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Creating A Culture Of Compliance: Why Departmentalization May Not Be The Answer, Michele M. Destefano Jan 2014

Creating A Culture Of Compliance: Why Departmentalization May Not Be The Answer, Michele M. Destefano

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Over the past few decades, as corporate criminal liability rules, sentencing guidelines, and settlement incentives have changed, therehas been increased emphasis on and resources devoted to thecompliance function at large publicly held companies. In this article, Professor DeStefano traces the development of the compliance function at large corporations and questions the recent mandate by certain governmental entities that malfeasant corporations designate a chief compliance officer and separate the compliance gatekeeping function from the legal department so that this chief compliance officer does not report to the general counsel. She categorizes the types of arguments made for and against departmentalization and ...


Plain English-Changing The Corporate Culture, Isaac C. Hunt Jr. Apr 1997

Plain English-Changing The Corporate Culture, Isaac C. Hunt Jr.

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