(Video) Roy Snell: The Accidental Compliance Professional

In part one of my three-part interview with Roy Snell, co-founder and former CEO of the SCCE and HCCA, he shares how he got to be the “Accidental Compliance Professional,” as his recent book is titled. We also address the importance of influence, and how we can learn from our own past mistakes to help […]

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VIDEO: What happens when there’s a gap between stated values and actual values?

In part one of a three-part video series, I am honored to interview Dr. Caterina Bulgarella, where we address her work, published by SAI Global, Predicting Risk, A Strategic Culture Framework for the C-Suite. For those not familiar with Caterina’s work and background, Caterina is a culture architect and ethics advisor who collaborates with SAI Global. […]

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VIDEO: How To Have A Wildy Successful Career in Compliance (Part I)

In part one of our two-part interview, Kristy Grant-Hart, CEO, Spark Compliance Consulting, shares her perspective on starting and/or growing a career in compliance, as related in her recent book, How To Have a Wildly Successful Career in Compliance (available here).In this interview, Kristy addresses: 1. Why did she decide to write this book? 2. Is technology is […]

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Rewarding Those Who Speak Up – Money or Thanks?

The following post is by Katherine Bradshaw, Head of Communications,  Institute of Business Ethics. Having an 8 year old means there’s a lot of Harry Potter in our house. One of my favourite scenes from Harry Potter and the Philospher’s Stone is when an unassuming boy called Neville Longbottom, who tried to stop Harry, Ron and […]

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Moving Back In-House to Move Compliance to the Next Generation

The following interview is with Nicole Rose, Head of Risk and Compliance, Uniting Resources NSW and ACT. As you may recall, Nicole and I co-produced the anti-bribery training animation, “Why We Say Yes,” of which the trailer can be found here.  RB: So, Nicole, I heard you have changed roles, so why the change? NR: Richard, as you […]

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Ethics and Compliance Training, What Gets Results?

The following interview is with Dr. Patricia Harned, Chief Executive Officer of the Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI). RB: Pat, it’s a pleasure to have you join us today, and thank you for sharing your report “Ethics and Compliance Training, What Gets Results.” So, first, given the proliferation of compliance surveys and studies, why did the […]

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‘Unmasking’ Corruption

The following is an interview with Anne-Christine Wegener, co-author, “Unmasked: Corruption in the West.” RB: Dear Anne-Christine, first, thank you for taking the time to meet with me during my recent trip to Heidelberg, and I really enjoyed our exchange of perspectives over a good coffee! So, for those who might want to know more […]

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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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