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Entries in Benchmarking (23)


Resource alert: UH database facilitates FCPA compliance benchmarking

Last week, the University of Houston Law Center released the most comprehensive free dataset for compliance benchmarking available. The Fortune 500 Code of Conduct dataset allows anyone to access the University’s website (without the worry of future spam emails that come with a “free” registration) and search through three years of data the Law Center has put together covering over forty different compliance areas including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. 

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Resource alert: Best practices for managing compliance in China

Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses a welcoming luncheon co-hosted by the U.S.-China Business Council in Washington in 2012. [Photo courtesy of Xinhua] The U.S.-China Business Council recently released the results of a survey of its membership on Best Practices for Managing Compliance in China. The full report -- available here (pdf) -- will be a great resource for readers of the FCPA Blog.

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Making sense of Big Data

Last week I talked about the infinite scalability of compliance using cloud-based, enterprise solutions, and the basics of relational databases that let you pull out corresponding data. 

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A Granular Look At Latin American Corruption

Miller & Chevalier Chartered and Matteson Ellis Law joined 12 Latin American law firms in a comprehensive survey of 439 executives spanning 14 countries in the Americas.

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Summer Survey Deal Ending Soon

The Anti-Corruption Compliance Benchmarking Survey is available at no charge until the end of July.

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Cool Deal For Summer

Normally valued at $295, the anti-corruption compliance benchmarking survey can be downloaded at no cost for a limited time with email registration. Details here.

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Talk Dates In Asia

We'll be in Hong Kong on February 7 and Singapore on February 15 to talk about the top ten FCPA enforcement actions. The focus will be lessons for companies doing business in Asia.

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Resource Alert: The Conflict of Interest Blog

Jeff Kaplan today launched the Conflict of Interest Blog.

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What The Pharmas Are Reading

The latest issue of the Rx Compliance Report included summaries of our posts, a flock of pharmas and why benchmarking matters.

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Anti-Corruption Benchmarking Report As A Self-Assessment Tool

U.S. enforcement officials – including the Attorney General himself – have stressed the importance of self-assessments to achieving anti-corruption compliance program efficacy.

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And The Correct Answers Are . . . 

Answers to yesterday’s quiz based on the Anti-Corruption Compliance Program Benchmarking Survey are:

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A Short Benchmarking Quiz

Of the more than 100 organizations participating in the Anti-Corruption Compliance Program Benchmarking Survey conducted by Kaplan & Walker LLP and the FCPA Blog, what do you think is the approximate percentage of respondents that:

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