In Walks a Public Official: A Compliance Challenge

For the compliance practitioners and professionals, I have put together different elements from my experience in overseas sales into a single scenario, for your review, thoughts and comments, which I invite and¬†welcome. The following event did not occur as a single integrated scenario. But there are common threads from different places and different times, to(…)

Dinner in Ankara

Imagine a sales representative sitting in Ankara, or any other foreign capital, at a late night dinner with his agent (third party), the night before a significant tender. In walks a foreign official to join the two. The sales representative clearly witnesses a corrupt scenario, as the foreign official is passing non-public information to the(…)


Welcome. My goal in the launch of this Blog is to engage and stimulate discussion with respect to the existing field of anti-bribery compliance efforts. How? By endeavoring to present compliance professionals with a real world sales and marketing perspective on foreign bribery based on my own personal experience, from a career in international sales(…)