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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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SEC rule proposal would order investment firms to back up ESG claims

2022-05-25T22:52:00+01:00By

The Securities and Exchange Commission proposed a new rule that would require registered investment advisers, investment companies, and business development companies to submit enhanced disclosures about funds that claim ESG strategies drive their investment choices.

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GDPR enforcement roundup: Spain stays on Vodafone, record fine in Poland

2022-05-25T18:28:00+01:00By

Vodafone running up its fine total in Spain and a record-setting action against a marketing firm in Poland highlight a roundup of notable enforcements announced under the General Data Protection Regulation during the first five months of 2022.

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Four years of GDPR: New tech testing data privacy law’s longevity?

2022-05-25T15:52:00+01:00By

It has been four years since the European Union’s flagship data privacy legislation came into force, but concerns are already being raised about whether the General Data Protection Regulation is being outpaced by technological developments and their use of data.

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PCAOB bars former BF Borgers director over repeated audit failures

2022-05-25T13:58:00+01:00By

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board barred Bo-Shiang Lien, a former audit director and nonequity partner at BF Borgers, for at least two years for violations of PCAOB rules and standards as part of four audits across three public companies.

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Best practices, common pitfalls in working in high-risk countries

2022-05-25T13:50:00+01:00By

A panel of compliance professionals discussed the increasingly relevant topic of working in high-risk countries, sharing their experiences and lessons learned at Compliance Week’s National Conference in Washington, D.C.

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Glencore fined $1B, placed under 3-year monitorship for FCPA violations

2022-05-24T21:47:00+01:00By

Glencore International AG, one of the world’s largest commodity traders, will be placed under a three-year compliance monitorship and pay more than $1 billion to resolve multiple investigations into alleged bribes paid in several countries over more than a decade.

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KPMG fined $4.3M for undocumented red flags in Rolls-Royce corruption case

2022-05-24T19:06:00+01:00By

The U.K. Financial Reporting Council announced a reduced penalty of approximately £3.4 million (U.S. $4.3 million) against KPMG for failures in its 2010 audit of car maker Rolls-Royce.

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SEC names Best permanent exams division director

2022-05-24T17:46:00+01:00By

The Securities and Exchange Commission named Richard Best permanent director of the agency’s Division of Examinations, removing “acting” from the job title he has held since March.