Coming up: International Network for Delivery of Regulation (INDR) Conference

27th August 2019By Ruth SEthical Business Practice, Ethical Business Regulation, Speaking & Events

INDR will host a three day conference at Wolfson College, Oxford. It’ll cover issues such as the regulation research, the regulatory delivery model, and ethical business practice and ethical business regulation. Here are some of the topics we’ll explore on day three: What are the ways to take Ethical Business Regulation forward in your sector … Read More

“Can we regulate for innovation and can we innovate in regulation?”

17th June 2019By Ruth SEthical Business Practice, Ethical Business Regulation, Speaking & Events

Last week I had the pleasure of participating in a conference focused around the question “Can we regulate for innovation and can we innovate in regulation?”. Robert Madelin, Chairman, Fipra International, has written an analysis that crystallises the Opening and Concluding Remarks at the conference. It covers the challenges, the lessons and the learnings on … Read More

The Ethics of Compliance

2nd June 2019By Ruth SEffective Ethical Culture, Ethical Business Practice, Ethical Business Regulation, Speaking & Events

Looking forward to the next Risky Women® network lunch on June 4 during the Australian Regulatory Summit 2019… At the Sydney event the topic is the ethical culture of compliance. I’ll be in conversation with Gillian Cameron, Director of Client Services at Refinitiv. Join us: The importance of taking a behavioural and values-based approach to … Read More

More #ethicsdates for your 2019 wall calendar and desk diary…

6th May 2019By Ruth SEthical Business Practice, Ethical Business Regulation, Speaking & Events

Some of the events coming up in 2019 – any missing? Let us know… add #EthicsDates to your tweet. Refinitiv ASEAN Regulatory Summit Singapore | 8 May | @refinitiv | #RefinitivSummit |  Learn more… Refinitiv Australian Regulatory Summit Sydney | 4 June | @refinitiv | Learn more… Can we regulate for innovation and can we innovate … Read More

Acronyms, abbreviations – and mnemonics

17th April 2019By Ruth SEthical Business Practice, Ethical Business Regulation

Plain language is always preferable. Yet, sometimes acronyms and abbreviations arise – both as shorthand and sometimes as helpful mnemonics. Confused about those used in the context of #EthicalBusinessPractice and #EthicalBusinessRegulation? Don’t suffer in silence. Here’s a print-out-and-keep reference guid to common abbreviations and acronyms – adapted from Ethical Business Practice and Regulation – A … Read More

Is it time to replace the Financial Reporting Council?

8th January 2019By Ruth SEthical Business Regulation, What we're reading

We welcomed the New Board Effectiveness Guidance from the Financial Reporting Council that came out last year. And we’re reading the Independent review of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) with interest. It contains far reaching recommendations, saying it is time to replace the FRC with a new body, called the Audit, Reporting and Governance Authority. The … Read More

The ABC of Anti-Bribery & Corruption

1st November 2018By Ruth SEffective Ethical Culture, Ethical Business Practice, Ethical Business Regulation, Ethics Ambassadors, Speaking & Events

This 15 – 16 November 2018 I’m participating in the 7th Annual Anti-Bribery & Corruption Forum in London. There will be essential updates from the G20, European Public Prosecutor’s Office, International Anti-Corruption Coordination Centre, Interpol, Transparency International and many more. And I look forward to joining Gaon Hart and Sterl Greenhalgh for a breakout session on … Read More

The behavioural and psychological dimension of ethics and compliance

30th October 2018By Ruth SEthical Business Practice, Ethical Business Regulation, Speaking & Events

My co-author, professor Christopher Hodges, and I will be at the 9th Annual IFBEC Conference in Paris, November 14-15, 2018. If you’re in the aerospace industry, we hope to see you there – here’s a brief preview: The International Forum on Business Ethical Conduct (IFBEC) was created to exchange information on best practices in the … Read More