Surveys & Benchmarking


Boardroom

Study: Shareholder support down for board nominees

2019-10-08T17:19:00+01:00By

The number of board nominees who failed to receive majority shareholder support in the first six months of 2019 reached a five-year high, according to the latest ProxyPulse report.

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Study: General counsel pay at five-year high

2019-10-07T19:49:00+01:00By

As the role of the top legal officer at public companies continues to evolve, general counsel compensation has steadily increased over the last five years, according to a new  report.

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Survey: Compliance execs like AI, but not confident they can harness it

2019-10-02T19:45:00+01:00By

Compliance and procurement leaders see the value in using artificial intelligence, but far too many aren’t confident they have the right skills in place to use it, according to a new report from Dun & Bradstreet.

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Survey: Companies believe they've underinvested in TPRM

2019-10-02T18:00:00+01:00By

A new survey published by Deloitte highlights the latest trends—both opportunities and challenges—in companies’ journey toward a more mature extended enterprise risk management program, one in which third-party risk management is integrated across the firm and led from the top.

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Study: Small firms more likely to report ineffective ICFR

2019-10-01T19:16:00+01:00By DeAnn Orie

A recent study from Audit Analytics that analyzed SOX 404 disclosures in the past 15 years reveals some interesting trends surrounding large and small companies’ internal control over financial reporting.

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The Enneagram model: Personality typing can inform your compliance perspective

2019-09-27T14:13:00+01:00By

We put a compliance spin on the classic Enneagram personality typing model to bring you a fun and informative tool for figuring out which of the nine profiles rings most true for you.

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‘Inside the Mind’ is our data-driven ode to CCOs

2019-09-26T10:53:00+01:00By

We’re celebrating “Compliance Officer Day” by releasing our first annual “Inside the Mind of the CCO” special report, which is aimed at, among other things, figuring out what motivates and challenges today’s chief compliance officers.

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CCO compensation data reveals big strides for women

2019-09-26T10:45:00+01:00By

Bucking the trend: Survey shows women more likely to hold top compliance roles, have a law degree, and make a bit more money than men.

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Special report: Inside the Mind of the CCO

2019-09-26T10:30:00+01:00By

Our first-of-its-kind survey examines the habits and strategies chief compliance officers rely on when the going gets tough, as well as their risk appetites, most valued skills, and, of course, their salaries.

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Healthcare: Data backs theory women have clearer path to CCO role

2019-09-26T10:27:00+01:00By

The trend of few female leaders within the sector seems to be shifting, at least when it comes to the chief compliance officer position.

10 percenters

Graphic: What we know about compliance execs who make the big bucks

2019-09-26T10:08:00+01:00By

Of the 290 respondents to our “Inside the Mind of the CCO” survey, just 29 report yearly compensation of more than $400,000. We’ll call this group “The 10 Percenters.”

Approval

10 skills needed by the CCOs of today

2019-09-24T19:20:00+01:00By

As the last line of defense for the corporation, CCOs must have certain qualities that set them apart, including courage, humility, and what our career coach calls “executive presence.”

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Eight prominent CCOs tackle five questions

2019-09-23T21:38:00+01:00By Compliance Week

As part of our “Inside the Mind of the CCO” special report, we asked eight compliance leaders the same five questions regarding their experiences and thoughts on the profession.

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LIBOR report suggests steep uphill climb still ahead

2019-09-18T16:20:00+01:00By

Despite warnings to prepare, financial institutions still face a lot of work and uncertainty around the demise of LIBOR, a new assessment suggests.

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Lease rule implementation still a slog, poll says

2019-09-16T17:08:00+01:00By

Halfway through the first year reporting under new lease accounting rules, only one-fourth of public companies said their implementations were complete, according to a recent Deloitte poll.

GDPR

Survey highlights pain points of GDPR implementation

2019-09-16T15:03:00+01:00By

Most organizations failed to meet the May 2018 deadline to comply with the launch of the EU’s tough new privacy rules, and the majority of them still find compliance a challenge, according to a recent survey.

Shareholders

EY analysis: Audit committees increasing their disclosures to shareholders

2019-09-12T17:42:00+01:00By

Audit committees continue to increase the amount of disclosures they are providing to shareholders across a wide variety of categories, according to a recent analysis conducted by EY.

Business stress

Study: Managers, leaders ill-prepared for workplace issues

2019-08-07T20:13:00+01:00By

Many managers and leaders today are ill-prepared to deal with harassment, bias, discrimination, bullying, and other tough workplace challenges, a new study finds.

Clocks

Still more work ahead on leases, says new survey

2019-08-07T18:33:00+01:00By

Midway through the first year of complying with new lease accounting rules, only a little more than half of public companies said they completed their transition.

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ICFR findings rose in 2018, pending report to say

2019-07-24T18:06:00+01:00By

Adverse auditor attestations on the state of internal controls at public companies made a bit of a comeback in 2018 after a brief retreat, according to a coming report from Audit Analytics.

Salary

CCO salary benchmark reports

2019-07-16T17:59:00+01:00By

A newly released benchmark report from BarkerGilmore shows compliance annual salary trends by industry, education, and more.

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FDIC report: Five common consumer compliance issues

2019-07-08T14:39:00+01:00By

The FDIC recently issued the first edition of its “Consumer Compliance Supervisory Highlights” report, intended to enhance transparency around consumer compliance supervisory activities.

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Study: Financial firms don’t know what they don’t know on climate risks

2019-07-03T17:31:00+01:00By

Financial institutions still struggle with how to manage risks posed by climate change, according to a new report.

Sanctions

Five ‘essential components’ of a sanctions compliance program

2019-07-02T19:40:00+01:00By

Chief compliance officers got some much-needed guidance on how to build a well-crafted sanctions compliance program thanks to the recent OFAC framework.

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New index assesses Latin America’s anti-corruption efforts

2019-06-25T13:50:00+01:00By

Chief compliance officers and chief risk officers will want to check out a new index that assesses Latin American countries’ ability to uncover, punish, and deter corruption.

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Poll shows gaps in integrated risk management

2019-06-21T14:40:00+01:00By

Many organizations’ enterprise risk management capabilities aren’t as integrated as they need to be, leaving them vulnerable to legal, financial, regulatory, and reputational risks, according to a new GRC benchmark report.

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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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Survey: Healthcare compliance officers' roles expanding

2019-06-03T14:54:00+01:00By

A new study from SAI Global and Strategic Management Services shows how the role of healthcare CCO has evolved beyond regulatory compliance.

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Happy birthday, GDPR: A look back at Year 1

2019-05-24T17:33:00+01:00By

As the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation celebrates its first “birthday,” an expert panel met at Compliance Week 2019 to share their experiences in prepping, implementing, and following up.

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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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