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Today we CONVERGE in a new way: The CONVERGE community

If you’ve attended our CONVERGE conferences in Denver or Brussels, you know they are different and they are special. CONVERGE creates a community, and the feeling that we’re all on the journey to drive ethics to the center of business—and […]

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Meet Asha Palmer, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer

This spring, Convercent welcomed Asha Palmer, former Assistant U.S. Attorney with the Department of Justice, as our new Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer and Executive Vice President of CONVERGE. Watch the video below to hear Asha’s vision for the future […]

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Ethical Companies Perform Better

Do ethical companies perform better?

The impact of ethics and integrity goes beyond how individuals behave each day. Companies and corporations are equally evaluated for their ability to maintain ethical business practices. Understanding how ethical companies are measured, and what the measurable benefits are associated […]

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Building an Efficient Compliance Solution

Managing compliance and ethics has become a complex web of processes and information. The modern organization is constantly changing: new employees, shifting employees and responsibilities, evolving business processes, new and changed regulations/obligations, growing ethical concerns, and greater scrutiny from stakeholders, […]

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How to conduct remote investigations

How to conduct remote compliance investigations

Remote compliance investigations have become a challenge since the onset of COVID-19 nearly six months ago. Ethics and compliance teams everywhere—plus legal teams and HR teams—have been talking about how to conduct remote compliance investigations, and the topic is showing […]

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Cutting-edge policy portal now expected by the DOJ

Have you put much thought into your policy portal? If not, maybe it’s time to start. Buried deep within the DOJ’s recent updated guidance are two new sentences that deserve special attention: “Have the policies and procedures been published in […]

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DOJ 2020 Update: Key takeaways for compliance

Last week, the Department of Justice (DOJ), without fanfare, released an update to its 2019 Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs. For simplicity, I’ll call this new document the DOJ 2020 Update. The DOJ 2020 Update is most welcome news for […]

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Speaking up. Taking action.

Two weeks ago, the world watched Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin kneel on George Floyd’s neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds, ending in Floyd’s tragic and unnecessary death. While he was dying, three more officers did nothing but stand […]

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The Front Line of Business: Compliance teams are essential workers

Do you see compliance as a mission-critical function within your company? More importantly—does your leadership see it that way? This month, Convercent Chief Strategy Officer Philip Winterburn moderated a Compliance Week panel making the case that “Compliance Teams are Essential […]

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How to Manage Conflict of Interest Disclosures

Visibility into your organization is more important than ever, and disclosures are a key source of information for your compliance program. Ensure that you’re maximizing participation in the disclosure process with these resources that we’ve put together all about conflict […]

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