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  • 10 things that you can do to make sure your business manages offsets

    10 things that you can do to make sure your business manages offsets

    The main concern with offset agreements is the lack of transparency and the secrecy in their content. Of course, offset arrangements can serve legitimate and beneficial purposes, such as encouraging..

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  • Financial sanctions enforcement: a risk to re-consider?

    Financial sanctions enforcement: a risk to re-consider?

    The recent increase of powers given to HM Treasury, by the Policing and Crime Act 2017, might launch a new era of financial sanctions enforcement within the UK.

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  • Improving your organisation’s compliance programme

    Improving your organisation’s compliance programme

    Compliance team may not be highly respected by the business or is generally regarded as dysfunctional. Global compliance function as part of their legal department.

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  • How to manage compliance risks created by intermediaries

    How to manage compliance risks created by intermediaries

    Dealing with intermediaries contains risk, and that risk increases if the intermediaries have no interest, capacity, or resources to formulate their own effective compliance programmes.

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  • Webinar: What does the Trump administration mean for compliance?

    Webinar: What does the Trump administration mean for compliance?

    The incoming Trump administration means changes to the way that companies do business around the world and the way that they should operate their compliance programmes.

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  • Four ways companies can use technology to reduce GTE risks

    Four ways companies can use technology to reduce GTE risks

    How closely do employees follow the gifts, travel and entertainment (GTE) policies of a company? It really depends on the individual employees, the culture of ethics at the company, and the ...

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  • ISO 37001 survey results

    ISO 37001 survey results

    The new standard for anti-bribery management systems helps organisations to follow sound ethical business practices and reduce the risk of financial loss and prosecution.

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  • Embraer FCPA case study: part two

    Embraer FCPA case study: part two

    The recent Embraer FCPA resolution was truly global, both in the scope of the bribery and corruption as well as the investigation efforts themselves. In a statement, director of the SEC ...

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  • Companies adopt a wait-and-see approach to ISO 37001

    Companies adopt a wait-and-see approach to ISO 37001

    Although ISO committee members described the new ISO 37001 anti-bribery standards as a turning point for anti-corruption compliance programmes, many organisations appear content to rely on their ...

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  • UK shifts AML onus on to companies

    UK shifts AML onus on to companies

    The most senior executives in companies based in both the United Kingdom and outside are being deliberately targeted by new legislation designed to tackle tax evasion and money laundering. The ...

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  • Utilities compliance demands flexible but focused programmes

    Utilities compliance demands flexible but focused programmes

    The utilities or energy sector is one of the most complex landscapes for compliance teams to operate in because of the nature of the products and services offered. These will often have a direct ...

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  • Embraer resolution shows global scope of FCPA enforcement

    Embraer resolution shows global scope of FCPA enforcement

    The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) continued their stunning run in 2016 of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) resolutions with the ...

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  • Och-Ziff enforcement and industry sweep preparation

    Och-Ziff enforcement and industry sweep preparation

    The Och-Ziff Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement action was one for the record books. It came in at number four on the Top Ten list of all-time FCPA enforcement actions, with total ...

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  • What to consider when making charitable donations in Asia

    What to consider when making charitable donations in Asia

    Most companies understand the need for, and have developed, robust policies around the approval and tracking of corporate gifts, travel and entertainment. Such policies often: set limits on the ...

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  • Assessing country risks for international development

    Assessing country risks for international development

    The worldwide effects of corruption are becoming well documented across the globe. It impacts people, businesses and countries. One of the lesser discussed effects is on national and ...

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  • How to succeed in supply chain risk management

    How to succeed in supply chain risk management

    Supply chain risk management programmes need to be updated as the risks presented by suppliers have drastically changed in recent years. Risk areas that have not previously been considered now ...

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  • How technology can help manage conflicts of interest

    How technology can help manage conflicts of interest

    There is perhaps no job description more closely associated with the phrase ‘conflicts of interest’ (COI) than that of the bank trader. Whether one thinks back to the seemingly crazy scenario of ...

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  • StanChart in the hot-seat over alleged FCPA violations

    StanChart in the hot-seat over alleged FCPA violations

    One of the things that people tend to forget about a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) is that the corporation signing the DPA agrees not only to put a compliance programme in place, but also ...

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  • Car washing corruption out of a country

    Car washing corruption out of a country

    The Brazilian Lava Jato, or car wash, scandal seems to be rising in profile even more than when it originally appeared. While it began with the national energy behemoth Petrobras, it has since ...

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  • SCCE Compliance & Ethics Institute wrap up

    SCCE Compliance & Ethics Institute wrap up

    The Red Flag Group was out in force at the 15th annual SCCE Compliance & Ethics Institute (CEI) this past week in Chicago. This year’s event had its largest ever attendance, and it was a great ...

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