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The Era of Accountability

As customers, employees, and regulators increasingly look to hold business leaders to personal account for damaging misconduct, in the wake of perceived oversight failures, industry overseers themselves are now facing heightened scrutiny from injured consumers, aggrieved investors, and irate legislators. Leaders confront a new era of personal accountability.

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UK Regulators Criticized for Going Easy on HBOS Bosses

by Starling Insights


Nov 28, 2022

Earlier this year, the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Bank of England (BOE) cleared the former bosses of HBOS of misconduct in the lead-up to its near-collapse in 2008.

The 2022 Compendium is available now!

Now in its 5th year, Starling's Compendium features over 60 contributors from across the industry as well as detailed analysis of the latest trends in culture & conduct risk supervision.

US DOJ Prioritizes Misconduct Prevention

by Starling Insights


Oct 12, 2022

In a speech last month, US Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Polite argued that holding individuals accountable and creating an effective enforcement regime, rather than over-relying on prosecution to punish crime after the fact, will nurture and incentivize responsible corporate citizenship and, ultimately, prevent misconduct from occurring in the first place.