CEP Magazine

  1. Meet Patrick O’Kane: Staying on top of global privacy regulation

    CEP Magazine - June 2021  | Author: Robert Bond  | June 2021 

    Patrick O’Kane, UK Qualified Lawyer (Barrister). Head of Privacy for FIS Inc. in London, UK...

  2. Hang up the telephone hotlines—go digital!

    CEP Magazine - June 2021  | Author: Scott Lane  | June 2021 

    Since Alexander Graham Bell was awarded the first patent for the telephone in 1876, telephones have proved to be a vital and popular way to communicate. That is until recently...

  3. Integrating probability sampling into compliance programs

    CEP Magazine - June 2021  | Author: Gary S. Green  | June 2021 

    Auditing is the bedrock of any compliance program because without meaningful attempts to identify wrongful behaviors or the risk that they will occur, those problems can never be addressed. “Auditing” in this article will refer to any proactive effort to verify the effectiveness of an organizational compliance and ethics program...

  4. ‘Stop harassing me!’ Proactively eliminating workplace sexual harassment

    CEP Magazine - June 2021  | Author: Mónica Ramírez Chimal  | June 2021 

    Stop harassing me! These three words are more common than we think, but unfortunately, oftentimes little is done to prevent them. Sexual harassment is usually hidden or ignored, so it is underestimated and underreported...

  5. Leveraging branding concepts to drive an effective compliance program

    CEP Magazine - June 2021  | Author: Adam Balfour  | June 2021 

    Even before the pandemic hit, compliance professionals faced a challenge of how to effectively connect with and engage employees on compliance. Employees nowadays are inundated with emails and other communications (according to a 2019 Harvard Business Review article,[1] the “average professional spends 28% of the work day reading and answering email”), working longer days (one study indicated an increase of 8.2% since the pandemic began[2] ), and trying to balance the new normal of working during a pandemic (I suspect my kids will interrupt my makeshift workspace at least three times before you finish reading this article). Asking today’s average...

  6. Global compliance at a glance: Brazil

    CEP Magazine - June 2021  | Author: Shin Jae Kim  | June 2021 

    Brazil’s GDP in 2019 was USD 1,423 trillion.[1] Brazil was then classified as the ninth biggest economy in the world. However, COVID-19 harshly affected the economy, so Brazil fell into the 12th position.[2]...

  7. The role of compliance in ESG

    CEP Magazine - June 2021  | Author: Gerry Zack  | June 2021 

    Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues have become an important topic for compliance professionals. What began years ago as “green” initiatives and then corporate social responsibility—primarily for publicly traded companies—has rapidly evolved into an ESG landscape that requires collaborative and coordinated efforts across business units to effectively manage this risk area. Several factors are driving the expansion of ESG beyond public companies, most notably:...

  8. Three tips for remote investigations post-pandemic 

    CEP Magazine - June 2021  | Authors: Brian K. Lee, Dian Zhang  | June 2021 

    While many organizations were already conducting investigations remotely before the pandemic, the changing nature of remote work during the pandemic has made even the most seasoned remote investigators vulnerable to new risks. Given that 95% of organizations report having at least some portion of employees working remotely full time, compliance leaders must equip investigations staff so they are better prepared to conduct investigations remotely.[1]...