Category: Compliance

EU privacy chief expects first round of fines under new law by year-end

Regulators are set to exercise their new powers by handing out fines and even temporary bans on companies that breach a new EU privacy law, with the first round of sanctions expected by the end of the year, the bloc's privacy chief said.

Getting the packaging right: international guide just updated

An international guide has just been revised to help organizations ensure their packaging meets growing consumer needs.

Irish Data Protection Commission confirms Facebook probe is underway

Facebook could face a potential €1.6bn fine under GDPR rules if found guilty of wrongdoing.

FDA: Pesticide levels in most domestic and imported foods meet EPA legal limits

This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issues the results of its fiscal year 2016 Pesticide Residue Monitoring Program.

How France created the metric system

It is one of the most important developments in human history, affecting everything from engineering to international trade to political systems.

Why compliance is a business enabler, not a hindrance

Compliance isn’t just a bureaucratic nuisance. When done properly, it can contribute greatly to the strategic governance of the overall organization.

Canadian Government Updates Food Safety Regulations

On Wednesday, June 13th, The Canadian Government announced Safe Food for Canadians Regulations that will come into effect January, 15th, 2019.

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ≠ ISO 37001. Here’s why!

Why ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management System certifications are about to become more commonplace in the US.

BBC GDPR quiz: How will data privacy law affect you?

Tougher data privacy rules come into effect on Friday, impacting any organisation handling personal information linked to EU residents.

Organisations are preparing for GDPR and Twitter users are having a field day

Santa may need to comply with the new data protection regulations.

ISO 45001 – Let the migration begin

Migrating from OHSAS 18001 to the new ISO 45001 may have its challenges, but with careful planning, checking and commitment, organizations, their employees and all stakeholders will enjoy the benefits of improved health and safety.

France to sue Apple and Google over unacceptable practices

The country's finance minister says the case could lead to "millions of euros" in fines.