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Regulatory compliance services: what to look for in your next vendor

Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Managing your company’s regulatory compliance burden is a challenge for any compliance professional, no matter your company’s size or industry.

Navigating sanctions compliance in third-party risk management

Tuesday, June 25, 2024
The proliferation of international sanctions regulations have dominated the legal landscape largely since the decision of the Putin regime to launch an unprecedented attack against the sovereign...

Supply chain compliance with Michael Rasmussen

Monday, June 24, 2024
Managing third-party risk in the extended enterprise is a daunting challenge, but it is also an immense opportunity.

Managing conflicts of interest in healthcare: Part 2

Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Our previous post explored how healthcare companies need to craft a thoughtful, effective policy to comply with laws about giving gifts to medical professionals. Today let’s turn to the other side of...

Gifts, payments, and Sunshine Act compliance: Part 1

Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Two of the biggest challenges in corporate compliance are improper gifts and conflicts of interest. Perhaps nowhere are those challenges more on display than in the healthcare sector.

Third-Party Risk Management: Everything you need to know

Thursday, May 30, 2024
An effective TPRM program is used to assess and reassess the various risks posed by its third party partners.

What is vendor risk management?

Friday, May 24, 2024
With the right tool, corporate compliance and risk management functions can give vendor risk management the attention it deserves.

The Importance of Automation to Contemporary Compliance Programs

Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Compliance program automation not only amplifies operational efficiency, but also fortifies organizational resilience against regulatory challenges.

Navigating New Compliance Challenges: Insights for Compliance Teams Following DHS's Latest UFLPA Entity List Update

Friday, May 17, 2024
Learn more about TPRM in the Compliance Reference » On May 16 2024, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) made a significant announcement.

Compliance lessons from a sports betting scandal

Thursday, May 9, 2024
It’s always fascinating when a lesson about corporate compliance programs emerges from the world of professional sports. Case in point: the National Basket

What to expect next from the CS3D

Monday, April 22, 2024
The European Parliament voted on April 24, 2024, to approve the proposed EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD). This far-reaching leg

Here comes AI enforcement

Thursday, April 18, 2024
Ever since last year, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has been warning companies not to engage in “AI washing” — that is, making misleading sta

Quantifying compliance: key performance indicators to monitor

Monday, April 8, 2024
Compliance metrics and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) serve as vital tools for organizations to monitor their ongoing adherence to laws, regulations, an

The Integrity Agenda: Lessons from Gunvor's recent FCPA settlement

Tuesday, March 19, 2024
On March 1, the Swiss commodities trading house Gunvor paid $661 million to settle a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case with U.S. authorities. This was the

The Definitive Guide to Gifts & Entertainment Management

Wednesday, March 13, 2024
Why Gifts & Entertainment Processes Matter We know that at times business relationships naturally lead to the exchange of gifts to further good working rel

Holistic supply chain risk management in the age of ESG awareness

Monday, February 26, 2024
Learn more about third-party risk management in the Compliance Reference » The introduction of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) expectations int

The Integrity Agenda: Pretaliation or 'the risk that isn't going away'

Tuesday, February 20, 2024
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has been taking enforcement action against “pretaliation” clauses in companies’ employment contracts for years,

Ethics empowered: How to shift mindsets, improve compliance, and harness the power of an ethically driven workforce

Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Compliance officers and corporate leaders talk constantly about the need for an “engaged” workforce: one that doesn’t just follow the rules from management

The EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive

Friday, February 9, 2024
Learn more about third-party risk management in the Compliance Reference » In June 2023, the European Parliament officially adopted its position with respe

The definitive guide to conflicts of interest

Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Learn more about managing conflicts of interest in the Compliance Reference » Why Organizations Should Prioritize COI Compliance programs are never a one-s

The Integrity Agenda: The high price of missing self-disclosure credit

Thursday, January 25, 2024
All compliance officers know the lofty ideal that voluntary self-disclosure of corporate misconduct is its own reward. Now a recent FCPA enforcement action

What is the German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act?

Tuesday, January 9, 2024
The Supply Chain Due Diligence Act (Lieferkettensorgfaltspflichtengesetz or the "LkSG") enters the second stage of its implementation on January 1, 2024. T

The Integrity Agenda: Compliance news

Monday, January 8, 2024
Introducing the Foreign Extortion Prevention Act The U.S. government begins 2024 with a new anti-corruption tool at its disposal: the Foreign Extortion Pre

The very busy compliance year of 2023

Wednesday, December 13, 2023
Compliance officers always seem to live in complicated, ever-changing environments, and 2023 has been no exception. From “traditional” issues such as anti-

Bridging the gap: Harnessing data integrations in third-party risk management

Monday, December 11, 2023
Regulatory requirements are becoming increasingly complex, demanding meticulous attention to detail and a dynamic approach to third-party risk management (

The Integrity Agenda: Compliance news

Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Binance Begins a Long Rehabilitation Cryptocurrency trading giant Binance pleaded guilty in November to ignoring U.S. anti-money laundering laws and agreed

The Integrity Agenda: Compliance news

Monday, November 20, 2023
SEC Has Another Banner Year on Enforcement The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission saw another staggering jump in calls to its whistleblower hotline th

Designing a disclosures program on the Integrity Platform with the employee experience in mind

Wednesday, November 8, 2023
Learn more about managing conflicts of interest in the Compliance Reference » Disclosures and reporting are foundational to compliance programs. They sit a

The Integrity Agenda: Compliance news

Tuesday, November 7, 2023
SBF: From Crypto King to Convicted Fraudster Sam Bankman-Fried, the disgraced former founder and CEO of cryptocurrency exchange FTX Corp., has been convict

The Integrity Agenda: Compliance news

Friday, October 27, 2023
Tougher Enforcement Coming in Commodities World A senior official at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is warning of more vigorous enforcement

Conflicts of Interest: The Critical Need for Employee Engagement and Adoption

Thursday, October 19, 2023
The contemporary compliance landscape now all but demands that companies more competently manage COI processes across the board.

Levels of third-party due diligence

Thursday, June 22, 2023
Learn more about third-party risk management in the Compliance Reference » When conducting third-party due diligence, it’s essential to conduct the right a

Building compliance into the business

Thursday, January 26, 2023
What do ethics have to do with compliance? Gillian Paul, Global Integrity Director for Danone, believes that businesses that have a clear vision of ethical

Integrating third-party data into your TPRM program

Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Learn more about third-party risk management in the Compliance Reference » We’ve explored the need for better third-party risk management many times on thi

Developing meaningful stakeholder engagement to successfully manage risk

Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Learn more about third-party risk management in the Compliance Reference » A crucial aspect to risk management is not only recognizing the problem, but als

Interacting with high-risk parties and government officials in the life sciences and extractive industries sectors

Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Learn more about third-party risk management in the Compliance Reference » Charitable donations, community investments, political contributions, and sponso

Former Petroecuador execs charged in bribery scheme

Friday, November 11, 2022
Learn more about anti-bribery and corruption in the Compliance Reference » Welcome to This Week In Compliance: GAN’s weekly news roundup, where we curate t

Glencore ordered to pay 310M USD for bribery charges

Friday, November 4, 2022
Learn more about anti-bribery and corruption in the Compliance Reference » Welcome to This Week In Compliance: GAN’s weekly news roundup, where we curate t

Credit Suisse Settles USD 234M French Tax Fraud Case

Friday, October 28, 2022
Welcome to This Week In Compliance: GAN’s weekly news roundup, where we curate the latest stories on compliance and anti-corruption to keep you informed. T

Finding and Taming Unmanaged Third-Party Risk

Thursday, October 27, 2022
Learn more about third-party risk management in the Compliance Reference » Third-party risk management is a constant challenge for corporate compliance pro

The Perils of a Weak Speak-Up Culture

Friday, October 14, 2022
Many times on this blog I’ve written about the importance of a strong speak-up culture. Today we should flip the script and consider: what are the conseque

Adapting Your TPRM Program to Internal and External Change

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Learn more about third-party risk management in the Compliance Reference » In order to weather today’s constantly-changing business environment, every orga

Is Unmanaged Third-Party Risk Causing Dysfunction in Your Organization?

Monday, October 3, 2022
Learn more about third-party risk management in the Compliance Reference » Running a business in today’s hyper-connected, interdependent world means being

Oracle Settles Second SEC Bribery Fine

Friday, September 30, 2022
Learn more about anti-bribery and corruption in the Compliance Reference » Welcome to This Week In Compliance: GAN’s weekly news roundup, where we curate t

Wells Fargo to Pay USD 145M Fine in 401k Fraud

Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Welcome to This Week In Compliance: GAN’s weekly news roundup, where we curate the latest stories on compliance and anti-corruption to keep you informed. T

How an Ethical Culture Can Drive Better Business Performance

Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Most corporate executives aren’t opposed to corporate ethics and compliance efforts per se; they simply question whether those efforts truly drive better b

Building Trust and Engagement in the Investigations Process

Monday, August 8, 2022
Corporate compliance programs rise or fall depending on how much employees trust that the company will follow through on promises it makes in its policies,

The Significance of Due Diligence in a Dynamic Regulatory Climate

Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Learn more about third-party risk management in the Compliance Reference » With the uptick in sanctions enforcement related primarily to the global respons

Beyond Recruitment: Building a Culture of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Companies should embrace differences amongst their workforce because its the right thing to do as well as being good for business.

The Importance of a Sanctions Screening Tool

Thursday, May 26, 2022
Sanctions screening is similar to due diligence in compliance programs. But in practice, sanctions screening is a more complicated process.

EU Considers UAE Blacklist After Dubai Leaks

Friday, May 20, 2022
Welcome to This Week In Compliance: GAN’s weekly news roundup, where we curate the latest stories on compliance and anti-corruption to keep you informed. T

Russia Sanctions Primer: A Comparison of US, UK and EU Sanctions Activity

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Sanctions imposed on Russia by Western nations have been decisively implemented at a pace rarely seen in contemporary geopolitics. 

Criminal Charges Filed in Covid-19 Fraud Schemes

Friday, April 22, 2022
Welcome to This Week In Compliance: GAN’s weekly news roundup, where we curate the latest stories on compliance and anti-corruption to keep you informed. T

Sanctions: An Industry-by-Industry Look

Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Learn more about sanctions and trade controls in the Compliance Reference » Navigating the world of trade sanctions was never easy even under the best of c

A Crash Course on Sanctions Compliance Programs

Monday, April 4, 2022
Learn more about third-party risk management in the Compliance Reference » Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has made sanctions compliance a top concern for man

Keeping Up the Good Work: How to Sustain an Ethical Workplace Culture

Friday, March 18, 2022
How to sustain an ethical culture and make ethical conduct its own reward, and something that can sustain itself over many years.

Interpol Announces Launch of Financial Crime and Anti-Corruption Center

Friday, March 18, 2022
Welcome to This Week In Compliance: GAN’s weekly news roundup, where we curate the latest stories on compliance and anti-corruption to keep you informed. T

Treasury Department Warns Crypto Firms of Sanctions Evasion

Friday, March 11, 2022
Learn more about sanctions and trade controls in the Compliance Reference » Welcome to This Week In Compliance: GAN’s weekly news roundup, where we curate

Strict Sanctions Hit Russia on Heels of Ukraine Invasion

Friday, March 4, 2022
Learn more about sanctions and trade controls in the Compliance Reference » Welcome to This Week In Compliance: GAN’s weekly news roundup, where we curate

Major Sanctions Expected Against Russia by US, Allies Amid Ukraine Invasion

Friday, February 25, 2022
Learn more about sanctions and trade controls in the Compliance Reference » Welcome to This Week In Compliance: GAN’s weekly news roundup, where we curate

Canadian Banks Cut Off Financial Services to Anti-Vaxx Protestors

Friday, February 18, 2022
Welcome to This Week In Compliance: GAN’s weekly news roundup, where we curate the latest stories on compliance and anti-corruption to keep you informed. T

Make a Seamless Migration to Your New Case Management Software

Thursday, February 17, 2022
Implementing new case management software can seem insurmountable. Here's how to break the transition down into small milestones for success.

Benefits of Promoting a Strong Speak-Up Culture at Work

Monday, February 7, 2022
While often overused as a catchphrase by compliance and human resource professionals, the phrase “speak-up” culture has increasing relevance to effective c

Key Lessons from Recent Whistleblower Cases

Monday, February 7, 2022
Whistleblower activity in recent years has soared in popularity—particularly in the United States, where certain statutes and regulations incentivize the provision of original information leading to...

Creating an Efficient Due Diligence Process – Tearing Down Silos

Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Learn more about third-party risk management in the Compliance Reference » The pandemic has disrupted every organization, aiming a giant spotlight at break

The Three Cs of Compliance Challenges: Change Management, Communication, & Compliance Adoption

Monday, January 17, 2022
The "Three Cs of Compliance" are critical to ensuring the success of a compliance program. Without addressing and implementing change management, effective

The Trouble with Corporate Compliance Programs & ‘Doing the Right Thing’

Thursday, January 13, 2022
There is a trope in pop culture and the media that says people, deep down in their gut, always know the right thing to do — that the real challenge for “do

Compliance Industry Trends to Expect in 2022 and Lessons From 2021

Tuesday, January 11, 2022
As we head into 2022, compliance professionals need to stay aware of the compliance industry trends most affecting businesses this year.

Series: How to Assess Your Corporate Culture of Compliance - Part 3

Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Assessing your current corporate culture of compliance is crucial to the success of your program and can help to justify program investment.

Countdown to the EU Whistleblower Directive: It's Here

Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Starting today, businesses working in the European Union must provide internal whistleblower systems for employees. Here's how to comply.

Why Brand Reputation is Important to Your Customer

Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Learn more about reputational risk in the Compliance Reference » The most valuable intangible asset contemporary companies have is their company’s brand re

A Commando Approach to Compliance: How to Make a Compelling Ethics & Compliance Presentation to the Board

Monday, December 13, 2021
Struggling to get board buy-in? Learn how to craft a successful compliance presentation to the board to earn your seat at the strategy table.

5 Signs Your Compliance Case Management Program Is Not Working

Monday, December 6, 2021
Compliance case management is the foundation for ensuring that credible allegations of malfeasance are promptly reported, diligently investigated, thorough

Whistleblowing and Investigations KPIs: Top Metrics Compliance Practitioners are Tracking Today

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Having proper whistleblowing and investigations KPIs can help you develop a well-functioning, effective ethics and compliance program.

Series: How to Develop a Compliance Culture - Think Big, Start Small - Part 2

Thursday, November 11, 2021
The DOJ is putting new emphasis on corporate compliance culture. Here's how to develop a DOJ-friendly compliance culture one step at a time.

Measuring Compliance Program Effectiveness

Monday, November 8, 2021
Measuring compliance program effectiveness is a key factor for DOJ-abiding compliance programs. Here's why and how you can measure your program.

Why Ethics and Compliance is Everyone's Responsibility

Thursday, November 4, 2021
Compliance is everyone's responsibility. This is the foundational premise underlying an organization’s commitment to abiding by the law.

Series: Laying the Foundations of an Ethical Culture - Part 1

Tuesday, November 2, 2021
An ethical culture is the foundation of any successful compliance program. Here's how to get started and improve your compliance and business.

Assuring That You Have an Effective Whistleblowing Process

Monday, October 18, 2021
A strong whistleblowing process is integral to a strong corporate culture based in trust — and in modern business, you can’t succeed without that. 

A Commando Approach to Compliance: How to Partner with Key Functions to Build an Effective Compliance Program

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
A Commando Approach to Compliance provides you with key tips on partnering with other business units to build an effective compliance program.

How to Navigate Third-Party Vendor Screening Data

Monday, September 27, 2021
Third-party vendor screening allows compliance officers to weed out corrupt, unethical, or high-risk third parties in their organizations.

Why Third-Party Screening & Monitoring Are Essential Steps in the Due Diligence Process

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
A well-rounded third-party screening process must include routine due diligence of an organization’s third-party partners. Here's why.

Risks of a Bad Corporate Whistleblower Policy

Monday, September 13, 2021
The worst form of internal reporting or corporate whistleblower policy is having none at all. Here's why you need an effective program.

How to Set Up a Process for Whistleblowing

Thursday, September 9, 2021
How should a corporate compliance officer set up a process for whistleblowing? Here's how to develop a regulator-approved process that works.

Advantages of Internal Whistleblowing - Brand Management and Incident Management

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Brand reputation, as well as keeping your employees invested and feeling safe at work are advantages of internal whistleblowing programs.

Limitations of Artificial Intelligence in Due Diligence

Monday, August 23, 2021
Artificial intelligence in due diligence has the potential to change the way compliance officers fulfill their day-to-day responsibilities.

4 Steps to Ensure Whistleblower Protection in an Organization

Monday, August 16, 2021
Increased regulatory focus on whistleblower protection has forced organizations to revisit their whistleblower protection protocols.

What to Consider Before Setting Up a Whistleblower Program

Friday, August 13, 2021
These are important questions to answer before you get started. Navigating the requirements of whistleblower protection laws can be difficult, especially for global organizations that are subject to...

The Importance of Whistleblowing in an Organization

Sunday, August 1, 2021
Few things are as important to a company as an engaged workforce that actually, you know, cares about the success and well-being of the business. Which means that a strong culture of internal...

How to Choose a Compliance Hotline Provider

Friday, July 16, 2021
Selecting a compliance hotline provider and making sure it works is one of the most important decisions a compliance officer makes.

4 Tips for a Successful Compliance Strategy

Friday, July 2, 2021
You need a compliance strategy to achieve your goals. The challenge for compliance officers is understanding how to develop one works.

ISO 37002 - An All-New Whistleblowing Management System Standard

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Find out how this all-new whistleblowing management system standard will shape the way organizations handle internal whistleblowing reports.

Compliance and Risk Management: Understanding the Difference

Sunday, May 30, 2021
Here's how compliance and risk management can be structured to support each other rather than operate in silos and avoid unwanted events.

What is Customer Due Diligence? Everything You Need to Know

Sunday, May 16, 2021
Customer due diligence is a specific branch of due diligence programs and is a crucial part of effective compliance programs.

DNB ASA Fined for Inadeqaute Anti-Money Laundering Compliance

Friday, May 7, 2021
This week DNB ASA faces fines for inadequate anti-money laundering compliance. Read the full story and the latest compliance news here:

Control Risks VANTAGE Screening: Empowering You With More Than Just Data

Monday, May 3, 2021
Supercharge your screening reviews with VANTAGE Screening; a new third-party due diligence screening solution powered by GAN and Control Risks.

10 Questions to Ask When Selecting a Due Diligence Platform

Friday, April 16, 2021
Compliance officers need a due diligence platform to manage third parties. So when you’re selecting a solution, what should you consider?

5 Tips for Corporate Investigations

Thursday, April 15, 2021
Corporate investigations are where the rubber meets the road for your legal and compliance program. Here are 5 essential tips:

The Best Whistleblower Solution for Franchises

Monday, April 12, 2021
What compliance challenges will franchise businesses in Europe face due to the EU Whistleblower Directive? Here's how to prepare.

5 Signs You Need to Reboot Your Case Management System

Friday, March 26, 2021
What are the signs of an effective case management system? Here are some ways of evaluating whether your system needs to be revamped.

What is a Compliance Audit? Everything You Need to Know

Friday, March 19, 2021
What is a compliance audit and how should you go about conducting one? Here is everything you need to know.

4 Types of Workplace Harassment and How to Stop Them

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
There are many types of workplace harassment that compliance programs have to deal with. Learn how to prevent harassment.

Overcoming Unethical Behavior in the Workplace: 9-Step Guide

Friday, March 5, 2021
Unethical behavior in the workplace can harm a company’s reputation resulting in loss of business. Here's how to overcome this common issue.

How to Change Compliance's Cost Center Reputation

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Let’s explore several ways a compliance officer might change the compliance function’s reputation as a cost center. Start reading.

How to Select a Hotline and Case Management Solution

Thursday, February 18, 2021
With an influx of options, ensure you are prepared to select the best hotline and case management solution for your organization. Learn more.

Retaliation in the Workplace: Everything You Need to Know

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Compliance officers must ensure they address internal reporting’s evil twin—retaliation in the workplace. Learn how to prepare your program.

What is a Compliance Dashboard? What You Need to Know

Thursday, February 11, 2021
A compliance dashboard should show you key metrics at a glance to clearly understand the health of your program. Learn more.

5 Tips for Building Conscious Culture in Your Organization

Monday, February 8, 2021
How can compliance leaders instill a conscious culture into their organization? Learn why building a strong corporate culture is important.

EU Parliament Votes on Human Rights Due Diligence

Friday, February 5, 2021
This week we cover the EU's progress on mandatory human rights due diligence legislation. Read the full story and more news here:

Top RFP Considerations for Compliance Technology

Thursday, February 4, 2021
Need to find a compliance solution for your organization? Putting out an RFP can be an effective way to filter out the noise.

Human Rights Due Diligence in 2021

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Human rights due diligence is turning into an increasingly important area for compliance. Learn what you can expect in 2021.

4 Ways to Secure More Compliance Budget

Friday, January 29, 2021
How can you persuade corporate leaders in your organization to give you more compliance budget? Let's breakdown four basic scenarios.

Transparency International Releases CPI Index 2020

Friday, January 29, 2021
This week, Transparency International releases an updated version of the Corruption Perceptions Index ranking (CPI). Read more here:

4 Case Management Missteps to Avoid

Thursday, January 28, 2021
Ensuring you have a robust case management system is imperative. Here are the most common missteps that you should avoid.

What is Organizational Culture? Everything You Need to Know

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Fostering organizational culture can prevent misconduct and make companies more profitable. Let's take a deep dive into this powerful topic.

5 Compliance Metrics Every Business Should Measure

Friday, January 15, 2021
Compliance officers are always keen to be more data-driven. How can you identify the best compliance metrics to assess your program?

The EU Whistleblowing Directive: Finding the Right Solution

Monday, January 4, 2021
The EU Whistleblower Directive requires organizations to ensure proper channels exist to report wrongdoings. How will this impact your compliance program?

7 Elements of a Compliance Program for 2021

Monday, January 4, 2021
As we kick off the new year, one thing remains unchanged: the need for a strong corporate compliance program. Learn how to be prepared.

Understanding Your Conflicts of Interest Analytics

Tuesday, December 29, 2021
Managing conflicts of interests can be tricky. The key to COI success? Understanding your conflicts of interest analytics.

Improving Your Company’s Risk Assessment Process

Monday, December 28, 2021
The foundation of a successful compliance program is an accurate risk assessment process—which has become increasingly tricky to accomplish.

What a Compliance Platform Really Is

Friday, December 18, 2020
Programs that embrace integrated compliance platforms will position themselves to remain well ahead of the compliance curve. Learn more!

Get Your Compliance Program Ready for 2021

Friday, December 11, 2020
2020 proved to be a challenging year for compliance officers. How will you get your compliance program ready for what is about to come?

7 Things You Should Know About Virtual Investigations

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Whistleblower investigations must continue despite the pandemic. Here are seven things to keep in mind as you conduct virtual investigations.

Corporate Compliance Programs: Everything You Need to Know

Thursday, December 3, 2020
Explore the importance of corporate compliance programs, from their purpose and expansion to monitoring effectiveness and running an effective program.

The Gifts and Entertainment Data You Need to Track

Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Improving your compliance program requires the right data. See the stats you should be tracking when it comes to gifts and entertainment.

Choosing the Right Software for Third-Party Risk Assessment

Monday, November 30, 2020
Review what third-party risk management software is, the impact it can have on your program, and top considerations to select the right tool.

Internal Controls for Better Compliance

Thursday, November 19, 2020
Industry professionals know that internal compliance control is important, but let’s examine how internal controls drive better results.

Pfizer Receives Inquiry From SEC Bribery Unit

Friday, November 13, 2020
This week Pfizer receives an inquiry from the SEC's foreign bribery unit. Read the full story and more news below:

12 Essential Whistleblower Metrics To Measure

Thursday, November 12, 2020
For compliance professionals, metrics provide a critical perspective. Let’s review the whistleblower metrics your program should measure.

Compliance Program Maturity Model: How Do You Rank?

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
To gain a better understanding of where your compliance program stands today, we developed The Compliance Program Maturity Model. Learn more!

Organizational Compliance: 8 Ways to Recalibrate

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Every compliance professional strives for organizational compliance. Let’s consider how to recalibrate your program to keep compliance sharp.

Why is third-party risk management important?

Friday, October 30, 2020
Every business works with third parties, so let's review why third party risk management is important to all enterprise organizations.

What is a Compliance Framework? The Definitive Guide

Friday, October 23, 2020
A compliance framework is one of the most important tools a compliance officer can use. Let’s unpack how it can bolster an effective program.

Lonza’s Stacey Hanna on Crisis Management During the Pandemic

Thursday, October 15, 2020
Learn more about the pivotal role that compliance teams should play in crisis management. Read our interview with Lonza's Chief E&C Officer.

Why It’s Important to Have Policies and Procedures: 4 Reasons

Thursday, September 24, 2020
Strong policies are the backbone of compliance programs. So let's review why policies and procedures are important in the workplace.

3 Misguided Compliance Metrics (and Better Substitutes)

Friday, September 11, 2020
Not all compliance metrics are created equally. Here are three ineffective metrics to dump, and the improved metrics you should use instead.

Herbalife Settles FCPA Charges for USD 123 Million

Friday, September 4, 2020
This week we Herbalife's settles FCPA charges for USD 123 million. Read the full story and the latest compliance updates here:

Reimagine Your Investigations Workflow with GAN Integrity IRM

Wednesday, September 2, 2020
The sense of urgency associated with whistleblowing, case management, and investigations workflow has reached new heights over the last few years. The US S

What Is the Purpose of Policies in the Workplace?

Friday, August 28, 2020
The purpose of policies is to bring order to operations. Learn more about why policies are necessary and how you can best deploy them.

5 Elements of an Effective Compliance Hotline

Monday, August 24, 2020
What does an effective compliance hotline look like in practice? Start reading to learn the five elements every hotline should have.

The Future of Compliance Analytics is Here

Monday, August 10, 2020
Powerful compliance analytics can provide invaluable insights and strengthen your program as a whole. Learn more about GANalytics.

How to Establish a Modern Slavery Process

Friday, August 7, 2020
Modern slavery can be hard to identify, so how can compliance teams establish an impactful modern slavery process? Learn more.

What is an Integrated Compliance Program? Why You Need One

Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Learn what an integrated compliance program is and discover how taking an integrated approach will benefit your organization.

What is Compliance Reporting? What You Need to Know

Monday, July 27, 2020
Let’s review the fundamentals of compliance reporting including why reports are important to the business and what makes them effective.

Exelon Unit to Pay USD 200 Million to Settle Bribery Case Involving Illinois House Speaker

Friday, July 24, 2020
This week we cover an Exelon Unit's bribery settlement involving a speaker of the Illinois House. Read the story and find the latest compliance updates:

What is Policy Management? Why It’s Important in Business

Friday, July 17, 2020
Policy management is a crucial element of effective corporate compliance. Learn why organizations struggle with implementing an effective solution.

The New FCPA Resource Guide: A Welcome and Needed Update

Friday, July 10, 2020
What does the new edition of the FCPA Resource Guide bring to the compliance community, and how compliance officers can best use it? Read now to learn more.

Antitrust Compliance: Benefits of Antitrust Compliance Programs

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Antitrust compliance issues are complex and pose a formidable challenge to compliance officers. Let's review why every organization needs a process.

Supercharge Your Due Diligence Process With Technology

Monday, June 22, 2020
Learn how Clarios supercharged their due diligence process by leveraging best-in-class technology and how workflows can streamline your program.

What is Modern Slavery? What Does it Look Like?

Friday, June 12, 2020
Opposing modern slavery has become a regulatory compliance duty on top of a moral issue. What can your organization do to combat modern slavery?

What Is Compliance Management?

Sunday, June 7, 2020
The Chief Compliance Officer leads the charge for effective compliance management but what traits should a CCO have? We identify four main categories.

What Is Risk Reporting? How to Create an Effective Report

Friday, May 29, 2020
Drafting risk reports is one of the most important duties that chief compliance officers have. Let's review how to tackle risk reporting!

SEC Fines Ares Management USD 1 Million for Compliance Failures

Friday, May 29, 2020
This week we cover the SEC's fine on private-equity firm Ares over compliance failures. Read the full story and more news here:

Antitrust Law: What Is It and What is Its Purpose?

Thursday, May 28, 2020
Antitrust law is the broad category of federal and state laws that are meant to keep business operating honest and fairly. Learn more today!

Gifts & Entertainment Compliance: 2020 Best Practices

Thursday, May 7, 2020
Your gifts and entertainment compliance policy is likely less relevant now than it was at the beginning of 2020. How can you adapt to global changes?

What is a Whistleblower Hotline?

Monday, May 4, 2020
How can your organization put its whistleblower hotline to the best use? Learn more about how to establish a best-in-class internal reporting process.

Italian Oil Giant Eni Settles Bribery Probe for USD 24.5 Million

Friday, April 24, 2020
This week we cover Italian oil giant Eni's FCPA violations in Algeria and other compliance updates. Read the full story and more news here:

10 Ways Companies are Doing the Right Thing During COVID-19

Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Times of crisis show an organization’s true colors. Let’s recap 10 ways companies are doing the right thing during the COVID-19 crisis.

Due Diligence: How to Ensure Your Process is Agile

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Is your due diligence process as agile as it should be? Let's take a look at how compliance leaders can ensure that their processes are up to par.

Compliance's Role in Crisis Management

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Compliance teams should play a vital role in helping organization's navigate COVID-19 so let’s talk about compliance's role in crisis management.

The Crossroads Between Risk Management and COVID-19

Thursday, April 2, 2020
How do compliance teams adjust their processes to account for on-going risk management and COVID-19? Let’s explore some of the possibilities.

Working from Home? What This Means for Compliance

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations are adjusting to working from home. What does this mean for compliance and risk management?

6 Essential Employee Training Metrics

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Compliance officers spend a significant portion of their time on employee training. What metrics should you be tracking? Learn more.

Cardinal Health Fined USD 8M for FCPA Violations

Friday, March 6, 2020
This week in compliance we cover Cardinal Health’s FCPA fines for bribery in China. Click here for this breaking story and the latest compliance news:

What is a Compliance Committee and Who Serves On It?

Thursday, March 5, 2020
Corporate compliance is a team effort and establishing a compliance committee can be transformational but how should you go about building one?

Wells Fargo to Pay USD 3 Billion to Settle Fake Accounts Scandal

Friday, February 28, 2020
This week we cover Wells Fargo’s USD 3 billion fraud settlement with US enforcement authorities. Read this breaking story and find more news here:

How to Build a Compliance Antitrust Process

Monday, February 24, 2020
Corporate compliance officers need to consider whether their compliance antitrust process is keeping pace with the increasing level of enforcement risk.

What is Compliance Management Software? Why You Need It

Saturday, February 22, 2020
What exactly is compliance management software? And why do companies need it to be successful? We review some compliance basics in this post.

A Commando Approach to Compliance: Managing Your Gifts and Hospitalities Efficiently

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Here are the practical tips you need to make sure you create and deploy pragmatic rules around gifts and hospitalities in your organization.

I Heart Compliance

Thursday, February 13, 2020
In honor of Valentine’s Day, we asked compliance officers what made them fall in love with compliance. Read the answers and learn why we heart compliance.

How to Drive Culture Change in an Organization: 5 Secrets

Friday, February 7, 2020
Want to drive cultural change in your organization but don’t know where to start? Here are the 5 things you should take into consideration.

5 Ways CCOs Can Build a Better Relationship With The Board

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Productive and trusting relationships with your board are essential. So, what can compliance officers do to build a better relationship with the board?

Compliance Process Automation: What You Need to Know in 2020

Friday, January 31, 2020
What is compliance process automation and how does it help compliance officers meet high expectations? Let's explore the benefits of automation.

3 Reasons To Revamp Your Gifts & Entertainment Process

Tuesday, January 7, 2020
What does your G&E program look like today? Here are 3 reasons why you should consider revamping your gifts & entertainment process.

What is Third Party Risk Management? What You Need to Know

Thursday, January 2, 2020
Third party risk management is all about identifying potentially troublesome risks before they strike, and then steering the company to a safer course!

What is a Due Diligence Review? Plus: How to Prepare

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
One of the most important exercises in compliance is due diligence. So let's review what a due diligence review actually is, and how to prepare for one.

Whistleblower cases: How long do they take?

Friday, December 6, 2019
Corporate compliance officers deal with whistleblower claims all the time, so how long does a whistleblower case take, anyway? We investigate.

Operationalizing Compliance Programs: A Panel Discussion

Tuesday, November 26, 2019
What does operationalizing compliance mean? How can CCOs best operaionalize programs? Get these insights and more from a recap of the panel discussion.

What is Corporate Compliance and How Does It Impact Business?

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Let's take a step back and answer the most fundamental compliance question of them all: What is corporate compliance, and how does it impact business? 

What is Compliance Training? Everything You Need to Know

Thursday, October 31, 2019
Compliance training helps your business mitigate the financial, as well as reputational risk. Learn about the important updates for 2020 and beyond!

What is a Compliance Officer? Why Every Company Needs One

Monday, October 21, 2019
Don’t know what a compliance officer is or need a reminder on their importance? Compliance officers take on many responsibilities. Learn more!

Corporate Compliance: 10 Experts Weigh In On the Value

Monday, October 14, 2019
We asked 10 compliance thought leaders: How does corporate compliance bring value to businesses today? See their insightful and inspiring answers.

Why Companies Should Be Thinking About Conflicts of Interest

Friday, October 11, 2019
Let's examine a few specific reasons why companies should devote more time and energy to thinking about conflicts of interest.

Building a Conflicts of Interest Process with Monique Ortner of LEONI

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Following the live webinar, Monique Ortner of LEONI answers your questions on how she built a best-in-class conflicts of interest process.

What is a compliance risk assessment?

Friday, September 13, 2019
Risk assessments are a systematic examination of safety in your workplace. Learn more about what a risk assessment is and why it’s important.

Edward Hanover on Building FIFA’s First Compliance Program

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Read the first part of our interview with Edward Hanover, FIFA’s outgoing CCO, to learn all about how he built FIFA’s first compliance program.

Inter-American Development Bank Debars Odebrecht

Friday, September 6, 2019
This week the Interamerican Development Bank debars Odebrecht for an ongoing corruption case in most of Latin America. Read more here:

From Toxic to Thriving: How to Change Corporate Culture

Friday, September 6, 2019
Toxic cultures have massive impacts on organizations. How can compliance officers turn them around and ultimately change corporate culture? We explore.

A Commando Approach to Compliance: Master the Compliance Elevator Pitch

Thursday, August 29, 2019
We are all in the business of selling ethics, whether we like it or not. Use this 4 step process to nail your compliance elevator pitch.

Unraveling What a Risk-Based Approach Means

Friday, August 23, 2019
What do we mean when we talk about a risk-based approach? Let's take a closer look at one of the most common phrases in corporate ethics and compliance.

Handling Conflicts of Interest: 7 Simple Steps to Follow

Thursday, August 22, 2019
Here are the seven steps we’ve identified that will steer conflicts of interest in your organization in the right direction.

Kim Yapchai on Cultivating Culture Through Compliance

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Read our interview with Kim Yapchai, CCEO at Tenneco, to hear her thoughts on why compliance is a value add and how to transform corporate culture.

How Compliance Technology is Changing the Face of Compliance

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Compliance technology has made programs better but is also challenging the industry like never before. Here's the impact technology is having on compliance.

The Doctor Is In: Get Your Compliance Technology Health Check

Thursday, August 1, 2019
Are you in need of a Compliance Technology Health Check? Take this 5-minute assessment to understand the strengths and weaknesses of your current solutions.

What is Third Party Due Diligence? Everything You Need to Know

Monday, July 29, 2019
Conducting due diligence allows compliance teams to make more informed decisions about who they do business with and in what capacity. Learn more!

What Building an Ethical Culture Actually Looks Like In Practice

Monday, July 22, 2019
Building an ethical culture is much more than training. It starts with building trust and is full of informal practices, norms, and expectations.

Takeaways From a Theranos Whistleblower: Tyler Shultz

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Matt Kelly reflects on learnings from his interview with Theranos whistleblower Tyler Shultz. Here's what compliance officers need to know.

How to Implement a Compliance Program: 5 Steps to Take

Friday, June 21, 2019
What is the best way to implement a compliance program? We take a look at how the DOJ evaluates compliance programs to understand the key elements.

3 Compliance Training Elements You Should Be Addressing

Friday, May 31, 2019
A compliance program won’t be effective without proper training. So, how exactly does one build a compliance training program? Read now to find out.

EU Whistleblower Directive: An Impetus For A Strong Corporate Ethics Culture

Thursday, April 18, 2019
The EU’s whistleblower directive grants wide-ranging protection to whistleblowers. The directive is an impetus for a strong corporate ethics culture.

What is compliance risk management?

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
What is compliance risk management and how much effort should a company put into effective compliance? Read this post to learn more.

Standard Chartered Bank Pays USD 657 Million For Sanction Violations

Friday, April 12, 2019
Standard Chartered Bank pays USD 657 million for sanction violations. Read the full story and find more news in This Week in Compliance.

Key Compliance Challenges from the Field: Meet GAN’s Newest Expert

Thursday, April 4, 2019
Pauline Blondet, VP of Compliance at GAN, weighs in on the key compliance challenges the function faces in their daily lives.

Compliance Automation: The 6 Essential Building Blocks

Friday, March 29, 2019
Automation has become a critical part of modern compliance programs. So, what are the essential components every program should address? Learn more!

How to Manage Conflicts of Interest in Your Organization

Thursday, March 28, 2019
Conflicts of interest are bound to happen at some point in any organization. How to manage them appropriately is an essential compliance function. Here’s what you need to know.

The U.S. College Admissions Scandal: Deeper Lessons for Ethics & Compliance

Friday, March 22, 2019
The college admissions scandal that rocked the U.S. holds deeper lessons in ethics & compliance. What can your organization learn?

How to Manage Compliance Risks: 7 Essential Tips

Thursday, March 14, 2019
Here are the seven essential tips to take into account when evaluating your approach to manage compliance risks. Learn more!

Global Anti-Bribery Enforcement Increased Significantly in 2018

Friday, March 8, 2019
Petrofac faces a GBP 400 million lawsuit after the guilty plea of a former executive. Read the full story and find more news in This Week in Compliance.

5 Things Pharma Compliance Teams Should Have Top of Mind

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Pharma compliance teams have many things to keep in mind when doing their jobs. Let's take a look at 5 industry-specific challenges they are facing.

Casino Compliance Concerns

Friday, March 1, 2019
The casino gaming industry poses daunting challenges for compliance officers trying to build a program fit for purpose. Read the blog post to learn more.

The Rise of Shareholder Class Actions in Response to Corporate Misconduct

Friday, February 22, 2019
Shareholder class actions in response to bribery scandals, particularly in the U.S., are on the rise. Learn what you should know to shield your company.

Compliance in Retail: Unique Challenges and Opportunities

Friday, February 15, 2019
Although retail is not traditionally a highly regulated industry, it doesn't always feel that way. Learn about the challenges of compliance in retail.

This Week in Compliance: Google Hit With GDPR Fine & FTC Considers Facebook Fine

Friday, January 25, 2019
Google was hit with a significant GDPR fine. The FTC considers fining Facebook for user privacy violations. Read the full stories here.

How to Optimize Policy And Training Programs

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Whether your program is automated or manual, there is always room for improvement. Let’s discuss how to strengthen and optimize policy and training.

Google Hit With First Big GDPR Fine

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
French authorities issued their first significant GDPR fine to Google. Let's explore the implications for big and small businesses.

Why Data Is the Precursor to Compliance Automation

Thursday, January 17, 2019
Compliance automation can bring tremendous value to an organization but first, you have to get your data in order. Learn why data is the first step.

Good Compliance Habits to Adopt in 2019

Thursday, December 27, 2018
Now that a new year is upon us, let’s look forward — at several good compliance habits ethics professionals should adopt in 2019.

This Week in Compliance: Barclays Fined for Whistleblower Program Failings

Friday, December 21, 2018
Barclays was fined for whistleblower program failings. Read the full story and find more news in This Week in Compliance.

The Three Biggest Corporate Misconduct Stories of 2018

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
There was no shortage of significant corruption cases in 2019. Let’s explore the three biggest corporate misconduct stories of the year, including 1MDB.

The Ten Golden Rules of Due Diligence

Monday, December 17, 2018
Is your compliance program following the ten golden rules of due diligence? Discover the third party best practices you need to know.

A Day in the Life of a CCO

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
What is it like to be a CCO? What challenges do they typically face? Read more to understand what a day in the life of a CCO is really like. 

This Week in Compliance: Abu Dhabi Sovereign Wealth Fund Sues Goldman Sachs over 1MDB

Thursday, November 22, 2018
An Abu Dhabi sovereign-wealth fund sues Goldman Sachs over its central role in the 1MDB scandal. Find more news in This Week in Compliance.

Measure the ROI of Compliance Automation with 3 Calculations

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Do you want to measure the ROI of your current or future compliance automation investment? These three calculations can help.

What You Should Know About Campaign Rollout

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
When you run a well-planned campaign, the org can see measurable results and reduce risk. What campaign rollout best practices should you keep in mind?

Corruption Perception Index (CPI) - Indicator of Business Risks?

Thursday, November 8, 2018
The Corruption Perceptions Index is a widely used indicator of corruption. Should compliance professionals trust it as an indicator for business risks stemming from corruption?

Changing the Compliance Tone

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
The time may come when you’ll need to change the compliance tone at your organization. How do you approach this task? Here are Matt Kelly's thoughts.

Compliance Thought Leaders You Should Be Following

Friday, October 19, 2018
Being in tune with those who are leading the compliance conversation can be powerful. Here are a few compliance thought leaders you should be following. 

Why Risk Management Is a Game Changer

Friday, October 5, 2018
Understand how enterprise risk management can transform large organizations— making them more responsive, agile, disciplined about ethical conduct.

What to Keep in Mind When Buying Compliance Technology

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
In order to help you when buying compliance technology solutions, we partnered with Matt Kelly to create a step-by-step eBook. Download your copy now!

Meet the New GAN: Moving the Compliance Industry Forward

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
See GAN’s rebrand and learn about the process behind the new design. We can’t wait for you to meet the new GAN!

Justifying GRC Automation Costs to Your Board

Friday, September 21, 2018
A crucial task for any CCO is to convince executives to invest in ethics and compliance. Let's explore how to justify the investment in GRC automation.

What Makes a Successful CCO

Friday, September 14, 2018
What factors contribute to the success of a CCO? Furthermore, how do those variables differ from those of a Chief Audit Officer? Read Matt Kelly's thoughts.

Compliance Considerations in Mergers and Acquisitions

Friday, September 7, 2018
Corporate mergers can go wrong for all sorts of reasons. These are the compliance considerations in mergers and acquisitions you need to know.

ISO 37001: Giving a Global Dimension to Anti-Corruption Compliance

Friday, August 31, 2018
If your organization is serious about building a strong compliance program, you can use ISO 37001 to great effect. Learn more about the regulation:

How Real-Time Risk Management Transforms Compliance Programs

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Risk assessments that provide teams with actionable results can be a difficult art to master. That’s why we created the new Risk Management module.

The Value of a Strong Culture

Friday, August 3, 2018
A compliance officer can never stop preaching the value of an ethics and compliance function. Here are some of the benefits of a strong culture.

Empowering Local Compliance Officers

Friday, July 13, 2018
What can a global CCO do to empower local compliance officers throughout a corporate enterprise? Here are the 3 questions CCOs should ask.

Corruption Risk in Oil and Gas: Why We See So Much

Friday, July 6, 2018
Oil and gas falls into anti-bribery trouble for understandable reasons. Learn more about why this industry is at high risk for corruption.

This is Why We Built An End-to-End Due Diligence Solution

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Existing options of mitigating third party risks have weaknesses. We wanted to change that, so we partnered with Control Risks to create a hybrid due diligence solution.

Third Parties and Data Protection Laws

Friday, June 15, 2018
If a third party drops the ball while working on your behalf, the ball lands on your toes. Are your third parties compliant with data laws?

How to Monitor the Effectiveness of Your Compliance Program

Friday, June 1, 2018
Running a compliance program is just critical as designing it. You have probably spent a lot of time devising the right policies, figuring out the perfect due diligence and training programs and...

GRC Tech Strategies

Friday, May 25, 2018
Surveys indicate that the future of effective compliance and audit lies in better analytics for real-time monitoring and risk management. Both professions reaching the same conclusions points to how...

Intent Matters When Conducting Third Party Due Diligence

Friday, May 18, 2018
The complexity of third-party relationships in modern business is only growing more intricate. Now you also need to ensure that the oversight you impose trickles down to subcontractors and other...

Pharma in Focus

Thursday, April 12, 2018
The so-called “Granston Memo” said the DOJ would be more aggressive in arguing to dismiss frivolous FCA whistleblower lawsuits. Compliance officers, nonetheless, need to focus on a speak-up culture,...

Strong Data Governance Underpin the New Customer Due Diligence Rules

Friday, April 6, 2018
The key to successfully meeting the new customer due diligence rules will really be strong data governance: crafting the correct procedures to gather the data you need and process it the way you...

Comparing Anti-Corruption Legal Frameworks Across Europe

Friday, March 23, 2018
Companies doing business in Europe must consider the full spectrum of corruption issues, from anti-corruption legislation and enforcement to the integrity of public administrations, private sector...

Knowing Where Your Data is: The Policy & SLA Challenge

Thursday, February 15, 2018
Modern data security risk is all about vendor risk management: Data controllers must ensure that third party data processors have policies and procedures in place to fulfill the GDPR’s privacy...

Shift from Third Party Onboarding to Monitoring

Thursday, February 8, 2018
After spending lots of time and money, your due diligence program to onboard third parties is running and works like a charm. Now you need to build a monitoring program to match.

[eBook] How to Create an Effective Compliance Blueprint

Thursday, February 1, 2018
Whether you are building a compliance program from scratch, or looking to benchmark your current one, this blueprint can help optimize your compliance program.

Superior Risk Management for a Higher Risk Tolerance

Thursday, January 25, 2018
Superior risk management allows a company to tolerate more risk. You can take more risks, and you can take bigger risks. That puts you at a competitive advantage relative to your peers.

Cybersecurity and Vendor Risk Management

Thursday, January 4, 2018
Strong vendor and cybersecurity risk management are emerging as business imperatives. These two birds can be killed with one stone - and an effective compliance program is the stone.

Managing Third-Party Risks in Your Global Supply Chain

Thursday, November 30, 2017
Smart governance of processes. Complete and accurate documentation. Assurances that the processes behind the documentation actually work. Those are the methods to tame supply chain risk.

Why Seemingly Innocent Actions Can Be Conflicts of Interest

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Being able to clearly identify and discuss conflicts of interest is essential in order to protect your organization from corruption.

Struggling Anew With Cybersecurity Disclosure

Thursday, November 16, 2017
The Securities and Exchange Commission said last week that it’s planning fresh guidance to help companies understand their duties to disclose cybersecurity trouble.

Why Separate Legal and Compliance? Consider This.

Thursday, November 2, 2017
Compliance professionals often debate the wisdom of separating a company’s top compliance and legal jobs. For one example of how sticky that question can get, look no further than Cardinal Health.

Should Your Company Seek ISO 37001 Certification?

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Discover three reasons to seek the ISO 37001 certification and why the certification should be seen as a process, not an end in itself. Read more.

Compliance Is About Risk and Processes, Not Reporting

Thursday, September 7, 2017
The Trump Administration suspended plans for enhanced reporting of employee pay data, yet the need to possess that data to meet other risks will remain.

Compliance Reporting: 4 Simple Steps of Development

Thursday, August 31, 2017
Developing effective reporting and monitoring systems is key to evaluating the efficiency of an organization's compliance program. Read more.

6 Steps for Successful Cross-Border Investigations (Part 2)

Thursday, August 17, 2017
Cross-border investigations are often complex and costly for international companies. Learn six steps for a successful internal investigation.

How to Create an Engaging Compliance Policy for Your Business

Thursday, July 27, 2017
The ability to craft effective policies is key to the success of any compliance program. See how you can create engaging compliance policies for your business.

Why Client-Attorney Privilege Matters for Compliance Officers

Thursday, June 15, 2017
Not sure when “client-attorney privilege” applies? Learn what it protects, as well as five practical tips for CCOs and others working in compliance.

How to Deploy an Effective Compliance Training Plan

Friday, May 26, 2017
When designing a compliance training plan compliance officers must ensure that it is engaging and matches the risk a company has to employees. Read more.

Compliance Investigation Checklist

Thursday, May 11, 2017
An ethics or compliance issue requires informed decisions and a proportional response. Learn critical do’s and don’ts when conducting an investigation.

Compliance Investigation Process: 7 Interviewing Tips

Thursday, May 4, 2017
Witness interviews are critical to any compliance investigation, and require finesse and preparation. Discover seven tips for effective interviews.

Of Course the FCPA Pilot Program Would Continue

Thursday, April 20, 2017
The Justice Department is extending the Pilot Program and compliance officers should make sure that their program is able to identify violations.

How An Effective Compliance Program Can Deter Prosecution

Thursday, April 13, 2017
A strong compliance program can help you avoid FCPA fines and legal costs. Learn how the Harris Corp. avoided prosecution thanks to its compliance program.

Components of a Compliance Risk Assessment

Thursday, February 16, 2017
Carrying out risk assessments is a fundamental building block in developing an efficient compliance program for companies to mitigate corruption risks.

GAN Integrity Secures $9 Million as Companies Embrace All-in-One Compliance Software

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
GAN Integrity Inc., a leading provider of compliance management software to enterprise businesses, has raised $9 million in financing led by Edison Partners.

[Part 5] Four Must-Haves for Program Reporting

Thursday, December 29, 2016
A software-based system joins information from the different sources in the required time frame and provides the CCO with the needed data, timely and detailed.

Unraveling Third Party Due Diligence

Thursday, December 22, 2016
Companies need to have clear guidelines on how to conduct due diligence for anti-bribery and corruption on low, mid and high-level risk third parties.

[Part 4] Four Must-Haves for Program Reporting

Thursday, December 15, 2016
Certain third parties also have need for reliable information that supports a fact-based conclusion that a functioning program exists and is operating.

[Part 3] Compliance Management Success Kit

Thursday, November 3, 2016
How to successfully manage compliance? Get out of the office and collect information.

4 Steps to Simplify and Improve Compliance Records Management and Control

Thursday, October 13, 2016
Few topics are on the one hand so important, and on the other hand so unexciting to most, as compliance records management and control (Records Control).

“Technically” – or Ethically?

Monday, April 11, 2016
There are risks inherent in a straight rules-based approach to compliance. Considering the ethical big picture will help to avoid the pitfalls.

Spring! Plant a Compliance Seed of Change: Automation

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
If automating certain compliance processes is part of your strategic plan to improve compliance operations, consider the following three planning steps.

Compliance Records: Running an Efficient Program and Proving it Exists

Monday, March 14, 2016
If you implement a compliance program and compliance records do not exist or are incomplete, does it really exist?

How the CCO can Help Board Members Fulfill Their Oversight Obligations

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Here's 3 important ways that a CCO can help board members meet their compliance oversight obligations.

Teaching Company Personnel about Compliance: How Often?

Thursday, February 4, 2016
A company wishing provide anti-corruption training might consider using some of the following types and frequencies of training in its compliance plan:

Reacting Appropriately to Compliance Problems

Thursday, January 28, 2016
“Nobody’s perfect” – the adage goes. And, as any chief compliance officer or general counsel knows, no company is perfect, either.

Developing Procedures and Controls to Detect Foreign Bribery

Monday, January 25, 2016
The best procedures & controls to detect foreign bribery and other forms of corruption target the risks your company faces. Read more.

Characteristics of an Effective Chief Compliance Officer

Monday, January 11, 2016
Establishing an effective corporate compliance program to prevent and detect wrongful conduct is like building a house. Many components and skill sets are

Compliance Risk Assessment Components: Industry Risks

Monday, December 21, 2015
All three of the previously discussed compliance risk assessment areas are shaped by the subject of this post: the business sector in which you operate.

Compliance Risk Assessment Components: Interactions with Government Officials

Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Consider the following list of activities, any of which might put you into contact with foreign government officials.

What is Tone at the Top? 5 Key Questions to Ask

Monday, December 7, 2015
Broadly, “tone at the top” is how an organization’s leadership creates an ethical atmosphere that inevitably cascades throughout the organization. Learn more!

Resourcing the Compliance Function: Food for CEOs’ Thoughts

Monday, November 30, 2015
Imagine the following scenario: You are CEO of a company that is under investigation for a corruption-related issue. Read more.

Seeking Anti-Corruption Compliance in the Extractive Industries

Thursday, November 19, 2015
Resource-rich countries also happen to be those where effective governance is low and corruption risk is high. Read more.

Leading Your Organization Towards a Culture of Compliance

Monday, November 16, 2015
Having difficulty implementing your compliance program? Here's how to lead your organization towards the oft-cited "culture of compliance."

In-Person Training as Good Use of the Compliance Expense Dollar

Monday, October 26, 2015
I was calling my wife from the West Coast—heading home to DC after four days of in-person company Code of Conduct training in a Pacific island location...

GAN Visits Austria's Federal Bureau of Anti-Corruption

Thursday, September 10, 2015
GAN held talks about the Business Anti-Corruption Portal with representatives from Austria's Federal Bureau of Anti-Corruption (BAK) in late-August.

Anti-Corruption Compliance Considerations after SEC’s BNY Mellon Order

Friday, August 28, 2015
Hiring is Valuable: Anti-corruption Compliance Considerations after the SEC’s BNY Mellon Order.

Press Release: Portal Named as Recommended Tool in New ICC Anti-Corruption Guide for SMEs

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
The ICC's new guide for SMEs to address third-party corruption risks cites the Business Anti-Corruption Portal as a recommended tool.

US Global Anti-Corruption Agenda

Thursday, December 25, 2014
The White House has recently issued a statement outlining the Administration’s actions to promote transparency and combat corruption.
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