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Should the role of chief compliance officer be outsourced?

Smaller companies are outsourcing the role of CCO to leverage experienced professionals

Compliance concerns have bubbled to the top of the priority list for many companies as government regulators have increased scrutiny. This new paradigm is no problem for bigger companies, who typically have large, experienced compliance departments, but what about smaller companies?

Many small companies have found success outsourcing certain functions, such as IT or accounting, to dedicated firms with plenty of expertise. Since it worked so well in these cases, some businesses have decided to try the same tack with their compliance departments, looking to outsource the role of the chief compliance officer (CCO). 

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Rich Steeves

Richard P. Steeves is Senior Editor and Community Manager of InsideCounsel magazine, where he covers the intellectual property and compliance beats. Rich earned a B.A....

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