding increased requests for assistance, along with demands from investors and regulatory bodies for assurance on disclosures.

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e-Book: Navigating changing U.S. data privacy landscape

2023-05-24T04:39:00+01:00Provided by

Businesses are watching five U.S. states where new or amended consumer privacy laws are set to take effect this year. Learn best practices for confronting compliance with multiple state data privacy laws.

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e-Book: Best practices for navigating global supply chain laws

2023-04-24T01:33:00+01:00Provided by

Despite legislation aimed at preventing labor and other human rights abuses in supply chains taking force in major countries including the United Kingdom, United States, Germany, and France, many companies are struggling to comply.

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e-Book: Regulator expectations for AI use

2023-02-17T06:16:00+00:00Provided by

The need to keep pace with technology is paramount for compliance departments. Regulators have high expectations that risks are being properly managed during new tech implementation.

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e-Book: TPRM: No one-size-fits-all approach

2023-02-01T05:09:00+00:00Provided by

Companies can’t do it all in terms of managing every risk from every possible third party. To begin, they must define their vision and strategy.

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e-Book: ‘Inside the Mind of the CCO’ on the 2022-23 compliance landscape

2023-01-17T03:28:00+00:00Provided by

Twenty years removed from the passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, compliance has established itself as a key component of the global business landscape. And yet, 2022 brought new priorities to the fore for many in the profession.

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e-Book: Effective beneficial ownership searches leverage technology

2022-12-06T05:39:00+00:00Provided by

Determining the ultimate beneficial owner of individuals and companies your firm does business with can be a tricky thing.

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e-Book: State of compliance in 2022: Emphasis on values, communication

2022-11-17T01:17:00+00:00Provided by

Compliance is still about following the rules, but growing emphasis on values cannot be understated.

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e-Book: Where to start on your ESG journey

2022-10-26T03:27:00+01:00Provided by

Initiating your company’s commitment to reporting its environmental, social, and governance (ESG) metrics can prove a daunting task. But keep in mind: It’s a marathon, not a sprint.

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e-Book: How the EU might move forward with GDPR

2022-10-20T03:05:00+01:00Provided by

Data privacy experts believe the mechanisms in place under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to ensure compliance, enforcement, and redress need revisiting—and quickly.

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e-Book: Managing regulatory, financial crime compliance risks of virtual assets

2022-09-28T14:36:00+01:00Provided by

This free e-Book considers the new opportunities the virtual asset space has opened, as well as the risks deriving from criminal exploitation and a lack of regulatory oversight in this burgeoning area.

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e-Book: Avoiding pitfalls of working in high-risk regions

2022-06-30T07:07:00+01:00Provided by

The issues of working in high-risk regions have always been there, but recent dynamic events and circumstances have added unique challenges.

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e-Book: Finance Automation: Thriving in the Age of Change

2022-06-13T11:53:00+01:00Provided by

While most accounting teams have replaced their manual accounting practices with an updated, digital version, many are still following the old rules, such as close-related tasks being completed on a certain day of the month.

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e-Book: Navigating Russian sanctions and preparing for new threats

2022-06-09T16:16:00+01:00Provided by

For chief compliance officers of U.S. companies, navigating Russian sanctions and export controls restrictions might feel like a full-time job on its own right now, not knowing when or where violations could occur in an ever-shifting enforcement landscape.

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e-Book: Delivering on ESG: An inside look at FedEx’s corporate transparency

2022-06-09T15:24:00+01:00Provided by

It’s one thing to talk about being a sustainable company, to conduct business in a sustainable way. It is another thing entirely to set sustainability goals, track the progress of those goals, and be transparent about decisions being made.

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e-Book: Pandemic paves way for new financial audit process

2022-01-24T18:48:00+00:00Provided by

This e-Book from Compliance Week and audit cloud software vendor BlackLine Systems focuses on how companies are enhancing their audit processes amid the ongoing pandemic.

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e-Book: What whistleblowers want compliance officers to know

2021-10-28T14:46:00+01:00Provided by

A five-part series from Compliance Week and SAI360 chronicles the experience of whistleblowers—and what CCOs can learn from their stories.