Compliance Officer

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Definition: Compliance Officer


Quick Summary of Compliance Officer


A Compliance Officer ensures that their corporation is conforming to a rule, such as a specification, policy, standard or law. They practice regulatory compliance, which describes the goal that corporations or public agencies aspire to in their efforts to ensure that personnel are aware of and take steps to comply with relevant laws and regulations.




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Definition Sources


Definitions for Compliance Officer are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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