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Entries in Training (41)


Resource Alert: New real-world compliance training video

Companies often ask me to record video for internal training. They want real-world stories of corruption and commerce which they can embed into an existing on-line anti-bribery compliance training.

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Nicole Rose: If compliance were an Olympic sport, what would it be?

The Olympics are on and everywhere I go people are excited and inspired. I personally feel that just by watching, I'm part of something great. 

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Frank Brown: A plan for integrating local partners into the global supply chain

Local firms in emerging markets are often highly attractive to multinationals looking for new suppliers and partners. Those local firms, many of them mid-sized, see joining a global value chain as a key step for survival.

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Sean Griffith: The compliance metrics are in. And they prove . . . nothing

Recently the CCO of a major financial institution was telling me how his principal regulators now insist upon seeing compliance metrics. The regulators demand quantitative evidence that the firm makes good on its commitment to compliance. So the firm produces a stack of documents -- “dashboards,” “heatmaps,” “scorecards,” “KRIs,” “KPIs,” and so on.

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Resource Alert: Global Infrastructure Anti-Corruption Centre (GIACC)

We founded the Global Infrastructure Anti-Corruption Centre (GIACC) in May 2008 as an independent organization which would develop, publish and promote anti-corruption measures for the infrastructure sector.

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Kristy Grant-Hart: What went wildly wrong at Qualcomm? Let's look at HR

With every enforcement action comes lessons and warning tales for other companies and compliance officers.  Last week Qualcomm paid $7.5 million to settle SEC charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by hiring relatives of Chinese officials responsible for deciding whether to select the company’s mobile technology products.

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Nicole Rose: There's something to learn from, ahem, presidential candidates

Whether we agree with their politics or not, most presidential candidates are a great example of mass communicators, educators, and trainers. They manage to engage millions of people on issues that many would usually consider boring, such as the minutiae of domestic and foreign policies.

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DiMauro and Fava: What can we expect from Hui Chen?

In November, the Department of Justice confirmed the rumors that had circulated all fall about an appointment it was making in its Fraud Section: Hui Chen was selected to occupy the new role of in-house compliance counsel.

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Brooke Hopkins: But is your compliance program scalable? 

The DOJ and SEC haven't used the word "scalable" to describe an effective compliance program. But they've described scalability when talking about what's needed.

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Action plan: Bring compliance to life in 2016

As you look back on the past year, you will surely find some anti-corruption compliance victories  -- even as there are undoubtedly still areas of needed improvement.

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Julie DiMauro on cheating trainees: A future where training and compliance are merged

Reports of trainee bankers cheating on internal exams at JP Morgan's New York office and at Goldman Sachs in London and New York point to the need to prepare for a future in which training and compliance are merged.

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Citigroup Banamex USA unit fined $140 million, will close this year

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Wednesday imposed a civil penalty of $140 million against Banamex USA of Century City, California for violations of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and anti-money laundering (AML) laws and regulations.

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