Tagged: chief compliance officers

The Power of Honesty – A Candid Assessment of Your Compliance Program

The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made.  Groucho Marx We are all taught the importance of honesty. But there are very different aspects to this otherwise simple proposition. People are sometimes honest with each other, and sometimes they are not. Honesty, however, is a much harder concept when speaking to your self – you...

The Recalibration of Compliance: What is the Definition of Success?

We often hear a chorus of criticism relating to the compliance function. How do you define success? Some of this is the result of a political backlash. Chief compliance officers are the darlings in the corporate governance world, and there are forces aligned to challenge the importance of the compliance function. There are a number of internal political forces that want to undermine the growth...