Surveys & Benchmarking


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How to determine when enhanced due diligence is warranted

2019-05-15T18:17:00+01:00By

It can cost time and money and could even drown a deal. So when do the challenges and costs associated with this step outweigh the risks of not doing it?

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Poll shows room for improvement on training third parties

2019-05-15T18:16:00+01:00By

Results from the Compliance Week and Refinitiv survey revealed some surprising facts about companies’ third-party training; based on those results, the following article offers suggestions for how to enhance the process.

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Identifying high-risk third parties a nuanced exercise

2019-05-15T18:11:00+01:00By

Determining which business partners to flag for enhanced due diligence all depends on the quality, and sources, of your data.

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Dark Web grows as an investigative tool

2019-05-15T18:10:00+01:00By

A telling detail uncovered in the 2019 Survey on Anti-Bribery & Corruption was that about 6 percent of respondents said they extend their data searches into the “Dark Web.”

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Anti-bribery and anti-corruption survey

2019-05-15T18:09:00+01:00By

The 2019 Survey on Anti-Bribery & Corruption explores everything from the monitoring of third parties to the evaluation of training programs.

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SOX did not end audit opinion shopping, study says

2019-05-14T16:50:00+01:00By

Despite regulatory efforts to make auditors more independent and more skeptical, companies have been able to shop for audit opinions, a new study says.

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Corruption and transparency challenges around the world

2019-05-13T16:26:00+01:00By

The Risk Advisory Group has released its 2019 Corruption Challenges Index, which will give CCOs an idea of the level of corruption in countries where they operate.

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Study: Firms pay more than $2K per employee for cyber-security

2019-05-06T18:34:00+01:00By

The cost breakdown of cyber-security for financial institutions is just one of the challenges facing firms.

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Top 10 supply chain risks for 2019

2019-05-06T17:57:00+01:00By

Natural disasters, droughts, port disruptions, cargo theft, and industrial fires are some of the top supply-chain risks that should keep executives and chief risk officers on their toes in 2019, according to a new risk report.

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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.

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Survey: Companies just starting to prepare for CCPA

2019-04-16T21:24:00+01:00By

A new study from Compliance Week and TrustArc says companies are not yet prepared for the coming California Consumer Privacy Act, the Golden State’s version of the EU’s GDPR.

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Survey: Companies seek both ‘soft,’ technical skills in compliance hiring

2019-04-03T21:25:00+01:00By

A new survey from Compliance Week and the Seton Hall School of Law gets to the heart of what employers are seeking in a chief compliance officer today.

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Why ‘moral leadership’ matters, and how to demonstrate it

2019-03-25T21:39:00+00:00By

Most employees believe moral leadership leads to better business results, but few believe senior leaders consistently demonstrate those qualities. That’s according to the findings of a new report, “The State of Moral Leadership in Business 2019,” conducted by ethics and compliance advisory firm LRN.

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Survey: Companies lag behind with CCPA compliance

2019-03-20T17:01:00+00:00By

With a January 2020 deadline just 10 months away, only 14 percent of companies report they are compliant with the California Consumer Privacy Act. Nearly half have not yet started implementation, says a new survey from TrustArc.

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Special report: Building a better audit

2019-03-20T15:33:00+00:00By

Various initiatives on producing audit quality indicators give audit committees some questions to ask or data points to consider in assessing their audits and their auditors.

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Report: How to engage with investors on sustainability issues

2019-02-12T12:30:00+00:00By

A new report released by sustainability nonprofit organization Ceres provides a deeper look into investors’ evolving expectations on how companies should communicate and tackle the challenges and opportunities presented by global sustainability issues, including climate change, water scarcity, and human rights.

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Deloitte: financial institutions reengineer risk management

2019-01-28T12:00:00+00:00By

Financial institutions are beginning new efforts to reengineer their risk management programs and tap into emerging technologies, according to a survey conducted by Deloitte Global.

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Banks less anxious about risk, but should they be?

2019-01-23T15:15:00+00:00By

Wolters Kluwer’s “Regulatory & Risk Management Indicator” says two-thirds of financial institution executives continue to describe high levels of compliance-related regulatory risk, even if their level of anxiety over those risks has decreased.

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Study: Blowing the whistle won’t harm the bottom line

2019-01-10T13:30:00+00:00By

A new study from NAVEX Global reveals whistleblower hotlines don’t often prove detrimental to business outcomes.

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Best practices in preventing a third-party data breach

2019-01-07T14:51:00+00:00By

Examining how “high-performing” organizations handle their third parties lights the path for companies looking to strengthen the weakest links in their data chains.

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Survey: Uncertainty lingers regarding data privacy compliance

2018-12-05T10:45:00+00:00By

Results from a recent Compliance Week survey on data privacy show how companies are prepping for data protection laws in the United States, despite concerns of what just such laws will entail.

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Elements of a best-in-class data privacy program

2018-11-26T11:45:00+00:00By

Struggling to keep up with privacy regs? Stop the guesswork and follow these best practices for thinking strategically about how privacy practices fit into the overall business strategy.