Improvements to corporate compliance programs, likely combined with recent political changes, are helping to reduce compliance executives’ concerns about personal liability. At the same time, the compliance function is becoming more independent and prominent in large organizations worldwide—though there remains significant room for improvement, especially in compliance’s relationship with corporate boards of directors.
Those are among the top findings in DLA Piper’s 2017 Global Compliance & Risk Report. Amid an uncertain global compliance landscape—following the election of Donald Trump, and Brexit, among other factors—corporate compliance professionals and directors from international and U.S. companies noted improvement and diminished concern about personal liability, even as they shared many of the same lingering worries.
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