Members of the U.S. Congress believe that corruption in international sports requires action. This week the Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act (RADA) was introduced in both houses of Congress with bipartisan sponsors — Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Representatives Michael Burgess (R-TX–26) and Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX–18).… Continue Reading
During my decade as an international sales VP, I conspired with an agent to pass $15,000 to a Dutch police official in return for tender specifications tailored to my former employer’s product.… Continue Reading
China is at the forefront of efforts to revolutionize digital mobile cross-border payment systems. Already, traders on the 21st century digital silk road are sending payments from Hong Kong to the Philippines and Pakistan, among other places, in mere seconds using blockchain-based, cross-border, mobile digital wallets from Chinese tech giants, including Ant Financial’s Alipay and Tencent Holdings Ltd.’s… Continue Reading
Repetition is to be avoided in most walks of life. But where the offshore world is concerned, it appears to be the fulcrum around which the ill-informed are led by the unknowing.… Continue Reading
The World Bank Tuesday debarred Brazil-based engineering and construction company Construtora Norberto Odebrecht S.A. for three years for “fraudulent and collusive practices” during a project in Colombia.
Also debarred were Odebrecht construction subsidiaries based in Colombia, Chile, Panama, Peru, Barbados, Angola, the United States, Luxembourg, Austria, and the Cayman Islands.… Continue Reading
For those interested in the study of corruption from the scientific perspective one thing stands out: actual corruption is essentially unmeasurable.
It could also be observed that our imperfect measurements of corruption, even more accurate random forced response surveys, have found only a noisy relationship between perceptions of corruption and its reality.… Continue Reading
The DOJ announced Monday that it brought thirteen financial fraud-related charges against Chinese telecom company Huawei and three other related defendants, including its CFO Wanzhou Meng.
Employer: Edwards Lifesciences
Location: Irvine, California USA
Description: The Senior Manager, Compliance Training & Communications is responsible for enhancing the culture of ethics and compliance at Edwards by planning, implementing and managing effective and engaging global training, communications and policy management programs through partnership with external vendors and internal stakeholders.… Continue Reading
In 2015, the UK implemented groundbreaking legislation, the Modern Slavery Act (MSA) to force corporations to seriously address the risks of child and other forced labor in their supply chains.… Continue Reading
Employer: National Football League
Location: New York, NY USA
Description: NFL Compliance partners with Security and Internal Audit and other League functions to identify and manage risk — legal, financial, and reputational.… Continue Reading
The theft of intellectual property (IP) is a challenge facing organizations and industries operating globally. A special risk involves Chinese nationals both in and outside the PRC using less than sophisticated methods to steal IP.… Continue Reading