Compliance Across The World Posts


What is a compliance professional’s worst nightmare?Last week, Howard Sklar and I speculated on why the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) would announce it was opening an investigation into the activities of the UK defense co...
For any in-house practitioner or lawyer in private practice who represents corporations, I believe that identification, assessment and management of risk is the key service that you can deliver. Risk comes in all shapes and sizes....
In an article in the October/November issue of Society of Corporate and Compliance Ethics Magazine (SCCE), entitled "The seven biggest mistakes companies make that erode ethical culture and destroy reputation", author Eric Feldm...
Columnist's Note - I was honored and humbled to find this post wherein the Corporate Law Report collected twenty ideas I have set forth in my blog postings over the past couple of years. I was honored because someone else thought my postings...
Transparency International (TI) recently released a consultation draft of its White Paper entitled "Anti-Bribery Guidance for Transactions". In Part I we discussed the risks to companies involved in international mergers and acq...
Transparency International (TI) recently released, in draft form for consultation, a White Paper entitled "Anti-Bribery Guidance for Transactions." Although this version was preliminary...
E. Reconciliation of the Various UNCAC Provisions How do we reconcile the various Articles under the UNCAC with the statements contained in the Nigerian Tribune? If the UN Convention does not grant individuals a...
In an article published in the August 21, 2011 edition of the Sunday Nigerian Tribune, entitled "Corruption in Nigeria: Multi-natio...
In an article published in the August 30, 2011 Wall Street Journal, entitled "
As I wrote last week I certainly do not need to invent compliance stories to blog about and even if I did no one would believe me. I was reminded of this once again last week when I read an article by Sam Rubenfeld, in the August 24, 201...
In the September 2011 issue of the Harvard Business Review, in an article entitled "How to Cultivate Engaged Employees...
In an article published in the July 29, 2011 issue of the Houston Business Journal entitled "
In his Editor’s View column, in the August issue of Compliance Week, entitled, "Compliance...
One the criticisms of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is that it provides little guidance as to what constitutes an instrumentality under the...
In a recent article entitled "The Breakthrough Myth" author Clive Thompson postulates that most radical new technologies have been "percolating in plain sight for years." He begins with the position that everyone is looking for...
My colleague Henry Mixon of Mixon Consulting has an interesting observation regarding internal controls under the UK Bribery Act. Unlike the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the Bribery Act does not have a books and records componen...
The long awaited final Guidance on the UK Bribery Act was released at the end of March. It provides a wealth of guidance for the compliance professional whether a company is located in the UK, US or anywhere else in the world.