U.S. could ban all Huawei products


New moves from the Commerce Department suggest a full domestic ban on products from the Chinese telecom giant Huawei are forthcoming.


Best Practices for Managing Risk in the Age of Digital Transformation

2019-05-07T15:30:00+01:00Provided by

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SEC charges GT Advanced Technologies with fraud


GT Advanced Technologies is in trouble with the SEC for misleading shareholders about its ability to provide sapphire glass to Apple for its iPhones.

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The Compliance Officer’s Ultimate Compliance Guide

2019-05-02T16:20:00+01:00Provided by

The job of compliance officer has become increasingly dominated by technology and automation. And one under constant pressure from changing regulation globally.

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AI for Identity Verification: Going Beyond the Buzzwords

2019-04-25T19:11:00+01:00Provided by

The way we verify our identities is changing. With traditional enterprises evolving and taking their operations fully digital, and newer all-digital businesses are growing exponentially, it makes sense that identity verification and KYC move online too. But in a remote setting, it’s hard for businesses to scale up their user ...


Washington state privacy legislation fades, for now

2019-04-23T19:07:00+01:00By DeAnn Orie

The second proposed data privacy regulation in the nation has failed to come to fruition for the time being.


The Boston RegTech Meetup: Dedicated to removing friction to innovation

2019-04-16T21:09:00+01:00By Chuck Senatore

At the upcoming CW annual conference, an expert panel will examine ways to bring regulators, firms, and innovators together to discuss how to get new ideas to the table faster and how to implement them at the same pace.

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Artificial intelligence joins the AML crusade

2019-04-10T18:53:00+01:00Provided by

Artificial intelligence is transforming the way that companies and regulators alike tackle money-laundering and terrorist financing risk in remarkable and significant ways.


EDPS investigating contractual arrangements concerning software used by EU firms


The European Data Protection Supervisor, which is responsible for enforcing and monitoring EU companies’ compliance with data protection rules, said it is has launched an investigation into the compliance of contractual arrangements between EU institutions and Microsoft.


SEC: Amazon can’t exclude biometrics shareholder resolutions


The SEC has decided to allow a shareholder proposal demanding more information on Amazon’s use and sale of facial-recognition technology to proceed to the annual meeting’s proxy materials.


Anatomy of a cryptocurrency pyramid scheme


Much has been discussed about the business risks posed by cryptocurrency. Now, risk and compliance professionals have a real-life cryptocurrency pyramid scheme with which to cite.

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Forget Me Not: Business Challenges Over Rights to Erasure & Threats to AI

2019-03-28T19:05:00+00:00Provided by

Developments in Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) have brought about unprecedented insight and value to the modern enterprise. At the same time, the right to be forgotten is ensconced in the current and upcoming privacy regulations such as the GDPR and CCPA. In this webinar, experts will discuss ...

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2019’s Key Tech Trend for Capital Markets? That’s Private

2019-03-26T17:37:00+00:00Provided by

To get the full use of your data as data privacy rules increase, you need an innovative technology approach.


Banks, central banks warned of crypto-currency risks and pitfalls


Despite failures, plummeting prices, and a plethora of risks, financial institutions and central banks are cautiously looking at ways to use virtual currencies. International regulators are warning them that doing so haphazardly could be disastrous.


The benefits and struggles of marrying audit with new tech


The never-ending quest to improve audit quality has firms and the audit committees of their corporate clients eyeing how to best deploy new technologies.


EC fines Google €1.49B over online advertising abuses


The European Commission slapped Google with a €1.49 billion (U.S. $1.69 billion) fine for breaching competition rules—the third penalty in three successive years for the internet giant.


Regulators challenged by same tech advances that could benefit them


A new report by Deloitte looks at how regulators can leverage new technologies to increase their efficiency and effectiveness, all while reducing business compliance costs.


Presidential hopeful Warren pitches Big Tech breakups


Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), among the ever-growing field of Democrats running for President, might not see much support from Silicon Valley. She is proposing a breakup of Big Tech firms she feels are stifling competition.


Huawei sues U.S. gov. for ‘unconstitutional sales restrictions’


Controversial tech giant Huawei has filed a complaint in a U.S. federal court that challenges the constitutionality of government restrictions on its products.


FTC launches tech competition task force


Already under fire for data privacy lapses, Facebook, Google, and their fellow tech giants now need to worry about the prospect of retroactive merger reviews. The FTC announced the creation of a task force focused on investigating anticompetitive conduct in the tech sector.

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Customer Due Diligence in a Digital World

2019-02-07T14:00:00+00:00Provided by

The rise of technology within the Customer Due Diligence space is evident. There has been a significant influx of ‘Regtech’ or ‘Fintech’ businesses offering innovative software solutions to age old CDD problems. Moreover, the constant claims that Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Automation can improve the CDD landscape are impossible ...


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2019-01-30T13:45:00+00:00Provided by

As a financial expert, you know full well that data integrity is essential. A single mistake has the potential to harm your company’s reputation, revenue, and business insights.

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Data-bungling Facebook has to earn back our trust


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.


MPs release ‘secret’ Facebook e-mails


The U.K.’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Committee has released 250 pages of e-mails that show Mark Zuckerberg and other senior executives at Facebook gave certain app developers special access to user data.


Regulators give nod to AI, emerging tech for AML programs


Federal bank regulators are encouraging banks to use artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies to bolster their AML compliance programs. In doing so, new guidance addresses an evolving liability and enforcement posture.


Keeping compliance on track in a high-tech world

2018-12-01T14:15:00+00:00Provided by

The pace at which technology is driving change in today’s companies is accelerating at a rapid clip, resulting in boosted efficiencies, better collaboration with the business, enhanced compliance, and more.


Regulators raise problem of AI in decision making and accountability


Are companies transferring too much decision-making power to machines? That’s the opinion of EU data regulators, who say companies should “think seriously” about telling investors and stakeholders automatons are now in charge of their data.


Three unintended consequences of data privacy rules

2018-11-27T12:30:00+00:00By Compliance Week

Some will argue a strict data privacy regime will have a negative effect on growing companies, create conflicting requirements in other instances, and potentially cause impediments to corporate investigations. We explore all three.


Counterpoint: States should steer data privacy law

2018-11-27T12:30:00+00:00By Jim Steyer

Common Sense Media Founder and CEO James Steyer lays out the three key reasons why individual state privacy laws would trump a federal mandate.


Point: Protecting privacy should be federal government’s job

2018-11-27T12:15:00+00:00By Cameron F. Kerry

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.


What federal data privacy legislation might look like, and how you can prepare

2018-11-27T12:00:00+00:00By Hilary Wandall

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.


A view from beyond the tech giants


Organizations in sectors outside of technology are voicing their opinions on what a data privacy regulation should entail.


Tech companies push for national privacy framework


Commonalities among tech companies, when it comes to U.S. data privacy legislation, include a single-standard approach, elevating the FTC, and mandating a risk-based methodology.


FAQ: Understanding U.S. privacy protections in place and under consideration

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

The following is a look at some of the many questions companies may have as debates continue over national and state laws and regulations pertaining to data privacy protections.


Elements of a best-in-class data privacy program


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.


Special report: Data privacy


International and domestic legislators and regulators threaten an end of the self-regulation of consumer data.