These days, everyone claims they are in favor of corporate tax reform, especially when it comes to tax programs that take advantage of tax havens abroad. But that's where the similarities end. The debate in Washington has been heated so far, and it will likely stay that way. The conventional wisdom seems to be that scrutiny of corporate taxes will be high, which means companies had better have their act together when it comes to tax risk management.
In our industry, people have become accustomed to the ever-raging ERM vs. GRC debate. The conflict rears its head often, with partisans spewing a fair amount of vitriol. But if you were to pin down executives and ask what the distinction really is, you would end up with a lot of muddled answers.
Former Forrester Research analyst Michael Rasmussen -- who coined the term GRC for governance, risk management and compliance back in 2002 -- offers a short history of the movement from his perspective.
It's not just JPMorgan Chase CEO and Chairman Jamie Dimon who is feeling job pressure from the bank's shareholders.
Fake press release continue to be problem, especially as media outlets continue to run with stories without checking releases for veracity.
When it comes to assessing the state of the GRC market, it's tempting to call the glass three-fourths full.
Are there any synergies between the compliance office and the human resources office? You bet there are, says Compliance Week .
A new report from Symantec has confirmed what many small business executives already know: Their companies are often the most vulnerable to cybercrime.
Third parties vendors represent a rising risk threat for companies.
The need for holistic GRC solutions would appear to be acute, given the heavy emphasis on risk management and compliance these days. Most expect the market to continue to grow at a moderate-to-brisk pace, as vendors seek that magical set of features to ignite demand.