Emtrain Blog

9 Free Ethics & Compliance Videos to Share with Your Team

Posted by Janine Yancey

November 10, 2015

Video training tools are a hot item in the compliance world. I spoke with several compliance officers and CCOs across multiple industries and they all want the same thing: short video lessons that can be easily viewed and distributed.

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Topics: HR, Compliance, Insider Trading, Code of Conduct, Ethics

SEC and DOJ Enforcement Trends for 2015

Posted by Timothy Crudo

May 7, 2015


The DOJ and SEC are changing the way they enforce white collar crime. Until recently, the focus was on large corporations with significant infractions, but times have changd. The Feds have broadened their corporate focus to include individuals, mid-sized businesses, and smaller infractions. Keep reading to learn about these new corporate crime enforcement trends and how to stay off the government’s radar.

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Topics: Business Compliance, Insider Trading, Corporate Governance

Blowing the Whistle on Insider Trading

Posted by Timothy Crudo

October 28, 2014

The Dodd-Frank Act provides an SEC hotline that rewards whistle-blowers up to 30% of any recovery. Will this encourage employees to bypass a company’s internal compliance and report directly to the regulators? Here are my thoughts on the effects of this statute.  

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Topics: Business Compliance, Insider Trading

How to Lower Your Insider Trading Risk

Posted by Timothy Crudo

September 18, 2014

How are you protecting your organization and employees from the temptation of insider trading? Just recently, an employee at a major national law firm was arrested for insider trading when he traded in the stock of a number of his firm's clients. This is the firm’s second high-profile run-in with insider trading in the last few years, exposing the firm to significant negative publicity and creating life-altering consequences for the people involved.

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Topics: Business Compliance, Insider Trading

Insider Trading & Your Privilege

Posted by Timothy Crudo

September 2, 2014

Are you being investigated or have concerns about insider trading? Should you waive your privilege and share information gathered with the government, including statements made during an internal investigation? Read on to learn more.

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Topics: Business Compliance, Insider Trading