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Rules, Tools, Policies, and Best Practices for Compliance in the United States
A strategic compliance program can help employers in the United States (US) reduce the likelihood of litigation, regulatory investigations, security breaches

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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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Avoiding Costly Fines: A 2011 Guide to Compliance Mandates


It’s up to human resources (HR) to ensure that hiring, discipline, and termination practices are compliant with the law. Otherwise, you could put your company at risk of incurring fines, penalties, and employee lawsuits. Find out all about the latest workforce compliance and safety laws and regulations that may affect your organization so you can train management and employees, and avoid expensive employee lawsuits.

compliance laws  about the latest workforce compliance and safety laws and regulations that may affect your organization so you can train management and employees, and avoid expensive employee lawsuits. Read More

HR Compliance: 4 Things Your Company Can Do to Avoid a Lawsuit


Every so often we hear about companies being sued by their former employees for alleged unfair or illegal HR practices. Whether the claims relate to sexual harassment or inadequate compensation, one thing is for sure: they will cost your company money and may even bring about its demise. TEC analyst Sherry Fox looks at four things your company can do to establish best practices in HR and thus avoid damaging HR lawsuits.

compliance laws  on file. 4. Provide compliance training to managers and employees As HR laws are constantly changing, your company must stay current of the laws and regulations governing HR compliance so it can establish appropriate policies and communicate them to its managers and employees. Policy manuals should be reviewed regularly with each manager within your organization. These managers must uphold expected standards and act as role models for other employees. As an employer, you must also build employee awareness Read More

The High Costs of Non-compliance for Manufacturers


What manufacturers must realize is that through efforts to comply with regulatory standards, they can make their manufacturing operations more competitive. Indeed, compliance is transforming the companies that have taken the time to re-architect the many processes used for managing suppliers, channel partners, resellers, and customers. For manufacturers that ignore compliance, on the other hand, the costs can be steep.

compliance laws  deadline. There are additional compliance laws being enacted in the state of California and throughout the Asia-Pacific. China is considering adopting the RoHS standard within the 2007 time frame as well. For Intel, the challenges were particularly acute since many of its components contain lead and other substances that are prohibited under the RoHS directive. Intel's approach was to create an RoHS compliance crossfunctional team and attempt to be the first major semiconductor and microprocessor vendor t Read More

Selecting Manufacturing ERP for ISO 26000 Compliance


ISO 26000 spells out best practices for corporate social responsibility (CSR). Are your enterprise systems, including ERP, capable of documenting CSR best practices required for ISO 26000? And how does CSR help protect investors and other corporate stakeholders?

compliance laws  leveraged to help document compliance with the various requirements of the ISO standard. There is a need for companies to be aware of and be able to manage their impact and practices in the areas of social responsibility mutually seen as important by ISO and the UN. Specifically, the standard and compact focus on four key domains: • Human Rights • Labor Relations • Environment • Corruption The importance of documenting and managing corporate social responsibility practices becomes eminently cl Read More

How to Prevent Data Leaks and Achieve PCI Compliance


The greatest threat on the Internet involves increased data theft, data leakage, and targeted attacks for the purpose of stealing confidential information. To combat this, the payment card industry (PCI) has created a data security standard (DSS) that holds all merchants—regardless of size—to much higher standards of performance when it comes to protecting customers’ financial and personal information.

compliance laws  Leaks and Achieve PCI Compliance The greatest threat on the Internet involves increased data theft, data leakage, and targeted attacks for the purpose of stealing confidential information. To combat this, the payment card industry (PCI) has created a data security standard (DSS) that holds all merchants—regardless of size—to much higher standards of performance when it comes to protecting customers’ financial and personal information. Read More

Governance, Risk, and Compliance for Life Sciences Companies: Institutionalize Compliance to Reduce Costs and Increase Productivity


Issues of governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) affect nearly everything life sciences companies do. But you shouldn’t approach GRC in an ad hoc manner—implementing point solutions one after another in response to regulatory demands as they arise. This is inefficient and costly—and may result in non-compliance, due to lack of transparency. Learn how an enterprise-wide GRC approach to compliance management can help.

compliance laws  Risk, and Compliance for Life Sciences Companies: Institutionalize Compliance to Reduce Costs and Increase Productivity Governance, Risk, and Compliance for Life Sciences Companies: Institutionalize Compliance to Reduce Costs and Increase Productivity If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Founded in 1972, SAP has a rich history of innovation and growth as a true industry leader. SAP currently has sales and Read More

Guide to Tax Collection Compliance: Ending the Nightmare


In mid-market report: the changing face of sales and use tax compliance, find out just how bad the problem has become, and what midsized companies ...

compliance laws  Sales and Use Tax Compliance , find out just how bad the problem has become, and what midsized companies like yours can do to resolve it. In this survey of 514 CFOs and senior finance executives, you'll discover the scope of the tax collection problem; why midsized companies are drowning in the process; the difficulties contained in cross-jurisdictional transactions; and the cost of compliance in dollars and resources. You'll also learn how companies like yours plan to deal with tax collection compliance Read More

Proactive IT Triage for Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance


When it comes to Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, most IT organizations do not lack measurement data—in fact, they’re buried in it! What they need are effective ways to put these measurements into the context of critical business services, establish baselines for every layer of every component, and proactively communicate which layer of which component is the root cause of any abnormality.

compliance laws  IT Triage for Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance When it comes to Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, most IT organizations do not lack measurement data—in fact, they’re buried in it! What they need are effective ways to put these measurements into the context of critical business services, establish baselines for every layer of every component, and proactively communicate which layer of which component is the root cause of any abnormality. Read More

The Age of Compliance: Preparing for a Riskier and More Regulated World


The three themes of governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) have been central to the management agenda for a decade. But whereas years ago it was the “C” in GRC that kept executives awake at night (and indeed was the impetus behind the development of GRC in the first place), in the post-crisis world it is the “R” that has risen to the top of the agenda. Learn about a more efficient approach to managing risk and compliance.

compliance laws  of governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) have been central to the management agenda for a decade. But whereas years ago it was the “C” in GRC that kept executives awake at night (and indeed was the impetus behind the development of GRC in the first place), in the post-crisis world it is the “R” that has risen to the top of the agenda. Learn about a more efficient approach to managing risk and compliance. 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.

compliance laws  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. Read More

The Convergence of Enterprise Governance, Risk & Compliance Software Solutions


The market for governance, risk, and compliance is still a maelstrom. Some vendors offer GRC software for the enterprise (eGRC), whereas others offer GRC for monitoring access and communications for compliance (IT-GRC). What’s more—both branches of GRC use technology to automate highly complex processes, while some GRC vendors offer capabilities that overlap both areas. To get a sense of the current attitudes toward GRC, Hypatia Research evaluated more than 20 GRC software vendors and interviewed more than 660 users of these applications. Read up on best practices, benchmarks, and vendor ranking.

compliance laws  Enterprise Governance, Risk & Compliance Software Solutions The market for governance, risk, and compliance is still a maelstrom. Some vendors offer GRC software for the enterprise (eGRC), whereas others offer GRC for monitoring access and communications for compliance (IT-GRC). What’s more—both branches of GRC use technology to automate highly complex processes, while some GRC vendors offer capabilities that overlap both areas. To get a sense of the current attitudes toward GRC, Hypatia Research Read More

Avoiding Information Overload: A Logical Approach to Managing Endpoint Security and Compliance


One of the biggest issues now facing corporations is regulatory compliance. As if corporate security threats weren’t enough, regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), and others now have long checklists of mandated requirements that must be adhered to—and thoroughly documented—by IT departments. Learn about a logical approach to managing the volumes of data required to prove compliance.

compliance laws  Managing Endpoint Security and Compliance One of the biggest issues now facing corporations is regulatory compliance. As if corporate security threats weren’t enough, regulations such as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), and others now have long checklists of mandated requirements that must be adhered to—and thoroughly documented—by IT departments. Learn about a logical approach to managing the volumes of data required to prove compliance. Read More

Implementing Basel II in the Compliance Continuum


Banks can benefit enormously from understanding the various stages of the Basel II compliance program, as identified by i-flex. Banks today are discovering problems as they stumble along the path to compliance. However, if they can benchmark themselves on which stage they fall in along the continuum, and buckle themselves for the challenges that lie ahead, they will have greater success towards Basel II compliance, and enjoy the benefits of maintaining reduced capital.

compliance laws  Basel II in the Compliance Continuum Banks can benefit enormously from understanding the various stages of the Basel II compliance program, as identified by i-flex. Banks today are discovering problems as they stumble along the path to compliance. However, if they can benchmark themselves on which stage they fall in along the continuum, and buckle themselves for the challenges that lie ahead, they will have greater success towards Basel II compliance, and enjoy the benefits of maintaining reduced Read More