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Sean Griffith: The compliance metrics are in. And they prove . . . nothing

Recently the CCO of a major financial institution was telling me how his principal regulators now insist upon seeing compliance metrics. The regulators demand quantitative evidence that the firm makes good on its commitment to compliance. So the firm produces a stack of documents -- “dashboards,” “heatmaps,” “scorecards,” “KRIs,” “KPIs,” and so on.

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I get it. We've got to have anonymous hotlines

I want to thank those who contributed comments to my post, "Hotlines inhibit honest feedback, and other reasons people clam up." The ideas in the post, as I shared, run counter to the conventional wisdom of why organizations deploy anonymous hotlines, and their value.

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Hotlines inhibit honest feedback, and other reasons people clam up

Compliance professionals often ask me how they can better communicate with their front-line teams. I usually respond, “Bring them in, ask them about the real risks they face, and the more upset you are by what you hear, the better that conversation is going.”

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Survey: Enforcement drives compliance, and whistleblowers rise

AlixPartners recently conducted its annual anticorruption survey which looked at the impact corruption has on corporate and economic growth. In particular, we explored the ways companies are identifying corruption risk and the steps they're taking to deal with the risks.

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Surprise! Compliance has growing role in business decisions

A new survey of general counsels and compliance officers found that 30% of companies in North America, Europe, and Asia stopped doing business with a partner because of corruption risks.

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Thai anti-graft app may (or may not) reduce bribery

Reporting corruption in Thailand just got easier with the roll out of a Thai version of a website and smartphone app.

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