By Eric Morehead
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Join Eric Morehead as he cuts through the complicated topic of compliance and ethics. Compliance Beat is the podcast for professionals looking for answers. Stay up to date on current trends in compliance and ethics so that your program stays effective.
||Teaching Moments: What Can We Learn About Compliance Failures From Baylor University?||As an alumni of Baylor University, Eric has been closely following the allegations that Baylor University violated its obligations under Title IX. Six months after his first episode looking at this issue, Baylor University, unfortunately,||4/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Relationship Between Culture and Compliance & Special Interview with Laura Cordova||What’s the difference between compliance and corporate culture? Is there a difference? How do they work together? In this episode, Eric looks at how two airlines, United and Delta, responded recently to challenges they faced and how their responses spe.||4/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Hot Topics in Compliance & Ethics in Europe Part II||As Eric returns from the Society for Corporate Compliance & Ethics European Ethics & Compliance Institute in Prague, he shares the hot topics of discussion at the conference. He discusses his three main takeaways from the conference.||4/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Hot Topics in Compliance & Ethics in Europe||Just a few years ago, Europe was considered behind the United States in compliance and ethics. That is not the case today. Eric looks at three hot topics in compliance and ethics in Europe as he prepares to leave for the Society of Corporate Complianc...||4/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Risk Assessment and the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs & Three Questions with Matt Kelly||When we are talking about risk assessment and the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs, there are three areas to really focus on. First, the Evaluation considers how organizations create and use their methodology for risk assessment. Second,||3/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Board of Directors’ Relationship with Your Compliance Officer & the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs & Three Q||What does the Department of Justice Fraud Section’s new Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs say about your compliance officer’s relationship with your Board of Directors? There are three salient points that you can take away from the Evaluati||3/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Checklist That’s Not A Checklist Part 3: What does the new guidance from the DOJ Fraud Section mean?||The Department of Justice Fraud Division released the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs in middle of February without any announcement or fanfare. Is it a checklist? It looks like a checklist, but the DOJ says it’s not a checklist or formula..||3/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Checklist That’s Not A Checklist Part 2: What does the new guidance from DOJ Fraud Section mean?||The Department of Justice Fraud Division released the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs in middle of February without any announcement or fanfare. Is it a checklist? It looks like a checklist, but the DOJ says it’s not a checklist or formula..||3/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Checklist That’s Not A Checklist Part 1: What does the new guidance from the DOJ Fraud Section mean?||The Department of Justice Fraud Section released the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs in middle of February without any announcement or fanfare. Is it a checklist? It looks like a checklist, but DOJ says it’s not a checklist or formula.||3/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||When and how will the organizational sentencing guidelines be amended? & Three Questions with Joe Murphy||The Upshot this week is when you are thinking about when the organizational guidelines may be amended, take a close look at the Sentencing Commission’s priorities that come out in May or June of each year and keep an eye on who President Trump appoints.||2/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Busting Three Third-Party Myths & Three Questions with Eric Feldman||Eric often encounters three myths that organizations believe when considering the liability they may face because of third-party partners’ or agents’ conduct. In this episode, Eric explains why believing these myths creates liability risks for your c||2/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Should you have a third-party vendor or partner code of conduct? & Three Questions with Kelly Clark||According to benchmarking data, less than half of organizations currently have third-party codes. There’s a current trend of partners asking each other to “sign off” or certify to codes of conduct. You must first assess your risk before answerin||2/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Compliance Officer Liability after VW & Takata||What does the flurry of indictments against individuals at Volkswagen and Takata tell us about compliance officer liability after the Yates Memo? Eric revisits the impact of the Yates Memo on compliance officer liability with the news of these prosecu..||2/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||What are three ways to involve managers in your compliance & ethics program? & Three Questions with Gretchen Winters||If you are looking for ways to involve your managers in your compliance and ethics program, three places to start are engaging managers in training, giving them tools to engage in regular communication about compliance and ethics issues,||1/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||What can you do to prevent retaliation & encourage employees to report misconduct? & Three Questions with Che Hembrey||In order to answer this question, it’s important to first look at the data on retaliation. In three different reports, two in 2012 and one in 2015, the Ethics and Compliance Initiative examined the percentage of employees that report witnessing miscond.||1/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||2017 Trends in Compliance & Ethics Special Edition||What are going to be the overarching trends in compliance and ethics in 2017? In this episode, Eric talks about compliance and ethics program trends that will affect every company, no matter your size and no matter whether you are in a highly regulate...||1/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Should you use interactive design for your code of conduct? & Three Questions with Ricardo Pellafone||When determining whether to use an interactive design, be sure to spend some time thinking about these three questions: How do your stakeholders interact with your current code of conduct? What is your organization's communication style?||1/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Do we need to train our Board of Directors on compliance and ethics? & Three Questions with JoAnn Mahoney||When training your Board of Directors, you should address the three pillars in board training: risk specific topic, regular review of the Board’s responsibility to oversee the compliance and ethics program and a comprehensive review of employees' and o.||12/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Compliance Failures & Crisis Management: What can we learn from Baylor University & Penn State?||Sexual assault allegations rocked two prestigious university football programs, Penn State and Baylor University. Both universities took two different paths to addressing the underlying compliance, governance and risk problems that led to the scandals...||12/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Does the Yates Memo increase my liability as a compliance officer? & Three Questions with Ted Banks||The Yates Memo, written by Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates and released on September 9, 2015, addresses individual liability for corporate wrongdoing. In the memo, the DAG Yates lays out new guidance to Department of Justice attorneys who are prose...||12/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||“What are the dos and don’ts of written compliance policies?” & Three Questions with Wesley Bizzell||There are some key things to keep in mind when you are planning to update your standalone compliance and ethics policies. The types of stakeholders and subject-matter experts who you will have to consult with are wider and broader than the ones you co...||12/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||“What are the key steps for effective assessment interviews?” & Three Questions with Kathleen Grilli||As your organization approaches a regular assessment of your compliance and ethics program, consider whether you need to include personnel interviews as part of the process. Many organizations rely solely on benchmarking data and surveys to assess thei...||11/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||“What can we learn about corporate culture from Wells Fargo?” & Creating an Ethical Culture: A Conversation with Robert G.||Where did Wells Fargo go wrong? “Tone from the top” is an often used phrase in the compliance and ethics space. But as the Wells Fargo allegations show us, tone from the top isn’t always enough to ensure that employees on the ground act ethically.||11/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||“Should we translate our Code of Conduct?” & Three Questions with Ronnie Feldman||When it comes to translations, there's more to consider than meets the eye. It's important to think about translating your Code of Conduct, even if you are a purely domestic organization. The key is to look closely at your employee population and your...||11/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Do the Sentencing Guidelines require an independent chief compliance officer? & Three Questions with Jennifer Badgley||The US Sentencing Guidelines require that individuals within an organization be delegated with day-to-day operational responsibility for the compliance program. When defining the role of this individual, the Guidelines say that the person with day-to-d.||11/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||How can the Sentencing Commission data help you make the case for the importance of a compliance and ethics program? & Three Qu||The U.S. Sentencing Commission's data can tell us some very interesting and helpful things about the size of organizations that get in trouble, the types of offenses or actually the multiplicity of offenses that organizations find themselves charged wi...||11/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||What do the Sentencing Guidelines say about training? & Three Questions with David Searle||Keep your training effective, periodic and practical. Periodic doesn't mean once and it’s done, it means periodic. Practical means testing to ensure that the program is working. And finally, use consistent and interesting training to ensure effectivenes||10/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||“Do we need to invest in an anti-corruption program?” & Three Questions with Douglas Veivia||While anti-corruption is a very serious risk it is one with very low likelihood for many organizations. Every organization needs to understand their own particular risks. By doing that you will know if you need to have an anti-corruption program.||10/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||“Should you market the ethics & compliance culture of your organization?” & Three Questions with Erica Salmon Byrne||If you're going to market your program's success either internally or externally be prepared for some scrutiny, be prepared to support that the organization meets “best practices” and most importantly be prepared to continue on the long hard slog to k||10/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||“Why is the United States Sentencing Commission involved in compliance and ethics?” & Three Questions with Tom Fox||This is part of a continuing series called Sentencing Commission Confidential. Let’s take a look at the history and operation of the sentencing guidelines and in particular chapter 8 of the sentencing guidelines that have to do with organizations.||10/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||“What is the best defense against a Whistleblower?” & Three Questions with Dick Dube||If you want to avoid having a whistleblower you need to focus on your culture. Invest in middle management and understand the perception of retaliation in your organization these three things overlap and there are vitally important to keeping people re...||10/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||“What does a foundation mean?” & Three Questions with Nicole Tarasoff||The Foundation of a Compliance Program||10/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||SCCE Conference Highlights-Special Edition||SCCE Conference Highlights||10/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||“Do I always have to be the one that says No?” & Three Questions with Richard Bistrong||Do you have to be the person that says “no”? Compliance officers often struggle with the push and pull of keeping the lines of communication open and also having to deliver difficult answers to their stakeholders.||10/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||“Does the DOJ require an independent compliance officer?” & Three Questions with Bill Brown||The USDOJ has required an independent compliance function in some recent corporate settlements, but is this the official position of the Department? We discuss the the intersection of these recent developments,||9/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||“Do we need a compliance committee?” & Three Questions with Adam Turteltaub||Do we need a compliance committee?||9/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||“Board of Directors Lightning Round” & Three Questions with Kathleen Edmond||In this episode we conduct our Board Lightning Round and cover six common questions that directors might ask the compliance staff. We talk about explaining the importance of a risk-based program to discussing the Federal Sentencing Guidelines with your...||9/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||“Why Does No One Call the Helpline?” & Three Questions with Roy Snell||In this episode we tackle a common question: why do so few people seem to be calling our hotline or helpline?||9/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Introductory Episode||In this episode, Eric introduces the podcast and talks a little about the goals for Compliance Beat. He also tells you a little about himself and his compliance and ethics journey.||9/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Great podcast addressing a growing, and often confusing, area of legal concern. Mr. Morehead does a great job of breaking the issues down and explaining them in a way that everyone can understand. Highly recommend.
Compliance Beat is a must-listen!
This is a very informative podcast that exceeds expectations as laid out in the initial episode. Mr. Morehead does an excellent job of distilling important compliance topics in a manner that any layperson can appreciate. He also has successfully been able to extract valuable insights from his guests via three seemingly simple yet thought provoking questions. Can't wait for the next episode!
I'm new to the field of compliance and ethics program consulting. This podcast has been a great tool to learn more specific information. Can't wait to listen to more.