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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

How much do Chief Compliance Officers make?

The national average salary for a Chief Compliance Officer is nearly $132,000, according to Glassdoor, with some CCOs making more than $250,000 a year.

Glassdoor — a site with job listings and company reviews — shows 112 salaries for the CCO position.… Continue Reading

Joe Murphy: Do compliance programs work?

This has always been a challenging question: How do you prove that preventive work stopped something bad from happening?

Over the years one thing I have noticed is that people who have done compliance and ethics work have actual stories about getting calls from employees, or talking with them at training, or dealing with helpline calls, where we know our work has helped head off a violation. … Continue Reading

How much money do compliance officers make?

The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics released a survey this month showing that compliance officers are making more money than ever.

The average salary for a chief compliance officer outside the health care sector managing at least a quarter of their company’s legal and regulatory risk was $150,207, and their total compensation was $179,753.… Continue Reading

A milestone for the compliance profession

Roy Snell, Chief Executive Officer, SCCE/HCCAWe’re always glad to hear from Roy Snell. He’s the CEO of the Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics and its sister organization, the Health Care Compliance Association.… Continue Reading

‘Misconduct is an outlier in an ethical culture’

The SEC’s associate director of enforcement, Stephen L. Cohen, left, had some great things to say when he spoke this week at the SCCE Annual Conference in Washington D.C.

Here’s part of what he said:

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I am surprised how infrequently companies try to persuade us at the front end of an investigation that they have a robust compliance culture and record of ethical conduct.… Continue Reading