Category Archives: GRC

Gearing Compliance to the Tasks at Hand
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Gearing Compliance to the Tasks at Hand

The following blog post was originally posted in the Richard Bistrong Front-Line Anti-Bribery Blog at www.richardbistrong.com and is reposted with his permission. I recently had the opportunity to travel to Chicago for my first SCCE Compliance and Ethics Institute (CEI), and attended a session  “Keeping Compliance Simple,” which was led by Ricardo Pellafone, CEO, The Broadcat […]

5 Recommendations For Effective Governance, Risk And Compliance Management
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5 Recommendations For Effective Governance, Risk And Compliance Management

Cloud adoption continues to grow, which is evident from the fact that annual 2016 revenues for cloud vendors were “within touching distance” of $150 billion. Gartner also predicts that, a corporate ‘no-cloud’ policy will be as rare by 2020 as a ‘no-Internet’ policy is today. However, a ‘’cloud-ready’ security and compliance program is the need […]

Basel IV: The Next Step for Capital Requirements
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Basel IV: The Next Step for Capital Requirements

Basel IV will certainly have operational impacts on the day-to-day governance and risk management of financial institutions – but it also stands to have a wider impact on the competitive banking market. These effects could include industry consolidation and a change in banking portfolios, which could eventually lead to a reduction in choice for their […]

The Rise of Artificial Intelligence in Governance, Risk and Compliance
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The Rise of Artificial Intelligence in Governance, Risk and Compliance

Organisations of all sizes are facing growing pressure to improve performance. They’re expected to drive efficiency, sales and profits, while cutting costs and upholding corporate integrity. The challenge is made more complex by the growing plethora of risks that are constantly reshaping the business landscape. For example, there’s the political risk caused by Trump and […]

Governance at the C-Level: The Evolution of the CRO and Other Factors Driving Risk Management
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Governance at the C-Level: The Evolution of the CRO and Other Factors Driving Risk Management

Organizations continually adapt as markets, operating environments and demands change. Business roles, responsibilities and management structures have shifted in the face of today’s mobile, social, global and networked world. To keep pace with this change, responsibility for governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) has moved up the hierarchy and, appreciating its significance in driving business […]

Balancing Risks and Opportunities: The Board’s Perspective
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Balancing Risks and Opportunities: The Board’s Perspective

People start a business for many reasons. Some do it out of sheer passion, while others do it to create wealth and economic growth. Yet, underlying it all is a willingness to take risks. Entrepreneurs and established companies make risky decisions every day in the hope that those risks will translate into better opportunities, better […]

How to Manage the Complexities of Evolving Business Risk
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How to Manage the Complexities of Evolving Business Risk

All businesses today must acknowledge the state of the market in which they are operating and the ways it has evolved to breed risk. Truly, today’s business climate is volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. Technology has unquestionably empowered companies to innovate quickly. However, new challenges have arisen as a result. Years ago, the cable industry […]