ACC Study Sees Compliance Moving Out of the GC's Office

, Corporate Counsel


The number of companies that are separating the chief compliance officer from the general counsel's office is rising slightly, according to a new study co-sponsored by the Association of Corporate Counsel.

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  • Scott Killingsworth

    As with many surveys on this point, what's not apparent from the cited figures is, how many of the CCOs don't report *to* the GC because they *are* the GC? For example, if half of the CCOs who report to the CEO are, in fact, GCs who are also CCOs, then that would mean that an absolute majority of corporate compliance organizations are either in the legal department or report to, or through, the legal department. (Perhaps that question was asked and is reflected in the full survey.)

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