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Bradley Mitchell - October 12, 2016 at 3:06 PM

With increasing personal risk, management need to ensure that compliance officers have the resources they need

It is well established that a basic requirement for an effective compliance program is proper commitment from management and resources necessary to achieve its goals. Despite this, however, securing the proper resources is often one of the more challenging aspects of a compliance officers’ job.  All too often, even when a company recognizes the need to address compliance concerns, it underestimates both the amount of risk it faces and the amount of resources required to implement an effective program.

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Topics: compliance

Bradley Mitchell - March 7, 2016 at 1:11 PM

Do you know what’s happening in your backyard?

It seems that there is no shortage of scandals in the business news these days. Nokian Tyres just recently became the latest statistic, admitting that it cheated to achieve better test results over a number of years. And, Volkswagen and its management are still suffering the repercussions of its diesel emissions manipulation scheme.  These events remind us that business is competitive, and management and employees alike are under constant pressure to meet ever increasing targets and expectations.  The temptation to bend the rules get ahead is ever present.

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Topics: corporate law, compliance