Could the speed, security, and immutability of blockchain help financial institutions achieve regulatory compliance in a more efficient manner? There are good reasons to think so.
Location: Atlanta, Georgia USA
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.
The Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) President Evelyn Suarez is proud to announce a new WIIT Program Section on Anti-Corruption and Corporate Social Responsibility co-chaired by Kathryn Nickerson of the U.S. Department of Commerce and Saskia Zandieh of Miller & Chevalier.
Theranos Inc. -- once the most valuable medical technology start up in America -- is now a slow-motion corporate disaster generating waves of bad news.
The Rio Tinto imbroglio around its mining concession in Guinea continues to become stranger and stranger.
For many years the Dutch government lagged behind countries like the United States, the UK and Germany enforcing anti-corruption laws. But that has recently changed in a dramatic way.
Doing business in countries perceived to be high risk for corruption and FCPA compliance issues (and unhappily my country Nigeria sits squarely within that category) requires a clear picture of who your local partners are, and whether associating with them represents any sort of risk to you from a compliance perspective.
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.