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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.
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Compliance

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

see TYPES OF COMPLIANCE.
Collins Dictionary of Sociology, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2000

compliance

[kəm′plī·əns]
(mechanics)
The displacement of a linear mechanical system under a unit force.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

compliance

Conforming to a specification, standard or law that has been clearly defined.
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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.
(27) Since then, the definition of effective compliance has been substantially revised, (28) and alternative definitions have been offered by multiple authorities.
In future articles this year, we will address the anatomy of an effective compliance program, so franchisors can determine whether their procedures measure up to best industry practices.
Thirty-five chapters are organized in a question-and-answer format to cover issues pertaining to the what-why-how's of effective compliance and ethics programs.
Layne said there are seven golden rules of an effective compliance program that considerably increase a company's chance of remaining compliant.
The guidelines relating to the AML requirement became effective on April 16, 2012, and the AML program's effective compliance date was Aug.
Fundamental to their continued success will be their ability to demonstrate effective compliance with the increased demands from regulators."
3 without admitting or denying the charges; which included operating without: adequate supervision by the board of directors, an effective Bank Secrecy Act program, an effective compliance management system, information technology system and effective supervision of third-party risks.
This framework includes the potential for reduced sanctions for organizations that have established "effective compliance procedures." There are several resources available for insurers as they strive to assess their compliance programs and demonstrate that they are indeed working.
The hallmark of a truly effective compliance program includes a thorough internal infrastructure of policies regulating both financial and quality-of-care procedures that include checks and balances at every level of the organization.
Re: "Form an Effective Compliance Program" (Liability and the lab, January 2011, page 24), I am suspicious that this "new" program is simply going to add administrative burdens to the laboratorians and new opportunities for fees for the lawyers.

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