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Thursday
Apr132017

Bill Coffin: Celebrate 40 years of the FCPA at Compliance Week 2017

When it was signed into law in 1977, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act was very much an American approach to a global problem: how corruption in general and bribery in particular was skewing international business.

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Wednesday
Apr122017

Barbara Brooks Kimmel: Trust busting crises engulf Wells Fargo, VW, Barclays . . . 

Trust Across America’s focus has always been on finding and highlighting the “best in breed” corporate citizens while leaving the worst for the scrutiny of others. But today is only Wednesday and my inbox is swamped with so many trust busting stories that my head is spinning.

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Wednesday
Apr122017

Shruti Shah on the Panama Papers: A year of gains for transparency, but gaps remain

This month is the one year anniversary of the Panama Papers, a leak of 11 million documents from the Mossack Fonseca law firm that showed how easy it is for corrupt public officials, money launderers, drug traffickers and other criminals to hide behind anonymous companies and access the global financial system.

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Wednesday
Apr122017

Canada charges businessman with overseas bribery conspiracy 

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) charged the head of a commercial aircraft company with conspiring to bribe military officials in Thailand. The alleged conspiracy is connected to a deal involving aircraft from the Thailand national airline.

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Tuesday
Apr112017

Jobs: Compliance Oversight and Communications (Indivior)

Job Title: Compliance Oversight & Monitoring Manager

Employer: Indivior

Location: Richmond, VA

Description: The Compliance Oversight & Monitoring Manager will be responsible for gathering information from Indivior’s risk assessment process and implementing the monitoring and mitigation plan. This will include documenting efforts in monitoring reports and tools to assist the organization in implementing its effective corporate compliance program.

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Tuesday
Apr112017

World Bank debars Denmark engineering firm for Vietnam, Indonesia bribes

The World Bank Group announced the debarment of Consia Consultants ApS for 14 years for fraud and corruption. Consia’s Managing Director was also debarred for three and a half years.

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Tuesday
Apr112017

Carolina Pineda Martinez: Compliance folks aren't the ‘Bonus Prevention Department’

The real world isn't just good guys and bad guys. There’s a story behind every compliance problem, and even though it may not excuse anyone's behavior, it should be a reminder that people just like us make mistakes -- sometimes really big mistakes.

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Monday
Apr102017

Bethany Hipp: Experienced compliance professionals are a good investment

In the frenzy of upsizing, downsizing and rightsizing compliance programs after downturns in the market or in the midst or aftermath of a major investigation, it’s important to keep in mind that experienced lawyers and compliance professionals bring significant value to a company.

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Monday
Apr102017

Does e-government reduce corruption? Take the survey

Do e-government and digital technologies really help to prevent corruption? Companies appear to believe that they do -- but what's your view?

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Friday
Apr072017

Alison Taylor at the OECD Integrity Forum: Embracing ethics beyond compliance

Last week 1,300 government ministers, civil society representatives and business leaders from OECD countries gathered in Paris to discuss the profound integrity and trust challenges facing the world today.

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Thursday
Apr062017

Roberto P. Bauzá: A judge brings honor to Brazil

This week I had the pleasure and privilege of attending a public speech given by Judge Sergio Moro in Buenos Aires before an audience of local attorneys, businessmen, members of the judiciary and government officials.

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Wednesday
Apr052017

Resource Alert: Managing compliance risks in defense offsets

According to the Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. defense firms incurred more than $30 billion in offset obligations over the last ten years. 

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