Tom Hudson and Eric Johnson from Hudson Cook stopped by the Smart Compliance Blog to chat about the future of the CFPB. On June 8, the U.S. House of Representatives passed House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling’s (R-Texas) Financial Choice Act of 2017 by a vote of 233-186. The vote was straight down party lines, except […]
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Drains are a funny thing. When they’re functioning correctly, they keep your pipes running smoothly and prevent your system from backing up. But one too many drains—or an overzealous drain—is really nothing more than a hole. And no one wants a hole in their plumbing.
Halloween month is finally underway, and we’re exploring some seriously scary workforce compliance topics. The Compliance Monsters are already sneaking around on our site, and later this month, we’ll be hosting a webinar on a truly terrifying subject: audits.
Here on Compli’s Smart Compliance blog, our goal is to publish content that’s accessible, thoughtful, and useful for your business, whether you use our automated workforce compliance platform or not. That means we prefer to avoid clickbait whenever possible. Still, sometimes it’s hard to resist temptation.
Michael Benoit from our partners at Hudson Cook stopped by to talk about what happened on July 10, when the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued the final version of its arbitration rule banning consumer financial services providers from enforcing federal or state court class-action waivers in pre-dispute arbitration agreements. The rule – which takes effect […]
Over the years we’ve spent tracking and studying the Compliance Monsters, we’ve seen too many workforce compliance programs and personnel fall victim to one in particular: the Spreadsheet Eater. Maybe it’s because countless organizations continue to use spreadsheets, an obvious food source, breeding ground, and habitat for a creature named after them.
Eric Johnson from our partners at Hudson Cook stopped by to talk about what happened on July 19, when the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published a new arbitration rule (Rule) that would ban companies (or “Providers” in the Rule) from using pre-dispute arbitration agreements to prohibit consumers from seeking class relief in a court. […]
In the face of growing regulations and rapidly changing business needs, automobile dealerships are spending more time and energy than ever managing workforce compliance and employee engagement. But who says the two needs are mutually exclusive?
Audits—what are they good for? A lot, actually. As we learned in the CMS Blueprint, an internal audit can serve numerous, critical strategic purposes for your organization. Audits reveal areas of legal risk due to inefficient business processes, security vulnerabilities, and lack of executive attention. But. An organization conducting an audit will likely discover at […]