Happy Talk and CCO Reporting to the Board

ac2Everyone likes to talk. For most people, it is hard to listen. Chief Compliance Officers have to be proficient at both, especially listening.

I have often criticized CCOs who engage in Happy Talk when reporting their boards. It is a practice that reveals much about the CCO, the company’s ethics and compliance program, and the overall corporate culture.

CCOs committed to honest board reporting reflect their own confidence, and the overall corporate commitment to a speak up culture that encourages open and honest discussions about corporate conduct.

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