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We Get By With a Little Help From Our Friends

By |2023-01-18T19:47:26+00:00January 18th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Yesterday, Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A Polite, Jr. laid out the details of revisions to the FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy (CEP) that provide “specific, additional incentives to companies for voluntary self-disclosures, as well as for cooperation and remediation.” In short, expanding the parameters by which companies that have broken the law may still earn lighter ...

Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?

By |2022-12-12T19:45:45+00:00December 12th, 2022|Uncategorized|

The Supreme Court reaffirms specific intent mens rea requirement for certain health care cases The presence of a “guilty mind”, commonly known as mens rea, is a significant consideration in criminal law. A recent Supreme Court decision on the mens rea requirements for a particular heath care offense may have long-ranging impacts for those in ...

Delivering the Promise of Responsible Artificial Intelligence

By |2022-12-12T17:22:30+00:00December 12th, 2022|***Ethisphere Magazine|

Artificial intelligence is a transformative technology that is widely recognized but poorly understood. As such, AI suffers from an image and reputation problem, especially among the public and regulators who are understandably concerned by a powerful technology they do not understand. At American aerospace, defense and security company Northrop Grumman, efforts are underway to better ...

Data Privacy Predictions and Protections

By |2022-12-12T17:15:41+00:00December 12th, 2022|***Ethisphere Magazine|

The law around data privacy is entering extremely interesting territory, thanks to recent Supreme Court decisions, ongoing cybersecurity trends, and more. Increasingly, ethics and compliance professionals find themselves having to navigate these issues in ways they never expected. Data privacy expert Miriam Wugmeister of Morrison Foerster discusses what she sees coming, and how to prepare ...

How Will Brazil’s New Anti-Corruption Law Impact Business?

By |2022-12-22T19:20:35+00:00December 9th, 2022|***Ethisphere Magazine|

On July 12, 2022, the Presidency of the Republic published Brazil’s Decree No. 11,129/2022 with changes in the regulation of the Anti-Corruption Law (Law No. 12,846/2013), which provides for the administrative and civil liability of legal entities for acts against the national or foreign public administration. The updates of the Brazilian legal framework mainly derive ...

Bringing the BELA Perspective to 2023

By |2022-12-09T22:42:16+00:00December 9th, 2022|***Ethisphere Magazine|

Sarah Neumann is the Senior Director of Engagement for the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA), the premier membership organization for ethics and compliance professionals. Sarah works closely with BELA members to help them get the most out of their memberships, whether it’s networking with other members, participating in high-level working groups, or sharing content from ...

In 2023, Data Will Make the Difference

By |2022-12-06T16:43:06+00:00December 6th, 2022|***Ethisphere Magazine|

In 2023, Data Will Make the Difference Futureproofing Your Ethics and Compliance Program, Part 2   Interview by Bill Coffin In this interview with Brian Beeghly, Executive Vice President of Insights & Solutions of Ethisphere, we learn about how data and analytics continue to shape the future of ethics and compliance, and how in the ...

Prognosis for Excellence: A Look Inside MetroHealth’s New Code of Conduct

By |2022-12-06T16:37:54+00:00December 6th, 2022|***Ethisphere Magazine|

by Sarah Partington MetroHealth is an integrated healthcare system founded in 1837. The system consists of four hospitals, four emergency departments and more than 20 health centers and 40 additional sites throughout Cuyahoga County, Ohio, employing more than 600 doctors, 1,700 nurses, and 7,800 employees. MetroHealth plays an essential role in the region, caring for ...

Why the Metrics of Corporate Success Aren’t What You Think They Are

By |2022-12-06T16:34:22+00:00December 6th, 2022|***Ethisphere Magazine|

by Paul Hunter Sustainability has become a major watchword in the world of ethics and compliance. But as ESG broadly comes under fire for vague definitions and goals, measuring sustainability impact will become the key to making sure that claims of corporate progress stick.   Financial achievement has long stood at the heart of corporate ...

What Will the State of the Art Look Like in 2023?

By |2022-12-06T16:31:17+00:00December 6th, 2022|***Ethisphere Magazine|

Futureproofing Your Ethics and Compliance Program, Part 1   Interview by Bill Coffin Economic uncertainty. Unprecedented sanctions. ESG backlash. These are just a few of the clouds that hang over the heads of ethics and compliance professionals as they head into 2023. But as Erica Salmon Byrne, President of Ethisphere, notes in this interview, within ...

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