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2014-05-20 12:38:13

Compliance risks from third parties a major concern while mitigation efforts fall short NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey of compliance professionals released today by Deloitte and Compliance Week indicates that although investment in compliance budgets and staffing has increased slightly in the past year, it has failed to keep pace with the growing compliance risks posed by third parties and industry regulation. A majority of respondents also believe they are not viewed as...

2014-05-15 23:07:13

Leading GRC firm to discuss how companies can leverage technology to build better policy management at compliance community’s premier event, May 19 - 21 in Washington, D.C. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The Network, Inc., a leading provider of governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions, announced today its official sponsorship and participation in Compliance Week 2014, Compliance Week’s 9th annual conference and the most prestigious event designed for senior compliance,...

2014-05-13 16:28:24

Business fears of whistleblowers appear unsupported MINNEAPOLIS, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Businesses appear to be reaping the benefits for encouraging their employees to report wrongdoing, according to Helpline Calls and Incident Reports, a recent survey conducted by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) and the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA). In fact, the survey conducted in April 2014, reveals that employees are now more likely to come...

2014-05-13 08:23:16

CARLSBAD, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The frenzy of regulation appeals, statements and final guidance by the SEC and Appeals Court has left companies required to comply clamoring for answers about what it all means to them. In response to requests by global brands, Source Intelligence held a webinar to debrief companies on the recent SEC and Appeals Court decisions regarding compliance with section 1502 of the Dodd Frank Act. Demand for the webinar was unprecedented. To address the...

2014-05-09 23:02:05

Extensively researched and authored by compliance and I.T. personal, the information security policy manual – which is available for immediate download today from myinformationsecuritypolicy.com – contains literally dozens of essential policies and supporting forms for today’s complex and demanding small businesses. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Extensively researched and authored by compliance and I.T. personal, the information security policy manual – which is available for...

2014-05-08 23:16:18

Bishop Marketing Agency, the largest writer of Humana Medicare policies in the US, will offer Total HIPAA Compliance's HIPAA 2.0 for Agents and Brokers to their 1250 agents in 30 states. The package includes required HIPAA compliance documents and online training. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 RALEIGH, NC– Bishop Marketing Agency (http://www.bishopma.com) announces they will offer Total HIPAA Compliance’s (http://www.TotalHIPAA.com) HIPAA 2.0 for Agents and Brokers, to their...

2014-05-08 23:10:46

Federal agency responsible for ensuring clinical trials are properly conducted only opened one investigation in all of 2013 and other enforcement activity has significantly declined in recent years, Atlantic Information Services’ Report on Research Compliance exclusively reports in its May issue, based on RRC’s analysis of data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Perhaps chastened by last year’s public battle with the National...

2014-05-08 23:07:38

OnRamp Founder, Chad Kissinger, will speak on the topic of "Outsourcing IT in a HITECH Landscape" at the Austin Chapter of the Health Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS) meeting, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 OnRamp, an industry-leading data center services provider, specializing in high security hosting solutions for healthcare IT related verticals, has recently announced its founder, Chad Kissinger, will speak at the Austin Chapter of...

2014-05-08 23:07:28

Orchid Advisors, the only management consultancy dedicated to the firearms industry, announces its Call for Speakers for the first compliance conference for all Federal Firearms Licensees. The 2014 Firearms Industry Compliance Conference, to be held October 6-8, 2014 at the Turnberry Isle Resort and Club in Aventura (Miami), Florida, is accepting speaker submissions through May 30, 2014. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Orchid Advisors, the only management consultancy dedicated to the...

2014-05-08 16:23:47

More than 100 ethics & compliance leaders convened at annual event for two days of meaningful dialogue and networking NEW YORK, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LRN, which helps organizations meet their compliance obligations, shape ethical behavior, and strengthen culture and leadership, polled attendees at its 13th Annual Knowledge Forum. Nearly 45% identify the ethics & compliance function as having the most impact on corporate principled performance. Held on April 28-29, 2014...


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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'