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All posts by Scott Graham

Ethical Alliance Member Offer: People’s Republic of China Anti-Bribery & Corruption Specialist Certification

Recent news reports have highlighted the risk of doing business in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), a known high-risk country for corruption. Increasing enforcement of local laws against multinational corporations and their staff however has changed local dynamics dramatically for businesses and individuals operating in this geography.… Continue Reading

GSK China probe shows limits of due diligence

As the GlaxoSmithKline bribery investigation widens, it will soon engulf hundreds of third parties across China, accused of being conduits for bribe paying.

We decided to retrieve the basic Administration of Industry and Commerce (AIC) filings for a quick due diligence on one of the travel agents named — Shanghai Linjiang International Travel Agency.… Continue Reading

Good ethics is good business

The FCPA Blog and ethiXbase are pleased to announce the formal launch of the Ethical Alliance. Months in the making, this new FREE service is designed to help multinationals and SME’s meet the growing demands of ethical compliance across a range of issues — including corruption, human trafficking, conflict minerals, and more.… Continue Reading

ethiXbase rolls out ‘supercharged’ Monitor, including free access

ethiXbase has introduced the latest update to its popular toolkit for compliance professionals, ethiXbase Monitor. 

Monitor is already used by thousands of companies, law firms, regulators, and enforcement agencies to help them keep track of current and proposed legislation, enforcement actions, contagion risks, and expert publications from around the world. … Continue Reading

Grow with the leader


We’re expanding our network of resellers for the ethiXbase Enterprise solution.

To meet growing global demand, channel partners are needed in various locations.

Unique features of ethiXbase Enterprise include real-time visibility of all compliance communications, automated delivery of pre-sorted group-specific compliance material drawn from the ethiXbase content library, tracking of all email delivery, handling, opening, forwarding, document downloading, and more.… Continue Reading

ethiXbase launches employee certification system

Our team has analyzed every known FCPA investigation and enforcement action to create a market-leading automated system built to meet or exceed all government compliance standards and requirements. 

Features include real-time visibility of all compliance communications and document delivery, latest compliance material pulled from the ethiXbase content library, fully automated emails of new and scheduled compliance materials, tracking of all email delivery, handing, opening, and document downloading. … Continue Reading