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Entries in Richard Bistrong (74)

Thursday
May182017

Seven years later, Richard Bistrong is wheels up

My Federal Probation formally terminated on January 14, and with that termination came the return of my passport.

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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
Apr032017

Richard Bistrong: When business leaders become compliance leaders

I’ve noticed a positive shift in corporate compliance events, especially during some of my overseas engagements. Compliance initiatives and ethical messages are coming directly from business leaders in addition to compliance executives.

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Monday
Feb062017

Richard Bistrong: The best compliance officers make themselves vulnerable

When compliance leaders ask, “What can I do to better connect with the work-force?” my response is always the same. I encourage them to show their vulnerability.

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Friday
Jan062017

Richard Bistrong: Sometimes the best books about compliance aren't about compliance

At the Federal Prison Camp in Lewisburg PA where I spent fourteen and a half months, one personal liberty inmates were allowed was reading. Under Bureau of Prison rules, hardcover books could be sent directly to inmates from the distributor, e.g. Amazon, after being opened and inspected by correctional officers.

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Tuesday
Dec132016

Andy Spalding: The FCPA is all about change

The FCPA is fundamentally about change: in federal laws, in global attitudes, in corporate practices, and ultimately, in ourselves. I wanted my law school students to see that change happening, to feel it for themselves. And so I invited Richard Bistrong to speak.

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Thursday
Dec012016

Event: Doing good in Sofia, Bulgaria (December 4)

Photo courtesy of the IWC-SofiaEarlier this week, Richard Bistrong talked in a post about expats engaging with the local community as a way to understand the challenges and struggles of people who live nearby.

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Thursday
Dec012016

Barry Vitou: Is the SFO here to stay?

Barry Vitou, a partner in Pinsent Masons in London and head of their Global Corporate Crime Team, talked with me this week about the future of the SFO.

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Monday
Nov282016

Richard Bistrong: I used win-win fantasies to justify the corruption 

Marketing and sales people working in low-integrity places are usually far removed from the victims of nearby corruption. Compliance professionals supporting a far-flung work force need to keep that cultural isolation in mind.

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Friday
Nov182016

Corruption risk in pharma and medical device markets

At the 17th Annual Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Compliance Congress last month in Washington DC, Paul Hastings Partner Gary Giampetruzzi and FCPA Blog Contributing Editor Richard Bistrong exchanged perspectives on pharma compliance risks.

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Monday
Nov142016

Event: When Good People Make Bad Decisions (NYU Law School -- November 30)

Join NYU Law's Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement on Wednesday, November 30 from 5 pm to 7 pm as a panel of remarkable individuals share the experiences that resulted in their own federal criminal convictions for white collar crimes.

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Tuesday
Nov012016

Richard Bistrong: The dangerous charm of agents

What is it about agents, fixers, and intermediaries that makes them so attractive while potentially toxic to multinationals?

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