I’ve been attending the HCCA’s 19th Annual Compliance Institute this week in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
In the black-and-white world of Compliance 1.0, compliance officers labored alone, emerging now and then to nag the sales force about sticking to the rules and staying out of trouble. The sales people and others spent a lot of time pointing fingers at compliance — the Department of No, the Division of Sales Prevention, the Anti-Profit Police.… Continue Reading
This week I’ve been using my head to smash through some myths about compliance professionals and the jobs they do. I’m a bit bloodied by the exercise, but encouraged by so many generous comments from readers.… Continue Reading
One of the most important developments in our profession is the emergence of Compliance 2.0, as championed by Donna Boehme and others. What is Compliance 2.0?
Donna Boehme is widely credited with transforming the compliance profession into what is now known as Compliance 2.0. For that ten-year pioneering struggle and for creating models for global compliance programs, the SCCE’s 10-year anniversary award for dedicated service went to her as the “Lion of Compliance.”… Continue Reading
My thanks to Professor Andy Spalding and his students from the University of Richmond School of Law for undertaking the Rio 2016 project and executing it with dedication and enthusiasm. I hope it becomes a model for law students around the globe.… Continue Reading
The FCPA Blog has been talking about the growth of global enforcement and compliance. That’s good. But let’s not forget the original principle of enforcement by business organizations themselves.
Simply put, if all companies refuse to pay bribes, the bribe takers are out of business.… Continue Reading