Putting the “Why” above the “What”; reasserting fighting financial crime as the core purpose of financial crime compliance activity

Join me at the the key event for financial institutions and fintechs to manage their financial crime risks – the 2022 Anti-Financial Crime Summit – this December. I’ll be in conversation with Shelley Schachter-Cahm, Chief Compliance Officer, CEX.io EXPERT INTERVIEW: Putting the “Why” above the “What”; reasserting fighting financial crime as the core purpose ofContinue reading Putting the “Why” above the “What”; reasserting fighting financial crime as the core purpose of financial crime compliance activity

New Chair of the UK Regulatory Horizons Council

This just in from the UK RHC – and with that congrats to my longtime #EthicalBusinessRegulation co-author Chris Hodges: The Business Secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, has appointed Christopher Hodges OBE for a term of three years from August 2022 as the new Chair of the Regulatory Horizons Council, an independent expert committee established to ensure thatContinue reading “New Chair of the UK Regulatory Horizons Council”

Compliance, Ethics, and Organizational Culture

Learning opportunity from the SCCE – shows that even people who are focused on compliance have come to realise that culture, values, behavioural science, cultural assessment are all important aspects of their role – in fact, they are indispensable! Mitigating the Effects of Unconscious Bias Diagnosing Your Culture Measuring ethical culture in a remote environmentContinue reading “Compliance, Ethics, and Organizational Culture”

Leading an Effective Ethics & Compliance Ambassadors Program

Extend the reach of your compliance and ethics program Whether you call yours an “Ambassadors Program”, “Champions Program”, or “Liaison Program”, they all do the same thing—spread awareness and broaden the reach of your compliance and ethics program by using businesspeople as extra arms, legs, and ears. Join us on August 18, 2022 for thisContinue reading “Leading an Effective Ethics & Compliance Ambassadors Program”

Anti-Corruption as a critical condition for Sustainable Recovery

Sensible advice just in from the Basel Institute on Governance and Transparency International – just in time for the  Ukraine Recovery Conference  running 4–5 July in Lugano, Switzerland. The conference will see leaders from around the world pledge hopefully billions to finance Ukraine’s post-war recovery and reconstruction. The recommendations include the need to: prioritise theContinue reading “Anti-Corruption as a critical condition for Sustainable Recovery”

Public Inquiry: Governance & Innovation – Call for evidence

The Institute of Directors has launched call for evidence in an area that might be of interest: This inquiry will focus on the impact of governance on innovation, not the full range of factors that influence companies’ decisions and behaviour. The purpose is to explore the extent to which companies’ governance arrangements and the governanceContinue reading “Public Inquiry: Governance & Innovation – Call for evidence”

Topical AMLP follow-up Oliver Bullough’s ‘How to steal a trillion’

There are many reasons to go to the next Quarterly Meeting of the The Anti Money Laundering Professionals Forum (AMLP) … I’ll be there to debate the a new report from Transparency International – and I’m also looking forward to the session with Martin Swain, Companies House Director of Policy, Strategy and Planning – whoContinue reading “Topical AMLP follow-up Oliver Bullough’s ‘How to steal a trillion’”

Transparency International: ‘How companies can use values to enhance the effectiveness of their anti-corruption programme’

Transparency International has launched a new report ‘How companies can use values to enhance the effectiveness of their anti-corruption programme’ and we’ll debate it at the Quarterly Meeting of the Anti Money Laundering Professionals (AMPL). Here’s the panel: Tilly Prior, Senior Programme Officer, Business Integrity Programme, TI UK Ruth Steinholtz, Managing Partner, Creating values-based ethicalContinue reading “Transparency International: ‘How companies can use values to enhance the effectiveness of their anti-corruption programme’”