Purposeful Due Diligence Is More Than A Compliance Shield

In the second part of a Front-Line Interview, Control Risks CEO, Richard Fenning, addresses the deployment of due diligence as elevating, enhancing, and complementing a sensible risk-based approach to corruption risk. In this engaging Q and A, Mr. Fenning also details: The need to embed corruption risk into  business strategy. The possibilities of engaging in regions […]

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Video: International Business Attitudes To Corruption: Part I

In the first of a two-part interview, Richard Fenning, CEO, Control Risks, addresses the Control Risks 2015/2016 Survey International Business Attitudes To Corruption (available here). In this Front-Line interview, Mr. Fenning addresses: The challenges that compliance teams face in addressing the multitude of regulations across jurisdictions. The importance of “tone from the middle” and the necessity of demonstrating […]

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What Does Good Compliance Look Like?

At a corporate summit, the CEO of a Fortune 500 company started his talk by asking “what does good look like?” Good question. “Rules often inspire legalism and minimalism,” he said. “But  they don’t govern behavior.”  He shared that compliance personnel face the challenge of impacting and inspiring people outside their formal perimeter, yet who […]

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Whistleblowing: Awareness and Reluctance

The following guest post is authored by Philippa Foster Back CBE, Director Institute of Business Ethics, link here. What stops employees from blowing the whistle? Employees are a first line of defence in protecting companies from the risks of misconduct and corruption. Effective speak up or whistleblowing hotlines are an element of good governance, and can […]

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