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Last updated on Monday, February 1, 2016, 10:21 am

Lainie Petersen

The Many Layers of Compliance (COMMENTARY)

Compliance isn’t simple. If it were, there wouldn’t be a need for compliance officers and teams and compliance issues would be handled by non-specialists. Part of the reason that compliance is so complex is that businesses usually aren’t working with just one set of standards. Instead, “being in compliance” is often a matter of understanding, and complying with, three or more sets of laws, regulations, policies and/or guidelines. Take trade education, for example. In my previous life as a compliance administrator for an education publisher, I had to ensure that our products complied with multiple sets of standards that included federal laws, industry education standards, state regulations, and even the policies set by state regulatory agency officials. You can... [ MORE ]

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