What You Need to Know about DOJ Guidance on Corporate Compliance Programs
Posted on 03-22-2017 by Ulyana Androsova

Many have wondered how the corporate compliance landscape might change with a new administration at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. After all, reducing regulation on Corporate America was a frequent talking point on the campaign trail. But the first Guidance... Read More

5 Ways To Sharpen Your Modern PR Skills
Posted on 03-17-2017 by Anna Stevens

Public relations operations are a little different today than in the past, and failing to take the changes into account could harm your agency or department. Skills that were highly relevant only a few years ago could fail you now, and progress in the... Read More

Exposed to AML Risk: The Importance of PEP Monitoring to Comply with Bill C-31
Posted on 03-15-2017 by Ulyana Androsova

When Bill C-31 to amend Canada’s Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (PCMLTFA) goes into effect on June 17, 2017, regulated entities will likely embrace some aspects, such as the amendment to the definition of “signature... Read More

Four Lessons From ZTE’s Sanctions Fine
Posted on 03-10-2017 by Ulyana Androsova

Chinese technology company ZTE is set to pay up to $1.2 billion for violating US laws against selling American technology to Iran. This is the largest criminal fine in a US sanctions case. Fined for activity in Iran and North Korea An investigation... Read More

International Women’s Day: #BeBoldForChange and Modern Slavery
Posted on 03-08-2017 by Anna Stevens

Today is International Women's Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Visit http://www.internationalwomensday.com/ for more information... Read More

Media Relations for PR Departments in 2017
Posted on 03-06-2017 by Megan Burnside

The media research you perform as a PR professional has perhaps never been as important as it is today. Getting your message in front of an interested audience is still valuable, but the players on the news landscape are not the same as they have been... Read More

Compliance Tips for Balancing the Risks & Rewards of the Cloud
Posted on 03-01-2017 by Ulyana Androsova

While many companies have embraced cloud computing—to deliver enterprise-wide software-as-a-service (SAAS) or to back-up and store critical data—highly-regulated industries tend to keep their feet on the ground—or at least in the private... Read More

Rise in Donations Raises Universities’ Exposure to Risk
Posted on 03-01-2017 by Kari Abitbol

The amount of money donated to universities in the United States by individuals, companies and organisations increased last year, according to a new report from the Council for Aid to Education. As universities accept increasingly large gifts, they must... Read More

PR Storylines and Lessons from the Oscars
Posted on 02-27-2017 by Megan Burnside

When the Academy Awards ceremony takes place, millions tune into the pageantry and excitement of the big night. Of course, as a PR professional, you have your own perspective of Hollywood's celebration of itself. There are plenty of lessons and useful... Read More

Information Trend: Narrative versus Fact Warfare
Posted on 02-22-2017 by Megan Burnside

Below is a guest post from LexisNexis's Thomas Stoeckle, who heads up the Small Data Forum podcast -- a podcast that makes big data less intimidating, more actionable and thus more valuable. Episode 6 of the Small Data Forum podcast continues the... Read More

Five ABC Compliance Lessons from Samsung Chief’s Arrest
Posted on 02-21-2017 by Ulyana Androsova

The head of Samsung Group has been arrested in South Korea because of major bribery allegations. The details of the allegations offer some important lessons to companies about the importance of compliance to help prevent and mitigate bribery and corruption... Read More

3 Trends that Could Impact the Real Estate Industry in 2017 [Free Report]
Posted on 02-17-2017 by Janelle Coates

What’s the difference between a fad and a trend? In the digital age, it can be difficult to tell because news that goes viral seems to take on a life of its own. With deeper research across a broad spectrum of media and industry information, you... Read More

PR Pros vs The Spread of Disinformation
Posted on 02-16-2017 by Megan Burnside

"Fake news" - those are the words on the lips of everyone from the president of the United States to other global leaders and citizens around the world. There is confusion about what exactly people mean when they talk about fake news, but it's... Read More

Why PR Pros Love Valentine's Day
Posted on 02-14-2017 by Megan Burnside

Creating PR campaigns and placing stories that reflect the season or any relevant holiday are tactics pulled right from the public relations playbook. Valentine's Day provides so many opportunities to connect brands with emotions, and pros shouldn't... Read More

4 Types of Risk to Watch for in your Supply Chain and Third-party Networks
Posted on 02-13-2017 by Ulyana Androsova

In a globalized business environment characterized by increasingly complex supply chains, companies need to monitor a wide range of sources to detect warning signs of supplier risk before they cause legal, financial or reputational damage. This article... Read More