This week I received a phishing email that caught me off guard. Fortunately, I was suspicious and took some preventive actions, although it was certainly more sophisticated than I was used to. For example, it came from a legitimate-looking Gmail account in the name of a person who identified himself as an non-executive director of … Continue reading Be careful if it’s too good to be true!
The disruption that is occurring in our business world is demanding changes in processes and structures, the creation of new departments and roles, the reskilling and upskilling of existing employees, among others. These changes, however, are not enough to achieve value creation for stockholders and effectively compete in today’s market. Evolution and change must cut … Continue reading Board Effectiveness in a Disruptive Market
Last April, the U.S. Department of Justice, through its Criminal Division, released a guidance document entitled “The Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs,” (the “Guidance”) for use by U.S. Department of Justice’s white-collar prosecutors on the evaluation of corporate compliance programs. The evaluation of the corporate compliance program is one of the factors that prosecutors should … Continue reading Board members are expected to play an active role in the company’s efforts to maintain an effective Corporate Compliance Program