Middle East & Africa

Compliance content focused in the Middle East & Africa territories

  • Interjurisdictional data research and analysis

    Interjurisdictional data research and analysis

    Mary Chicklet Millo was able to identify the target individual by cross-referencing records in Lebanon, sources in the United States, and court records in Mexico.

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  • Do your suppliers meet the expectations of your integrity & compliance programme?

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  • How well do you trust your third party?

    How well do you trust your third party?

    Eva Tung performed extensive background checks on the company and found no information suggesting that the target company had business dealings in Sudan.

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  • Expanding your compliance programme globally

    Expanding your compliance programme globally

    By developing the compliance programme on a global standard, compliance functions can more easily expand the compliance programme to new business units, and employees there can realise...

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  • Due diligence is never a commodity in Lebanon

    Due diligence is never a commodity in Lebanon

    Many Lebanese companies and businesses have limited knowledge of the FCPA and UK Anti-Bribery Act.

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  • Get on top of your Saudi Arabia Compliance in 5 simple ways

    Get on top of your Saudi Arabia Compliance in 5 simple ways

    These 5 steps should be essential actions for anyone managing compliance in Saudi Arabia.

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  • The Red Flag Group: Regional updates

    The Red Flag Group: Regional updates

    Quarterly news and updates from our Regions; Americas; Europe, MENA, DACH, APAC and Australia. Insight on new office openings and new positions, as well as focus areas and successes.

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  • Conflict minerals reporting is improving though some could do better

    Conflict minerals reporting is improving though some could do better

    A new disclosure requirement under United States law, which obligates companies to audit their supply chains in order to determine whether any materials are sourced from conflict mines in the ...

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  • Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 will keep compliance officers busy

    Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 will keep compliance officers busy

    In April 2016, Saudi Arabia’s deputy crown prince Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud announced ‘Vision 2030’ to address the country’s heavy dependence on public sector spending and oil revenues.

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  • Lessons learned from the Volkswagen emissions scandal

    Lessons learned from the Volkswagen emissions scandal

    The September resignation of Volkswagen’s CEO shows how hard it is to run an organisation from an ethical perspective. With a multinational company as large as Volkswagen (the company was ranked...

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  • The dangers of modern-day slavery

    The dangers of modern-day slavery

    Below is an excerpt from the webinar. To access the complete complimentary webinar, please go to www.complianceinsider.com/webinar/view/2981.

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  • Tackling global challenges requires compliance infrastructure

    Tackling global challenges requires compliance infrastructure

    Last month, I had the pleasure of attending the World Economic Forum’s Summit on the Global Agenda 2015 in Abu Dhabi. This mammoth brainstorming event kicks off the road to the World Economic...

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  • Iran: Sanctions compliance essential in land of opportunity

    Iran: Sanctions compliance essential in land of opportunity

    Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani is expected to visit both France and Italy in November, with invitations for the Iranian President becoming the norm after Iran’s signing of a historic nuclear...

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  • United Arab Emirates: Foreign investment sought following multiple reforms

    United Arab Emirates: Foreign investment sought following multiple reforms

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently overhauled its commercial companies legislation, with the objective of bringing it in line with accepted global standards.

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  • Due diligence patience needed in post-war Libya

    Due diligence patience needed in post-war Libya

    Libya is a complex country in which to conduct business due to a lack of stability and a mixture of old and new laws. The National Transitional Council (NTC), which succeeded Gaddafi following...

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  • Aviation free trade agreements under threat

    Aviation free trade agreements under threat

    Open skies policies are agreements designed to liberalise aviation services by allowing agreed countries to launch commercial, and sometimes military, aircraft into each other’s airspaces without...

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  • Caviar diplomacy symptomatic of wider Azerbaijani concerns

    Caviar diplomacy symptomatic of wider Azerbaijani concerns

    The Republic of Azerbaijan is situated on the shores of the Caspian Sea and harvests three of the Caspian’s most precious commodities: oil, gas and caviar. The country’s vast oil and gas riches...

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  • Preserving privilege when undertaking internal investigations - should it remain a priority?

    Preserving privilege when undertaking internal investigations - should it remain a priority?

    While traditionally seen as a strong shield against discovery requests, recent developments have shown the extent of protection offered by privilege is limited. It may be the time to rethink...

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  • Risks and opportunities in Africa’s new largest economy

    Risks and opportunities in Africa’s new largest economy

    Nigeria is the United States’ largest trading partner in sub-Saharan Africa and, as Africa’s biggest crude oil producer, supplies a fifth of the United States’ oil. With approximately 174 million...

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  • The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network

    The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network

    An interview with Carnival and Grieg Star: The MACN is currently collaborating with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to conduct a corruption risk assessment of four ports in...

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  • Risks and opportunities around Mozambique’s vast natural resources

    Risks and opportunities around Mozambique’s vast natural resources

    Mozambique is one of five Portuguese-speaking African countries (collectively referred to as “Lusophone Africa”). Strategically located in the south-eastern part of Africa, bordering countries...

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