Executive coach Amii-Barnard Bahn offers some tips for when your compliance title morphs into “Chief Public Health Officer,” plus ways to highlight the compliance function at your company and more.
Data privacy is about to become a more tangible concept to Americans not due to regulation like the CCPA, but because the most influential brand in the nation is making it a pillar of how it does business.
Reeling from a $2 billion accounting scandal, Wirecard has turned to its would-be chief compliance officer as its interim CEO. It’s the first smart move the company has made in a while, writes Martin Woods.
The Irish Data Protection Commission review of its GDPR investigations has come under fire for ignoring Big Tech and lacking information pertinent to inquiries into firms like Apple, Facebook, Google, and more.
Financial crime expert Martin Woods wonders about the compliance priorities of a company found to be as reckless as Pacific Gas and Electric.
CW contributor Richard Bistrong shares his thoughts on Dr. Andrea Bonime-Blanc’s book within the context of the DOJ’s most recent compliance guidance and the turbulent times in which we are currently living.
The challenge of educators and trainers is to demonstrate how online learning has the ability to be “more than” it has been before. To accomplish this goal, “let’s Zoom” cannot be the only call to action.
When a company does not rebut serious allegations of wrongdoing with litigation, the only response is to demand answers from the firm or take your business elsewhere, writes financial crime expert Martin Woods.
Executive coach Amii Barnard-Bahn provides guidance on how compliance practitioners can best have the tough conversations they need to have in a virtual environment.
SEC head Jay Clayton has largely stayed out of the spotlight … until now, as he finds himself embroiled in a controversy that wasn’t of his own making. Such is life as a cog in the Trump machine.
The fact that President Trump is so unabashedly bold about holding his finger on the scales of justice should remind CCOs that ethics and rules can’t be bent for political (or business) gain.
Scientists and doctors cannot succeed or make medical breakthroughs without being prepared to fail. The same approach should be taken to combating anti-money laundering, writes financial crime expert Martin Woods.
If “tone at the top” is a benchmark for determining ethical leadership, where does the United States stand?
CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert seeks to let the evolving commodities market breathe with a “principles-based” regulatory approach.
As federal officials dicker over details in a federal data privacy law, the coronavirus continues to spread. Development of a key technological tool in the fight is being kneecapped by their inaction.
The answer to being more effective at stopping money launderers is to challenge the value of processes that are clearly failing. Financial crime expert Martin Woods explains.
As you’re making your back-to-work policies during the emergence from our collective quarantines, take into consideration that “optional” isn’t an option for everyone.
By balking at original allegations, Westpac opened itself to infinitely more harm, writes financial crime expert Martin Woods.
Facial recognition technology, under assault for alleged biases and misuse by law enforcement, could be facing a moment of reckoning.
Anti-bullying should be at the top of your compliance agenda and should be supported by increased gender balance, writes financial crime expert Martin Woods.
Just as companies must answer to their stakeholders, our public leaders and institutions need to be held more accountable to their constituents.
If the coronavirus pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that we need a more resilient food supply chain. Jaclyn Jaeger explains what that could look like and how the public and private sector could play their parts.
Executive coach Amii Barnard-Bahn reveals five tips for instilling compliance and ethics throughout the organization in times of uncertainty.
The themes of honesty and integrity defined the leadership best practices shared by more than 40 speakers across 15 sessions at Compliance Week’s first-ever Virtual Conference.
Saying there is “evidence of a vein of toxicity” running through Amazon’s company culture, a now-former VP is the most prominent voice to speak out against the tech behemoth’s actions during the coronavirus pandemic.
Compliance and ethics fails during the coronavirus pandemic have done more than hurt companies’ images. They’ve cost lives.
One day—maybe in the not-too-distant future—we will emerge from the coronavirus pandemic to some semblance of normalcy, a “normal” likely different from the one we left a few months ago. How do we best prepare for this next chapter?
Just because a company can qualify for a government coronavirus aid loan doesn’t mean it should accept one—it could mean the difference between a successful brand and an unethical countenance.
Regardless of the government relief program, companies that are able to provide clear, thorough, and timely compliance data and documentation will put themselves in the best position to secure the relief they need.
How much of your privacy rights and civil liberties are you willing to give up in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic? Our collective answer might determine how successful we are in the next phase of this fight.
A reading of “Crude Intentions” can go a long way toward educating those who work in high-risk regions as to the ramification of their misguided decisions.
The current regulatory and risk climate puts companies in a unique position to showcase their GRC and ESG principles, positioning them to thrive in the long run.
In this special edition of the Ask Amii Mailbag, executive coach and former Chief Compliance Officer Amii Barnard-Bahn answers questions on tackling the uncharted territory of the coronavirus pandemic.
As the Environmental Protection Agency abdicates its oversight responsibilities, pointing to the coronavirus pandemic, now is the time for true leaders to lead.
The latest edition of the Ask Amii mailbag provides guidance on getting compliance more involved in conversations with key decision makers. Amii also gives her thoughts on when the time is right to change careers.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk believes coronavirus panic is more harmful than the virus itself, but he’s done little to provide help in any form despite having the platform to do so.
Not a single one of us can predict with any kind of certainty what will come next. And that’s exactly why we need strong ethical voices now more than ever.
The Astros’ sign-stealing scandal offers important lessons for leaders of all organizations about the risks associated with a win-at-all-costs or short-term outlook.
A DOJ-appointed independent compliance monitor has some important advice for companies in trouble that may mean not just remediation credit, but more importantly reputation restoration and the avoidance of larger problems down the line.
The latest edition of the Ask Amii mailbag answers queries on how to protect your reputation when your leaders break the rules; Amii also shares her perspective from the trenches on toiling as the ethical employee.
The general principles for creating a culture of compliance for 12-year-olds in a classroom are just as effective in a workplace setting.
Need to get something off my chest before I pass along lessons learned from poorly executed compliance training.
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.
If President Trump gets his way and the FCPA loses its bite, compliance officers would lose a valuable instrument in their fight to keep businesses on the right side of an ever-blurring line between right and wrong.
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.
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.
Changes in the interests of our audience over the last several years help us to understand how much compliance officers must evolve in their jobs to meet the demands of a given time.
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.