In Focus: 2015 Compliance Trends Survey

This survey report gauges the scope and complexity of the modern corporate compliance function using results from our 2015 survey.


The fourth ingredient in a world-class ethics and compliance program

Companies with world-class ethics and compliance programs make sure they have a world-class CCO leading the charge and protecting their reputation.


Enterprise Compliance Services

Stronger operations. Competitive advantage. Shareholder value.

Enterprise compliance is a centralized, coordinated approach to ethics and compliance program design and assessment that cuts across multiple business units within an organization. A programmatic approach, built from the top down, enterprise compliance focuses on the specific risks the organization faces.

How we can help

An organization’s overall enterprise compliance program can be based on a number of frameworks, such as the US Federal Sentencing Guidelines and Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) and encompasses both operational compliance and legal/regulatory compliance risks. 

Corporate compliance programs can best be thought of as addressing four distinct “layers” of compliance:

  • Involuntary for everyone
  • Involuntary for a particular industry
  • Involuntary for a particular geographic footprint
  •  Voluntary for strategic or operational excellence

To design and implement an effective and efficient enterprise-wide ethics and compliance program, a company needs to create and maintain the people, processes, and technologies for each of the "layers." Deloitte Advisory's understanding of all these issues can help the chief compliance officer, and other compliance stakeholders, to bring greater value to the organization.

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Our services

We have developed a full suite of solutions across the spectrum of ethics and compliance program elements and risk domains, including:

  • Ethics and compliance program design and enhancement assistance
  • Compliance risk assessment
  • Remediation services
  • Compliance-facilitating design and implementation assistance
  • On-demand compliance advisory services
  • Other - Decision rights matrices and mapping of compliance demands to business activities and roles; training programs

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In the news

When it comes to making news, we aren’t shy. Below are some of the latest headlines from our Enterprise Compliance Services practice about enterprise ethics and compliance.

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Nicole Sandford

Partner | Deloitte Advisory

Maureen Mohlenkamp

Principal | Deloitte Advisory

Kevin McGovern

Regulatory & Compliance Leader | Deloitte Advisory

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