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Bill Steinman
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Richard L. Cassin
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Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
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Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
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Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
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Shruti J. Shah
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Russell A. Stamets
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Richard Bistrong
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Eric Carlson
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Pharma anti-graft sweep in China’s ‘problem province’

[…] clean?” Several well-known multinationals have been active in Guangdong’s thriving pharmaceutical industry. In 2012, UK-based biopharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca acquired Guangdong BeiKang Pharmaceutical Company Ltd., a maker of generic injectable antibiotics. In its annual report for 2010, AstraZeneca disclosed that as part of an ongoing FCPA investigation, it had received inquiries from the DOJ and […]

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Croatian police investigating hundreds of doctors for graft

[…] bribery, according to a report by AFP. A local TV station said the doctors are suspected of taking bribes to prescribe Farmal’s drugs. AFP said Farmal produces generic drugs for cardiovascular, gastroenterological, bone, muscular, and neuropsychiatric diseases. The report said Germany’s Dermapharm AG acquired 95 percent of Farmal in January 2011. The Croatian healthcare […]

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The Sentencing Guidelines: Field Notes On A 20-Year Experiment

[…] other ways, too. Much of the impetus for this activity has, of course, been the “stick” of strict anti-corruption enforcement. But importantly, this has also been the generic (i.e., not industry-specific) risk area where the US Department of Justice has done the most to utilize the “carrot” of providing real enforcement-related incentives and guidance […]

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Letter From Law Enforcement

[…] not know what is admissible in trials, but I imagine that had the DOJ portrayed them as weapons dealers seeking to make a profit off of the generic constant war and strife in Africa — that is, to turn a quick profit by bribing an official to be able to sell him instruments of […]

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What the heck is risk-based training?

[…] audit personnel should clearly receive in-depth training on corruption risks relevant to their organization and procedures for testing anti-corruption compliance controls.  It is highly unlikely that a generic one-hour corporate training session will be sufficient to train an Internal Audit team, particularly if they work for a U.S. issuer with Books and Records and […]

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Yikes: Companies still don’t grasp their true corruption risks

[…] risk assessments and 89 percent regularly monitoring and updating their ABC controls. Part of the problem is that risk assessments are undermined by being too high-level or generic. A detailed risk assessment will focus on the granular details of corruption risks. Key areas include selling through intermediaries and operating in sectors and countries where […]

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The perils of measuring compliance program ‘effectiveness’

[…] percent). Yet, ratings fail to clarify whether senior leaders talk about the E&C plan in relation to the larger business plan and related business goals in a generic or specific way. They also say nothing about how the E&C plan fares with respect to day-to-day business practices, in particular in situations in which employees […]

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Six common pitfalls and blind spots to avoid when creating compliant organizations

[…] allows companies to tie together different data points or data sets as well to map flashpoints in their organization where they need to dedicate more resources. 6. Generic ABAC training Training that is general and not tailored to specific job functions by definition has limited applicability for different parts of the business where risks […]

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Martin Kenney: Why is the pressure on compliance professionals so intense?

[…] there is also the possibility that those conducting due diligence checks would simply “comply” and no more, knowing that they had covered their backs by ticking the generic boxes. There may well be software out there capable of running searches and ticking the boxes alluded to. But at this time, computers cannot develop a […]

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