The Boss, the Hostess & the Invoice: A Compliance Dilemma

Today’s guest post is from Anthony Smith-Meyer, Editor-in-Chief, Business Compliance. Yesterday I was discussing motivation with my undergraduate class students. When you stop to consider this subject, you realise how essential a topic it is. Without motivation, there is no action. Everything we do has a basic, motivational driver behind it; something that disturbs the […]

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A Holistic Approach to Third-Party Risk & Due Diligence

The following interview is with  Leas Bachatene, CEO at ethiXbase. Hi Leas, thank you for participating in today’s Q and A. I have really enjoyed working with the ethiXbase team, including on our recent White Paper and at the September 15th event in Houston on “Crime, Cooperation, and Compliance.” So, Leas, first, perhaps you can share […]

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The World Bank: Lending & Developing without Corruption

The World Bank recently assessed a project relating to the funding of power stations in South Africa. The World Bank’s initial assessment appears to have cascaded from an SEC enforcement action with respect to Hitachi Ltd. According to Andrew Ceresney of the SEC’s enforcement division, and as reported in the FCPA Blog, “Hitachi’s lax internal control environment enabled […]

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The Challenge of Hiring Anti-Bribery Compliance Leaders

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of meeting Maurice Gilbert, Managing Partner of Conselium Executive Search in Dallas. I have been a contributor to his other organization, Corporate Compliance Insights (link here) for quite some time, but wanted to know more about his search business. Accordingly, here is a guest post where Maurice […]

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The World Bank: Confronting Poverty without Corruption

I was recently reading an article about a former UN consultant who was convicted and sentenced for conspiring to inflate prices for a UN contract to distribute pharmaceuticals to the DNC. As part of the investigation, e-mail was discovered in which the consultant wrote (link here), “Let’s make loads of cash now…Clearly, supplying small amounts […]

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