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Compliance and Company Dignity– Opportunity, Motivation, and Justification
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By: Ted Sugiyama, Former EVP, Kao Corporation

By |2019-05-26T19:03:59+00:00May 26th, 2019|Ethics & Compliance Programs|

At the end of each year, a noted business magazine features a special section that looks back on corporate scandals. It is unfortunate that, for the year 2018, there were so many reports of scandals concerning otherwise reputable companies. The compliance officers of many companies make their best effort to reduce the three factors of Read More

U.S. Bank’s Global Chief Ethics Officer on Embedding an Ethical Culture
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By: Ethisphere

By |2019-05-16T17:58:36+00:00May 16th, 2019|Corporate Culture, Ethics & Compliance Programs|

At the 2019 Global Ethics Summit, Ethisphere spoke to Katie Lawler, Senior Vice President and Global Chief Ethics Officer, U.S. Bank about embedding culture and increasing transparency across the company. In this interview, Lawler also provides advice to new Ethics and Compliance Officers and explains how resources such as the Business Ethics Leadership Read More

Parsons’ Chief Legal Advisor on Business Integrity in Mexico
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By: Ethisphere

By |2019-05-16T17:57:13+00:00May 9th, 2019|Corporate Culture, Ethics & Compliance Programs|

At the 2019 Global Ethics Summit, Ethisphere spoke to Mike Kolloway, Chief Legal Advisor, Parsons about ethical leadership and Parsons role at the Mexico City Ethics Summit. "Ethics and integrity are critical to us just as the safety of our employees," Kolloway said. "The board reviews our metrics report at every quarterly meeting Read More

EY: Conversations from Ethisphere’s Global Ethics Summit 2019
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By: Ethisphere

By |2019-05-06T13:33:18+00:00May 6th, 2019|Corporate Culture, Ethics & Compliance Programs|

Brian Loughman, EY Americas Forensic & Integrity Services Leader spoke to Ethisphere at the 2019 Global Ethics Summit about EY's Integrity Agenda and how companies are buying into the concept of ethics and integrity. "Operating a business with integrity is more profitable and fundamentally, if you could build a principles-based compliance program, it's Read More

SNC-Lavalin Group Awarded Compliance Leader Verification
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By: Ethisphere

By |2019-03-28T19:40:39+00:00March 28th, 2019|Ethics & Compliance Programs|

The Company: Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. The Compliance Leader Verification: SNC-Lavalin was recently awarded the Compliance Leader Verification from Ethisphere Institute. What it is: The Compliance Leader Verification is awarded to companies that have demonstrated Read More

Finding the Right Fit: Cultural synergies in your company’s growth strategy
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By: Rohan Kohli

By |2019-03-28T19:33:43+00:00March 26th, 2019|Ethics & Compliance Programs|

Cultural synergies in your company’s growth strategy A positive culture speaks volumes about a company, its leadership and employees, and the potential for continued success. In an era when mergers and acquisitions occur with increasing regularity, and businesses frequently debate their next moves, we should also look beyond the financials when we think about growth. Read More

Kroll Report: Opaque Ownership Fastest-Growing Concern
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By: Ethisphere

By |2018-03-22T15:57:58+00:00March 22nd, 2018|Anti-Corruption & Bribery, Ethics & Compliance Programs|

The new 2018 Anti-Bribery and Corruption Study by Kroll and the Ethisphere Institute shows how companies are hitting a 'third party data refresh' for effective risk mitigation and defense. For the second consecutive year, third-party violations of anti-bribery and corruption laws top the list of perceived risks for compliance professionals surveyed for the 8th annual Anti-Bribery Read More

A Closer Look: Kao’s Commitment to Compliance and Ethics
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By: Ethisphere

By |2018-01-25T15:57:54+00:00January 24th, 2018|Ethics & Compliance Programs|

Kao Corporation an eleven-time World’s Most Ethical Companies ® honoree examines the importance of the executive leadership role in elevating compliance. When Kao Corporation’s Executive Officer and Senior Vice President for Legal and Compliance Ted Sugiyama (pictured right) speaks, people tend to listen. In his 37 years at Kao, Mr. Sugiyama has learned through Read More

WilmerHale: DOJ Challenges $4B Merger Months After HSR Filing
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By: Greenfield, Schneider, Khanduja

By |2017-12-27T18:03:30+00:00October 10th, 2017|Ethics & Compliance Programs|

Earlier this week, the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a lawsuit seeking to unwind Parker-Hannifin's $4.3 billion consummated acquisition of Clarcor.1 This is a notable challenge for two reasons. First, it is the DOJ's first merger challenge under the Trump Administration. Second, and more importantly, the parties reported the transaction under the Read More

Broad Lessons from the Wells Fargo Report
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By: Erica Salmon Byrne

By |2017-08-24T21:06:55+00:00August 1st, 2017|Corporate Culture, Ethics & Compliance Programs|

Editor's note: This article was originally published in Compliance & Ethics Professional July 2017 edition. Last month, the Wells Fargo board released its lengthy investigative report into its sales incentive issues. Much has been written about the recent shareholder meeting, where it appeared—for a while—that some of the board would not win reelection they did), as Read More

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