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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Can one really track the FCPA?

The following Q & A is with Harry Cassin, CEO, Recathlon LLC, the parent company of the FCPA Blog. RB: Hi Harry, first, a little about you. How did you get to the FCPA world? HC: My father is the founder and editor-in-chief of the FCPA Blog. We’ve worked together for 10 years. I’ve had an incredible opportunity […]

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Gluten-Free Compliance

This past November, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Sean Freidlin, Marketing Manager of Compliance & Ethics at SAI Global, www.saiglobal.com  at The Little Beet Restaurant in NYC, to discuss my history with compliance, bribery, corruption, and the FCPA for a recently published eBook. The restaurant describes its gluten-free menu as “wholesome food […]

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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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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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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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Compliance Challenges in Australia and Asia

The first in a multipart interview, GRC Solutions (grcsolutions.com.au) Managing Director, Julian Fenwick, shares his experience, perspective, and practice, with respect to anti-bribery and compliance challenges for multinationals which are either based in Australia and/or Asia, or with subsidiaries in the region. Julian shares his views with how regulatory awareness in the region has impacted […]

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Is There an Internal Ethics & Compliance Council In Us All?

The following guest post and video is by Nicole Rose, CEO and Founder, Create Training. We all know about ‘the law’, but how about the laws within us that direct our behavior and decisions? Marc Hauser, evolutionary biologist and a researcher, suggests that we  all have a ‘moral organ,’ that comes from an unconscious and […]

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International Anti-Corruption Day: everybody has a role to play in tackling corruption

Today’s guest post for International Anti-Corruption Day is by Adrian Phoon, Head of Content for GRC Solutions. GRC Solutions is an online compliance training market in the Asia Pacific region. With their Compliance Learning Management System, Salt Web, and other innovative solutions, they help hundreds of companies navigate complex legal and regulatory environments and build […]

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