The Mistake of Looking to Auditors to Uncover Fraud

Many organizations look to auditors as their primary source of fraud detection. That’s a mistake according to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). In 2018, an ACFE study found 53 percent of occupational fraud is identified by employees other than auditors. That’s compared  to just 15 percent detected by internal auditors and just 4 percent by external auditors.   

Read More

Automating FCPA Compliance Can Be A Win-Win

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) relaxed its Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) policy, better known as the “Yates Memo,” at the end of 2018. Previously, the DOJ required corporations provide all information on an employee’s potential misconduct to earn any cooperation credit during an investigation. The softened policy simply requires corporations identify individuals involved in potential misconduct to earn possible credit.

Read More

2018 Compliance Roundup - The Nice List


“He’s making a list, checking it twice. . .”

We believe it is a great time of year to recognize fellow professionals for their outstanding contributions to the field of compliance and risk in 2018.

Yesterday, we looked at some of the biggest fines of the year, or "The Naughty List". Today we look at some of the more positive events of the year, "The Nice List".

Read More

The Basics of Conduct Risk: 3 Things to Know

1) Conduct risk is typically associated with human misbehavior. 

Read More

DOJ & FCPA: Midyear Review

Summer and 2018 are flying by! The DOJ has been busy with FCPA related enforcement and announcements. Catch up now with our Mid-year report. 

Read More