Did an Associated Press reporter commit a foul against an
NBA referee earlier this year by defaming him on Twitter during a league game? On March 14,
2011, National Basketball Association official Bill Spooner filed a federal defamation
case against Associated Press sports beat reporter Jon Krawczynski...
Yesterday my Fraud Examiner colleague Tracy
Coenen posted a blog entitled, " Why
I'm quitting Twitter (and you should too ) ". My blog today will set
forth the reasons why the compliance practitioner should refrain from quitting
Twitter, actively participate and why the greater compliance...
Over the past few weeks, Google+
has exploded as a new social web platform. We had friends on Facebook and followers
on Twitter. Now there are Circles
on Google+ .
What does this mean from a compliance perspective?
Not much for right now. Google+ does not seem to present
any new issues that...
In a September 26, 2011 article in Forbes magazine,
entitled " Social
Power and the Coming Corporate Revolution ", author David Kirkpatrick
argues that the social media revolution has so empowered employees and
customers that these groups will soon be calling the shots in companies and...
by Nadine R. Weiskopf
The social media explosion is
more than a cultural phenomenon; it is creating unprecedented opportunities and
challenges in the pursuit of electronic evidence. Social media presents a new
tool for judges and lawyers seeking to acquire relevant electronic data.
However, the unique...
A recent Knowledge@Wharton piece,
published on February 9, 2012, caught my eye. The piece, titled Seven
Steps for Board Success in the Facebook Age , is by Barry
Libert , a director, author, and social technology investor. Libert's focus
in the piece is on the board's...
Network Security Risk:
Because of their nature, the use of social media websites
increases a company's exposure to cyber threats such as malware and phishing
attacks. With many users accessing their social networks from computers in the
workplace, often these issues are simply caused by an...
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...
by Donna Ray Berkelhammer
Many small and medium business owners
are overwhelmed by the social media choices available to them, and
unsure of which might best fit their target clients and markets. Twitter ,
being a relative new kid on the block, can be especially mystifying.
What is Twitter and...
Welcome to Part I of Social Media Week. I recently did a webinar, hosted by The Network, on the use of social media in your Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance program. The response was as great as almost any other webinar in which I have participated. Based upon the overwhelming feedback...
I continue my exploration of the use of social media as a tool of doing c ompliance by looking at some concepts around the sharing of information. In a recent podcast on Social Media Examiner, entitled “ Sharing: The Art and Science of Social Sharing” , podcast host Michael Stelzner interviewed...
I continue my exploration of the use of social media in your Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance program today. One of the ways that Chief Compliance Officers (CCOs) and compliance practitioners can communicate about their compliance programs is through the use of the social media tool Twitter...
I continue my exploration of the use of social media in doing compliance by taking a look at a very innovative social media solution to a difficult compliance issue around, of all things, honey. This example shows how creative thinking by a lawyer, in the field of import compliance, led to the development...
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...