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Hot Topics — The board’s role in ethics and compliance (March 2012)

Published on: Mar 30, 2012

A strong ethical culture and strong compliance programs are at the heart of good business. Unfortunately, a recurring factor often cited in governance failures is a poor “tone at the top” and other management failures. That’s where a board of directors can help a company to establish a culture of compliance. Compliance not only makes for good business, in certain instances it is also required by law. This edition of Hot Topics explores the role of the board in building and sustaining an effective ethics and compliance framework.


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