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A Simple Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form

Whether you are a nonprofit organization or a large financial institution, a systematic approach to conflict of interest disclosure management makes disclosure management and action feasible. After all, we know that having a documented process and a detailed paper trail […]

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Compliance Vision Board

A 2021 Compliance Vision Board

As 2020 rolled over into 2021, there was an almost audible sigh of relief around the globe. But it only took a few days for 2021 to prove that we didn’t leave any of the unrest behind us, just because […]

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Disclosure Management: Comparing Compliance Solutions

Compliance disclosures are a critical element of an organization’s compliance and ethics management program. The organization requires structured approaches to managing disclosures such as conflicts of interest, and a way to address compliance related forms and processing for gifts, entertainment, […]

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Impact of Brexit for Ethics and Compliance

The impact of Brexit for Ethics and Compliance Officers

As we approach the end of the Brexit transition—less than a month away—several significant issues remain unresolved, perhaps unsurprisingly. After more than 40 years of UK membership in the European Union, the Brexit negotiations were never going to be straightforward. […]

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Third party risk management

Ensuring Integrity in the Extended Enterprise

Traditional brick and mortar business is a thing of the past: physical buildings and conventional employees no longer define your organization. The modern organization is the extended enterprise: an interconnected maze of relationships and interactions that span traditional business boundaries. […]

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9 Key Takeaways from CONVERGE20

With CONVERGE20 behind us, we’ve had a chance to catch our breath, go over our notes from the event, and reflect on three days of powerful keynotes, breakout sessions, and networking. It was incredible to kick off The Ethics Movement […]

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Managing Integrity Through GRC Engagement of Employees

Organizations are caught in a swirling vortex of uncertainty in risk and compliance as they strive to be bastions of integrity in the center of chaos. In the midst of a global pandemic, economic uncertainty, racial justice tensions, and employee […]

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EU Whistleblowing Directive

The EU Whistleblower Directive Part 1: Everything you need to know

With the whistleblowing rules in Europe changing so fundamentally under the EU whistleblower directive, there is no question that companies, organisations and also local authorities need to take action now. Companies and organisations with more than 250 ‘workers’ (definition below) […]

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How to Outsource Your Whistleblower Hotline

Whistleblower hotline rules have changed and continue to evolve. International legislation and legislative bodies—including the EU Whistleblower Directive, Sarbanes-Oxley in the US, Sapin II in France, and the UK Financial Conduct Authority—increasingly mandate that companies implement whistleblower hotline programs. The […]

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