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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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VIDEO: Can Emerging Markets Counter the Corrupt Narrative?

In this ten-minute video interview, Frank Brown, Anti-Corruption Program Team Leader for the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), addresses the value of collective compliance solutions in emerging markets, as part of  how leadership can “counter the corrupt narrative.”  In this interview (part II or II), Frank also addresses: What are the political reasons why […]

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A View from the Front-Lines of Compliance in Mexico

Today, I am pleased to welcome back Patrick Henz as a guest contributor. I welcome Patrick’s perspective, as he shares his real-world approach and experience with respect to anti-corruption compliance in Mexico. The Transparency International Corruption Perception Index (2015) presents Mexico as 95 of a total of 167 countries. In comparison to 2014, this was no […]

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Carrots, Corruption & Compliance

In part one of a two-part interview, Frank Brown, Value Chain and Anti-Corruption Program Team Leader at the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), addresses a CIPE paper “Anti-Corruption Compliance, A Guide for Mid-Sized Companies in Emerging Markets.” In this interview, Frank addresses the ‘carrots’ which can help organizations, even in low integrity regions, embrace […]

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VW: The Challenge of Whistleblowing

The following guest post is by Wendy Addison. A hand shot up from the lecture hall:  ‘I don’t understand’, a young economics undergraduate said, looking perplexed, ‘surely a company’s executives would want to know about unethical practices in the organisation?’ I was lecturing on Corporate Governance at Warwick Business School, and had just introduced the […]

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VIDEO: The Terrain of Global Anti-Bribery Compliance Challenges

In the second part of their interview, Alison Taylor, Director of advisory services at BSR, a non-profit consultancy and company network focused on sustainability and CSR, and James Cohen, an expert on anti-corruption, international development, and security sector reform, share their reflections on a co-authored blog piece titled “An Organizational Response to Global Compliance Challenges.” […]

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VIDEO: Hyper-Transparency and Corporate Anti-Corruption

In part one of a two part interview, Alison Taylor, Director of advisory services at BSR, a non-profit consultancy and company network focused on sustainability and CSR, and James Cohen, an expert on anti-corruption, international development, and security sector reform, share their personal views of how recent data leaks have impacted our awareness of global corruption issues, and […]

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