VIDEO: What happens when there’s a gap between stated values and actual values?

In part one of a three-part video series, I am honored to interview Dr. Caterina Bulgarella, where we address her work, published by SAI Global, Predicting Risk, A Strategic Culture Framework for the C-Suite. For those not familiar with Caterina’s work and background, Caterina is a culture architect and ethics advisor who collaborates with SAI Global. […]

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VIDEO: How To Have A Wildy Successful Career in Compliance (Part I)

In part one of our two-part interview, Kristy Grant-Hart, CEO, Spark Compliance Consulting, shares her perspective on starting and/or growing a career in compliance, as related in her recent book, How To Have a Wildly Successful Career in Compliance (available here).In this interview, Kristy addresses: 1. Why did she decide to write this book? 2. Is technology is […]

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The IACA Compliance Benchmark Project

The International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) based in Laxenburg/ Vienna, Austria has recently launched its Corporate Compliance Program – Benchmark Project, supported by the Siemens Integrity initiative. This non-profit project is aimed to overcome deficiencies in the knowledge of anti-corruption compliance programmes as they effectively operate the private sector. The project aims at creating a permanent, […]

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VIDEO: The Globalization of Anticorruption Enforcement and Risk

In part two of our two-part interview, John Arvanitis, Associate Managing Director for Compliance, Kroll, shares his views of the recent Kroll-Ethisphere Anti-Bribery & Corruption Benchmarking Report, with a focus on global enforcement, third-party risk, as well as the collection and ranking of risk data.  The complete report can be found here: http://bit.ly/2FWYmK3. In this nineteen-minute […]

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Often, The Best Compliance Presentations Are After The Compliance Presentation

Over the past three weeks, I have had the pleasure of presenting to and engaging with, compliance and commercial leaders in some wonderful venues including Prague, Malta, and Dubai, as well as Miami, Houston, and Dallas, back at home. It was an incredible three weeks, where I had the opportunity to exchange perspectives with compliance, […]

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Tenacity: What’s your word?

I recently had the chance to sit and have a ‘fireside chat’ with Dixon Terry, Vice-President, Compliance, at Shire Pharmaceuticals, during their Global Leadership Meeting. We talked about a lot of issues, exchanging perspectives on how we can all be better sensitized and aware of the subtle influences on our behaviors and decision making. It […]

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Rewarding Those Who Speak Up – Money or Thanks?

The following post is by Katherine Bradshaw, Head of Communications,  Institute of Business Ethics. Having an 8 year old means there’s a lot of Harry Potter in our house. One of my favourite scenes from Harry Potter and the Philospher’s Stone is when an unassuming boy called Neville Longbottom, who tried to stop Harry, Ron and […]

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Moving Back In-House to Move Compliance to the Next Generation

The following interview is with Nicole Rose, Head of Risk and Compliance, Uniting Resources NSW and ACT. As you may recall, Nicole and I co-produced the anti-bribery training animation, “Why We Say Yes,” of which the trailer can be found here.  RB: So, Nicole, I heard you have changed roles, so why the change? NR: Richard, as you […]

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Ethics and Compliance Training, What Gets Results?

The following interview is with Dr. Patricia Harned, Chief Executive Officer of the Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI). RB: Pat, it’s a pleasure to have you join us today, and thank you for sharing your report “Ethics and Compliance Training, What Gets Results.” So, first, given the proliferation of compliance surveys and studies, why did the […]

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