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How to Increase Risk Awareness and Create a Risk-Aware Culture

Creating a company-wide culture that is attuned to corporate risks—especially the ones that an individual employee is likely to face on a regular basis—is a common theme in compliance discussions. Programs need to be risk-based, but creating policies only goes […]

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The Importance of Policy & Procedure

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

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How to Measure Compliance Effectiveness

Predictive analytics – you know it’s important. You know you should be doing it. Yet many executives are grappling with how to use data in such a way that fits their organization’s unique needs both internally with their compliance teams […]

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Compliance and Ethics in Review: November 14, 2018

The ethics of artificial intelligence, KPMG’s new approach to conflicts of interest, the DOJ’s updated stance on corporate monitors, and more. Join the Convercent team for a weekly review of the top stories and most newsworthy events in the ethics […]

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5 Hard-Hitting Takeaways From CONVERGE18

CONVERGE18 is a wrap! From October 9-11, ethics and compliance professionals from around the world gathered for three days of hard-hitting insights, solutions-oriented workshops, and a ton of great food. The theme was ‘Ethics in Action,’ and every attendee left […]

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Compliance and Ethics in Review: November 8, 2018

GDPR-esque regulations in the U.S., Google employee demands, potential FCPA violations, and more. Join the Convercent team for a weekly review of the top stories and most newsworthy events in the ethics and compliance industry. The focus is global, but […]

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Compliance and Ethics in Review: November 2, 2018

#MeToo reignites in Britain, artificial intelligence and ethics, Ben & Jerry’s gets political & more. Join the Convercent team for a weekly review of the top stories and most newsworthy events in the ethics and compliance industry. The focus is […]

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CONVERGE18 – Fireside Chat: Justice in Society

As the leader and co-founder of the legendary rap group Public Enemy, Chuck D has become a respected voice on music, technology, politics and race. The below video you’ll earn a front row seat for Chuck D’s fireside chat during CONVERGE18 […]

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Compliance and Ethics in Review: September 27, 2018

The NBA’s workplace improvement efforts, potential EU antitrust violations from Amazon, global battles against corruption, and more. Mark Cuban to Donate $10 Million in Lieu of Fine After NBA’s Investigation Into Workplace Misconduct The workplace misconduct investigation into the toxic […]

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Compliance and Ethics in Review: September 18, 2018

JP Morgan Chase and corporate social responsibility, the EU’s new Copyright Directive, building a code of ethics that sticks, and more. Each week, Convercent highlights some of the top stories and most newsworthy events in the ethics and compliance industry. […]

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