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Code of Conduct and Ethics Training – is it Worth the Effort?

2017-05-11T08:51:23-06:00May 11th, 2017|Blog/News, Code of Conduct Training, Compliance Blog, Culture of Compliance, FCPA / Anti-bribery, Todd's Blog, Training, Xcelus|

Compliance Training - PowerPoint Course vs Paid Options A corporate contact recently asked me to help justify paying for an online compliance training course when the company had a good PowerPoint slide deck that employees and partners could review and sign upon completion. The question of PowerPoint deck vs professional training courses really depends on [...]

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Why You Need To Start Preparing Now For New EU Data Privacy Rules

2017-05-10T13:00:42-06:00May 10th, 2017|Blog/News, Compliance Blog, Data Privacy|

There's a new European data privacy regulation coming into full effect in May 2018 called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - will your organization be ready? The GDPR is designed to establish a single set of rules for data protection across Europe, replacing the patchwork of national data protection laws that were enacted [...]

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Want To Travel to Cuba, or Do Business There? Read This First

2016-12-28T13:21:43-07:00May 31st, 2016|Compliance Blog, Culture of Compliance, Export Controls, FCPA / Anti-bribery|

With President Obama’s recent historic trip to Cuba, there has been a lot of focus on the future of the longstanding US embargo on Cuba. Obama’s trip capped off an 18 month period during which the US Government amended some of the embargo rules in an effort to begin charting a new course in US-Cuba [...]

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New EU Data Privacy Rules — Get Ready for the “Privacy Shield”

2016-12-28T13:21:43-07:00May 26th, 2016|Code of Conduct Training, Compliance Blog, Culture of Compliance, Data Privacy|

In the world of data privacy law, when we refer to the “Privacy Shield,” we aren’t talking about a cardboard contraption to keep people from looking at your laptop screen. If you haven’t heard about it yet, the EU-US Privacy Shield is a newly proposed set of rules and regulations governing the legally authorized transfer [...]

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Video is taking over the Internet

2016-12-28T13:21:43-07:00February 19th, 2016|Blog/News|

A recent study by Cisco, Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, 2015–2020 White Paper, confirmed the videos popularity on the internet. Here are some of the quick statistics and predictions sumerized by ReelSEO: By 2020, over 75% of global mobile data traffic will be video content. In U.S. video will account for 77% of total [...]

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Blueprint Course Style

2017-07-12T13:22:02-06:00January 29th, 2016|Todd's Blog, Xcelus News Blog|

Xcelus introduces a new simple animation course style, Blueprint, for compliance and corporate training. Xcelus develops over 100 custom training courses each year in a variety of formats from simple animation to full video production.  All custom courses can be published in SCORM, AICC or MP4 formats depending on the course type and [...]

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FCPA Comments by Andrew Ceresney

2016-12-28T13:21:43-07:00November 25th, 2014|Compliance Blog|

Andrew Ceresney, Director, SEC Division of Enforcement, recently spoke at the 31st International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Andrew discussed the latest developments in the SEC’s FCPA enforcement. His remarks focused on four areas: Focus on Individuals Individual accountability is critical to FCPA enforcement — and imposing personal consequences on bad actors, including through [...]

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FCPA Comments by Leslie Caldwell

2016-12-28T13:21:43-07:00November 20th, 2014|Compliance Blog|

Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division Leslie R. Caldwell, recently spoke at the 22nd Annual Ethics and Compliance Conference and the FCPA Conference and the 2014 FCPA Conference. There were three themes to her comments in the two speeches: Aggressive prosecutions International cooperation between countries has increased Cooperation with the DOJ is is a factor in sentencing [...]

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Mobile Learning in Africa

2016-12-28T13:21:43-07:00October 2nd, 2014|Blog/News|

Xcelus in Zambia/Africa 24 Samsung Tab 4 tablets with Conservation Farming training installed. 24 Samsung tablets ready for mobile learning in the Western Province in Zambia. Xcelus developed a mobile learning solution along with Hitachi Data Systems to help train farmers on Conservation Farming techniques in the African bush. The training covered the [...]

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Xcelus Updates ‘Code of Conduct’ Online Training Course

2014-11-26T13:42:14-07:00October 1st, 2014|Blog/News, Code of Conduct Training|

Provo, UT – October 1, 2014 –Xcelus updated their ‘Code of Conduct’ online training course to include simple animation chalkboard style.  A Code of Conduct course is the foundation for all corporate compliance training.  The Xcelus Code of Conduct course is designed in a Simple Animation style which creates a more dynamic compliance learning experience when compared to [...]

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