A recent review of Bombardier’s compliance policies and procedures details how the Canadian multinational aerospace and transportation company is “working towards having a best-in-class program.”
If you’re worried about whether your curriculum is truly effective, start with 10 tips from CW columnist Amii Barnard-Bahn on how to take compliance training to the next level.
Even as companies continue to agree to multi-billion-dollar settlements related to the corrupt acts of third parties, managing the risks associated with them nevertheless eludes many compliance departments.
Compliance Week is proud to announce its first four finalists for the “Excellence in Compliance Awards,” a newly formed program that recognizes individual achievement in one of 13 categories relating to risk and compliance.
Recent enforcement and litigation statistics from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission put the spotlight on where chief compliance officers should be focusing their efforts pertaining to workplace conduct issues.
The U.K. Competition and Markets Authority won a victory in a decision by Europe’s high court, ruling GlaxosmithKline’s entering of a financial deal with industry rivals to delay the generic version of its drugs violates EU competition law.
A recent Webinar, and complementary report, from NAVEX Global offers a look at the top 10 risk and compliance trends for 2020.
Compliance Week is thrilled to announce the addition of Samantha Power as a keynote speaker at its 2020 National Conference May 18-20 in Washington D.C.
The latest installment of My Compliance Library examines “Crisis of Conscience,” a wide-ranging look at whistleblowers and the toxic cultures that lead to their critical role in enacting change.
Samsung Group has announced its intent to establish a corporate compliance oversight committee as the company seeks to clean up its tarnished reputation following a slew of scandals.
CW Editor in Chief Dave Lefort offers 10 predictions on what will dominate compliance headlines in 2020.
Strong social stances, a dedication to doing what’s right, and leading by example highlight the qualities exemplified by our list of ethics and compliance winners of 2019.
From antitrust and privacy concerns in the tech world to compliance officer liability in the pharmaceutical industry to unethical practices in the banking and accounting professions, more than a dozen companies made Compliance Week’s list of the biggest compliance fails in 2019.
The latest edition of the Ask Amii mailbag analyzes a case of a third party’s recommendation being ignored and offers tips on when it’s the right time to change career paths.
L’Oréal’s Chief Ethics Officer Emmanuel Lulin shares with Compliance Week how the 110-year-old consumer goods company is working toward its lofty ambition of becoming “the most ethical company in the world.”
One of sports’ key enforcement agencies handed out a penalty this week that sent a message no regulator wants to send: Punitive action may only come after the guilty party has already reaped the rewards.
Speaking at CW’s Third-Party Risk Management and Oversight Summit, former FCPA Unit chief Kara Brockmeyer called attention to recent enforcement actions against Walmart and Ericsson as a way to highlight seven steps to third-party compliance.
Compliance Week is making some changes to its annual awards for 2020, evolving the “Top Minds” recognition into a full-blown, specifically targeted awards program dubbed “The Excellence in Compliance Awards.”
Artificial intelligence can undoubtedly improve processes and create efficiencies, but it can also be an enormous risk if it’s not designed with ethics in mind.
Improving workplace equality is on the list of concerns and priorities for European employers, with many moving to address equal pay and workplace harassment, according to the findings of a newly released survey.
In the latest edition of the Ask Amii mailbag, executive coach Amii Barnard-Bahn offers a checklist for measuring ethical culture, three guideposts for promoting culture at a startup, and her take on getting the right mix of in-person and virtual trainings.
As part of its new companywide ethics and compliance function stemming from a history of environmental violations, Carnival has announced seven new hires and internal promotions.
At a recent virtual conference, Michael Duran, chief ethics and compliance officer at 3M, shared in candid detail lessons learned from the company’s journey toward predictive analytics.
This edition of the Ask Amii mailbag offers tips on how to ensure your employees feel safe blowing the whistle, suggestions for encouraging collaboration, and advice for data managers on how to manage data ethically and responsibly in a segmented firm.
Deutsche Bank is just the latest scandal-plagued bank to make headlines, once again, for ignoring sound compliance advice. Maybe it’s time to eliminate the entire concept of compliance altogether, writes an exasperated Jaclyn Jaeger.
A newly published online directory offers employees of Fortune 500 companies 10 tips and other best practices for reporting sexual misconduct, ethical violations, and fraud.
A federal securities lawsuit against AT&T and multiple executives of the company mirrors many of the same troubling ethics and compliance failures that plagued Wells Fargo. Inside, we take a deep dive into the allegations.
In an effort to cut costs and raise revenue, U.K. supermarkets are endangering employees with such abuses as a lack of toilets, unsafe drinking water, and illnesses resulting from exposure to pesticides, says a new report from Oxfam.
The role of a compliance professional is increasingly complex: Not only do you have to adhere to regulations and legal guidelines, but you have to engage your workforce to participate in your ethics and compliance program for it to be effective. In many ways this is similar to the changing ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Compliance Week is thrilled to announce the headline speaker for its 2020 National Conference held May 18-20 in Washington D.C. will be FBI Director (2013-2017) and best-selling author James Comey.
Walmart is planning to offer to the rest of the retail industry a chance to peer at its compliance controls as part of its efforts to address firearm safety following two recent shootings in its stores.
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.
The Jeffrey Epstein scandal serves up a cautionary lesson for those who work for companies that put profits over ethics.
In a period of three months, two chief compliance officers have been charged for their individual roles in the opioid epidemic—a clear indication the Department of Justice continues to expand the scope of prosecutions to those who fail in their compliance responsibilities.
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.
After new allegations at KPMG of cheating on internal training tests, audit committees now have another area of questioning for their external auditors.
One of the most common pieces of feedback we heard from first-time attendees of the recently completed 14th national Compliance Week conference in Washington D.C. was that they wished they had discovered our three-day GRC-palooza sooner. Editor in Chief Dave Lefort explains why.
A benchmark report published by NAVEX Global provides comprehensive research into the multiple disciplines of an ethics and compliance program.
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.
The financial services industry faces many regulations on how to engage on social media, including communication and retention rules from FINRA, SEC, FCA, IIROC, and others.
Establishing compliance and ethics under the Trump administration provided valuable lessons on dealing with media and preparing for crises, said Compliance Week annual conference keynote Stefan Passantino.
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.
CBS Studios has initiated new policies it says will ensure the network is “a safe, fair, and inclusive place to work.”
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission on April 30 imposed a $35 million fine on Wynn Resorts and requires it to meet a series of license conditions, including the appointment of an independent monitor.
Brian Beeghly, former chief compliance officer at Johnson Controls, explains to columnist Tom Fox the steps taken in designing a leadership model in the wake of an FCPA investigation.
A recent report from NAVEX Global offers a look at how the performance of ethics and compliance officers’ hotline and incident management systems stack up against their peers.