Compliance Communications Blog

 

One More Business Risk of COVID-19

6/29/20: Companies are already pressed to manage what appear to be the most urgent risks posed by COVID-19 but, according to an article published on SupplyChainDive, an underappreciated risk is canceled supplier audits.  Author Guyoton explains a new challenge presented “…as ongoing travel restrictions and quarantines are requiring many companies to cancel on-site supplier audits, inhibiting progress and increasing risk exposure.” 

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COVID and Equal Employment Opportunity Laws

6/29/20: Few issues are more top-of-mind for corporate leaders than their responsibilities and liabilities concerning their former, current and future employees.  Enter the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which has issued an important document entitled, “What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and other EEO Laws.” 

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A Growing Risk of Financial Crime

6/29/20: Beyond devastating healthcare impacts, COVID-19 is bringing an extraordinary number of complex risks to the global business community. An article by Richard Gibbon, Collis Abrahams, Sassi Riar, Amira Shaath and Sam Song on The Anti-Corruption Blog highlights the actions of key regulatory and financial institutions around the world...

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Corporate Sustainability in a Pandemic

6/29/20: Business doesn’t stop even under the dark shadow of a pandemic but it is different today than it was just a year ago. So, in the midst of wrenching discussions about workforce, products, supply chains, facility closures and finance, where does corporate sustainability stack up? Is it even part of the discussion? In an article published on Greenbug, Heather Clancy provides insight into what companies are doing...

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Lockdown Creates New Compliance Risks

6/15/20: The lockdown may be easing in some places.  Although some people are flocking to public eating and entertainment venues, a surprisingly large number are staying at home, not only for entertainment but also for work.  In fact, there’s good evidence that many employees will not return to their offices for some time, often at the direction of their employers....

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