I know that the compliance professionals in my networks understand, now more than ever, that choices have consequences.
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 anniversay award for dedicated service went to her as the “Lion of Compliance.”… Continue Reading
The Volkswagen emissions-testing scandal continues to provide some of the greatest lessons to be learned for the compliance and ethics practitioner that have been recently seen in any corporate scandal.
If you compare the conduct and language of VW senior executives of those from Walmart or even General Motors you will see no greater contrast.… Continue Reading
The chief of Volkswagen USA admitted the company screwed up, and the global CEO has resigned. Prosecutors and regulators, along with aggrieved buyers of its diesel vehicles, are lining up for retribution and justice.… Continue Reading
The allegations are prima facie awful. In-house lawyers defending wrongful death claims knew for eleven years that some GM vehicles had an ignition flaw that could cause accidents. They didn’t report the flaw internally or to regulators because they didn’t want to prejudice GM’s position in ongoing or future litigation.… Continue Reading
An Indian government investigation has accused General Motors of “corporate fraud” for submitting false emissions data to regulators for vehicles manufactured and sold in India from 2005-2012. The panel’s findings have led to a recall of more than 125,000 vehicles in India and could result in charges against current and former senior executives.… Continue Reading