Business & Leadership

Put Boots on the Ground to Build Relationships

While it was not a formal theme of the Conference, one of the key things that almost every speaker I heard at the SCCE Conference emphasized was that the compliance practitioner had to get out of the office and into the field. Online training is certainly a useful tool for large multi-national organizations but nothing …

Send Lawyers, Guns and Money – Some Steps Law Firms Should Consider

One of my favorite lawyer songs is the Warren Zevon classic “Lawyers, Guns and Money”. I was reminded of that song when I sat on a panel on Wednesday with Dan Chapman and Mike Volkov, where we discussed recent enforcement actions and due diligence under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Dan is the Chief …

A Guide to Good and Bad Business Ethics Examples

Business ethics is a subject which has been with us for a long time, with the 18th century economist Adam Smith noting the dangers of business people getting together and hatching plans to raise prices or otherwise cause damage to the end consumer. Both good and bad business ethics examples can be easily found be …

5 Things You Need to Know About FDA and Social Media Compliance

Companies that fall under the umbrella of the FDA need to consider compliance and how their marketing and social media messages adhere to any new regulations. With the explosion of social media platforms, some  questions that may come up include, how can companies follow the regulations using real time communications or tools with space limitations …