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Entries in risk assessment (6)


Robert Clark: Building a better bribery-risk index

With a rise in global trade and a focus on international development, the past two decades have seen increased attention to the worldwide problem of corruption. With that attention have come efforts to measure the degree of corruption from one country to another.

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Is corporate bribery more like a car accident or an airplane crash?

Nearly 100 percent of the FCPA Blog's readers have experienced traveling in a car when it broke down. But how many have experienced a commercial airplane breakdown while in flight? Almost zero percent.

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Matt Kelly: What will risk assessment look like in the Big Data world?

Last week I came across a gem of a post over on ACL’s in-house blog, about the future of internal audit. One of the senior executives there, Dan Zitting, was talking about the premium that recruiters now place on audit executives who understand data analytics -- to the extreme that one recruiter told Zitting, “Frankly no one in management truly needs the services of the traditional auditor any more; what they need is the promise of Big Data to materialize.”

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New markets: Where to start your risk assessment

We wrote an e-book as a guide to navigating corruption challenges in emerging markets. 

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Joseph Spinelli: How should a risk assessment process address third party risk?

Consistent with the DOJ’s Opinion Release 08-02, companies must risk-rank their third parties into high, medium and low risk categories and conduct the appropriate due diligence.

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Parental controls: Anti-corruption compliance programs for joint ventures, subsidiaries and franchisees (Part 4)

In this fourth of eight installments, we look at risk assessments and mitigation measures for joint venture (JV) interests. You can find Parts One, Two, and Three here.

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