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What the incoming European data protection laws mean to your business

The European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDRP) takes effect from 25 May 2018. The GDRP aims to preserve individuals’ rights to have their personal data protected in today’s global and digital era. The EU GDRP will apply to Australian businesses if they have an office in the EU or offer goods and services […]

Millions of dollars of celebrity’s jewellery linked to 1MDB case

Australian model Miranda Kerr is the latest celebrity to be caught up in Malaysia’s 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) corruption and money laundering scandal. Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho gifted Kerr USD$8 million worth of jewellery allegedly paid for with funds misappropriated from the 1MDB fund. Kerr recently turned the jewellery over to US authorities and […]

Why diversity and equality matters: the cautionary tale of Uber

Legendary management consultant Peter Drucker once said, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast”. Perhaps Uber – and particularly its recently-departed CEO Travis Kalanick – had never heard of the quote or decided that revenue and expansion were more important than treating employees with basic decency. Former Uber employee Susan Fowler blew the whistle on the infamous […]

The human factor

On 19 June, BBC News ran the following story: “Sensitive personal details relating to almost 200 million US citizens have been accidentally exposed by a marketing firm contracted by the Republican National Committee. The 1.1 terabytes of data include birthdates, home addresses, telephone numbers and political views of nearly 62% of the entire US population. […]

Google fined record $3.57 billion by European Union for anti-competitive behavior

European Union regulators have slapped a record €2.42Bn ($AU3.57 billion) fine on U.S tech giant Google for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service. Following a seven-year long investigation of Google’s search engine practices in the European Union, the EU competition watchdog, the European Commission has alleged Google denied “consumers a genuine choice” by […]

ACCC: nearly 6,000 businesses affected by scams in 2016

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)’s Targeting Scams report reveals that Australian businesses lost a total of around $3.8 million due to scams in 2016. The Report ranks the most common types of scams, including ransomware (when a hacker holds a user’s computer hostage with rogue software), business email compromises schemes, false billing and […]

Complimentary Webinar: Global Regulatory Challenges and Compliance Best Practice Webinar

Hong Kong’s efforts to boost bank cyber resilience hampered by lack of skilled professionals

Complimentary AML Webinar – New developments and Training

Complimentary Webinar Fintech Regulatory Development in Asia: Pressure and Expectations

Seasons Greetings from the team at GRC Solutions

Julian Fenwick is interviewed at the Singapore FinTech Festival

Whitepaper: The future of compliance training
Whitepaper: Scientifically proven brain rules that work in training

Why All This Hostility To Compliance Training?

How Adaptive Compliance Training Reduces Fatigue

Julian Fenwick and Richard Bistrong discuss Challenges and Trends in Anti-Bribery Risk Management

Julian Fenwick and Richard Bistrong discuss Anti-Bribery & Compliance in Australia & Asia

An Australian perspective on Anti-Bribery and Enforcement with Richard Bistrong

Third Party Due Diligence – Understand and Implement an Effective Compliance Program

Jane Ellis and Richard Bistrong discuss Anti-Bribery and Enforcement in Australia

The five critical stages of policy management

Data Protection and Information Security – an update from Heather Tropman

Data Protection and Information Security – an update from Heather Tropman

Data Protection and Information Security – An update from Geoffrey Stackhouse

Data Protection and Information Security – An update from Stephen Dunkerley

Data Protection and Information Security compliance forum Part One

Data Protection and Information Security compliance forum Part Two

Expanding on Anti-bribery laws and compliance – an update from Jane Ellis

Social Learning Strategies for Compliance Training

Risk Management – an interview with Alf Esteban

Ethics and compliance – an interview with Dr Stuart Palmer

Anti-bribery laws and compliance – an interview with Jane Ellis