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Recent compliance updates from the Office of Ethics, Compliance, and Risk

OECR Celebrates Corporate Compliance & Ethics Week, November 5th - 11th, 2023 

The Office of Ethics, Compliance, and Risk joins countless other organizations in celebrating Corporate Compliance & Ethics Week, hosted by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics. Corporate Compliance & Ethics Week began in 2005 to highlight the need for compliance and ethics professionals and the important work they do. Test your knowledge of real-life compliance and ethics scandals with Q&A Trivia or learn more about the Seven Elements of an Effective Compliance and Ethics Program. More information on Corporate Ethics & Compliance Week and how to get more involved can be found here

GW Leadership on Supreme Court Ruling (GW Today, June 29)

On June 29, 2023, GW Today published an article, "GW Leadership Reacts to Supreme Court Ruling on Race-Conscious Admissions in Higher Education," including statements from GW leaders expressing their disappointment with the Court's opinion.

Updated Staff Work Designation Policy - June 2023

The Office of Human Resource Management and Development updated the policy on Staff Work Designations. Please take a moment to review.

New University Policy Published - April 2023

The Office of Ethics, Compliance, and Risk published a new Institutional Conflict of Interest Policy. Please review to see how the policy applies to university activities and interests.

University Compliance Network (UCN) Networking Coffee/Breakfast - March 2023

On March 14, 2023,  the OECR will host a University Compliance Network (UCN) In-person Networking Coffee/Breakfast at 1922 F Street from 9:00-10:00am

University Policy Eliminations - February 2023

Several university policies have been recently eliminated and absorbed into departmental processes and procedures. The policies eliminated were: Adverse Weather and Emergency Events, Accounts Payable Payment Methods, Disbursement in Non-U.S. Currency, Receipt and Return of Goods, and Electronic Funds Transfer. Please contact our office if you have any questions.

GW Privacy Office updated Privacy Notices - January 2023

The GW Privacy Office launched a new Statement of Privacy Practices and an updated Website Privacy Notice. Please review to see how the privacy practices apply to activities conducted by GW.