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Wednesday
Jun282017

John Bray: Can companies really adopt a single global anti-corruption policy?

How far is it feasible to apply a global compliance policy in widely differing regional markets? And to what extent should there be local policy exceptions?

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Wednesday
Jun282017

Tom Fox: Former Uber engineer wrote 2017’s top blog post (so far)

As we near the year’s halfway point, I want to get in an early nomination for 2017’s Best and Most Important Blog Post. It was written by Susan Fowler, a one-time engineer at Uber who blogged about the sexual harassment and discriminations she experienced there.

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Tuesday
Jun272017

Keith Slotter: The ex-con behind the video is now my friend

I first met Richard Bistrong through a mutual friend in early 2014, not long after he’d been released from prison for corporate corruption violations.

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Tuesday
Jun272017

Brazil president charged with corruption

Brazil's chief prosecutor formally accused President Michel Temer of taking $11.5 million in bribes from a meatpacker in exchange for help resolving tax disputes and securing bank loans.

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Tuesday
Jun272017

Shruti Shah: G20 Summit needs U.S. leadership against corruption

Global concerns about corruption are on the rise. This year alone, we have seen massive anti-corruption protests in Slovakia, South Korea, Romania and Russia.

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Monday
Jun262017

Jessica Tillipman: Enough with your ‘this is how we have always done it’ spiel

It's a phrase every compliance officer or compliance consultant is familiar with: “This is how we have always done it.”

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Monday
Jun262017

London banker jailed for taking bribes from U.S. consultant

A UK court sentenced a former banker at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to six years in prison for taking $3.5 million in bribes from a Pennsylvania-based consultant.

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Friday
Jun232017

OFAC issues new FAQs for Cuba sanctions

The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control published Frequently Asked Questions on President Trump’s Cuba announcement.

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Thursday
Jun222017

Teddy Obiang on trial in Paris for embezzlement

The son of Equatorial Guinea's president went on trial this week in France for embezzling more than $112 million from his country's treasury.

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Thursday
Jun222017

UK enforcement: Charging Barclays is a good first step to ending corporate impunity

Until the SFO announced its charges against Barclays, not a single UK bank or individual had faced criminal prosecution for their role in the financial crisis of 2008.

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Thursday
Jun222017

Robert Barrington: Yes, not-for-profits have a big role in compliance

Some would argue that not-for-profits have done their job after campaigning for the UK Bribery Act and France's Loi Sapin II, and indeed for the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, and should now leave compliance to others. 

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Wednesday
Jun212017

Joe Spinelli: Boards, C-Suites now want daily compliance reports

What's the biggest change in the compliance landscape? It's the deep engagement of boards and senior management.

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