Compliance officers are playing an integral role in the corporate world. Most officers based in the United States are confident that their companies value their role. Their opinions are considered when corporate decisions are being made. Helane Morrison has managed to cement a top position in the male-dominated compliance world. She has managed to implement strategies that have helped the better performance of SEC. Morrison has policed the financial sector from her years working as a journalist to a civil servant.
High corruption rates
The international economic crises of 2007/2008 exposed widespread corruption in the financial sector. Respected and reputable financial institutions came down crumbling, and they were forced to seek bailouts from the government. These developments affected the trust that American citizens had on financial institutions. Some of the issues exposed include falsified records, underhand dealing, and high rate of fraud.
Currently, people are cautious when investing in the financial industry due to the scandal history and unrest caused by the forthcoming election. The increased inflations and the inability of salaries to support incredible retirement plan and finance higher education have led to the growing popularity of investment. The institutions should be transparent in all their dealings to regain their popularity. They should organize seminars and promotional campaigns aimed at changing the perceptions of the public. The financial institutions should carry out intensive investment research and address the limited information issues.
Currently, she works with Hall Capital Partners LLC as a General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, and Managing Director. Morrison sits on the Executive Committee and offers advisory services. Before joining the company in 2007, she worked for United State Securities and Exchange Commission as a regional head from 1999 to 2007.
, Morrison’s duties entailed enforcement of securities, handling both litigation and regulatory issues across five Northwest States and Northern California. Between 1996 and 1999, she was the SEC’s enforcement head, and she was operating at the San Francisco offices. Helane Morrison used her talents and law background to represent SEC in litigation matters, business, legal issues, business, news media, government agencies, as well as financial communities. She is a graduate of Northwestern University holding a Journalism degree. Morrison’s effort at the University of California paid off after earning a J.D. http://www.hallcapital.com/team/corporate/helane-l-morrison.php