Former CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton, who died last month, struck more a figure of a rock star than a regulator.
Thursday marks an important milestone for Compliance Week, a culmination of months of planning and building the customized digital platform our subscribers deserve.
The Trump Organization reportedly has a new head of compliance, but was that hire, and whatever process was behind the pick, suitable for such an important position?
Gatekeepers who have firsthand knowledge of corporate wrongdoing should be entitled to the same legal protections afforded to any other whistleblower.
Executive coach Amii Barnard-Bahn tackles your questions on compliance training, conducting an ethics health check, and more.
A look at key investigations and enforcement actions in South America and Mexico in the past four years signifies a changing legal landscape that offers compliance lessons in advancing third-party anti-corruption compliance.
A high-profile arrest of Michael Avenatti for an extortion scheme against Nike raises difficult questions of corporate responsibility regarding whistleblower initiatives.
In his latest editorial, Compliance Week Editor in Chief Dave Lefort applies what he learned at CW West to recent insider scandals and provides several compliance-related takeaways.
Richard Bistrong explains how Amy C. Edmondson’s book on organizational health relies on the idea that employees are not governed by fear, but rather empowered by a safe environment that embraces honesty and candor.
Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, wrote a long, detailed blog post on Wednesday to announce new data security and privacy initiatives. Has he seen the light, or is this yet another false promise from the social media giant?
Compliance Week talked with Stuart Brock, director of Seal Software, about the risks faced by banks—not the least of which is third-party due diligence.
It was a tight race, but we are officially declaring Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg as the executive most in need of a compliance makeover in 2019.
Stockton University Professor of Finance Dr. Michael Busler says regulating industry can be very costly to consumers.
Santa Clara University behavioral finance professor Hersh Shefrin says regulation is a remedy for a host of imperfections that interfere with well-functioning markets.
Abercrombie & Fitch Senior Compliance Counsel Rob Seibel, a specialist when it comes to the implementation of a third-party risk management program, discusses trends and challenges around managing risks with third parties.
In the “Ask Amii” monthly mailbag, executive coach and former Chief Compliance Officer Amii Barnard-Bahn checks in on how compliance would fare if the economy goes south, lessons from Facebook’s tough year, and more.
The Petrobras, Stryker, and Polycom enforcement actions serve as a lesson to compliance officers on how to guard against customer bribery schemes.
The SEC is once again digging into disclosure reforms, and the debate has shifted from what to file to how frequently companies need to file.
The biggest ethics and compliance failures of 2018 feature some big names, such as Wells Fargo, Danske Bank, and Tesla, and highlight some key lessons for compliance officers.
A close look at FCPA investigations into Danske Bank, Goldman Sachs, and Walmart prompt more questions than answers.
The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation and Britain’s upcoming divorce from the European Union both have a tremendous impact on European compliance, but strategizing solutions around either one has proven to be difficult due to a lack of guidance and, in the case of Brexit, just plain chaos.
Common Sense Media Founder and CEO James Steyer lays out the three key reasons why individual state privacy laws would trump a federal mandate.
Cameron F. Kerry, senior counsel at Sidley Austin, explains how a federal data privacy law could represent a win for business, privacy advocates, and consumers.
Components from preexisting privacy laws are likely to compose a significant portion of the parameters into which a federal privacy mandate would fit, writes our guest columnist.
No more mandatory arbitration for sexual assault claims. Companies are following Google’s example in the wake of recent scandals.
The World Series reinforced an important lesson in how compliance officers should deploy data analytics.
In the “Ask Amii” monthly mailbag, executive coach and former Chief Compliance Officer Amii Barnard-Bahn responds to your anonymous questions on building a culture of compliance, motivating underperforming employees, third-party risk management, and more.
Here’s what we know: You have a mandate to upgrade your compliance technology, at least some budget to do it, and sky-high expectations for improved operational efficiency and robust data reporting. At least that’s what the results of our compliance technology survey tell us. Are we close?
Attorney Douglas Ellenoff discusses why raising the crowdfunding cap boosts the fundraising method’s benefits.
Public Citizen’s Bartlett Naylor advises careful consideration of current crowdfunding rules before considering a cap raise.
In her first mailbag on some of the softer skills effective compliance leaders need, executive coach Amii Barnard-Bahn tackles your questions on change management, compliance training, creating a culture of compliance, and more.
The compliance officer of the future will need to have the same foundational requirements for the job, but also the flexibility to adapt to the rapid changes technology is bringing to the industry.
Richard Bistrong takes an in-depth look at Denise Lee Yohn’s, “Fusion, How Integrating Brand and Culture Powers the World’s Greatest Companies,” which offers organizations a model for merging internal values with external branding and guides the compliance function in linking stated values to operations.
With the Microsoft FCPA investigation as context, there are three things your company can do to manage the risks associated with third-party distributors.
Companies looking for a case study in how to respond (and how not to respond) when allegations of sexual harassment arise, as well as what corporate governance practices put a company at greater legal risk, should look to Wynn Resorts.
The real discussion surrounding Tesla and the recent tweet from CEO Elon Musk is a much-needed debate about boards of directors.
How can companies navigate uncharted geopolitical risk to avoid global isolation? Our special report tries to make sense of the latest tariffs and sanctions and what it could mean for your company.
Chevron deference undermines the integrity of the legislative and rulemaking processes and tramples the rights of the individual citizen. Iain Murray has more.
The Supreme Court should make clear that lower courts should review if Congress gave an agency authority to act as it did, and then weigh whether the agency engaged in reasoned decision making. Craig Oren has more.
Don’t be surprised if the EU uses new data privacy laws to combat any secondary sanctions it might face by the Trump administration for continuing to do business in Iran.
High-profile corporate woes are a reminder: Act fast when confronted by malfeasance and worry about the cost afterwards.
Editor in Chief Dave Lefort presents 10 takeaways from Compliance Week’s 13th annual national conference—with contributions from CW’s Jaclyn Jaeger, Joe Mont, and Tammy Whitehouse.