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Observance; conformity; obedience.

Compliance with the federal Income Tax laws is essential to avoid prosecution for Tax Evasion.


noun accedence, acceptance, accommodation, accord, accordance, acquiescence, adaptability, adherence, agreeability, agreement, assent, bowing, concession, concord, concurrence, conformability, conformance, conformity, consent, consonance, cooperation, dutifulness, harmony, keeping, obedience, obsequium, observance, pliancy, submission, tractability, tractableness, willingness to commly, yielding
Associated concepts: compliance with the law, in compliince with statute, strict compliance, substantial compliance
Foreign phrases: Impotentia excusat legem.The impossibillty of performing a legal duty is an excuse from the perrormance. Obedientia est legis essentia. Obedience is the essence of the law.
See also: acceptance, accordance, acknowledgment, acquiescence, adherence, agreement, amenability, assent, capitulation, comity, compatibility, conciliation, conduct, conformity, conjunction, consent, consortium, conspiracy, deference, devotion, discipline, fealty, homage, indorsement, loyalty, timeliness, understanding
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Effective compliance is not a barrier to growth; it is a requirement for sustained success.
It also outlined the difference between mere compliance versus effective compliance and made suggestions about how to evaluate your institution's compliance culture.
An effective compliance program is not implemented without considerable effort and commitment from leadership.
Ensure that no employee or agent has engaged in illegal activities or conduct inconsistent with effective compliance.
The steps outlined in the report are highly positive and now the emphasis must be on ensuring effective compliance and implementation across all of the 25 member states.
If an organization has not implemented all seven elements of an effective compliance program (see "OIG's Seven Elements of Compliance"), it should consider doing so.
A strong and effective compliance mechanism is key to the success of the implementation of the treaty", said secretariat acting head Richard Kinley.
Summing up Latin America's growing need for effective compliance solutions, Gunn says, "Gearing up to meet these requirements can be seen as a financial and time burden.
Step 2: Align your compliance activities with the elements of an effective compliance program as defined by the U.
Swiftly growing e-mail stores and increasingly stringent e-mail retention and supervision regulations are requiring IT professionals to develop effective compliance strategies.
The assessment is also a good time to develop management tools, such as critical timelines, manuals, audit trails and transaction histories, which contribute to effective compliance.

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