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How Convercent Stays Agile: Open + Honest Communication

If you read our recent post about Convercent’s first Hackathon of 2018, you’ve already been introduced to the talented, hardworking, and lively crew in the Engineering department. Today, we’re going to go ‘behind the curtain’ again, to explore Convercent’s core […]

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Radical Change: Australia’s New Whistleblowing Regime

Understanding the upcoming changes to Australia’s whistleblower regime From mid-2018 onwards, Australia’s corporate whistleblower regime is expected to move into line with many other OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) countries in a process that will affect all public […]

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How the Department of Justice Ruined Compliance

In 2012, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission declined to prosecute Morgan Stanley for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). The case involved Garth Peterson, Morgan Stanley’s Managing Director of […]

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The Importance of Policy & Procedure

Policies and procedures are an essential component of any organization. Policies address important issues, such as what constitutes acceptable behavior by employees. Procedures, on the other hand, clearly define a sequence of steps to be followed in a consistent manner, […]

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Compliance is Evolving – Is Your Business Keeping Pace?

The compliance space is changing rapidly, but where we are at now evolved as a reaction to well-publicized organizational failures in the 1970s. Watergate, Enron, and WorldCom are just a few well-known examples, though many more exist. 1977 was a […]

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CONVERGE18: And Now For Something Completely Different

Mark your calendars for October 9-11, 2018, because the ethics and compliance industry’s most innovative and, dare I say it, FUN conference is returning to Denver for its third year. Last year, visionaries from companies around the world gathered to […]

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