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10 Steps to Continuous Compliance: Putting in Place an Enterprise-wide Compliance Strategy
Understanding the full scope of risk in today’s complex business environment is a must for achieving compliance with governmental mandates and industry

legal and regulatory compliance  and intellectual property Meeting legal mandates and governmental regulations Meeting industry regulations such as PCI or Basel II Employing best practices and standards as a baseline framework To address all four areas effectively, certain activities are necessary. Forrester identifies the following capabilities as critical features of a compliance, security and risk management program: It's important to remember that compliance is not a one-time process, but a continuous effort. A high degree of

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Regulatory and Compliance

Regulatory compliance covers the requirements for ensuring products and their associated materials comply with both external and internal rules and regulations. It covers regulatory and requirements needs, as well as product related components of environmental health and safety (EH&S). 

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Global Trade and the Role of Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance Software


The growing number of legal and regulatory requirements associated with global trading is one of many reasons enterprises are looking into global trade management applications, and into harnessing the up-and-coming, strategic software category of governance, risk management, and compliance.

legal and regulatory compliance  complying with the mushrooming legal and regulatory requirements in a firefighting, knee-jerk, or disjointed manner from bottom up, enterprises are increasingly realizing that a holistic approach from top down is necessary. By harnessing the emerging, strategic software category of GRC, enterprises will be better able to deal with the myriad of compliance issues that are today's business reality. A unified GRC approach should enable commercial companies and government businesses alike to establish Read More

Governance, Regulation and Compliance


Companies must meet GRC criteria defined by internal and external policies, as failing to do so can have business and legal consequences. Although management of travel and entertainment (T&E) expenses is often seen as being of low importance for overall GRC, poorly managed T&E can lead to unforeseen issues with long-term business impact. See why using an external T&E management provider is the best way to adhere to GRC.

legal and regulatory compliance  can have business and legal consequences. Although management of travel and entertainment (T&E) expenses is often seen as being of low importance for overall GRC, poorly managed T&E can lead to unforeseen issues with long-term business impact. See why using an external T&E management provider is the best way to adhere to GRC. Read More

Compliance Exposures in ERP Systems Part 1


This paper examines key issues for CFOs and CEOs in managing ERP systems in the new world of SOX, IFRS, Basle II. While most IT management attention seems to be on document retention, reporting quality, and security, there are broader issues to be considered toward ensuring good governance and compliance with regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley, IFRS and Basle II.

legal and regulatory compliance  and CFO from their legal obligations, and is also completely unreasonable on the IT team! Evidence A body of evidence is now available that points to serious issues with compliance and efficiency in the way ERP systems are implemented by companies and their consultants. West Trax Applications LLC, which provides analytical and diagnostic services for ERP systems, has undertaken some 300 benchmarks for over sixty enterprises across Europe in 2003-2005, and the results are disturbing. Not one organisation Read More

Mitigating Compliance Risk from Third Party Intermediaries


Compliance officers need steady nerves to manage the legal and compliance risks posed by third-party intermediaries. Regardless of how well respected the third-party organization, how well written the contract, or how well established the brand company’s in-house compliance program, compliance requires effective third-party risk management. Read this paper and know the 5 critical steps in managing third-party compliance risk.

legal and regulatory compliance  nerves to manage the legal and compliance risks posed by third-party intermediaries. Regardless of how well respected the third-party organization, how well written the contract, or how well established the brand company’s in-house compliance program, compliance requires effective third-party risk management. Read this paper and know the 5 critical steps in managing third-party compliance risk. Read More

Atrion User Conference Highlights Need for Regulatory Compliance in PLM


The Atrion International User Group met in Montreal, Quebec (Canada) to discuss ways to improve regulatory compliance for their respective companies. At the conference, Atrion presented a vision and product strategy to their customers that will provide critical regulatory and compliance capabilities needed to support the product life cycle. The conference pointed out the importance of regulatory compliance as an important element of a product lifecycle management (PLM) strategy, and the role that environmental health and safety (EH&S) plays in protecting PLM value.

legal and regulatory compliance  User Conference Highlights Need for Regulatory Compliance in PLM Event Summary The Atrion International User Group met in Montreal, Quebec (Canada) in the fall of 2004 to discuss ways to improve regulatory compliance for their respective companies. Atrion International is a leading provider of material compliance software and data to global manufacturers. It focuses on helping companies maximize regulatory compliance while minimizing costs. The conference was an excellent event for professionals Read More

How a Leading Vendor Embraces Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance


SAP AG has long committed to placing compliance at the core of its product suite, as the vendor has recognized the growing role of enterprise systems in assisting companies to meet the increasing challenges of corporate compliance and risk management.

legal and regulatory compliance  the growing number of legal and regulatory requirements in a reactive manner from the bottom up, more and more, enterprises are realizing the value of taking a holistic approach to regulatory compliance from top down. To that end, enterprises are beginning to harness the emerging strategic software category of governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC). This new three letter acronym (TLA) has already earned a posting at Wikipedia . Some analysts have come up with meaningful definitions thereof, Read More

Controlling Access Risk: Increase Visibility, Reduce the Time and Cost of Compliance


Managing end-user access to critical enterprise resources as part of an organization's IT governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) initiative helps companies to control access risk, provide real-time visibility for multiple stakeholders, and streamline regulatory compliance. This research shows that the leading performers in controlling access risk also realize tangible financial benefits.

legal and regulatory compliance  Access Risk: Increase Visibility, Reduce the Time and Cost of Compliance Managing end-user access to critical enterprise resources as part of an organization's IT governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) initiative helps companies to control access risk, provide real-time visibility for multiple stakeholders, and streamline regulatory compliance. This research shows that the leading performers in controlling access risk also realize tangible financial benefits. Read More

HIPAA-Watch for Security Speeds Up Compliance Part Two: Phase III and IV, and Product and User Recommendations


Once the user defines compliance case boundaries and establishes the data criteria in Phases I and II, the HIPPA-Watch for Security tool begins Phase III by launching the risk analysis engine, and concludes with Phase IV, which generates the report. Using the HIPPA-Watch for Security tool can help an organization comply with the Final Security Rule and help companies understand which safeguards can generate a greater return on investment.

legal and regulatory compliance  Watch for Security Speeds Up Compliance Part Two: Phase III and IV, and Product and User Recommendations HIPAA-Watch for Security Speeds Up Compliance Part Two: Phase III and IV, and Product and User Recommendations Featured Author - Laura Taylor - August 28, 2004 Introduction The HIPPA-Watch for Security tool was developed by RiskWatch a company founded in Maryland (US) in 1993. The tool is designed to aid companies through US risk analysis to eventual US regulatory compliance. Its risk analysis Read More

Legal Considerations in E-commerce


Doing business on the Internet can involve some tricky legal issues. This article will help you understand the kinds of information you need to provide to your attorney to get the best possible advice on setting up your new Internet business.

legal and regulatory compliance  and protecting itself against legal challenges from other companies and irate consumers? Legal advice about the most important legal steps to be taken when entering into an Internet-based business venture can be essential for the venture's long-term success. This article will help you understand the kinds of information you need to provide to your attorney to get the best possible advice on setting up you new Internet business. Where to Start Although you may be already thinking about the complex Read More

An Enterprise Approach to Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance


As is generally the case with such issues as the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), the quick fix is often too good to be true. Leading companies are thus using SOX as an opportunity to restructure the way they run their business. What’s more, they’re finding they already have much of what they need—including the right people, processes, and technology.

legal and regulatory compliance  Enterprise Approach to Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance As is generally the case with such issues as the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), the quick fix is often too good to be true. Leading companies are thus using SOX as an opportunity to restructure the way they run their business. What’s more, they’re finding they already have much of what they need—including the right people, processes, and technology. Read More

Segregation of Duties and Its Role in Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Issues


The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) requires publicly traded firms to demonstrate that their accounting and reporting practices are in compliance with regulatory standards. Section 404 of SOX addresses the concept and practice of segregation of duties—a key aspect of this legislation, and the focus of this article.

legal and regulatory compliance  of Duties and Its Role in Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Issues In the aftermath of some highly publicized cases of corporate fraud, the US government announced legislation designed to implement compliance and financial-reporting standards. The most notable of these laws is the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) of 2002. The primary goal of SOX is to enforce a higher level of transparency into organizations' business processes, financial transactions, and accounting methods, to ensure that known and accepted Read More

GreenSky: A Solution for Aviation Emissions Reporting and Compliance to EU-ETS


‘GreenSky’ is an end-to-end Carbon Emissions Reporting and Compliance solution for Aviation that covers all aspects of the European Union’s mandate on the Emissions Trading System (EU ETS). With an integrated approach of automated monitoring, reporting, and pre-verification, the solution is a comprehensive framework that offers a rapid deployment methodology for airlines to achieve the most effective means of compliance.

legal and regulatory compliance  A Solution for Aviation Emissions Reporting and Compliance to EU-ETS ‘GreenSky’ is an end-to-end Carbon Emissions Reporting and Compliance solution for Aviation that covers all aspects of the European Union’s mandate on the Emissions Trading System (EU ETS). With an integrated approach of automated monitoring, reporting, and pre-verification, the solution is a comprehensive framework that offers a rapid deployment methodology for airlines to achieve the most effective means of compliance. Read More

The Value of a Learning Management Compliance Solution


Companies spend millions each year conducting mandatory training. Whether triggered by an audit, the risk of non-compliance, bad PR, or internal training requirements, achieving compliance can be difficult and costly. One of the biggest challenges that organizations face today is reducing costs from fines and lawsuits. Download this white paper to find out how a learning management compliance solution can help manage your compliance requirements.

legal and regulatory compliance  Value of a Learning Management Compliance Solution Companies spend millions each year conducting mandatory training. Whether triggered by an audit, the risk of non-compliance, bad PR, or internal training requirements, achieving compliance can be difficult and costly. One of the biggest challenges that organizations face today is reducing costs from fines and lawsuits. Download this white paper to find out how a learning management compliance solution can help manage your compliance requirements. Read More

How to Meet Regulatory Log Requirements with NetIQ


Many of today’s regulations require that organizations retain, archive, and protect log data from systems, applications, and network devices, and that the log data be reviewed periodically. However, given the size and complexity of most enterprise environments, collecting and managing the sheer deluge of information is beyond the capabilities of human-based resources. Discover how NetIQ Security Manager can help.

legal and regulatory compliance  to Meet Regulatory Log Requirements with NetIQ Many of today’s regulations require that organizations retain, archive, and protect log data from systems, applications, and network devices, and that the log data be reviewed periodically. However, given the size and complexity of most enterprise environments, collecting and managing the sheer deluge of information is beyond the capabilities of human-based resources. Discover how NetIQ Security Manager can help. Read More