Enforcement cases in 2014 highlighted the increasingly complex legal, business and ethical challenges faced by legal and compliance professionals across industries and national borders. Whether they are facing the challenges of a fast-paced, demanding global business environment, budgetary pressures and limited resources, myriad and sometime conflicting regulatory regimes, whistle-blower complaints or government scrutiny, legal and compliance professionals who are on the frontlines every day know that—to be successful—they must strike a thoughtful balance that supports business growth objectives while strengthening and reinforcing internal controls designed to prevent and detect conduct that may violate the law and put the company’s profits and reputation at risk. 36 more words