Video Portfolio

The Heat: US Corporate Corruption: Part I
On October 25th, 2016, on CCTV America, The Heat, I take a deep dive into the issue of corporate corruption in the United States. I respond to questions about the fairness of the U.S. Judicial system, and the impact of corporate incentives upon ethical, compliant, and “lawful but awful” behaviors and conduct.
The Heat: US Corporate Corruption: Part II
In part II of my interview on CCTV America, The Heat (October 25th, 2016), I respond to questions about the hazards which can occur when compliance leaders lose their “line of sight” into the business. As I share in this interview, when it comes to incentives and bonus plans, bad behavior can hide behind good performance. Like prescription drugs, incentives can also have unintended side effects, which often remain invisible until it’s too late.
The Panama Papers & The Tempo of International Corruption Cases
An interview on CNBC Powerlunch (April 4th, 2016) where I discuss the implications of the recent Panama Papers leaks. What does this mean for the future of tax havens? Also, will be the appetite for local enforcement in those countries where the shell companies and individuals may reside? Link here: http://bit.ly/1N4n1Z1
A Global Corruption Crackdown
An interview on CNBC’s Power Lunch (April 1, 2016), where I exchange views with Frank Vogl, author of “Waging War on Corruption – Inside the movement Fighting the Abuse of Power.” In this Q and A, CNBC’s Chief International Correspondent, Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has some very pointed questions about a recent report of global corruption in the Huntington Post, link here: http://huff.to/1WXzxiu
Richard Bistrong: From Behind the Bribe, The Sharp End of Compliance
A short film on my journey through the dark side of international business, “getting caught” and what that might mean for today’s compliance challenges.
Richard Bistrong: Why We Say Yes
The full version of the Create Training animation on my story and “how it all went so wrong,” including the voice of Robert Appleton who shared the finding of his UN investigation with the US Justice Department.
Richard Bistrong Discusses the Challenges of Returning Forfeited and Corrupt Assets
Richard Bistrong comments on the difficulties of returning assets which have been seized in criminal and civil actions to the countries of origin, where governments remain corrupt. How can forfeited funds benefit the victims of overseas bribery and fraud without being returned to corrupt officials?
Richard Fenning: International Business Attitudes Towards Corruption
In a Front-Line Interview, Control Risks CEO, Richard Fenning, addresses the Control Risks 2016 Survey: International Business Attitudes Towards Corruption. In this segment, Mr. Fenning addresses the gaps between “perceived effectiveness” of compliance programs and the “reality on the ground.”
Richard Bistrong weighs in on FIFA scandal
Richard Bistrong comments on the real “teeth” of international law enforcement with respect to the recent arrests and indictments pertaining to FIFA as well as to his own experience with international “take-downs.”
Front-Line Interview Episode 1: Alison Taylor, How Organizations Impact Corruption
In my first of a series of Front Interviews, I engage with Alison Taylor, Director of Energy and Extractives at BSR about her recent Masters Thesis on Organizational Culture, and how that impacts corruption in among employees and micro-cultures within business teams.
Richard Bistrong Discusses Bribery and Corruption in the Military (Part I)
Richard Bistrong is interviewed on May 27th, 2015 (part I) on CCTV America, The Heat by Nathan King on issues of Corruption, Bribery and Theft in the Military.
Richard Bistrong Discusses Bribery and Corruption in the Military (Part II)
Richard Bistrong is interviewed on May 27th, 2015 (part II) on CCTV America, The Heat by Nathan King on issues of Corruption, Bribery and Theft in the Military.