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How Do I Get This Up and Running? -- Part II: Should My Program Be Centralized or Decentralized?

Tom Garrubba | Posted 05.15.2015 | Business
Tom Garrubba

It's also important to have a solid understanding of the benefits and hindrances of both centralized and decentralized program models before selecting the right one for your organization.

Silence Isn't Always Compliance... Sometimes It's the Activism of Listening

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 05.11.2015 | Politics
Lorraine Devon Wilke

With so much angst and unrest unfolding throughout the world, most of which we're made aware of in minute-by-minute bursts, the pressure to show our social activism bona fides is intense, ofttimes bearing down like a hurricane with an agenda.

Principles-Based Regulation and Compliance: A Framework for Sustainable Integrity

Harlan Loeb | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
Harlan Loeb

Over the last decade, in unprecedented terms, the dramatic escalation and expansion of risk has complicated the global business environment. Both the speed of this transformation and the new categories of risk that have emerged threaten the durability of most global companies as well as their license to operate.

Reputation Control. Who Has Yours?

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 04.23.2015 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Every day we hear of more stories of people's Reputation getting smashed instantly online. On a personal level it just plain sucks, and causes mounds ...

Top 10 Trending Legal Careers

Tamesha Keel | Posted 04.15.2015 | Education
Tamesha Keel

For several years, one of the biggest shifts in the legal job market is the steady demand for specialized expertise. The career potential is high for skilled talent with industry or practice-area specialization. Both employers and clients are looking for efficiencies and value found in subject matter experts.

The Only Truly Compliant, Submissive Citizen in a Police State

John W. Whitehead | Posted 03.24.2015 | Crime
John W. Whitehead

How does a citizen protect himself against a police officer's tendency to shoot first and ask questions later, oftentimes based only on their highly subjective "feeling" of being threatened? The short answer is you can't.

How Can Investors Find Advisors They Can Trust? A New Road Map To Follow

April Rudin | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business
April Rudin

Is there any issue more contentious than trust in the financial advice and wealth management business? No, probably not. But beyond a little gut instinct and a good referral, how do you really know who you can trust with your hard-earned dollars.

Live from Sundance: Monday, Jan. 26

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.29.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Craig Zobel's Z for Zachariah is a post -apocalyptic love triangle that is haunting and lovely -- a distinct change of pace from Zobel's last film, the chillingly neon-lit Compliance.

A Financial Services Marketing Girl's Guide To Surviving A Compliance Conference

April Rudin | Posted 01.19.2015 | Business
April Rudin

Our audience looked shell-shocked although it was only the morning of day 2. Deer in the headlights-I think I was the only one in the room smiling. How could I lighten their load? This is not a funeral nor a death sentence I thought. 6 years later, has anything really changed?

Unexpected Cost of Ethical Behavior

S. L. Young | Posted 12.22.2014 | Business
S. L. Young

In pursuit of my college degrees, work at Fortune 500 companies, and memberships in professional organizations, I was directed and trained to ensure ethical compliance --- as it's a personal, organizational, and company responsibility.

Pregnant Pause

Nora T. Akins | Posted 11.08.2014 | Business
Nora T. Akins

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently issued new guidance on pregnancy discrimination. The new guidance broadened the definition of pregnancy to include all aspects of the reproductive process, including contraception, termination of pregnancy, childbirth and post-birth.

Think College Costs Too Much? Thank the Government.

Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr. | Posted 08.24.2014 | College
Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr.

I am not going to argue that a four-year college education isn't expensive. It is. I won't argue that its return on investment makes it worthwhile, although it surely does. I also cannot argue that increasing the number of administrators doesn't increase the cost of a higher education. It does.

Clery Center Training: Who Knew It Could Be So Inspiring?

Elaine Williams | Posted 08.13.2014 | College
Elaine Williams

I help make it safe for others to open up and tell the truth. I use humor to help deal with tough subjects and shameful emotions. I have the strength to talk about things that others do NOT want to talk about.

Flashback to Black Monday

John Bates | Posted 07.23.2014 | Technology
John Bates

Regulators and other agencies need systems that are not only as fast as HFT trading platforms but are also smarter, sniffing out and alerting the authorities as and when something anomalous is happening rather than after the fact.

Monitoring FX Markets for Antisocial Behavior

John Bates | Posted 06.08.2014 | Technology
John Bates

If there are lessons to be learned from the recent foreign exchange markets scandal, then the need to monitor the behavior of traders must be on the top of the list.

FTC Continues Crackdown on Misleading Endorsements

Allison Fitzpatrick | Posted 05.14.2014 | Media
Allison Fitzpatrick

The FTC's latest settlement should serve as reminder to all marketers that they need to ensure that their spokespersons are disclosing their material connections when endorsing the marketer's products in non-traditional media, such as talk shows, blogs and websites.

Is Compliance Distracting From Security

Richard La Bella | Posted 05.04.2014 | Technology
Richard La Bella

Compliance has become a checklist that doesn't align quite right with the dark underground of highly motivated, skilled attackers. That's where security comes in - something security practitioners should be doing more of.

Common Core: A Lesson Plan for Raising up Compliant, Non-thinking Citizens

John W. Whitehead | Posted 11.24.2013 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

As I point out in my new book, A Government of Wolves: The Emerging American Police State, there are several methods for controlling a population. You...

U.S.-EU Trade Negotiations Are a Rare Opportunity for the U.S. to Rein in the EU's Regulatory Reach

Anu Bradford | Posted 08.18.2013 | World
Anu Bradford

Smaller U.S. firms competing locally also enjoy an edge over domestic, export-oriented competitors who are forced to bear the costs of producing to higher EU standards. But why would the EU agree to give up its unilateral ability to set global standards in any trade negotiation?

Opportunity for Federal Contractors to Lead on Human Trafficking

Kelly Heinrich | Posted 08.11.2013 | Politics
Kelly Heinrich

The award of a federal government contract is contingent upon a laundry list of complex, lengthy, substantial assurances. Through those assurances, i.e. regulations, the USG has the leverage to shape corporate policy and is doing so quite purposefully for human trafficking.

Tonight In NYC: Writer of 2012's Best Film* To Screen Shakespeare Flick @ Lincoln Center + 2013 Distro & Screening Notes on Five 2012 Faves

Michael Vazquez | Posted 05.29.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

Tonight, Joss Whedon, director of The Avengers and writer of The Cabin in the Woods screens Much Ado About Nothing at Lincoln Center. Note to code rats: Whedon and Goddard are seeking a game developer for CITW.

I Have A Dream--Wall St And Social/Digital Media Become Facebook Friends

April Rudin | Posted 07.22.2013 | Business
April Rudin

We cannot lose sight of the reason for compliance and the "spirit" in which it exists. But we need to recognize that we need a new way to maintain the regulatory spirit and discard those ideas that are no longer relevant in a world of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, blogging, social media, posts, 'likes', endorsements, comments and opinions, all of which appear in real-time.

Indiana University Circumvents ACA by Eliminating Full-time Hourly Employees

Dan Bimrose | Posted 07.06.2013 | Politics
Dan Bimrose

While we know and recognize Indiana University as a learning institution capable of providing an excellent education, we must accept that Indiana University is also an employer only willing to provide to their employees just that which they can get away with.

Engagement and Compliance in the Classroom. They Aren't the Same!

Andrew K. Miller | Posted 06.09.2013 | Impact
Andrew K. Miller

I've come to understand that the term "engagement" needs to be unpacked before addressing issues of management in the classroom. If you ask an educator, "What does engagement look like?" responses will surely vary.

Congress Must End 'Too Big to Jail'

Stefanie Ostfeld | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics
Stefanie Ostfeld

There is a clear role for the Treasury, and senators should use today's hearing to clarify it. If the Treasury has a responsibility to coordinate and ensure regulatory oversight of U.S. financial institutions, then what is it doing to ensure financial regulators provide stronger oversight?