Tag: Bill Piwonka

Portugal and Ethics Hotlines

Under guidelines published by the Portuguese Data Protection Authority on the 1st October 2009, a whistleblower cannot make a report anonymously. I have to admit that I can’t read Portuguese, so reading Deliberação Nº 765 /2009 does not help me much in interpreting the limitations. (Google translate helps.) Most EU member states allow anonymous reporting

Winding Down From Compliance Week

My head is full of compliance goodness after spending 2.5 days at Compliance Week 2010. The Mayflower Hotel is a great place for a conference this size, with plenty of places to run into people. Substance The agenda was full of great substantive information from fellow compliance professionals. There were sessions on metrics, social media,

Social Media and Your Compliance Program

Bill Piwonka, Amanda Mayhew and Rodica Buzescu from EthicsPoint gave a webinar on social media and compliance. These are my notes: The presentation started with a user poll on the approach to social media at the attendees’ organizations: 27% block all social media sites 42% block a few social media sites only 29% allow all