As the lockdown is slowly lifted, it’s becoming clear that workers aren’t going to rush back to their offices. Some will eventually return, but for others, working from home will be more or less permanent.… Continue Reading
Many of the recent posts on the FCPA Blog have dealt with various aspects of Covid-19: our very personal health concerns, enhanced bribery risks, enforcement, and the possible impact on the operation of compliance systems and compliance organizations in times of travel bans and budget constraints in many industries.… Continue Reading
When the coronavirus lifts, as it sometime will, our global supply chains and sales cycles will again ramp up. There will then be tremendous and well-intentioned pressures to start moving goods and services through the global economy, and much of that pressure will fall to the frontlines: folks and teams in procurement, supply chain management, and sales.… Continue Reading
At a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Conference last month, regulators reportedly stated that they consider companies liable for breaches notwithstanding the types of technical or security models followed, regardless of whether the regulatory model placed the responsibility on the company or not.… Continue Reading
Last year just before the “big date” of May 25, I wrote a post trying to analyze GDPR provisions through the lens of the whistleblowing process. At that time there were many questions ranging from how the rules will apply to whistleblowing on a national level to how to balance individuals’ privacy rights against companies’ need to pursue investigations.… Continue Reading
It has been over three months since the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect. The sky hasn’t fallen, and we are still here. We at TRACE now wear a t-shirt saying “I survived the GDPR” and see the humor in GDPR jokes and online memes.… Continue Reading
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect in May. With the risk of hefty fines, it’s no surprise that GDPR compliance tops the agenda for many organizations. But one area of technology faces even greater challenges under GDPR: blockchain.… Continue Reading
In an era of rapidly shifting data privacy legislation, increasing technological complexity, and the rapid growth of businesses, third-party compliance technologies must match these changes with increasing resilience to avoid becoming obsolete in the future.… Continue Reading
Companies are increasingly frustrated by privacy protection laws that vary from country to country. But the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which becomes law on May 25, 2018, eliminates much of the confusion with a uniform code for all EU nations.… Continue Reading
Frances McLeod, a founding partner of Forensic Risk Alliance, is spending a lot of time helping clients deal with EU privacy and data protection issues.
I talked with her about the Safe Harbor (it’s dead), the Privacy Shield, and the EU General Data Protection Regulation.… Continue Reading
I spoke last Thursday with Adam S. Lee, the Special Agent in charge of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Richmond Division.