Eric Young on the Evolution of the CCO

Eric Young February 13, 2023

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. The discussion concluded with the acknowledgment of the Delaware court’s holding that elevates the CCO’s corporate duties.

Eric Young

Senior Managing Director

Eric T. Young advises highly regulated organizations on reengineering compliance, ethics, and regulatory technology programs to enable reputable and sustainable business growth. He has deep regulatory experience having spent close to 40 years in chief compliance officer roles at some of the world’s largest institutions, including five global banks. Throughout his career, Mr. Young has remediated and transformed corporate compliance programs and financial crime compliance programs including sanctions; integrated compliance and ethics cultures between regions, countries and companies to ensure consistency across enterprises; built compliance budgets; enhanced reporting; created governance frameworks and risk assessment, monitoring and testing programs; closed compliance gaps; restructured compliance teams; and mentored junior staff to create a pipeline of future compliance leaders and enable grassroots compliance ideas, solutions and digital upgrades.