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Who Owns Your Business-Related Social Media?

There is a time bomb in your company that you had better defuse. This is true whether you are employee or employer, because when it blows, both sides will be out lots of time and money, including plenty in attorney's fees. Not that we attorneys don't want your money; it's just that some...

Will Social Media Force Significant Changes in Our Board Rooms?

by Howard Bergman At a recent Conference Board webcast, Governance Watch: Social Technology in the Boardroom . Bob Zukis, Chairman and CEO of Saaskwatch Systems (and a Senior Fellow in the Governance Center) and Barry Libert, Chairman and CEO of OpenMatters, argued that it will. I hardly have...

Social Media Week Part V – Tools and Apps for the Compliance Practitioner

To conclude this week’s posts, I wanted to list some of the more prevalent social media tools, explain what they are and how you might use them in a compliance program. (As usual I got carried away so this series will conclude on Monday of next week.) You need to remember that your compliance customer...

Social Media Week Part VI – Social Media and CCO 3.0

I conclude this exploration of the uses of social media in doing compliance by exploring why the compliance function is uniquely suited to using social media tools. Long gone are the days when Chief Compliance Officers (CCO) or compliance practitioners were lawyers housed in the Legal Department or the...

Do We Really Need Another Anti-Bribery LinkedIn Group?

A number of months ago, Paul Hamilton, KYC Cube Ltd, asked me if I wanted to be the group moderator on Linkedin of a new subgroup for his AML Knowledge Center, dedicated to anti-bribery compliance and best-practices. My reaction, ‘really?’ Another LinkedIn group? But after a few discussions...