All anti-corruption compliance articles

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    The importance of compliance contract terms

    2018-06-24T20:15:00Z

    Making sure third-party contracts contain appropriate compliance terms and conditions can help save companies time and money down the road.

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    Condos, corruption, and compliance

    2018-06-18T12:30:00Z

    While President Trump promised condos in North Korea as a part of his negotiations with North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jung Un, it doesn’t mean companies will have an easy time doing business in the country, which ranked as “highly corrupt,” on the 2017 Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index.

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    Phase 2 in third-party risk management: the questionnaire

    2018-06-18T12:30:00Z

    An essential piece of third-party risk management is “the questionnaire,” which companies should garner on behalf of all their third-party relationships at the start of the union in order to move forward with all the anwers.

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    Implementing and maintaining a successful compliance program

    2018-04-24T12:45:00Z

    There are three key areas that can help boards of directors to establish and maintain an effective compliance program—structure, culture, and risk management.

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    Podcast: How to improve sanctions compliance

    2018-02-12T11:15:00Z

    In our latest podcast, we chat with Daniel Wager of LexisNexis Risk Solutions, about the challenges inherent in sanctions compliance. What can firms look for in terms of the red flags that a bad actor is seeking to bypass sanctions restrictions?

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    Tone in the middle of an organization

    2018-01-28T18:30:00Z

    What should the tone in the middle be? This role is critical because the majority of company employees work most directly with middle, rather than top management and, consequently, they will take their cues from how middle management will respond to a situation.

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    Financial incentives in a compliance program

    2018-01-28T18:30:00Z

    You must be able to evolve in your thinking and professionalism as a compliance practitioner to recognize the opportunities to change and then adapt your incentive program to make the doing of compliance part of your company’s everyday business process.

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    Should compliance training be humanities- or business-based?

    2017-06-04T16:15:00Z

    The Man From FCPA explores the question of whether a compliance professional benefits more from a humanities-based education or a business school-based education.

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    The case for robust FCPA enforcement

    2017-05-28T14:00:00Z

    Two recent corruption scandals emanating from Brazil highlight the direct impact corruption can have on U.S. citizens and serve as telltale examples of why a robust FCPA enforcement regime is in the interest of the United States.

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    The intersection of corruption and the environment

    2017-05-14T14:45:00Z

    Petrobras is attempting to sell a petrochemical plant that is “notorious for its multiple accidents, fires, and emissions releases,” according to reports. At issue? No environmentally responsible company would be interested in the doomed facility.

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    Compliance expertise on the board of directors

    2017-04-17T09:15:00Z

    The recent corporate scandal at Wells Fargo highlights the need for boards of directors to have a committee devoted to compliance.

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    Michael Lewis’ ‘The Undoing Project’ and compliance

    2017-01-04T21:15:00Z

    The Man From FCPA Tom Fox offers his take on the most recent Michael Lewis book, “The Undoing Project, A Friendship That Changed Our Minds,” which—Fox says—“should be studied by every compliance professional for its insights into how the human mind works.”