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All posts by Jeffrey Kaplan

Anti-Corruption Benchmarking Report As A Self-Assessment Tool

U.S. enforcement officials – including the Attorney General himself – have stressed the importance of self-assessments to achieving anti-corruption compliance program efficacy. Such assessments are also an important part of anti-corruption compliance program standards issued by the UK Ministry of Justice and the OECD anti-bribery working group.… Continue Reading

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

Next Tuesday marks the twentieth anniversary of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations, and their highly influential compliance and ethics program standards.

Because these standards are now well-established, it is easy to forget just how path breaking the Guidelines approach ― which entails providing both guidance and incentives for compliance programs ― was at the time.… Continue Reading

What Do We Mean By Business Ethics?

While this is back-to-school week for some, I’m now back from school, having just finished teaching a business ethics course for executive MBA students.

The first question raised in this class – “What do we mean by business ethics?”… Continue Reading