10 Reasons You Should Value Your Chief Compliance Officer

Law360, New York (September 13, 2013, 11:54 AM ET) -- Although it is unimaginable today, as recently as 2000 some large publicly traded U.S. and non-U.S. companies did not have a corporate compliance program, a compliance officer, a code of business conduct or any written policies and procedures to help detect and prevent misconduct, and ensure the company’s compliance with applicable laws and regulations around the world. There were no compliance audits, voluntary disclosures, third-party due diligence hiring and monitoring procedures, or robust legal compliance provisions included in contracts, if there was a written contract at...
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