Volkov articles

DOJ and SEC: No Patience for “Paper” Compliance Program

Exclusive to Corporate Compliance Insights The Justice Department and SEC were very clear in the FCPA Guidance – they have no patience for a “paper” compliance program. Here is the relevant quote: “DOJ and SEC have often encountered companies with compliance programs that are strong on paper but that nevertheless…

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Chief Compliance Officers: Improving Your Anti-Corruption Training Program

This article originally appeared in Michael Volkov’s blog, Corruption, Crime & Compliance, and is reprinted with permission. Chief Compliance Officers are usually very proud of their anti-corruption training programs. Most companies rely on a combination of live and on-line training programs to communicate the message of compliance. The FCPA Guidance…

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Instilling Ethics in a Compliance Program

This article was reprinted with permission from Michael Volkov’s Corruption Crime & Compliance. I continue to be astounded by one simple fact (candidly there are others) – companies do not understand that creating and maintaining an ethical culture improves bottom-line financial performance. A commitment to ethics as an enhancement to…

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Designing the Right Structure for Your Compliance and Ethics Program

This article originally appeared in Michael Volkov’s blog, Corruption, Crime & Compliance, and is reprinted with permission. People love to make mountains out of mole hills. Or to put in another way (as my daughter might say), “She/he is a drama freak.” When it comes to structuring a compliance and…

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