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March 2, 2023 | Articles | Corporate Compliance Insights

Uncharted Waters: McDonald’s Case Ushers in New Era of C-Suite Accountability

The recent ruling involving toxic behavior at McDonald’s could mean that the C-suite will soon bear the same oversight duty of boards of directors. Bart M. Schwartz and Bonnie Jonas of Pallas Global Group share their perspectives on the tectonic shift in corporate liability.… Read More

February 13, 2023 | Podcasts

Eric Young on the Evolution of the CCO

Eric Young joins Tom Fox of the FCPA Compliance Report podcast to talk about the highlights of the Monaco Memo, updates on the Corporate Enforcement Policy, a case study from ABB to showcase the role of the CCO, and how firms should interpret Department of Justice speeches. He further dives into the corporate culture, accountability, and role of the CCO. Finally, Eric sheds light on a case from McDonald’s involving the former CEO and their decision to claw back compensation. … Read More

January 18, 2023 | Webinars

Greener Pastures: Handling the Separation & Onboarding of Highly Compensated Executives

Julie Myers Wood will share her perspective and insight about the complex legal, economic and risk-management issues that can arise when a high-level executive separates from employment, either voluntarily or otherwise.… Read More

December 19, 2022 | Media Mentions | Compliance Week (paywall)

Compliance budgets, staffing brace for impact of recession prep efforts

Eric Young highlights how cutting compliance staff and budgets “means placing blinders on the corporate and board oversight of conduct and compliance,” adding there’s correlation between recession cutbacks and an increase in “unethical behavior, misconduct, accounting improprieties and fraud, and legal and regulatory violations.”Read More