Board Members Take Note: SEC Chair Clayton Speaks on 2019 Initiatives and Market Risks

On December 6, 2018, in New York City, the Securities & Exchange Commission (“SEC”) Chair Jay Clayton delivered his speech,

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Corporate Governance – Commonsense Principles 2.0

Corporate governance is the collection of systems and processes that an organization has in place to prevent or dissuade potentially self-interested persons from engaging in activities detrimental to the welfare of shareholders and stakeholders and helps to promote better overall decision making.

Compliance Thought Leaders You Should Be Following

Compiling a list of thought leaders in ethics and compliance is fun, but so challenging. There are simply too many thoughtful people in this field — which is itself enormous and wide-ranging — to call out everyone worth following. So below is a small slice of the thinkers in corporate ethics and compliance that I try to follow.

Today’s General Counsel: White Collar Crooks Share Certain Characteristics

October 17, 2018, Today’s General Counsel It’s a mistake to ignore the human element when fighting fraud within a corporation.

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Speaking and Training on Fraud, Ethics, and More…

Best in class fraud and ethics training customized for you and your organization.

DOJ Refines Monitorship Policies

Ultimately, a monitor should benefit the company, its employees, shareholders, and the public by effectively furthering the goal of preventing and detecting future misconduct.

FCPA – Cash, Bribes, and the “Four Eyes Principle”

At a minimum, as part of (emphasis added) your overall fraud risk management program, the following key processes/functions should be

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FCPA Settlement – Petrobras Board Involved

The Department of Justice (DOJ) said in a release, “Executives at the highest levels of Petrobras — including members of its

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Putting the Freud in Fraud – Part Two

While we can’t get into the mind of the white collar criminal, we can take a closer look at high-profile individuals who have perpetrated massive fraud at corporations and instances of fraud identified in practice, as well as some research, to help is identify a pattern of similar behavioral elements common to white-collar crooks and cultural elements common to their environments.

2019 IIA Philadelphia Fraud Symposium – Update

The IIA Philadlephia is proud to announce the addition of Chelsea Binns, PhD, Assistant Professor at John Jay College of

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Whistleblowers: A Fraud Triage System

As the use of whistleblower programs continues to grow, many organizations find themselves struggling to manage burgeoning caseloads. As a

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