Achieving FFL Objectives With Internal Controls

(Download) Firearm company executives and owners invest time preparing business plans, financial forecasts, inventory needs and other tools used to run the business. Whether or [...]

March 26th, 2015|

Caution is Urged on News Reports Relative to NY SAFE Act

Orchid Advisors is issuing an alert to urge caution relative to varying news reports indicating that the NY SAFE Act gun magazine bullet limit is [...]

March 23rd, 2013|

The Executive Chain of Command for FFLs

The federal government can appear so huge as to boggle the mind, but it’s really just a need for a clear understanding of the chains [...]

February 2nd, 2013|

How Compliance Equates to a Corporate Culture of Caring

How Compliance Equates to a Corporate Culture of Caring Recent testimony from expert witnesses on compliance at a UCLA chemistry lab in a fire that [...]

December 12th, 2012|

Just What is a “Compliance Program?”

“Compliance program” is an often-used phrase that is easily repeated, even when the speaker has no clear understanding of what is being said. Compliance programs [...]

December 6th, 2012|

The Auditor’s Dilemma – Getting the World To Listen

Auditing isn’t Investment Banking.  It isn’t Strategy Consulting.  We aren’t operating executives and we are rarely called upon to become CEO.  It’s a tough profession [...]

December 1st, 2012|

Hewlett Packard and Self Reporting

Through their program guidelines, “Our Standards of Business Conduct – Building Trust Together,” Hewlett Packard sets out its “The Headline Test.”  Quite simply, HP employees [...]

November 30th, 2012|

Do You Have Your FCPA Game On?

On November 14, 2012, the Department of Justice and the Securities & Exchange Commission issued a joint guidance document on the 1977 Foreign Corrupt Practices [...]

November 25th, 2012|

US Attempts to Clarify [FCPA] Bribery Law

US Attempts to Clarify Bribery LawAs written in the November 15, Wall Street Journal, ".......bits of wisdom were revealed Wednesday in hotly anticipated guidance from the [...]

November 15th, 2012|