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Compliance and Ethics in Review: February 22, 2019

Convercent launches in Microsoft Azure, hefty fines for UBS, the realities of whistleblower retaliation, 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 […]

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Compliance and Ethics in Review: February 15, 2019

Independent monitors in compliance, Facebook’s new approach to CSR, the evolution of the Chief Data Officer role, and more. Join the Convercent team for a weekly review of the top stories and most newsworthy events in the ethics and compliance […]

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Compliance and Ethics in Review: February 7, 2019

#MeToo’s lasting impact on corporate culture, challenges for the EU’s Copyright Directive, increased protections for pregnant women in the U.K., and more. Join the Convercent team for a weekly review of the top stories and most newsworthy events in the […]

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Whistleblower Risk for Private Companies

The whistleblower protection law known as Sarbanes-Oxley made it clear: publicly traded companies must protect whistleblowers from retaliation, or face large fines and legal actions. Yet, a widely misunderstood ruling by the Supreme Court opened up Sarbanes-Oxley’s whistleblower protections to […]

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Compliance and Ethics in Review: December 21, 2018

Salesforce making sure AI is used for good, companies doing right by America, 2018’s biggest ethical blunders, and more. Join the Convercent team for a review of the top stories and most newsworthy events in the ethics and compliance industry. […]

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The 4 Phases of an Effective Change Management Plan

Thinking of making the move over to a new compliance service provider can seem like a tedious project to tackle. However, compliance organizations are tasked to find innovative ways to track and manage compliance initiatives, which may require a change […]

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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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