Originally Published in Corporate Counsel | July 21, 2015 | By Lisa Shuchman
Companies are not prepared for overseas threats to their intellectual property, according to a new survey of chief IP counsel.
More than half of those surveyed said the focus at their companies on global threats is inadequate. In addition, half indicated they did not believe their companies are sufficiently familiar with global patent laws.
Fifty percent also believe their companies are insufficiently familiar with global patent laws
BETHESDA, Md- (July 22, 2015) – Chief IP Counsel are split on whether their companies are sufficiently focused on foreign IP threats, with 51 percent saying the focus on global threats is not adequate, according to a new survey by Consero Group, an international leader in creating high-level, invitation-only events for senior executives. The results were reported as part of Consero’s Global Intellectual Property Management Data Survey.
Forum to Be Held July 26-28 in Newport Beach, Calif.
BETHESDA, MD.- (July 15, 2015) – How can procurement executives mitigate legal and compliance risks when doing business in emerging markets? Consero Group, an international leader in orchestrating high-level, invitation-only events for senior executives, will address this question and more at its Summer 2015 Procurement & Strategic Sourcing Forum. The Forum will be held July 26–28 at The Hyatt Regency in Newport Beach, Calif.
Originally Published in Corporate Counsel | July 1, 2015 | By Rebekah Mintzer
The last few years have seen growth in corporate regulation and the expansion of new areas of risk for U.S. companies. As might be expected, this has given compliance officers on the whole a lot of work to do and raised their profiles, to some extent, within their organizations.
Originally Published in the Wall Street Journal | June 26, 2015 | By Ben Dipietro
Yes, You Must: Two-thirds of the companies that were asked say they mandate anti-bribery and anti-corruption training for their senior executives, according to a survey from executive meeting firm Consero Group. While training is mandatory, executives feel their companies aren’t keeping up with technology, as only 20% said their business has the necessary technology infrastructure to meet the needs of its compliance requirements. Only 10% of compliance officers who were asked mentioned technology as an area of focus.
Survey Also Finds Only 20 Percent of Executives Believe Their Company Has a Sufficient Tech Infrastructure
BETHESDA, Md- (June 29, 2015) – Corruption and bribery remain top risks to organizations, and Chief Compliance Officers are responding, as nearly two thirds (67%) have made bribery and corruption training mandatory for all managers, according to a new survey by Consero Group, an international leader in creating high-level, invitation-only events for senior executives. The results were reported as part of the June 2015 Corporate Compliance & Ethics Data Survey, compiled by Consero Group in partnership with Broad and Cassel.
Originally Published in Supply Chain Management Review | June 11, 2015 | By Audrey Ford
Editor’s Note: This guest article addresses our industry’s need for attracting and recruiting a talented workforce. For more information on employment opportunities, check out our Job Board.
It’s time for Chief Procurement Officers to cast aside any preconceived notions of their millennial employees and take a hard look at one of the fastest growing segments of the workforce today.
Many describe this group as entitled, unmotivated, and unable to stay in one place for long. Others say millennials have strong voices that should be heard, as well as an even stronger connection to trends, given their tech-savviness and ability to network with social media.
Forum to Be Held June 7-9 in Coral Gables, Fla
BETHESDA, MD.- (June 1, 2015) – Consero Group, an international leader in hosting high-level, invitation-only events for senior executives, today announced the 2015 Corporate Finance Forum to be held June 7–9 at The Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Fla. The upcoming Forum will address how the finance function can drive productivity and innovation.