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Michael Volkov

Hiding Behind the Privilege

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This article was republished with permission from Michael Volkov’s blog, Corruption, Crime & Compliance. CCOs face many challenges in their jobs. One area that is difficult but usually can be solved with common sense is where to draw the line on attorney-client privilege issues. As a practicing attorney, I can attest to…

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CCOs Cannot Ignore C-Suite Risks

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This article was republished with permission from Michael Volkov’s blog, Corruption, Crime & Compliance. As the headlines continue to point to major misconduct and scandals involving senior corporate executives, compliance officers need to refocus their efforts and address a critical need. All too often, CCOs have difficulty in requiring board members and…

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Talking with Your Feet

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Chief compliance officers are optimistic and committed to “doing the right thing.” It is in their blood and may be at the core of their professional fabric. My guess is that there are far fewer CCOs who like to push the envelope than their legal counterparts. Some lawyers are capable…

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