VIDEO: The Bribery Act, The SFO & DPA’s: Talk of Change?

In this video interview, Barry Vitou (www.thebriberyact.com), Partner, Pinsent Masons, and head of their Global Corporate Crime Team, addresses: His initial interest in global anti-corruption issues. The role and mandate of the SFO and NCA. Differences, as well as similarities,  in the structure and enforcement of the FCPA and The Bribery Act. The current regime of(…)

Gearing Compliance to the Tasks at Hand

Gearing Compliance to the Tasks at Hand

I recently had the opportunity to travel to Chicago for my first SCCE Compliance and Ethics Institute (CEI), and attended a session  “Keeping Compliance Simple,” which was led by Ricardo Pellafone, CEO, The Broadcat (www.thebroadcat.com) and John Partridge of Gibson Dunn.  It was an engaging session, and it gave me an opportunity to reflect on(…)

VIDEO: Kristy Grant-Hart on “How to Be a Wildly Effective Compliance Officer.”

In this fifteen minute interview, Kristy Grant-Hart (Managing Director, Spark Compliance Consulting) answers a number of questions pertaining  to her recent book How to Be a Wildly Effective Compliance Officer. Kristy talks about her journey from a career in TV to compliance executive, where, as the Chief Compliance officer for United International Pictures, she traveled to over(…)

Due Diligence Questions Chief Compliance Officers Should Ask In A Job Interview

Due Diligence Questions Chief Compliance Officers Should Ask In A Job Interview

  The following guest post is by Maurice Gilbert, Managing Partner of Conselium Executive Search. Earlier this month I posed a question to Chief Compliance Officers around the world: “Since today’s regulatory climate means you may face increased personal liability for corporate wrong-doing, what due diligence questions are you now asking potential employers and Boards before(…)