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How Did This End Up On My Desk? | Anti Bribery Compliance Panel Recap

“How did this end up on my desk?” Richard Bistrong, former front-line international businessman, contemplated at a panel last Thursday, how a letter had reached him from the Procurement Task Force of the United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services. The Task Force requested his cooperation for an investigation being conducted about corrupt …

Our July Picks for the Top 10 Ethics and Compliance Articles You Don’t Want to Miss

Picking this month’s top 10 was really, really hard. However, since I knew you wouldn’t appreciate a 12 page list of recommendations, I forced myself to narrow it down. Here are July’s top ten articles we think you shouldn’t miss. 1. The Characteristics of Corrupt Corporate Cultures The Global Anticorruption Blog Remember when I shared with …

The Key to Fostering Employee Engagement in Workplace Harassment Training

OCEG Chair Scott Mitchell and The Network’s VP of Product Management and Corporate Development, Jimmy Lin, discuss how to foster engagement around areas that affect companies of all sizes, such as workplace harassment training. They also address the particular challenges of AB1825 training, the harassment and discrimination training mandated in California. …

Anti Bribery Compliance Tactics Learned Behind Bars | 6 Ways to Protect Your Front-Line Employees from Temptation (Part 3)

“Bribery is a crime of opportunity,” says Matt Ellis, author of How to Pay a Bribe. Two parties in the right place at the right time could convince themselves that the benefits of any deal far outweigh the risks and consequences of getting caught. This intersection is where well-meaning employees can inadvertently cross the line. Employees may find …

Anti Bribery Compliance Tactics Learned Behind Bars | 6 Ways to Protect Your Front-Line Employees from Temptation (Part 2)

You’re unlikely to take advice about running a marathon from someone who has never participated. Sure, he can tell you that you need to drink a lot of water and eat a banana to avoid dehydration and cramping, but if he hasn’t passed out at Mile 22 from a much-too-painful charley horse and couldn’t finish the race, the threat seems less imminent …

June FCPA Compliance Digest | BONUS: Global Anti-Corruption and Anti-Money Laundering News

I love writing articles where I get to discuss companies making history. PetroTiger has been exonerated from criminal FCPA prosecution by the DOJ. That’s only happened once before, in the case of Morgan Stanley. Unfortunately, the good news doesn’t last long, as IAP Worldwide ponies up several million dollars to settle its FCPA penalty, and Electrobras …

Anti Bribery Compliance Tactics Learned Behind Bars | 6 Ways to Protect Your Front-Line Employees from Temptation (Part 1)

If you encountered Richard Bistrong at a cocktail party, your first instinct would likely be to comment on his fashionable glasses or his experience running marathons, rather than to ask about his time in prison. As Richard recounts in his recent whitepaper, Behind the Bribe: What Compliance Officers Can Learn From A First Hand Account Of The Dark Side …

3 Highlights of our Agile Code of Conduct Launch (so far)

We launched our new product, the Agile Code of Conduct™, at Compliance Week last month. In case you missed the press release, the Agile Code is a Web-based, multi-dimensional Code of Conduct experience that brings your company’s values to life for employees, which they can navigate any way they want, like a website. It also becomes a marketing platform …

Our Picks for the Top 10 Ethics and Compliance Articles You Don’t Want to Miss This Month

With so many articles available every month, it’s possible that a few got buried in either your inbox or the bowels of the blogosphere. Here are ten articles you don’t want to miss: 1. How to Keep Your Internal Investigation Under Control Corporate Counsel The U.S. DOJ and the SEC spoke the unspoken advice and officially advised corporations against …
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