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Establishing a Successful Compliance Triumvirate Through Technology, Data Management and Human Behavior

Data risks and the ongoing growth of cloud-based communications within enterprises continue to present challenges for compliance teams in the financial services sector. Whereas communications data was once stored and managed in centralized servers within the walls of enterprise data centers, now much of the data that financial services institutions are required to preserve, monitor and report against is stored across a myriad of platforms outside the perimeter of the enterprise and without robust compliance controls. Meanwhile, regulatory authorities worldwide are increasingly focused on gaps in institutions’ ability to uphold robust compliance programs and fulfill their records management requirements.

Case Study

Software Provider Leans on FTI Consulting to Evaluate Global Compliance Analytics and Metrics

A global software company needed to modernize its compliance program. With a focus on applying data and technology effectively in support of a global framework, the organization engaged FTI Consulting’s Risk & Compliance experts to assess the existing program’s maturity, data sources, analytics dashboarding and existing tools, and guide the company in transforming its program.

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Understanding the Intersection of Compliance and Generative AI

When Department of Justice Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco spoke at the American Bar Association’s National Institute on White Collar Crime in March, she clarified the department’s views on the role of artificial intelligence in committing, monitoring for and prosecuting against corporate crime. A key point was that legal and compliance teams should be proactive about the use of AI within their organizations as a potential source of risk, and that the DOJ may take action against organizations for failing to properly monitor and govern AI use.

White Paper

How Compliance and Risk Officers Can Balance the Benefits and Risks of AI in Compliance

Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing industries and the way we interpret data, with generative AI leading as a groundbreaking subfield. Generative AI offers immense potential for streamlining numerous compliance functions and operations. However, these advances also come with significant compliance challenges and digital risks. Without diligent oversight, poor application of generative AI technologies can open organizations up to significant corporate compliance, regulatory, litigation, and reputational risks. This white paper explores the role generative AI may play in reshaping organizational approaches to risk and compliance. It will discuss ways corporate compliance officers can proactively mitigate risks and enable an approach of informed and vigilant adoption.

White Paper

Forecasting Digital Risk in 2024

After a feverish period of disruption across many facets of technology, it’s becoming more difficult to delineate between what could happen and what will happen in the months and year ahead. Business leaders often rely upon industry forecasts to prepare for anticipated change that is likely to impact their operations, go-to-market strategies, hiring plans, etc. Yet in a hype-filled environment in which it seems like anything is possible, organizations must be highly discerning about how they prepare for evolving digital risk and establish resilience for future technological disruption.

White Paper

Compliance Tech Priorities in 2023

Respondents to a survey conducted by Compliance Week and FTI Consulting largely indicated third parties to be the most heightened area of risk to their businesses this year, with reporting and dashboarding and enhancing analytics capabilities among top priorities.

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A New Era of Risk Part 3: Risk and Impact of Emerging Data Sources Underestimated in Most Organizations

This blog series discusses research and trends across the spectrum of Digital Insights & Risk Management. Part 1 in the series, by Sophie Ross, defined the concept of digital risk and shared a state of the industry across the big picture of this problem space, and Part 2 focused on data privacy issues. This post discusses the disparity between belief and reality regarding emerging data sources in today’s corporate environments. It features insights from business leaders including information governance professionals and legal department leaders.

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Building a Data-Driven Compliance Program

Data is becoming central to the Department of Justice’s view of compliance programs. As recent enforcement actions show, compliance programs are expected to be inclusive of all data relevant to employee communications about work. Further, corporations are encouraged to hold employees accountable to compliance metrics and benchmarks — thus necessitating tools and data that can generate and report on those metrics.