Tagged: CCOs

CCOs and Expertise in Risk Management

Chief compliance officers (CCOs) are talented professionals.  As Donna Boehme always emphasizes, CCOs are subject matter experts (SMEs) in compliance risks, controls and mitigation.  CCOs focus on legal and compliance risks as reflected in an organization’s Code of Conduct, ethical culture and legal requirements.  In recognition of their unique role in every organization, CCOs have line of sight across the organization, independence and authority to...

Making Sure Business Ethics Has a Seat at the Table

Everyone likes to cite and talk about the list of horrible scandals. Whether it is Enron, WorldCom, Siemens, GM, VW, Wells Fargo, we pick through the details, cite failures and use it as a springboard to a discussion of higher ideals and performance. Call it a reminder of worst-case scenarios. The rise in the chief compliance officer is based on the need for corporations to...