Using a Human Rights Lens to Strengthen Your Anti-Corruption Compliance Program

Today’s guest blog is by Sarah Altschuller. Sarah is an attorney in the Corporate Social Responsibility practice at Foley Hoag LLP, where she is the editor and primary author of the “Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law” blog.  In 2017, Sarah was the only U.S.-based attorney recognized by Chambers Global in its first-ever ranking of law firms […]

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Why “one and done” FCPA due-diligence is not enough.

In part II of my interview with Joe Spinelli, Senior Managing Director, Kroll, we continue to explore findings of the Kroll-Ethisphere 2017 Anti-Bribery and Corruption Benchmarking Report. In this interview, Joe shares: The perils of ‘vetting and forgetting’ with respect to on-boarding and due-diligence. The importance of internal monitoring,  and how that responsibility needs to […]

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Joe Spinelli on Compliance Challenges & New Lines of Defense

In part one of a two part interview, Joe Spinelli, Senior Managing Director, Kroll, addresses the recent Kroll-Ethisphere Anti-Bribery and Corruption Benchmarking Report. In this interview Joe focuses on: The need and value of internal compliance committees with subject matter experts to support the Chief Compliance Officer. The importance and necessity of having the compliance […]

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A China Compliance Diary

When my supervision (probation) ended in January 2017, the US District Court in DC released my passport, and I could once again travel internationally.  And with that milestone, a note of thanks to all the international event organizers, from London to Shanghai, that have been so patient and cooperative in bringing in my experience and […]

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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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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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An Organizational Response to Global Compliance Challenges

The following is part II of a guest post by Alison Taylor and James Cohen. Part I can be found here.  A consensus has emerged as to what an effective anti-corruption compliance program looks like – its components and success factors. At the same time, it has become clear that compliance programs don’t exist in […]

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Can you teach anti-corruption?

The following interview is with Elena Helmer, Director, Master in Anti-Corruption Studies (MACS) Programme, International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA). Q: Elena, you are director of IACA’s Master in Anti-Corruption Studies (MACS) program. For those who might not be familiar with IACA, can you tell us more about it? Why and when did it start, and what is […]

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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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