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The Compliance Blog
If you are a small business owner, you've probably realized how complex the regulatory environment is. In fact, the Code of Federal Regulations has grown to more than 175,000 pages. Of all of the federal regulations out there, which ones are the most burdensome on small businesses? Below we've listed the five most vexing regulations for small businesses.
Paul McNulty and Stephen Martin of the Baker and McKenzie law firm developed what they call the "Five Essential Elements of a Corporate Compliance Program" that are based upon the best practices set out in the seven elements of corporate compliance. Below we've listed their five elements and why each of them are essential to any corporate compliance program.
If you are a marketer, then you've more than likely heard of the CAN-SPAM act which is an acronym for Controlling the Assualt of Non-Solicited Pornography And Marketing. If you don't know about this law, you need to.
Organizations who are not utilizing some form of compliance software or automation technology are more likely to face challenges, audits, and potentially bankruptcy. NAVEX Global surveyed over 1,000 different compliance employees across six different industries. The survey data highlights strategies and challenges with policy management programs and one of the biggest takeaways from the survey were the blatant differences in efficiency between the companies who utilize automated compliance software and those who do not.
Protiviti consulting surveyed 468 chief audit executives and internal audit and finance leaders in an effort to gain insight on how much SOX compliance costs them. The results were interesting, companies spend anywhere from $657,383 to $1,292,000 per year which, believe it or not, is down from last year.
When you are an expert in compliance you understand what all of the industry terminology and jargon mean. However, many small business owners are new to practicing compliance and, with the ever-growing importance of compliance, it's important to understand what all of the terminology means.
Making sure that your organization is compliant with the many rules and regulations placed on your industry is becoming increasingly important. As more companies begin to understand the importance of compliance, it has started to have a bigger presence in the boardroom. More and more frequently we are starting to see Chief Compliance and Ethics Officers be included in senior-level discussions about corporate strategy.
If you are an IT professional, you're probably one of the busiest employees within your organization. As if you didn't already have enough on your plate, you also have to ensure that your organization is in compliance with some of the biggest regulatory laws (PCI, Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, NIST) in order to keep sensitive material safe. Failure to meet rules and guidelines put into place by compliance standards could lead to a loss of trust, fires, and audits.
The Federal Drug Administration is a federal agency under the United States government that is responsible for protecting and promoting public health through their control and supervision of food safety. As you can imagine, this supervision requires them to put into place many strict regulations that force food, drug, and cosmetic organizations to ensure that what they are offering to customers is safe.
Staying compliant with the many rules and regulations that the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) has put into place over the years is hard work. We've had the opportunities to speak with internal controllers and audit professionals about how they stay compliant with everything that SOX has put into place. Through these conversations, it's apparent that these executives are becoming increasingly concerned for their organization as the external pressure increases. Below we've listed the 6 ways to ensure that you remain compliant with SOX regulations