Ethics & Codes


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First-ever directory of companies’ anonymous reporting hotlines released

2019-10-18T17:32:00+01:00By

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.

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AT&T might be the next Wells Fargo (and doesn’t seem to be doing anything about it)

2019-10-15T14:12:00+01:00By

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.

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Oxfam slams U.K. supermarkets over worker abuses in supply chains

2019-10-11T16:47:00+01:00By

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.

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Webcast: Effectively marketing your E&C program

2019-10-10T13:58:00+01:00Provided by

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 ...

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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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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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James Comey to headline Compliance Week 2020 conference

2019-09-10T15:21:00+01:00By Compliance Week

Compliance Week is thrilled to announce the headline speaker for its 2020 national conference next May will be FBI Director (2013-2017) and best-selling author James Comey.

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Compliance key to Walmart’s revised stance on firearms

2019-09-05T14:25:00+01:00By

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.

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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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Epstein lesson: Ignored compliance advice a red flag

2019-08-14T12:57:00+01:00By

The Jeffrey Epstein scandal serves up a cautionary lesson for those who work for companies that put profits over ethics.

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Chief compliance officer liability and the opioid epidemic

2019-08-02T17:32:00+01:00By

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.

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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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KPMG fallout: Cheating allegations raise new questions

2019-06-19T19:33:00+01:00By

After new allegations at KPMG of cheating on internal training tests, audit committees now have another area of questioning for their external auditors.

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Three reasons why you should save the date for CW2020

2019-06-19T18:16:00+01:00By

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.

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Benchmark report provides holistic look at compliance best practices

2019-06-18T15:49:00+01:00By

A benchmark report published by NAVEX Global provides comprehensive research into the multiple disciplines of an ethics and compliance program.

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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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10 Tips to Managing Social Media Compliance

2019-05-27T11:20:00+01:00Provided by

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.

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Inside look at compliance challenges of Trump White House

2019-05-21T19:45:00+01:00By

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.

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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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CBS initiates new anti-harassment policies

2019-05-08T18:00:00+01:00By

CBS Studios has initiated new policies it says will ensure the network is “a safe, fair, and inclusive place to work.”

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Wynn Resorts fined $35M for mishandling sexual misconduct complaint

2019-05-02T17:54:00+01:00By

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.

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Brian Beeghly on defining ethical leadership

2019-04-29T07:22:00+01:00By

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.

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Best practices for managing employee reports

2019-04-22T20:36:00+01:00By

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.