GDPR: Here’s What’s Happened So Far

After four years of preparations and numerous revisions, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the most-lobbied piece of legislation in the history of the European Union, was finally approved by the...

GDPR and How It Affects Third-Party/Vendor Handling of Personal and Employee Data

Protiviti has issued a series of podcasts on various specific aspects of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the comprehensive EU data privacy law that became effective May 25, 2018. Below, we offer...

RPA in Finance: Benefits, Challenges, Opportunities. Listen to the podcast.

Following a period of intense process optimization, stabilization and standardization, many organizations are now turning to robotic process automation as a natural next step to achieve efficiency and cost...

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AT&T-Time Warner Win Could Mean More Multimedia Megadeals

One day after a federal judge ruled in favor of AT&T’s $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner, Comcast announced a $65 billion cash offer for the entertainment businesses of 21st Century Fox. And on Wednesday, Disney outbid Comcast and struck a...

For Emerging Tech Firms, More Action Today on Risks and Controls Means Less Pain Tomorrow

Growth is a top focus for emerging technology companies. But that pursuit can become so all-consuming that these businesses often pay little or no attention to laying a solid corporate governance foundation to sustain their long-term success. That...

Regulatory Relief Provides Flexibility, But Banks Should Consider Risk Management Effects

With the relief offered by the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (the Act), signed by President Donald Trump on May 24, 2018, some small depository institutions and credit unions with consolidated total assets of less...

Top-Performing Environmental Health and Safety Programs Are an Integral Part of Improving Business Performance

Environmental health and safety (EHS) requirements continually change but rarely decline in number. Regulatory bodies continually refine existing standards, publish new rules and shift the focus of their enforcement activities to enforce new rules...