Joe Spinelli on Corruption Risk & FCPA Due Diligence

In part II of our interview, Joe Spinelli, Senior Managing Director, Kroll, addresses a number of issues which were shared in the  Kroll-Ethisphere 2016 Anti-Bribery and Corruption Benchmarking Report. In this interview, Joe focuses on: The role of the Board and CEO in paying an active role in compliance programs and initiatives. The perils of using contract provisions […]

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Joe Spinelli on the Kroll & Ethisphere Anti-Bribery & Corruption Report

In part one of a two-part series, Joe Spinelli,  Senior Managing Director at Kroll in the Investigations and Disputes Practice, addresses a number of findings as referenced in the Kroll-Ethisphere “The Year of Global Expansion and Enforcement, 2016, Anti-Bribery and Corruption Benchmarking Report.” The issues which Joe addresses include: The level of engagement at the Board and C-Suite […]

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The Pen is Mightier than the Compliance Sword

Nicole Rose brings a breath of fresh air to compliance. 6 years ago she swapped her legal practicing certificate for her pen and has been thriving ever since. She founded Create Training almost 3 years ago, and over this time has penned over 150 animated compliance training videos. Her work reaches 100’s thousands of learners […]

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FCPA (and my) Failure

I haven’t thought too much about failure lately, until I read Roy Snell’s piece, “We Are All Victims…Except Richard Bistrong.” Roy’s article took me by surprise, as his blog piece addresses a primary foundation of my work: embracing failure, and making sure to be transparently clear that I was no victim- to my former employer, to […]

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Dick Cassin: ‘The FCPA Should Win the Nobel Peace Prize’

“Richard L. Cassin” is one of the best-known bylines in the compliance field. He’s been called the Dean of the compliance bloggers. He founded the FCPA Blog almost nine years ago. Incredibly, he has personally written nearly 3,000 posts since then and the FCPA Blog has published about 5,500 posts overall. In addition to his […]

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Organizational Cultures of Corruption

The following guest post is by Alison Taylor.  My new issue brief, published by the Columbia Law School Center for the Advancement of Public Integrity, is based on extensive academic research, a review of primary data from FCPA investigations, and interviews with 23 expert integrity practitioners. The research aims to answer one simple question – […]

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Anti-Bribery & Compliance Challenges Ahead

In this short video, Richard Fenning, CEO, Control Risks, shares his reflections on the 2016 Control Risks “International Business Attitudes To Corruption Survey” available here. In the interview, Richard shares his views on: How far attitudes have come since Control Risks started publishing the survey, where often the reaction was “what on earth are you […]

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Offshore Leaks and the New Transparency

The Following Guest Post is by Alison Taylor Last week’s joint investigation by Huffington Post and Fairfax Media into oil intermediary Unaoil, which offered up revelations that seem to implicate a number of big oil and gas companies in grand corruption, quickly provoked a dramatic raid by authorities in Monaco. Within days, the Unaoil case […]

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Compliance Training and Cat Videos

The following interview is with Ricardo Pellafone, Creative Director & Founder, The Broadcat, www.thebroadcat.com  RTB:  Tell us a little about your background and current work. RP:  I’m an investigator-turned-compliance-startup-founder, with pretty much my entire career being spent in compliance. I started off as outside counsel about ten years ago, where I developed a niche in doing compliance investigations.  […]

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Why Anti-Corruption Programs Fail

In this Frontline Interview, Leslie Benton, Vice President of Advocacy and Stakeholder Engagement of the Center for Responsible Enterprise And Trade (CREATE.org), addresses the recent Create.org White Paper, Why Anti-Corruption Programs Fail, Turning Policies into Practices. In this Q & A, Ms. Benton speaks to the following issues, and where they are not present, a […]

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