Is Your Financial Institution the Next Target of a Cyber-Attack?
Top Three Cybersecurity Misconceptions
Addressing Environmental Issues in Real Estate Development
Technology in Healthcare
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 153-Doing Compliance in an Economic Downturn
BakerHostetler Partner Paul Karlsgodt Discusses Privacy Class Actions
BakerHostetler Partner Alan Friel Talks Big Data and Data Collection
Front-Line Video: An Interview with Jane Ellis, Anti-Bribery and Compliance Expert
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 147-Prof. David Orozco on the use of compliance as a business strategy
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 130, The Oscars and Compliance, Part IV with Jay Rosen
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 111-Virna Di Palma on the TRACE Matrix
Conducting Corporate Internal Investigations
IP | Trend: Data in the Cloud is the Next Big Storm?
IP|Trend: Keeping Your Start-Up Compliant
What Questions CEOs and Board Members Should Be Asking Themselves About Tax Inversions
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 88, Internal Controls for Third Parties Under the FCPA, Part I
Buying an FCPA Violation Mergers and Acquisition Risks
Antitrust Enforcement and Compliance Programs
FCPA Compliance Programs A Review of Best Practices
Similar to Foreign Corrupt Practices Act enforcement generally, the federal government has expanded what it expects to find in an anti-corruption compliance program.
U.S.-connected companies operating internationally...more
To be defensible, it’s not enough to implement a strong ethics and compliance program. Regulators expect that companies are continually auditing and monitoring their programs and internal controls. Many companies with...more
The international community has made significant strides in combating corruption, with a proliferation of anti-bribery laws putting companies under pressure to ensure they — and their business partners — are able to detect...more
“We have a enterprise risk management team. Where does their role end and ours begin?” That’s a common question as compliance teams mature their programs into risk-based approaches.
The truth is, compliance risk...more
I continue my exploration of actions you can take to improve your compliance program during an economic downturn with a review of what my colleague Jan Farley, the Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) at Dresser-Rand, called the...more
You can add this blog posting to my tagged category – “profound grasps of the obvious.” If you are brave and willing to succumb to yet another in this series, please read on.
Much has been written about how to conduct...more
So far in this series, we’ve discussed why companies are adopting a more public focus on ethics and compliance, how reputational risk can impact a company and its brand, and the first three elements of a five-part framework...more
The compliance field is in the early stages of a paradigm shift on managing due diligence—moving from a data drought to a data flood. Today’s compliance manager has to figure out how to proactively and continuously manage,...more
In This Issue:
- European M&A Dos and Don’ts for Non-European Buyers
- Current Developments Prospects of a Trade Agreement Between the EU and Japan
- Noteworthy Deals Intel Buys German Chipmaker...more
The energy industry is in turmoil from the drop in the price of oil from $100 down to around $50 per barrel. Many energy companies have laid off up to 30% of their workforce. What can you do from the compliance perspective...more
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made. – Groucho Marx -
Sometimes compliance practitioners miss the forest from the trees. They can get lost in the details of their...more
In light of the global nature of the private equity industry, minimizing Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) risks is an important consideration for private equity firms and their portfolio companies.
In this episode I visit with Florida State University Professor David Orozco about his recent article on the use of corporate legal as a business strategy and its implications for the compliance practitioner. ...more
I. The Problem -
As I write, oil is hovering around $50 per barrel. The price will inevitably rebound, but all compliance officers need to be prepared for responding to economic downturns in their respective industries...more
Sometimes the compliance industry makes things harder than they really need to be. As a result, Chief Compliance Officers are left to modify and transform practices and tools to fit the real world. I understand why CCOs do...more
On February 24, 2015, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. agreed to pay more than $16 million to settle charges that two of its subsidiaries allegedly paid $3.2 million in bribes that generated $14,122,535 in illicit profits. The SEC...more
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) should be top of mind for any manufacturer conducting or considering international business. Indeed, any doubts that the government was still interested in investigating and...more
In this Part IV of my continued exploration of the Oscars and compliance with Jay Rosen, we look at the touchpoint which Hollywood and the movie industry has which might subject it to FCPA liability. ...more
This post concludes my exploration of internal controls and how companies can demonstrate compliance with the internal controls requirement under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) by adhering to the Committee of...more
Greetings from Venice and a big thanks to Joe Oringel at Visual Risk IQ for allowing my to post his five tips on working with data analytics while I was on holiday in this most beautiful, haunting and romantic of cities....more
When Ethical Boardroom asked me to contribute an article on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and international sales strategies, I thought it might be interesting to include an organisational change dimension in...more
FCPA Opinion Release provides insight into the jurisdictional reach of the FCPA and the level of due diligence the DOJ expects.
On November 7, 2014, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) issued its second and final...more
“It was important that we played our game for 90 minutes.” That line was found in a The Daily Telegraph article entitled “The unthinkable scoreline: Brazil 1, Germany 7” by Jeremy Wilson. It was a quote from Mats Hummels,...more
I have long been fascinated with the Irish poet Seamus Heaney. I came to know him thought his 1999 translation of Beowulf. While I was aware that he had been awarded the 1995 Nobel Prize for Literature, I did not know his...more
In this episode, I visit with Virna Di Palma on the newly released TRACE Matrix. This is an extremely useful tool to help companies evaluate a wide variety of corruption and bribery risks on a country by country basis. ...more
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