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compliance

, compliancy
a measure of the ability of a mechanical system to respond to an applied vibrating force, expressed as the reciprocal of the system's stiffness.

Compliance

Meeting legislated performance standards; “beyond compliance” means voluntarily exceeding those standards.

compliance

see TYPES OF COMPLIANCE.

compliance

[kəm′plī·əns]
(mechanics)
The displacement of a linear mechanical system under a unit force.

certificate of compliance

A document issued by the responsible governmental authority stating that all of a building, or any designated portion thereof, complies with all provisions of applicable codes, statutes, and regulations.

compliance

Conforming to a specification, standard or law that has been clearly defined.
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An effective compliance and ethics program can eliminate or at least mitigate the likelihood of being on the wrong end of an OIG investigation.
A strong corporate culture, based in values, can lead to a simpler, clearer and more effective compliance program than an arbitrary checklist of rules and multiple layers of policy.
Effective compliance is not a barrier to growth; it is a requirement for sustained success.
It also outlined the difference between mere compliance versus effective compliance and made suggestions about how to evaluate your institution's compliance culture.
An effective compliance program is not implemented without considerable effort and commitment from leadership.
The guidelines provide a good roadmap for organizations on how to organize and implement an effective compliance program to blunt exposure to both criminal and civil prosecutions.
Even if the company is following a pre-existing or company-created checklist, the seven elements of effective compliance and ethics programs, stemming from the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, should be closely examined:
Ensure that no employee or agent has engaged in illegal activities or conduct inconsistent with effective compliance.
One important change expands an organization's eligibility for a reduced sentence if it has an effective compliance and ethics program in place at the time an offense occurs.
One useful approach for assessing the compliance and ethics elements of corporate governance is to use the seven steps of an effective compliance and ethics program contained in the Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations (FSGO).
It proposes to modernize the regulatory system for foods and therapeutic products by strengthening the oversight of the benefits and risks of therapeutic products throughout their life cycle, to support effective compliance and enforcement actions, and to enable a greater transparency and openness of the regulatory system.

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