Courageous conversations

Artful Paltering – using truthful statements to mislead others

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gq7Lf2SzM6M Referring to his relationship with Monica Lewinsky, U.S. President Bill Clinton claimed “there is not a sexual relationship.” The Starr Commission later discovered that there “had been” a sexual relationship, but that it had ended months before Clinton’s interview with Jim Lehrer. During the interview, Clinton made a [...]

September 8th, 2021|

SAFE And SOUND Or SAFE And SORRY?

It happens every time.  As I walk off stage having shared my story of whistleblowing on the biggest corporate collapse in South Africa’s history, individuals converge to engage with me.  Some shake my hand and thank me for speaking out, others inquire about best whistleblowing practice or the laws protecting whistleblowers.  [...]

June 28th, 2016|

Mind the Gap between Account and Ability: The FCA + the Senior Managers Regime for Accountability

The new UK rules on personal responsibility places firms and senior managers into a new world of regulatory requirements and obligations. It remains to be seen how industry standards will develop to protect well-intentioned senior managers from being held responsible for their firms’ regulatory breaches and how firms might structure [...]

June 5th, 2016|