Who Compliance Professionals Should Follow On Twitter in 2013

twitter cartoonAre you on Twitter? If so, you have access to a real-time feed of targeted news and opinions from journalists and thought leaders specializing in compliance, risk management, corporate governance, regulation, prosecution, securities law, and fraud.

Below we’ve listed a few of our favorite compliance-related twitter accounts. Follow them and learn from their wisdom.

Please note that this is by no means a comprehensive list. If you think we’ve left someone off, please let us know by leaving a comment. And after reading, why not give us a follow or a hey there on Twitter?

Princip.alPrincip.al ‏ @Princip_al

Princip.al is seriously not serious about the entertaining world of finance. Go to http://www.princip.al  to find out what we are serious about. Seriously.

Principalistan · http://princip.al

Bloomberg NewsBloomberg News ‏ @BloombergNews

Bloomberg News is the first word in business and finance.

New York and the World · http://www.bloomberg.com

Dennis K. BermanDennis K. Berman ‏ @dkberman

Wall Street Journal’s Marketplace Editor. I run corporate and business coverage for the WSJ, including tech, media, health, resources, transport and beyond.

New York, NY · linkedin.com/pub/dennis-k-b…

Compliance NewsCompliance News ‏ @GRC_Accelus

Thomson Reuters Accelus – Governance Risk and Compliance solutions for highly regulated industries.

accelus.thomsonreuters.com · http://accelus.thomsonreuters.com

WSJ MarketBeatWSJ MarketBeat ‏ @MarketBea

The Wall Street Journal’s MarketBeat blog looks under the hood of Wall Street’s financial engine each day.

New York, NY · http://wsj.com/marketbeat

ben walshben walsh ‏ @BenDWalsh

Work @reuters on @counterparties. Formerly at Goldman Sachs.

Brooklyn, NY · http://bendwalsh.tumblr.com/

Teri BuhlTeri Buhl ‏ @tbuhl

Investigative Journalist covering Finance/Wall Street. No Tweets Are Publishable.

So-Cal Trojan moved East · http://www.teribuhl.com

Samuel RubenfeldSamuel Rubenfeld ‏ @srubenfeld

Dow Jones reporter. 25/Queens. Heavy linker and re-tweeter. (RTs are not endorsements.) Opinions are my own. Also tweeting at@WSJ_Corruption.

Astoria, NY · http://blogs.wsj.com/corruption-currents/

Carl QuintanillaCarl Quintanilla ‏  @carlquintanilla

9a to Noon ET. CNBC. Let’s rock.

New York, NY · http://www.cnbc.com/id/15837990/

Norman MarksNorman Marks ‏ @normanmarks

Blogger, speaker, writer considered by some a thought leader on internal audit, risk, governance, and GRC. Employed by SAP, but these are personal thoughts

San Jose, CA · http://www.theiia.org/blogs/marks/

Emily FlitterEmily Flitter ‏ @FlitterOnFraud

@Reuters reporter covering white collar crime in New York. Tune in for news on the feds, the perps and the victims.

Cate LongCate Long ‏ @cate_long

I’m a guest contributor to http://Reuters.com  on the municipal bond market. I also lead an open source financial reform project at http://riski.us .

New York · http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/

WSJ Legal NewsWSJ Legal News ‏ @WSJlaw

Legal news, litigation reports and regulation coverage from The Wall Street Journal.

New York, NY · http://wsj.com/law

Anti-Money LaundryAnti-Money Laundry ‏ @SteveOzanCFE

Experienced Certified Fraud Examiner w/ results $30MM+ mitigating fraud; views expressed my own & not of my employer. www.linkedin.com/in/steveozan

Chicago, Illinois, USA · http://www.linkedin.com/in/steveozan

Compliance WeekCompliance Week ‏ @complianceweek

Compliance Week is an information service on corporate compliance and risk. Twitterer-in-chief is editor Matt Kelly.

Boston, MA · http://www.complianceweek.com

Peter LattmanPeter Lattman ‏ @peterlattman

Reporter, The New York Times, DealBook

New York ·http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/people/l/peter_lattman/index.html

Corporate SecretaryCorporate Secretary ‏@corpsecmag

Leading magazine, media & events for Corporate Secretaries,#Governance #Risk #Compliance #CorpGov professionals.

New York · corporatesercetary.com

Michael VolkovMichael Volkov ‏ @mikevolkov20

Corruption, Crime & Compliance Blog; White Collar Defense: FCPA, Healthcare Fraud and Compliance, AML, OFAC, Export Control


Ernest E. BadwayErnest E. Badway ‏ @ebadway

Ernie, a former SEC attorney, specializes in secs. reg. enf., crim. and civil lit.; forming BDs, RIAs, and funds; and corporate governance at Fox Rothschild.

New York Metro Area ·http://www.foxrothschild.com/attorneys/bioDisplay.aspx?id=2574

IA WatchIA Watch ‏ @IAWatch

IA Watch harnesses the best journalistic and research expertise to create an information tool for compliance professionals working in the securities industry.

Gaithersburg, MD · http://www.iawatch.com

Jim BrashearJim Brashear ‏ @JFBrashear

Corporate law and governance, technology, privacy and data security. GC for @ZixCorp. Tweets are personal opinion. Alter ego @Mounder.

Dallas / Fort Worth, Texas · http://www.brashtacks.com

Corporate GovernanceCorporate Governance ‏ @GovernanceCntr

Executive Director of the CIBC Centre for Corporate Governance and Risk Management, Vancouver CANADA

Vancouver · http://business.sfu.ca/cibc-centre/

Lucy P. MarcusLucy P. Marcus ‏  @lucymarcus

CEO, board director; Reuters boards & leadership columnist, host “In the Boardroom with Lucy Marcus”; IE Biz School Prof of Leadership & Gov; thinker/doer.

UK · http://www.marcusventures.com


The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) advances exemplary board leadership, for directors, by directors. Our blog:http://blog.nacdonline.org/ .

Washington, DC · http://www.nacdonline.org

Kara ScannellKara Scannell ‏ @KaraScannell

I write about white collar crime and enforcement for the Financial Times

Scott PattersonScott Patterson ‏ @pattersonscott

Wall Street Journal reporter, covering the wonderful world of financial regulation; author of Dark Pools and The Quants.

Washington, D.C.

DonnaBoehmeDonnaBoehme ‏ @DonnaCBoehme

International ethics authority who believes calamity is the test of integrity. Speaker, commentator, observer of why good people do bad things & vice-versa.

Greater New York area · http://compliancestrategists.com

Emily ChasanEmily Chasan ‏ @echasan

Senior Editor at The Wall Street Journal’s CFO Journal (@CFOJournal). Writing about #accounting, regulation, #corpgov and capital markets.

New York · http://blogs.wsj.com/cfo


The World’s Biggest Anti-Corruption Compliance Portal. The official twitter account of the FCPA Blog.


Joanne MorettiJoanne Moretti ‏ @JoannMoretti

Helping the #CIO power business results with #Cloud#BYOD, Big#Data & #Security solutions! Love all things Italian: Mom, Food, Wine, Shoes, Soccer!

I work for Dell, Inc. · http://www.linkedin.com/in/joannemoretti

Joanna BelbeyJoanna Belbey ‏ @Belbey

At the intersection of social media & compliance for financial services. Storyteller. Loves movies. Craves travel to Asia.

New York City · http://about.me/belbey

Financial Law NewsFinancial Law News ‏ @BankingLaw

Finance and Banking analysis, commentary, and news written by leading lawyers and law firms. A @JDSupra legal feed. [Also see@SecuritiesLaw ]

JDSupra.com · http://www.jdsupra.com/law-news/finance-banking-law/

felix salmonfelix salmon ‏  @felixsalmon

Felix Salmon is the finance blogger at Reuters

ÜT: 40.722909,-73.981973 · http://reuters.com/felix

David K. ChungDavid K. Chung ‏ @ComplianceNews

Offering a centralized place for compliance related news stories and regulatory updates from the SEC, FINRA, NFA, CFTC, MSRB and other foreign regulators.

New York, NY, USA

Thomson Reuters GRCThomson Reuters GRC ‏ @GRCAccelusAsia

Thomson Reuters Accelus provides technology & solutions that enable firms to manage business #risk and drive business value.#elearning #compliance #aml #fraud

Asia · http://accelus.thomsonreuters.com

Anti-Money LaundryAnti-Money Laundry ‏ @SteveOzanCFE

Experienced Certified Fraud Examiner w/ results $30MM+ mitigating fraud; views expressed my own & not of my employer. www.linkedin.com/in/steveozan

Chicago, Illinois, USA · http://www.linkedin.com/in/steveozan

Mary MackMary Mack ‏ @mackmary

ediscovery, writer, speaker, podcaster, pro bono, adr, problem solver.

Columbia River Gorge PDX OR

SEC_NewsSEC_News ‏ @SEC_News

Securities and Exchange Commission News

Washington, DC · http://www.sec.gov/news/press.shtml

cmatthews9cmatthews9 ‏ @cmatthews9

Dow Jones reporter, New Yorker/Texan, lacrosse addict, cheeseburger lover.

Washington, DC, USA · http://wsj.com

Ryan MorganRyan Morgan ‏ @WCRyan

Anti-Corruption Specialist for World Compliance ryanm@worldcompliance.com

Miami · http://www.worldcompliance.com

Bruce CartonBruce Carton ‏ @brucecarton

Editor of Securities Docket; Compliance Week columnist; Author of Law.com’s Legal Blog Watch; Lawyer; Husband and father of 4 boys

Great Falls, VA · http://about.me/brucecarton

Will AldenWill Alden ‏ @williamalden

Early riser @DealBook; william.alden[at]nytimes[dot]com

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About Beth Connolly

Beth Connolly is Head Editor, Writer, and Marketing Coordinator at the Compliance Exchange and the Wall Street Job Report. She tweets @Bethconnolly and shares her love of the good writing life at her blog, When Nutmeg Met Basil. A graduate of Middlebury College in Vermont, she works in Manhattan and calls Astoria home.

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