Author: Neil Cullen

GDPR: A Look At Fines (And Near Misses) Since The New EU Regulations Took Effect

GDPR has now been in effect for over a year, and since then, regulators enforcing its regulations for data portability, security, and privacy have begun flexing their muscles – and handing out whopper fines left and right. Regulators in the …

GDPR: A Year Later, Are You Taking It Seriously?

  It’s now been over a year since May 25, 2018 – or “GDPR Day,” as it was known when GDPR finally took effect, about two years after it was passed into law in 2016. Regulators have been slowly easing …

Rudd v Bridle – Subject Access Requests

SARs, Subject Access Requests, are a complicated part of the various data protection regulations that are now prevalent in almost every country. The High Court ruling that was handed down by The Honourable Mr Justice Warby in the High Courts …

How is Sexual Harassment being addressed in Europe

Whilst discrimination and sexual harassment in Europe has always been outlawed throughout the EU, the individual member states have their own laws and regulations. This makes for a complicated scenario for companies attempting to create compliance training programs that will …

Case Study: An Effective Learning Programme for a European Bank

Interactive Services helped a European bank to make substantial improvements in customers’ satisfaction with the bank’s handling of their complaints.  IS devised a custom two-part training programme, consisting of a classroom course and an online gamification element which took the …

Integrating Off-the-Shelf Learning Modules into Your Compliance Ecosystem

Creating custom, targeted, engaging compliance training does not necessarily mean starting with a blank slate. In fact, you have ample opportunity to customize off-the-shelf learning solutions to meet the needs of your learners, in direct alignment with your organization’s  culture.…

Q&A with Nicole Tarasoff

Interactive compliance training presents: Q&A with Nicole Tarasoff Nicole Tarasoff is a writer-turned-compliance officer living in the San Francisco Bay Area. After graduating from Arizona State University with a BA in English, Nicole found herself working in the financial sector …

Why do you need competition law training?

Back in 2013, the European Commission fined a group of six high-profile financial institutions for “participating in cartels in the interest rate derivatives industry,” according to  a European Commission press release. Eight firms were initially fined, with two ultimately escaping …

Sexual Harassment: What’s Next?

Recent sexual assault scandals have rocked the U.S. and the world. High-profile media and entertainment celebrities have been forced to step down from their lofty perches in light of widespread sexual harassment allegations. The behavior of candidates for the highest …

Compliance Training: Using Storytelling to Enhance the Learning Experience

What if compliance training could not only be a necessary and essential means of protecting organizations and employees, but also an exciting learning opportunity? Compliance training courses don’t have to be dull. Despite their bad rap in the past, there …