In today’s regulatory climate, the Chief Compliance Officer faces increased personal liability for corporate wrongdoing. There are ways CCOs can minimize personal risk on the job – but the process begins before accepting a CCO job offer in the first place.

As you interview a compliance officer, don’t be surprised when job candidates ask tough “due diligence” questions.  To help you prepare, I’ve compiled a list of questions that compliance professionals I’ve worked with have recently asked management and boards when being considered for a CCO role with a new employer.

The list is unedited and unfiltered – their words to your ears.

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