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Ask Amii mailbag: Keeping up with AI, global compliance norms

2019-10-09T14:59:00+01:00By

In this “Ask Amii” monthly mailbag, executive coach and former Chief Compliance Officer Amii Barnard-Bahn explores the future of compliance and best practices for establishing your program in a non-U.S. domain.

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Q&A: Shaping culture for the greater good at AstraZeneca

2019-10-07T15:08:00+01:00By

In this one-on-one, we caught up with Louise Vamvoukaki, director of sustainability education and engagement at AstraZeneca, who shared how the company overhauled its organizational culture through design of its Code of Ethics.

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‘The Culture Map’ reminds CCOs context is everything

2019-09-27T15:06:00+01:00By

In his latest book review, Richard Bistrong explores Erin Meyer’s look at how global messages and programs need to be developed and understood on a country-by-country basis, as well as asking several compliance professionals their thoughts.

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‘Inside the Mind’ is our data-driven ode to CCOs

2019-09-26T10:53:00+01:00By

We’re celebrating “Compliance Officer Day” by releasing our first annual “Inside the Mind of the CCO” special report, which is aimed at, among other things, figuring out what motivates and challenges today’s chief compliance officers.

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CCO compensation data reveals big strides for women

2019-09-26T10:45:00+01:00By

Bucking the trend: Survey shows women more likely to hold top compliance roles, have a law degree, and make a bit more money than men.

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Healthcare: Data backs theory women have clearer path to CCO role

2019-09-26T10:27:00+01:00By

The trend of few female leaders within the sector seems to be shifting, at least when it comes to the chief compliance officer position.

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Hiring manager: CCOs are in demand, seeing salary bumps

2019-09-24T19:21:00+01:00By

A managing director at an executive search firm that specializes in compliance hires has some advice—and a bit of good news—if you’re looking for a job as a CCO.

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10 skills needed by the CCOs of today

2019-09-24T19:20:00+01:00By

As the last line of defense for the corporation, CCOs must have certain qualities that set them apart, including courage, humility, and what our career coach calls “executive presence.”

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Cathay Pacific execs quit due to Hong Kong protests

2019-08-20T15:19:00+01:00By

Amid pressure from Chinese authorities after initially not penalizing employees for taking part in the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests, two top Cathay Pacific executives have tendered their resignations.

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Asia Pacific compliance: Five tips for practitioners based outside the region

2019-08-14T18:59:00+01:00By Mary Shirley

Communicating the variances of Asian regulatory policies could mean the difference between progress or failure. One of our former Top Minds offers companies five tips for avoiding a regulatory disaster within a multinational organization.

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Joseph Agins on compliance fallout from ‘Operation Varsity Blues’

2019-07-29T15:58:00+01:00By

Joseph Agins, institutional compliance officer at Sam Houston State University, explains how the “Varsity Blues” college admissions scandal provided a value proposition for enhancements to compliance at higher education institutions.

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Cécilia Fellouse-Guenkel on France’s compliance community

2019-07-08T16:06:00+01:00By

Cécilia Fellouse-Guenkel, executive secretary at Le Cercle de la Compliance in Paris, discusses with columnist Tom Fox how compliance is viewed in France and touches on the country’s new anti-corruption law, Sapin II.

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Why CEOs today must be change leaders for social issues

2019-06-28T18:00:00+01:00By

The Wayfair walkout represents just the latest high-profile example of how social and policy issues continue to spill into the corporate ethics and compliance realm.

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Ask Amii mailbag: People skills, diverse backgrounds add to CCO role

2019-06-25T14:55:00+01:00By

In this edition of our compliance advice column, Amii Barnard-Bahn discusses what people skills are necessary to become a truly effective compliance practitioner.

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Doug Walter on how a new HQ can drive engagement

2019-06-24T16:11:00+01:00By

Doug Walter, chief compliance officer at Phillips 66, explains to columnist Tom Fox how the energy company’s new headquarters has been a valuable tool for employee engagement and recruiting.

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Amnesty International culls top team after report reveals ‘toxic’ culture

2019-06-07T16:48:00+01:00By

Human rights campaign group Amnesty International has said it will lose most of its senior leadership team after a scathing report slammed the organization’s “toxic” workplace culture.

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Ask Amii mailbag: How to break bad news to important people

2019-06-05T19:10:00+01:00By

In this edition of our compliance advice column, Amii Barnard-Bahn lays out four guidelines for tough conversations, and a guest expert weighs in on what to do if someone’s holding your data hostage.

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How to handle an unpredictable CEO like Elon Musk

2019-06-04T15:28:00+01:00By

There are activist CEOs and rogue CEOs. And then there’s Elon Musk, whose name came up quite often in a Compliance Week panel discussion about what to do when a leader goes off the rails.

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Survey: Healthcare compliance officers' roles expanding

2019-06-03T14:54:00+01:00By

A new study from SAI Global and Strategic Management Services shows how the role of healthcare CCO has evolved beyond regulatory compliance.

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Not just blowing smoke: Time to take cannabis compliance seriously

2019-05-30T19:54:00+01:00By

As cannabis legalization spreads, so too do the risks and challenges for businesses.

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Soft skills, strategy set to define CCO of future

2019-05-30T17:30:00+01:00By

Determining the future of compliance and its practitioners is a tall task, one that a panel of experts at CW’s 2019 annual conference analyzed with their respective insights.

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Lloyd’s culture survey aims to change workplace

2019-05-28T13:41:00+01:00By

Specialist insurance market Lloyd’s has initiated a confidential survey to help detect and ultimately root out a legacy of drunken and misogynistic behavior at the company.

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Takeaways from Compliance Week 2019

2019-05-28T13:35:00+01:00By

The 14th annual Compliance Week conference is in the books, and with it more than 60 sessions filled with helpful anecdotes, shared best practices, career advice, and much, much more.

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Kristy-Grant Hart: Six strategies to win more resources for compliance

2019-05-22T17:12:00+01:00By

Getting resources to fund and execute important compliance initiatives takes some carefully crafted strategy, said compliance expert Kristy Grant-Hart during an inspirational keynote at Compliance Week’s annual conference.

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‘You have to say the corny stuff’: A compliance conversation with Preet Bharara

2019-05-22T03:24:00+01:00By

Former federal prosecutor Preet Bharara drew some laughs while imparting a few compliance lessons during his Tuesday morning keynote at CW’s annual conference.

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My Compliance Library: Embedding nature and care into CCO job

2019-05-21T19:17:00+01:00By

In his latest book review, Richard Bistrong explores Paul J. Zak’s theory on how building relationships with colleagues and keeping communications honest and vulnerable is key to establishing a high-performing company.

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Compliance pioneer defines the future path of profession

2019-05-20T22:17:00+01:00By

Compliance functions of the future need to better use data, measure outcomes, and deal with differing views on what constitutes good ethics, says expert Hui Chen.

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A new CCO’s Herculean task at Wells Fargo

2019-05-17T15:32:00+01:00By

Compliance Week chats with Wells Fargo CCO Mike Roemer about the challenge of rebuilding trust at a company that’s been the poster child of compliance and risk management gone wrong.

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Inside Wells Fargo’s plan to restore trust

2019-05-17T15:19:00+01:00By

Compliance Week looks at highlights from Wells Fargo’s plan to transform the future.

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OCIE’s Driscoll on importance of CCOs

2019-05-15T19:44:00+01:00By

Peter Driscoll, director of the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations, recently spoke on the role of compliance officers in protecting retail investors.

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Mary Shirley on traveling in compliance

2019-05-13T13:44:00+01:00By

Mary Shirley, senior director of ethics and compliance at Fresenius Medical Care and a 2019 Top Minds recipient, details to columnist Tom Fox the adjustments she’s made in working in compliance across the globe.