What's Ethical with Beth Haddock
By Beth Haddock
Welcome to What's Ethical with Beth Haddock, where thought leaders explain how they influence others, master ethical dilemmas and stay ahead of fudge-factor thinking.
Episode 27 - How to Prepare for Regulatory Exams in 2021 (with Chris Hetner and Cassie Lentchner)
Beth interviews cyber guru, Chris Hetner, and former crypto regulator, Cassie Lentchner, about how to prepare for SEC exams this year including aligning your risk assessment with regulators' priorities, packaging the strategy within your firm and understanding mega strends about digital assets, cybersecurity and more.
March 22, 2021
Episode 26 - What You Need To Know about Blockchain (with Rebecca Rettig, Crain's award-winning attorney & partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
Wonder why you need to know more about blockchain developments such as DeFi? In this episode, Beth interviews thought-leader Rebecca Rettig (Crain's award-winning attorney & partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP) as she presents a plain english overview of technical trends and innovations, how-to guidance for presenting a spectrum of answers and a case for why AML/KYC and OFAC are top risks even when they conflict with a strong commitment to privacy.
December 17, 2020
Episode 25 - Battling Cybercrimes (with Christopher Hetner cyber and security expert and adviser to boards, regulatory agencies and companies)
Beth interviews cybercrime and security expert Chris Hetner about how to fight cybercrimes by integrating compliance and CISO efforts, inventorying and rating systemic risks, continuous monitoring, board oversight and tech hygiene.
November 8, 2020
Episode 24 - Blockchain and Digital Assets Roundtable (with Mark Roszak and Collins Belton, blockchain and cryptocurrency thought leaders)
Beth moderates a discussion with Mark Roszak, Managing Partner of 1121 Law and Collins Belton, Managing Partner of Brockwood, about how to advise on legal and regulatory strategy when working with growth and innovation-oriented executives, promote radical candor, address tech risk when handling blockchain and cryptocurrency products and much more!
October 12, 2020
Episode 23 - AML and Tech Trends (with Christian Foccaci, Fintech entrepreneur and former AML officer)
Beth interviews serial entrepreneur and compliance executive Christian Foccaci. Christian founded a leading career resource website for compliance professionals, a compliance technology company Transparint and patented an AI-powered data solution, providing the largest real-time source of negative news and risk information. Listen to learn about perspectives on misinformation related to the use of artificial intelligence, data handling trends and the pitfalls of tech-blaming. Beth also interviews Christian about practical compliance surveillance and audit tips such as reliance on unit tests and more.
October 7, 2020
Episode 22 - ESG in 2020 (with global investment and UK Parliament advisor Alice Bordini Staden)
Beth interviews London-based sustainable finance and shareholder engagement expert Alice Bordini Staden. Ms. Bordini Staden is a National Trust Investment Committee Member, leading the endowment's stewardship and sustainability efforts and an Advisory Council Member of the APPG on Sustainable Finance, which aims to influence effective policy making in the UK Parliament. Listen for a primer on ESG fundamentals from a uniquely global perspective.
July 21, 2020
Episode 21 - Family Office Leadership & Trends (with Richard Wilson, CEO and founder of the largest Family Office Association)
Beth interviews Richard Wilson, private investor and CEO of the Family Office Club with members managing collectively over $1 trillion assets under management. Richard shares practical strategies and perspectives that risk personnel can leverage to excel through these challenging times, build needed relationships & momentum with professional goals.
July 14, 2020
Episode 20 - The Ethics of Data Analytics (with Aimee Lessard, Principal of Seafront Analytics)
Beth interview Aimee Lessard, Principal of Seafront Analytics, about the ethics of data analytics, data use standards and the risks of creating data as remote workers use personal and work applications. Listen to hear Aimee's insights derived from many years leading teams in intelligence and data analytics roles.
June 24, 2020
Episode 19 - Agile Compliance (with Cara St. Martin, Head of Compliance at Ladder Insurance)
Beth interviews the Head of Compliance at the fintech company, Ladder Insurance, about her recent pivot and why she believes the key being agile in this challenging environment, and beyond, is to communicate, master the skills of a translator and educate on the difference between illegal and unethical conduct.
April 19, 2020
Episode 5 - G is for Governance (with Prof. Cynthia Williams, Osgoode Law School, B.Law Chair)
Beth interviews thought leader, Prof. Williams about SEC rule-making related to ESG disclosure, compliance officers' role preparing sustainability reports and why a top-down ethics and compliance approach isn't as effective as a collaborative one.
April 19, 2020
Episode 18 - Managing Through the Pandemic (with Matt Kunkel CEO of LogicGate)
Beth interviews a RegTech thought leader, Mark Kunkel CEO of LogicGate, about how to effectively manage your compliance program using tech, rethinking ROI and becoming a trust broker during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond.
March 29, 2020
Episode 17 - with Courtney Lang, Millennial thought leader and Investment Analyst
Beth interviews Courtney Lang, an environmental scientist and ESG Investment Analyst, about how she works every day to balance personal, ethical and environment alignment of values. Courtney also shares her perspective on work force incentives, teaching us how to engage with this important generation.
March 18, 2020
Episode 16 - Lessons in Change (with Niki Armacost, Managing Partner of Arc Finance, Mayor of Hastings-on-Hudson and advisory board member)
Beth interviews diplomat and entrepreneur Niki Armacost about how to effectively negotiate and work with government officials. Niki shares insights about honing a “firm but fair” reputation as well as why the secret to international diplomacy is listening.
March 2, 2020
Episode 15 - The Future of Financial Systems in 2020 (with Matthew Blake, Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum)
Beth interviews Matthew Blake, Head of the Future of Shaping Financial and Monetary Systems at the World Economic Forum, about - How AI is reshaping financial services and whether we can trust it - Can FinTech support capital investments in SDGs and ESG - Whether ESG investing can help measure and monitor fraud and systemic risks
December 18, 2019
Episode 14 - How Do You Know You Are Making An Impact? (with Vaughn Swartz Head of Compliance for Rabobank, North America)
Beth interviews Vaughn Swartz (CCO Rabobank North America) about work within the grey areas and how to manage complex compliance needs as well as reflections on mega trends.
November 21, 2019
Episode 13 - Ngaren and Engaging on the SDGs (with Richard Leakey, Kenyan paleoanthropologist, conservationist, and politician)
Compliance has a tremendous impact on UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16 - strong governance. Learn about other SDGs and how to lead others to change behavior. In this episode, Beth interviews Richard Leakey about his plan to build awareness and engagement in the Great Rift Valley with the Ngaren project.. https://www.ngaren.org/ http://bit.ly/TNYLeakey
October 24, 2019
Episode 8 - Global Risk Assessments from Africa (with Scott French, CCO for GE, sub-Saharan Africa)
In the last podcast in the series from Nairobi, Beth interviews the Head of Compliance for GE in sub-Saharan Africa about best practices for training and engagement as well as leveraging compliance officers and analytical data to measure the risk of corruption, fraud and more.
September 26, 2019
Episode 12 - CCO Lessons in Relationships and Avoiding Side of the Desk Compliance (with Chad Eslinger CCO at Voya Financial)
Beth interviews CCO Chad Eslinger about the changing demands on compliance officers, leveraging behavioral incentives and how to know when to ask for help.
September 26, 2019
Episode 11 - Intelligence Before Artificial Intelligence (with Brandon Daniels, President, Global Technology Markets Exiger)
Beth interviews tech executive Brandon Daniels about third party risk management, artificial intelligence, innovating due diligence processes to deliver a ROI, Regulation Best Interest and trends in Regtech to guard data privacy.
July 26, 2019
Episode 10 - What Digital Assets Can Teach You (with Craig Salm, Director of Legal, Grayscale Investments)
Beth interviews innovator and gatekeeper, Craig Salm, Director of Legal at Grayscale Investments a subsidiary of Digital Currency Group and affiliate of CoinDesk. Listen to Craig explain the relevance and sustainability of this new digital asset class in simple understandable terms as he shares advice from his mentors about how to become a trusted advisor in fast-paced business environments.
May 15, 2019
Episode 9 - Competently Courageous Leadership (with Chuck Garcia, author and professor)
In this episode, Beth interviews leadership expert and Columbia professor Chuck Garcia about how to be strategic in developing leadership skills to improve performance, widen influence or achieve a desired promotion.
March 23, 2019
Episode 7 - Lessons in Transformation from Nairobi (with retired Chief Justice Willy Mutunga, Kenya)
The second podcast in the series from Nairobi, Beth interviews the 14th Chief Justice and the 1st President of the Supreme Court, Republic of Kenya, retired Chief Justice Mutunga. We learn about how as an activist and reformer he delivered on anti-corruption and transparency measures.
January 31, 2019
Episode 6 - Act Locally, Think Globally (with Niklas Hagelberg, UN Climate Change Programme)
The first podcast in a series from Nairobi, Beth interviews Niklas Hagelberg from the UN Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya about the importance of behavioral nudges to incentivize change and much more.
January 28, 2019
Episode 4 - Perspectives on AI and Blockchain (with Andrew Siegel, Chief Compliance Officer)
Beth's guest shares his perspectives on use of artificial intelligence, blockchain and digital assets. Listen to hear a lively discussion about the importance of due diligence to detect and avoid bias within new tech tools.
November 21, 2018
Episode 3 - Standards for managing retirement assets (with Jasmin Sethi, CEO)
Beth interviews Jasmin Sethi about Regulation Best Interest and opportunities and trends in fintech. Listen to learn about regulatory developments and strategies for managing through the changing standards.
September 14, 2018
Episode 2 - Can We Avoid the Next Insider Trading Scandal? (with Tipper X)
Beth interviews the convicted felon, informant and compliance activist Tom Hardin, aka Tipper X. Listen to learn about the role compliance played in his career and his tips for today's business leaders and compliance officers.
August 28, 2018
Episode 1 - The Thin Line Between Criminal and Corporate Issues (with Andrea Antonelli)
Beth interviews Washington D.C. - based criminal defense attorney Andrew Antonelli covering how she has handled ethical quagmires for over a quarter of a century while sharing lessons for corporate insiders.
July 30, 2018