From Bottom Bunk to Top Mind

I recently had the honor of being named to Compliance Week’s list of Top Minds for 2017, earning the title of “The Great Communicator” from Bill Coffin, Donna Rice, and the CW team. If you had told me in 2012, when I was sentenced to a Federal Prison Camp as part of a Plea Agreement […]

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Benchmarking Bribery & Corruption: Compliance Progress & Frustration

In 2014 I wrote about the Kroll and Compliance Week 2014 Anti-Bribery and Corruption Benchmarking Report, subtitled Untangling the Web of Risk and Compliance. I found the 2014 Report to be extremely relevant and engaging, focusing, among the conclusions, upon the peril of “vetting and forgetting,” link here. Accordingly, when the 2015 Report was recently released, subtitled How Companies Navigate Bribery […]

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EY Global Fraud Survey: “Depressing,” yes, surprising, no.

In an August 21, 2014 post on the Network GRC Blog, concerning the Ernst and Young (EY) 12th Global Fraud Survey (link here for EY download), Cindy Knezevich  (Vice President of Marketing Operations at The Network), states, “it’s shocking how little headway our efforts are making in preventing global fraud.” The EY Survey, as Ms. Knezevich […]

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Benchmarking Bribery and Corruption: “Vet it and forget it.”

On my own “must read” stack has been sitting the “2014 Anti-Bribery and Corruption Benchmarking Report, Untangling the Web of Risk and Compliance,” (“ABC Report”) by Kroll and Compliance Week.  While I have read a multitude of bribery and corruption enforcement summaries, mostly published by law and audit firms, this was my first read of […]

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