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Announcing the 2018 Oversight Systems Customer Excellence Award Winners

By Neha Wood //
[10.29.18]

From left: Neha Wood and Manish Singh, Oversight Systems; Todd DiPietro, Fidelity Investments;...

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Part 2: A Primer on the DOJ’s “Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs”

By Tom Fox //
[03.07.18]

In Part 1 of this blog series, we explored how the Department of Justice’s “Evaluation of...

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Part 1: A Primer on the DOJ’s “Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs”

By Tom Fox //
[02.21.18]

In February 2017, the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued its “Evaluation of Corporate Compliance...

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Ignoring FCPA compliance for short-term gains may be tempting but you’ll lose in the end

By Jessica Kirk //
[06.08.17]

Now that the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) has been around for many years, the...

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Oversight is a “Cool Vendor”

By Patrick Taylor //
[05.11.17]

What does that mean?

Leading analyst firm Gartner recognized Oversight as a “Cool Vendor” in the

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Operationalizing Compliance: New Webinar with Compliance Week and Tom Fox

By Jessica Kirk //
[04.25.17]

There’s been a lot of lip-service paid to “operationalizing compliance” since the Department of...

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The Compliance Oversight Review Committee Matters

By Jessica Kirk //
[03.08.17]

Do you need a Compliance Oversight Review Committee? I recently read Thomas Fox’s article in...

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FCPA Enforcement under the New Administration

By Jessica Kirk //
[02.10.17]

The potential changes coming to the regulatory landscape can get your head spinning. President...

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Artificial Intelligence Will Transform How We Manage Risks – For The Better!

By Patrick Taylor //
[12.16.16]

More frequently we read news alerts about cyber attacks. The scary notion is that the cyber...

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DOJ Fines No Longer a Cost of Doing Business: Automate Ongoing Transaction Monitoring to Reduce FCPA Risk

By Lauren Bowling //
[09.23.16]

We come to you with this whitepaper because of the many recent FCPA violations and settlements...

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Major League Baseball and FCPA Compliance Aren’t All that Different

By Jessica Kirk //
[09.14.16]

Batter up! As we head into Major League Baseball playoffs, it’s a good time to revisit FCPA...

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The Easiest Way to ‘Tone at the Top’

By Lauren Bowling //
[09.09.16]

I love this article by Tom Fox for Compliance Week. In the piece he states that ‘Tone at the...

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2 Ways Visual Analytics Can Help Your Company Be More Strategic with Your Anti-Fraud Efforts

By Lauren Bowling //
[08.26.16]

Recently the Wall Street Journal published an article on how modern companies are using...

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Expense Fraud: Fact or Fiction

By Julia Versaci //
[08.18.16]

recently read this article in Computer Weekly about making fictional expense claims a thing of...

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If You Find Your Company in Violation of the FCPA

By Patrick Taylor //
[08.08.16]

Given that we provide technology for ensuring Fortune 500 company’s T&E programs are FCPA...

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Proactive Steps for Companies Looking to Protect Themselves from FCPA Vulnerabilities

By Lauren Bowling //
[07.20.16]

At Oversight, we’ve been investing a lot of energy into developing our platform for Insights On...

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How to Build a Substantive Culture of Compliance

By Patrick Taylor //
[06.22.16]

FCPA – we’re talking about it all month long. If you keep up with FCPA news (like we do) you’ll...

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FCPA Month + Building a Better Program

By Lauren Bowling //
[06.14.16]

We’re unofficially calling June “FCPA month” here on the Oversight blog.  But why is FCPA...

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The Biggest Reason to Consider Insights as a Service

By Lauren Bowling //
[04.15.16]

We loved seeing this Information Week Article by Lisa Morgan on the “8 Reasons to Consider...

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If You Only Have 10 Minutes to Learn about Oversight… Read These Three Things

By Lauren Bowling //
[04.08.16]

When researching what a company is all about online, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the...

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How Proactive Monitoring Can Save You Millions

By Al Gordon //
[04.06.16]

Recently, Novartis came to a settlement with the SEC about an FCPA action.  In case you are...

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Compliance Week Webinar - Q & A with Patrick Taylor

By Al Gordon //
[03.08.16]

On February18th, Compliance Week held a webinar presented by Oversight’s CEO, Patrick Taylor. In...

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You Can Have It Both Ways with Oversight Insights On Demand™

By Julia Versaci //
[03.02.16]

Some believe that they only have two choices to improve compliance within their disbursement...

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Oversight vs. Valentine’s Day: 5 Reasons Why You Should Love Us

By Ashlee Holmes //
[02.12.16]

Whether or not you believe that Valentine’s Day is a money-suck, chances are you’ll buy flowers...

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Taking Dynamic Steps to Reduce FCPA Risk in 2016

By Patrick Taylor //
[02.10.16]

Writing about FCPA compliance and the reduction of FCPA risk is well tread territory on the...

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The Top 10 Oversight Blog Posts from 2015

By Lauren Bowling //
[01.05.16]

2015 has come to an end. Can you believe it? If you’re like us at Oversight, you’re probably...

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Why Do Clients Select Oversight?

By Samantha Dolan //
[12.18.15]

Prospects always want to know why our clients have selected Oversight Insights On Demand™, but...

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Oversight vs. Thanksgiving: 5 Reasons to Eat Up

By Ashlee Holmes //
[11.24.15]

It’s that time of year again. You know the one—with the bird and the cinnamon and football. It’s...

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Oversight Systems Participates in Anti-Fraud Collaboration Webinar

By Lauren Bowling //
[11.17.15]

On Tuesday, October 27th 2015 Oversight’s CEO Patrick Taylor participated in a joint webinar...

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FCPA Enforcement: A Serious Business

By Al Gordon //
[11.13.15]

I was recently researching the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) while developing sales...

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Customer Feedback: 3 Reasons Why

By Samantha Dolan //
[10.27.15]

During the trial process many of our prospects like to ask us this question: “Why did your...

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Live Demonstrations: A Trick or a Treat?

By Sarah Zoloth //
[10.22.15]

For any prospective client, an important step in evaluating the value of Oversight Insights On...

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Oversight's FCPA Solutions: NOT a “check-the-box exercise”, Part 4- Tracking

By Julia Versaci //
[09.30.15]

I recently came across a great multi-part series of articles entitled “Why Should Americans Care...

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The 3 Best Reasons to Take a Test Drive of Insights On Demand

By Samantha Dolan //
[08.27.15]

Here are three of the most common objections I hear to people declining the FREE trial of our...

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Who is Your Account Manager, and What Do They Do?

By Ashlee Holmes //
[08.25.15]

My favorite Arnold Schwarzenegger movie is Kindergarten Cop (Twins is a close second). If you...

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Want to Learn More about FCPA Prevention? Read these Four Posts

By Lauren Bowling //
[08.20.15]

Following up on Julia Versaci’s series on Oversight’s technology solution for FCPA, we would...

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Oversight's FCPA Solutions: NOT a “check-the-box exercise”, Part 3- Context

By Julia Versaci //
[08.18.15]

I recently came across a great multi-part series of articles entitled “Why Should Americans Care...

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Oversight's FCPA Solutions: NOT a “check-the-box exercise”, Part 2- National Languages

By Julia Versaci //
[07.28.15]

I recently came across a great multi-part series of articles entitled “Why Should...

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What Happens After You Become An Oversight Insights On Demand Customer- Part II

By Samantha Dolan //
[07.23.15]

Working as an account manager for Oversight Systems, I get a lot of questions from new customers...

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Oversight CEO Patrick Taylor’s Best Posts

By Anonymous //
[07.14.15]

At Oversight, we’re lucky to have a CEO who takes time out of his busy week to contribute...

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Oversight's FCPA Solutions: NOT a “check-the-box exercise”, Part 1 - Country Risk

By Julia Versaci //
[07.09.15]

Julia Versaci

As one of the solution designers for Oversight’s FCPA compliance modules, I...

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How to Get Employees Attention When it Comes to Your Spending Policy Compliance

By Patrick Taylor //
[07.07.15]

On June 23rd I had the pleasure of co-hosting a webinar with Eric A. Sohn, Director of Business...

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Oversight’s Two Most Important Rules for Ensuring Compliance in Your Organization

By Chris Rossie //
[06.30.15]

Mike Kenealy, COO of Insiders Integrity, is involved in a project on the Philippines designed...

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Why Guidance is Missing from FCPA Investigations

By Chris Rossie //
[06.23.15]

The Economist, in its May 9 article, “The anti-bribery business”, takes to task both the US...

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Oversight Announces Release of Version 7.0.3 for Oversight Insights On Demand

By Anonymous //
[06.16.15]

At Oversight, we’re always striving to create a better software platform and user experience for...

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The Parallels Between Wikipedia and Compliance 2.0

By Patrick Taylor //
[06.11.15]

We hear a lot about “Compliance 2.0” in our industry, but what does this really mean?

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5 Timely Expense Audit White Papers from the Oversight Vault

By Lauren Bowling //
[05.26.15]

Oversight’s commitment to furthering thought leadership in our industry is evident in the white...

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The Strength of Keeping Analysis Within the Cloud

By Patrick Taylor //
[05.21.15]

I love LinkedIn. I think the reason I love the platform the most is because it provides access...

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A New Whitepaper - What Major League Baseball Has in Common with the FCPA

By Anonymous //
[05.14.15]

There have been several high-profile scandals in all sports including doping in track and field,...

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Interested in Big Data? We’ve got BIG Blog Posts for Your Business

By Lauren Bowling //
[04.28.15]

Each week I’ve been aggregating great pieces of thought leadership we’ve put out on the blog...

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Oversight CEO Featured on The FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report

By Lauren Bowling //
[04.23.15]

Oversight is no stranger to Tom Fox’s blog and podcast The FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report....

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5 Posts on the Importance of Expense Management

By Lauren Bowling //
[04.07.15]

Since March 2014, Oversight has published nearly 100 blog posts, the topics running the gamut...

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Best of Both Worlds: Why Automated Transaction Monitoring is Better for FCPA

By Patrick Taylor //
[03.26.15]

Recently, I read an article on the Wall Street journal about an SEC official giving a talk on...

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What Happens At Oversight After You Become a Customer

By Ashlee Holmes //
[03.24.15]

My name is Ashlee and I started with Oversight in January 2014. I spent over a year on the...

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5 Posts on Financial Compliance You Can’t Live Without Reading

By Lauren Bowling //
[03.19.15]

When I came on board the marketing department at Oversight Systems, a little over a year ago, I...

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Transaction Monitoring With Human Intelligence- Is it Possible?

By Chris Rossie //
[03.12.15]

Jonny Frank and Rex Homme do a nice job of succinctly addressing why transaction monitoring is...

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The Risk-Reward Equation for Executives and Compliance Leaders.

By Chris Rossie //
[03.03.15]

Sonny Carpenter, in his Criminal Justice article, “Avoid an Investigation: Automate FCPA...

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Misconduct Tales for the Oversight Vault

By Chris Rossie //
[02.26.15]

I confess to having grown weary of companies in the data analysis and/or compliance business...

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What Major League Baseball Has in Common with the FCPA

By Chris Rossie //
[02.24.15]

Reconciling sales strategy with FCPA compliance seems like a difficult task, particularly in...

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“Good” is Often Better Than Doing Nothing At All When It Comes to FCPA

By Patrick Taylor //
[02.12.15]

I just read a great article from FCPAblog.com about how transaction monitoring (what we here at...

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Why not “inspect what you expect”?

By Chris Rossie //
[01.29.15]

Christopher Bauer makes a quick and effective case for why companies can afford to boost their...

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Avon’s FCPA Action and the cost of Internal FCPA Controls

By Chris Rossie //
[01.15.15]

Women’s Make Up Retailer, Avon, has been in the news recently for a large FCPA action against...

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Expense Fraud is an Insiders Game

By Chris Rossie //
[01.13.15]

President Ronald Reagan was using an old Russian proverb, in speaking to Soviet President...

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In 2015- focus on external threats, internal threats, or both?

By Chris Rossie //
[01.06.15]

Predictions are traditional at the beginning of the year and the world of fraud and compliance...

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Highlights from 2014

By Lauren Bowling //
[12.30.14]

2014 has been a great year for Oversight. So great, in fact, that we wanted to highlight 10...

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3 Tools You Need for a Total FCPA Compliance Strategy

By Chris Rossie //
[12.18.14]

The Thomson Reuters list of benefits from self-reporting FCPA compliance violations boils down...

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Oversight in the News!

By Lauren Bowling //
[12.04.14]

As Oversight moves forward into the holiday season, we wanted to take a moment to recap our big...

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Data Rich and Information Poor

By Patrick Taylor //
[12.02.14]

I recently read a great article from CFO.com about how Chief Financial Officers can generate...

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Growing Trends: Internal Frauds Increasing

By Guest Contributor //
[11.11.14]

As a published author, blogger and thought leader in the fraud risk management arena, I’m in the...

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The Emperor Has No Clothes! Does Your Dashboard?

By Patrick Taylor //
[11.06.14]

Have you ever looked at the dashboards in your business intelligence tool and thought….what...

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The One Tool You Need for an Effective FCPA Compliance Program

By Chris Rossie //
[09.02.14]

In Rebekah Mintzer’s Corporate Counsel article, “Stepping Up Your FCPA Compliance Program”, she...

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Meet the Newest Industry: FCPA Investigations

By Chris Rossie //
[08.07.14]

I recently read an article on the Foreign Corrupt Practices act has become an industry unto...

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The link between Blue Ocean Leadership, Data Analysis, and Compliance

By Chris Rossie //
[07.01.14]

Tom Fox suggests that “Blue Ocean Leadership” has implications for how Chief Compliance Officers...

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Walmart’s New List of Compliance Measures

By Chris Rossie //
[06.26.14]

Walmart has become the hot topic in anti-bribery and corruption/FCPA circles.  FCPA...

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Compliance: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

By Chris Rossie //
[06.24.14]

Marubeni Corporation’s second FCPA fine in two years is indicative that compliance is easier...

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The Software Guy’s Perspective On Compliance

By Chris Rossie //
[06.19.14]

What does an effective compliance program look like?  CEOs read this question and think about it...

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FCPA and T&E Monitoring

By Chris Rossie //
[06.17.14]

One of our customers calls T&E “the window into the soul of a company.”  Viewed from a corporate...

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How to Demonstrate Company Compliance at the Board Level

By Patrick Taylor //
[06.05.14]

I really enjoyed this piece from the FCPA Blog about how compliance should report more directly...

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Good Compliance Is In Good Execution, Not Questions

By Chris Rossie //
[05.27.14]

Asking good questions, as Tom Fox observes in his April 10 blog, “Asking Questions to Build Your...

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Thoughts on Walmart’s FCPA Investigation

By Chris Rossie //
[05.13.14]

The big news in the compliance world lately has been the enormous costs associated with FCPA...

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A Closed-Loop Process for Compliance

By Chris Rossie //
[04.03.14]

I recently had the pleasure of reading Tom Fox’s blog, “The Alchemist of Comedy and Utility...

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5 Tips for Fraud Prevention

By Chris Rossie //
[04.01.14]

With the close of fraud prevention month, Oversight wanted to recap our favorite fraud...

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Internal Investigations: Automated Transaction Monitoring & Analysis Key to Reducing Compliance Costs

By Chris Rossie //
[03.17.14]

The cost impact of FCPA investigations is less related to fines and more related to internal...

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Patrick Taylor Podcast Blog

By Anonymous //
[03.14.14]

Oversight Systems CEO, Patrick Taylor, was recently featured on the FCPA Compliance and Ethics...

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Best Compliance Practices: New Tools Empower More Organizations to Internally Investigate

By Chris Rossie //
[03.05.14]

In an insightful compliance-minded blog, Tom Fox recently discussed how conducting internal...

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On-demand in Demand?

By Patrick Taylor //
[02.28.14]

I recently spoke with Dann Anthony Maurno at Compliance Week on the gaining popularity of...

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FCPA Compliance Needs More Than PEP Lists

By Nathanael L’Heureux //
[01.23.14]

I used to think that for FCPA, Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) lists were “the bomb.” I...

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Compliance: You’re In or You’re Out - The Only Winner Is Effective Program

By Chris Rossie //
[12.27.13]

Compliance as noted in the recent CFO article “Compliance Mountains to Climb” is interesting...

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Monitoring Used in Compliance & Performance Metrics Drives Business Value

By Patrick Taylor //
[12.04.13]

An equally entertaining and informational blog post shared by Tom Fox on his FCPA Compliance and...

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Got 2014 Compliance Initiatives On Your Radar?

By Patrick Taylor //
[11.04.13]

Oversight Systems is thrilled to teaming up with The Network to host an event this week...

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Manual Business Expense Reporting Not Only Slow, But May Also Be Non-Compliant

By Chris Rossie //
[10.28.13]

Travel Market Report recently covered a story on how many firms are slow to automate their...

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Transaction Monitoring: On Demand Best Practice for Anti-Bribery & Corruption Programs

By Patrick Taylor //
[10.02.13]

In an article published in Ethisphere Magazine, Thomas Fox analyzes recent FCPA related...

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How Can Insurers Improve Operations by Fighting Fraud?

By Anonymous //
[07.19.13]
The processes that Sanjeev Kumar discusses in the recent piece Fighting Fraud Offers Insurers...
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Corruption Never Sleeps

By Dan Kuokka //
[04.25.13]
Last time, I wrote about evidential reasoning as a necessary technique for an analysis system....
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Applying Work Discovery to Your FCPA Compliance Program

By Anonymous //
[03.07.13]
I recently read a fascinating change management story by Tom Fox "How to Introduce Change into...
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