6 Milestones That Continue To Shape Corporate Compliance

May 12, 2016

Law 360 | Compliance officers are vital corporate leaders in just about every organization of a certain size or industry, but just a few decades ago they — and the programs they lead — were virtually nonexistent. Here, experts discuss how compliance rose to prominence in corporate America and the recent developments that give us a preview of where it’s headed.

ECI Wraps up Annual Ethics and Compliance Meeting

May 4, 2016

More than 400 E&C Professionals Focus on Enhancing Workplace Integrity Orlando, Fla., May 4 – The Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI) successfully concluded its annual conference after three days focused on new strategies for enhancing ethics, compliance and integrity in the workplace. More than 400 ethics and compliance professionals took part in a range of discussions and workshops on such issues as the use of smart technology, advocating for innovations in their organization, and the value […]

New gold standard for ethics and compliance programs

May 3, 2016

Compliance Week | For years, ethics and compliance officers have turned to the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines, and other similar frameworks, to inform their ethics and compliance programs to prevent and detect violations of law.

How to make your compliance programme the best it could be

April 26, 2016

Ethical Leadership | According to a new, and well researched report from ECI, there are five core purposes behind any really effective compliance program, regardless of the industry sector. These purposes are “beyond compliance”, that is they are not confined to a mere “tick box” approach.

ECI’s Blue Ribbon Panel Report Identifies Principles And Practices Of High-Quality E&C Programs

April 25, 2016

Report Strengthened by Public Feedback, Group Says Arlington, VA., April 25 – Today, the Ethics and Compliance Initiative (ECI) released the final version of its report, Principles & Practices of High-Quality Ethics & Compliance Programs. The report was prepared by a Blue Ribbon Panel of ethics and compliance practitioners, academics, white collar and whistleblower attorneys, as well as former enforcement officials.  It is the first of its kind to provide a comprehensive framework for creating E&C programs that […]

How to Create a Top-Notch Compliance Program

April 25, 2016

Wall Street Journal | A report released Monday by the Ethics and Compliance Initiative aims to provide a roadmap for companies looking to develop an ethics and compliance program that moves beyond the bare minimum requirements of the U.S. Department of Justice’s sentencing guidelines. The report was prepared by a panel of chief compliance officers, former regulators and lawmakers and other thought leaders in the area of ethics and compliance. The report lays out five […]

Developing a High-Quality E&C Framework in a Changing Landscape

April 25, 2016

Ethisphere | Establishing and implementing a robust Ethics and Compliance (E&C) program remains a key issue that many leaders face. Regardless of its sector or size, the landscape in which companies operate is evolving and despite the layers of complexities it presents, leaders want to ensure that their business is being done in the right way. While some companies strive to go beyond hitting the bare minimum regulatory standards, the truth is there are fundamental […]

Insiders Break Down The Compliance Program Done Right

April 25, 2016

Law 360 | The hallmarks of a top-notch corporate ethics and compliance program are organization-wide leadership, integration and accountability, according to a new report written by compliance officers, law firm partners and former U.S. Department of Justice officials examining what companies should aim for in their program.

What All Good Compliance Programs Have in Common

April 25, 2016

Corporate Counsel | A first-of-its-kind report released April 25 offers a road map for creating high-quality compliance programs, no matter the company’s size.

Male and Female Leaders Approach Their Jobs the Same Way, ECI Says in New Study

March 22, 2016

Gender Matters in Ethical Leadership, ECI Says in New Study Workplace Ethics Environment is Tougher for Women Employees ARLINGTON, VA, March 22, 2016 – Men and women in business leadership roles are about equally committed to ethics in the workplace, but female leaders and women employees at all levels face much greater ethics risks than their male counterparts. This insight comes from a new study of gender in the workplace, entitled Men, Women and Ethical Leadership, released by […]