FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 169-the First Mailbag Issue
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 157-Training of Third Parties Under the FCPA
Compliance Training for Employees: Trends in GRC
AB1825 Training and Anti-Harassment and Discrimination Training
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 96-interview with Karen Schuder on the teaching of business ethics
Building an Anti Corruption Compliance Program Practical Steps 2 18 14, 9 02 AM
Monitoring and Auditing Your Anti Corruption Compliance Program
FCPA Training: The Basics
Ethics Laws and the Importance of Transparency for Public Officials
Lessons Learned from the Parker Drilling DPA and Ralph Lauren NPA
Webinar: Investigating and Resolving Sexual Assaults on Campus
One of the top priorities for compliance professionals today is training their global workforces on anti corruption and anti bribery, particularly in those areas of the world in which these practices represent cultural norms....more
As the compliance profession matures and evolves, the elements of an effective compliance program follow a similar pattern.
Compliance training programs have become more sophisticated over the last five years, as...more
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
In this inaugural Mailbag Episode, I field questions from an earlier podcast on the training of third parties under the FCPA. ...more
In this episode I discuss the training of third parties under the FCPA. I review the DOJ/SEC FCPA Guidance on this issue; the risk ranking of third parties to help deliver your training; the types of training you can utilize...more
Have you considered the topics that you’re NOT going to train your employees on this year? It’s easy to think of all the topics you know you want to cover – or are legally required to cover; the reasons for these courses,...more
FLIR Systems, Inc. (“FLIR”), a publicly traded company based in Oregon, agreed to pay approximately $9.5 million to settle allegations of violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) on April 8, 2015. The U.S....more
How to make the case for implementing third party compliance training in your organization.
A recent article in the San Francisco Chronicle profiled Jay Jorgensen, the new Global Chief of Compliance at Walmart. The...more
Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday and a great start to the New Year.
With that said, I hope you’re not suffering from the holiday hangover (and I don’t mean the alcohol-induced kind.) After taking...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
Ed. Note-today we have a guest post from noted ethics and compliance expert, as well as steel guitar player, Chris Bauer.
Okay, you know that you need to have effective compliance training but do you really know what...more
A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending the 22nd Annual Ethics and Compliance Conference, hosted by the ECOA. I’m always intrigued by how the topics of a conference tie together; for example, one of the speakers on...more
On October 1, 2014, Leslie R. Caldwell, Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division at the U.S. Department of Justice ("DoJ"), provided clear guidance about DoJ's expectations regarding corporate compliance programs....more
In this episode I interview doctoral candidate Karen Schuder on her research into the teaching of business ethics. ...more
On this day in 1890, an act of Congress created Yosemite National Park, home of such natural wonders as Half Dome and the giant sequoia trees. Environmental trailblazer John Muir (1838-1914) and his colleagues campaigned for...more
In a recent matter before the SEC, settlement of an FCPA claim with Smith & Wesson has raised some worrisome new issues for compliance officers. This settlement is noteworthy for two reasons:
1. Small and mid-sized...more
Tsk tsk tsk. Just when I thought I was only going to mention him in one blog post this year, I now have the opportunity to write another. Someone has to do it! Justin Bieber is back in the spotlight and this time it isn’t...more
A little over a year ago the Rana Plaza factory collapsed and 1,100 garment workers died. This human disaster resulting from questionable construction practices and workplace safety issues focused the eyes of the world on the...more
Companies face many risks in the anti-corruption enforcement arena. With the growing globalization of anti-corruption enforcement, companies are responding quickly by enhancing their anti-corruption compliance...more
This one is tough, especially in global organizations. In many countries, you simply cannot run a background check, as criminal records are not public. In others, you can run them, but the criminal offense must be related to...more
Companies have designed and implemented anti-corruption compliance programs. An important element of an effective compliance program is monitoring and auditing the program to identify issues for improvement. Working in...more
This webinar provides a basic FCPA training program. A number of webinar attendees have requested that I conduct a basic FCPA webinar outlining how the FCPA statute applies to international business operations.
Robert Sallee died last week. A smoke jumper, he was the last survivor of the Mann Gulch Fire, one of the worst disasters in the history of the US Forest Service. Sallee’s story and that of the Mann Gulch Fire was detailed in...more
Today we celebrate greatness in two areas. The first is in baseball as on this day in 1939, “New York Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig benches himself for poor play ending his streak of consecutive games played at 2,130....more
As I mentioned in my last blog, FCPA expert Tom Fox was recently asked in an interview by Corporate Compliance Insights to define the criteria for what constitutes a bribe under the FCPA. He outlined three key criteria: Is...more
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