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Complying with Sapin II

Complying with Sapin II and AFA Guidance in 2022

Sapin II passed in 2016 and the French Anti-Corruption Agency (AFA) began publishing guidance for corporate compliance programs in 2017. Since then, the AFA has refined and continued to update their guidance, with the most recent update published in January […]

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How to Manage and Measure Third-Party Risk

With so much data available to us, determining exactly which third-party risk metrics to measure and report on can feel like an endless task. How do you satisfy regulators and not spend every waking moment pulling together reports? Thankfully, the […]

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ESG and E&C: Where ESG, Ethics, and Compliance Overlap

What is it compliance officers do every day? First, they perform risk assessments. Then, they build out Codes of Conduct, policies and procedures and internal controls based upon the assessed risks. They train teams on all of these sets of written procedures. They incentivize the doing of compliance […]

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Must-haves for a small compliance team

Must-Haves for a Small Compliance Team

Have you ever wished for a clone of yourself, ready to help you tackle your ever-expanding to-do list? Odds are, if you’re an Ethics and Compliance professional, you could use more than a few clones to help you with your duties. Although we’re probably a few years away from clones-on-demand, […]

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Whistleblower risk

Whistleblower Risk for Private Companies

Whistleblower protection in the private sector has long been murky territory. Historically, legislation such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) has covered publicly traded companies, without specific provisions for the private sector. But among Supreme Court rulings, the Private Sector Whistleblower Protection Streamlining Act of 2012, and most recently, the […]

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Creating an Effective Code of Conduct

Creating an Effective Code of Conduct

Imagine a conductor, standing in front of an orchestra with a baton in hand. The ensemble is assembled to produce a successful performance of a single piece of music. Every instrument has their unique part to play, their lines interwoven […]

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Ethics Matter - A Look Ahead into 2022 for Ethics and Compliance 

Ethics Matter – A Look Ahead into 2022 for Ethics and Compliance 

The first few weeks of the new year are a curious mix of optimism and exhaustion; if you’re not breaking out a brand-new planner, ready to take on all your New Year’s resolutions, you’re recovering from the marathon of holiday celebrations and commitments that wrapped up 2021. The calendar […]

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