Earlier this month, the University of Houston Law Center, building upon a program first launched in 2010, released a searchable database of the compliance codes for Fortune 500 companies. The free database is intended to allow any company to conduct benchmarking on virtually every compliance area covered in a code of conduct and to spot compliance trends within their industry.

In our latest podcast we talk to Houston attorney Ryan McConnell, an adjunct professor who teaches international corporate compliance, about what the database tells us about how companies are approaching such hot topics as social media, facilitation payments, and whistleblowers in their codes.

Listen to the podcast. (11 min., 10 MB)

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