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Bribery & Corruption – A growing focus for governments and companies

Although the way firms and individuals are being prosecuted for bribery and corruption continues to evolve, the overall direction of travel is towards increased responsibility for the prevention of these activities. Most FCPA actions (83%) of 2017 involved bribery schemes that relied on third-party intermediaries such as agents, consultants, or contractors.  And yet according to a recent survey, organizations are not responding fast enough by implementing the right policies and risk assessments.  

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Topics: third party risk management, tprm, supplier risk, vendor risk, risk and compliance, compliance risk, Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, uk bribery, Bribery, Corruption, regulation

Bribery & Corruption - “societal action v. unenforced regulation”

At the moment, the international approach to enforcement around bribery and corruption can seem uneven, at best and perhaps lax, at worst.

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Topics: Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Bribery, Corruption, Corruption Enforcement, Fraud, third party risk management, compliance programs, FCPA, uk bribery, uk sfo, reputational risk

Speaking of Risk: Pharmaceutical Companies and Third Party Promotions

Pharmaceutical companies around the world are struggling to keep up with the rapid evolution of ethical frameworks around bribery and corruption in their industry.
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Topics: Anti-bribery & Anti-corruption, Pharma, Pharmaceutical Companies, Bribery, Corruption, Medical Companies, DOJ, FCPA, SEC, settlement, fines, gsk, teva

What will 2017 Hold for Bribery & Corruption Enforcement?

8 reasons why anti-bribery & corruption compliance should be a focus for multinationals

If January is anything to go by, 2017 is set to be another year for headline-grabbing regulatory sanctions against organizations for bribery and corruption violations.  The year has already seen significant enforcement activity on both sides of the Atlantic.

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Topics: Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Global 2000, Bribery, Corruption, Corruption Enforcement, Fraud, third party risk management, compliance programs