Joe Murphy, of counsel to Compliance Systems Legal Group, and co-founder of Integrity Interactive Corporation (now part of SAI Global), has worked in the organizational compliance and ethics area for over thirty years. Before working with Compliance Systems Legal Group, Joe was Senior Attorney, Corporate Compliance, at Bell Atlantic Corporation, where he was architect and lawyer for Bell Atlantic's worldwide corporate compliance program. Joe is a contributing editor to ethikos, a bi-monthly publication on corporate compliance and ethics. He was previously vice-chairman of the board of Integrity Interactive Corporation. He has worked on compliance and ethics matters on six continents, and assisted government agencies, NGOs and companies across a broad range of industries.
Joe has lectured and written extensively on corporate compliance and ethics issues, is on the board of the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) (www.corporatecompliance.org ), is Editor-in Chief of SCCE's magazine, Compliance and Ethics Professional, and is the SCCE's Director of Public Policy (pro bono). He has represented SCCE as a consultative partner to the OECD's Working Group on Bribery in Paris, and testified before the US Sentencing Commission on the proposed revisions to the Sentencing Guidelines. He currently serves as chair of the advisory board of the Rutgers Center for Government Compliance and Ethics.
Joe's work with governments on compliance and ethics programs has included presentations to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission staff and the Australian Tax Office, assistance to a US Attorney's office in assessing a corporate defendant's program, training for federal prosecutors at the National Advocacy Center, and training at the SEC's FCPA boot camp for SEC, FBI and DOJ enforcement officials. He also works on an ongoing basis with the OECD Working Group on Bribery to promote anticorruption compliance programs. Through SCCE and individually he has provided written comments and input on compliance program standards to the SEC, the US Sentencing Commission, the UK Office of Fair Trading, the UK Serious Fraud Office, Standards Australia, the drafters of the King III report in South Africa, and the Canadian Competition Bureau. He also served as a witness for the US Department of Justice during the OECD Working Group on Bribery's Phase II review of US implementation of the OECD Convention on Bribery of Foreign Public Officials.
Joe has his BA from Rutgers University and his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and Managing Editor of the Law Review. He is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Joe is also an avid ballroom dancer, chief cha-cha officer of Dance Haddonfield in his home town of Haddonfield, NJ, and founder of the Society of Dancing Compliance and Ethics Professionals.