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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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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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What If Compliance Training was More Like a Marketing Campaign?

2016-12-28T13:21:44-07:00September 16th, 2014|Code of Conduct Training, Compliance Blog, Culture of Compliance, FCPA / Anti-bribery, Todd's Blog|

Recent 'memory' research shows that students forget 70% of what we teach within 24 hours of a training event.  This is part of a concept called the 'Forgetting Curve' where over a period of given time you forget things that your brain determines as no longer useful. (Learning Solutions Magazine) That is a daunting thought if you are [...]

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A Review of Best Practices for FCPA Compliance Programs

2016-12-28T13:21:44-07:00August 22nd, 2014|Compliance Blog, Culture of Compliance, FCPA / Anti-bribery|

In this video webinar, Michael Volkov, CEO of The Volkov Law Group, examins FCPA compliance program best practices: Best Practice #1 - Leadership Commitment to Compliance and Ethics Best Practice #2 - Communicating Tone Throughout Organization Best Practice #3 - Governance Structure Best Practice #4 - Empowered Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) Best Practice #5 - [...]