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2021 Excellence in Compliance Winners

EIC2021 CCO of the Year: Justin Ross

2021-05-11T16:00:00+01:00

Justin Ross shares how FedEx handled PPE and vaccine distribution globally and more COVID-19 challenges upon being named CCO of the Year at CW’s 2021 Excellence in Compliance Awards.

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Anchorage revamps BSA/AML compliance post-OCC consent order

2023-02-03T21:13:00+00:00By

Anchorage Digital Bank unveiled moves to bolster its Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering compliance staff less than a year removed from being called out by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency for deficiencies in the area.

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Activision Blizzard fined $35M by SEC over workplace harassment disclosures

2023-02-03T19:35:00+00:00By

Activision Blizzard will pay $35 million to resolve Securities and Exchange Commission charges it violated federal securities laws by failing to adequately disclose how its ineffective response to workplace complaints was harming its ability to hire and retain skilled employees.

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TI 2022 Corruption Perceptions Index shows ‘scant progress’

2023-02-03T17:10:00+00:00By

Around the world, countries attempting to address their corruption issues are not making much progress, while countries failing to address corruption are worsening the problem, according to Transparency International’s latest Corruption Perceptions Index.

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Report: SEC mulls tweaks to ease climate-related disclosure rule obligations

2023-02-03T17:08:00+00:00By

The Securities and Exchange Commission is reportedly considering pulling back on key elements of its proposed climate-related disclosure rule following pushback from investors, companies, and the public.

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Allianz case questions if DOJ encouraging scapegoating in individual liability push

2023-02-02T19:21:00+00:00By

Is the Department of Justice’s focus on individual accountability in white-collar crime cases encouraging companies to scapegoat their employees? A recent court filing in a $6 billion corporate fraud case could give company officers some sleepless nights.

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Experts: New AI laws pose risk of overlap with data protection mandates

2023-02-02T17:31:00+00:00By

Companies are at serious risk of facing multiple fines for the same offense under different sets of legislation if the artificial intelligence technologies they employ misuse personal data or cause harm to consumers, according to legal experts.

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Learning from Wells Fargo: How Best Buy launched its enterprise risk and compliance function

2023-02-02T13:00:00+00:00By

Todd Hartman, general counsel and chief risk officer of Best Buy, shares the catalyst behind revamping the retailer’s second line of defense and the lasting benefits of separating compliance from legal.

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Ethical culture strengthened by 2022 challenges, survey finds

2023-02-01T19:21:00+00:00By

LRN’s annual ethics and compliance benchmarking report found most respondents—85 percent—said their company’s ethical culture has been strengthened, not weakened, in facing the Covid-19 pandemic, Russia’s war in Ukraine, supply chain disruptions, and more.