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As we continue our integration with NAVEX Global, we’d like to invite you to subscribe to Ethics and Compliance Matters™, the official blog of NAVEX Global. At Ethics and Compliance Matters, you can find previews of NAVEX Global’s latest benchmarking reports, reviews of new legislative actions (such as the new Russian data protection law or the …

August FCPA Compliance Digest

August more than made up for the relative peace and quiet of July. This month’s digest features two new FCPA settlements, an update on Wal-Mart’s spending to resolve FCPA and compliance-related weaknesses and new anti bribery reform in China. SciClone Could Pay SEC $12.8M in FCPA Case SciClone Pharmaceuticals disclosed in a quarterly report that …

August Whistleblower News Digest | News Your CCO Needs to Know

Morgan Stanley is in the news once again for whistleblower retaliation in a new lawsuit that mentions some of the same staff members involved in the last suit against them. Progenics was found guilty of retaliation, NuVasive ended up paying an FCA settlement and the Senate, SEC and DOJ all have critical news updates your CCO must know. Morgan Stanley …

Ready to Revolutionize Your Code of Conduct Experience?

As you may know, we have recently launched our new Agile Code of ConductTM. It’s a Web-based Code of Conduct that uses the Web to give employees the information and guidance they need. It kind of moves your Code from a static document that says “Do no harm” – to one that employees might actually think of as a place to go to look for answers …

Our Picks for the August Top 10 Ethics and Compliance Articles You Don’t Want to Miss

With so many articles available every month, it’s possible that a few got buried in either your inbox or the depths of the blogosphere. But for professional growth (and a quick break from the daily grind), we all know it’s important to stay on top of what’s happening in our exciting industry, so we’ve compiled the top ten articles we think you …

Recovering from an Ethics Breach | 5 Steps the CECO Should Take to Rebuild (Part 2)

An ethics breach can be difficult to bounce back from, but is much less so when Chief Ethics and Compliance Officers (CECOs) have taken the time to establish relationships and put a worst-case-scenario plan on paper before a breach ever occurs. Kathleen Edmond, partner at Robins Kaplan LLP, and The Network’s own Vice President of Training & Communications, …

Recovering from an Ethics Breach | 5 Steps the CECO Should Take to Rebuild (Part 1)

The role of the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer (CECO) is constantly evolving, especially as ethics and compliance become increasingly essential. Most can agree that the majority of CECOs’ work focuses on prevention, but the conversation gets heated when discussing the CECO’s role in a company’s recovery from an ethics breach. Kathleen Edmond, …

Anti Bribery Compliance Training and Policies For Global Companies: Localize or Standardize?

One of the top priorities for compliance professionals today is training their global workforces on anti corruption and anti bribery, particularly in those areas of the world in which these practices represent cultural norms. In international business, employees can find themselves in high-risk, low-integrity geographies where ethical “gray areas” …

July FCPA Compliance Digest | Bonus: Global Anti-Corruption News

July was a quiet month for FCPA compliance news. There were some rumors that the SEC and DOJ were in the process of revising A Resource Guide to the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, but unfortunately The FCPA Blog shut down those rumors with a detailed look at the “changes.” Luckily things are a little more active in the global anti-corruption …

July Whistleblower Digest | News Your CCO Needs to Know

This month’s digest features whistleblower collections for a corporate insider who helped solve a fraud case and for five individuals who uncovered a False Claims Act violation. This digest also features a section of news targeted to your CCO, including the suspension of an investment adviser firm president for failing to provide his CCO with necessary …
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