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Seven things whistleblowers want compliance officers to know

2021-08-04T17:54:00+01:00By

Aaron Nicodemus explains what whistleblowers, their supporters, and advocates would like compliance officers who handle internal complaints to understand about the process from their side of the table.

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EU guidance seeks to clarify role of AML/CFT compliance officers

2021-08-04T16:38:00+01:00By

The European Banking Authority is seeking comment on new draft guidelines that set clear expectations regarding the appointment, role, tasks, and responsibilities of anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism compliance officers.

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Activision Blizzard scandal signals day of reckoning for video game industry

2021-08-03T17:34:00+01:00By

Activision Blizzard is not only a case study in how not to respond to allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace—it’s also the latest blatant showing of managerial recklessness in an industry ripe for transformational change.

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This in-depth CW series chronicles the timeline of a whistleblower—from identifying wrongdoing to reporting and enduring subsequent hardships. Exclusive interviews impart key lessons for compliance officers seeking to become an ally to these individuals.

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Part 1: Finding the fraud launches whistleblowers on life-changing journey

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Whistleblowers aren’t born—they’re made. For five individuals that have taken on that mantle, the story began with discovering a problem that could no longer be ignored.

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SEC seeks more risk disclosures from China-based companies

2021-08-02T19:27:00+01:00By

The SEC will require China-based public companies listed on U.S. exchanges to make more disclosures about the financial risks posed by potential interference in their operations by the Chinese government.

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Allianz bracing for financial hit amid DOJ scrutiny

2021-08-02T17:51:00+01:00By

Insurance giant Allianz disclosed it could face enforcement resulting from Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission probes into its Structured Alpha Funds business.

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Judge dismisses CCPA-related lawsuit against Walmart

2021-08-02T16:46:00+01:00By

A federal judge in California dismissed a lawsuit alleging a data breach at Walmart was a violation of the California Consumer Privacy Act, noting the plaintiff failed to prove a breach occurred.

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Amazon discloses record-shattering $887M GDPR fine

2021-07-30T18:20:00+01:00By

Amazon disclosed it has received notice of a €746 million (U.S. $887 million) GDPR fine in Luxembourg for unlawful processing of personal data. The company intends to appeal the penalty, which would be more than 15 times the current record under the law.

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