Surveys & Benchmarking


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Drowning in third-party risk? Let us throw you a life jacket

2019-12-06T16:43:00+00:00By

You need help managing your third parties, and over the course of two days in San Francisco, we hope to help you find the answers to the questions that keep TPRM stakeholders up at night.

CSR

New benchmark report takes global look at CSR performance

2019-11-26T17:59:00+00:00By

A new benchmark report published by sustainability ratings provider EcoVadis provides a comprehensive analysis of the corporate social responsibility performance of more than 30,000 companies around the world.

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Take our year-end survey: Reflect on two decades of compliance, look ahead to 2020

2019-11-26T17:04:00+00:00By

As we approach the end of the second decade of the 2000s, we’re asking you to take 2 minutes to tell us how the compliance function has changed over the past 20 years, and what you think your biggest worries will be heading into 2020.

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More companies pointing finger at proxy advisory firms

2019-11-22T15:53:00+00:00By

A new survey from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Nasdaq says the number of companies identifying conflicts of interest at proxy advisory firms has almost doubled.

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U.S. consumers express unease over personal data collection

2019-11-20T14:57:00+00:00By

A recent survey says a majority of Americans don’t trust data privacy policies and procedures, even while U.S. companies are hastening to enhance them in advance of the California Consumer Privacy Act’s implementation.

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Report: Investor confidence in audit committees high; more transparency needed

2019-11-19T21:13:00+00:00By

The 2019 Audit Committee Transparency Barometer indicated investor confidence in audit committee effectiveness was strong (81 percent) and had increased 10 percentage points since the first report was issued in 2014.

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Survey: Compliance struggles to keep pace with mobile, social tech in workplace

2019-11-18T22:11:00+00:00By

A new survey shows the use of personal devices and contemporary communication platforms are par for the course in work settings; yet 45 percent of firms feel they are incessantly behind the eight-ball when it comes to managing electronic message compliance.

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Best practices for choosing the right data privacy software

2019-11-18T21:41:00+00:00By

Don’t expect a plug-and-play technology solution to this complex new problem.

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U.S. trending up in new TRACE matrix bribery report

2019-11-18T19:03:00+00:00By

The latest edition of TRACE International’s annual Bribery Risk Matrix shows many of the same countries named in last year’s report are still struggling with business-related bribery risk. One country on the rise: the United States.

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Proactive approach needed in today’s cyber-crime environment

2019-11-18T15:23:00+00:00By

An expert sheds light on behavioral science-driven solutions that help businesses prepare for a breach before it happens.

Technology maturity

Special report: Maturing in your technology journey

2019-11-18T15:12:00+00:00By

Results of Compliance Week’s second annual technology survey suggest companies are moving along the technological maturity curve in ways that are both quantitative and qualitative compared to last year.

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Survey: Data use, security among top audit risk areas

2019-11-15T17:19:00+00:00By

Research and advisory firm Gartner has released its annual “Audit Hot Spots” report, which reveals the three top risk areas for internal audit teams and chief audit executives in 2020.

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Verizon finds payment security declines for 2nd consecutive year

2019-11-14T20:36:00+00:00By

Although the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) launched back in 2004, 15 years later, most organizations still struggle to adhere to it.

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Survey: Workplace equality issues top of mind for European employers

2019-11-14T17:37:00+00:00By

Improving workplace equality is on the list of concerns and priorities for European employers, with many moving to address equal pay and workplace harassment, according to the findings of a newly released survey.

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Take our CCPA survey for a chance at a $100 Amazon gift card

2019-11-12T21:50:00+00:00By Compliance Week

How does your company’s preparation for California’s data privacy law compare to that of your peers? Are you where you need to be in terms of understanding the key parts of the regulation? Help benchmark your program by taking part in this survey.

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Survey: Board governance issues expanding amid volatility

2019-11-04T19:51:00+00:00By

The role board directors of public companies play in providing oversight and governance around business strategy, investments, and policies—and their focus on emerging issues—has reached new heights, according to the findings of BDO’s 2019 board survey.

Retail privacy

Survey: Consumers OK with retail privacy quid pro quo

2019-10-29T19:27:00+00:00By

Nearly three-fourths of respondents in a recent retail privacy survey said they are willing to share personal data in exchange for better pricing, special discounts, or exclusive offers.

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e-Book: Meeting the expectations of the board

2019-10-28T04:55:00+00:00Provided by

An organization is only as strong as its weakest link. As enterprises expand their international reach, the potential for uncovering fallible business associates multiplies.

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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.

Money

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.”

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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.

FDIC

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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Take our year-end survey: Reflect on two decades of compliance, look ahead to 2020

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As we approach the end of the second decade of the 2000s, we’re asking you to take 2 minutes to tell us how the compliance function has changed over the past 20 years, and what you think your biggest worries will be heading into 2020.

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Take our CCPA survey for a chance at a $100 Amazon gift card

By Compliance Week

How does your company’s preparation for California’s data privacy law compare to that of your peers? Are you where you need to be in terms of understanding the key parts of the regulation? Help benchmark your program by taking part in this survey.