At Global Integrity, we’re taking a close look at huge corruption scandals in three countries and the law enforcement practices used against the high-level graft. We want to know whether innovation diminishes the effectiveness of anti-corruption efforts in the three countries — or instead is helping redefine the local definition of effectiveness.… Continue Reading
Job Title: Senior Director & Deputy General Counsel – Compliance
Location: Newport News, Virginia USA
Description: Overseeing all legal compliance matters across the Ferguson enterprise, ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulatory requirements, policies and procedures. … Continue Reading
It is five years since Deferred Prosecution Agreements (DPAs) came into force in the UK. In that time they have become such an established part of the corporate crime landscape that any UK-based company which is under investigation for fraud or bribery by the SFO will now give serious thought to pursuing a DPA.… Continue Reading
The former chief operating officer of New Jersey-based Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation settled charges that he violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by helping to bribe an Indian government official and then covering up the payment, the SEC said Friday.… Continue Reading
In a recent speech, the Chairman of the SEC argued that other countries’ failure to enforce foreign anti-bribery and corruption laws may put U.S. companies at a competitive disadvantage to foreign firms.… Continue Reading
The World Bank debarred a Spanish engineering company Thursday for cheating on a bid and lying about its work progress.
Ingeniería Especializada Obra Civil e Industrial S.A.U. was debarred for 28 months.… Continue Reading
In a recent Harvard Business Review article, Professor Eugene Soltes shared how “allowing integrity gaps to grow is especially unwise in an era when employees are increasingly likely to bring allegations straight to the media or regulators if they feel ignored by their leadership.”… Continue Reading
The World Bank debarred a state-owned Chinese engineering and construction company Wednesday for 20 months for fraud involving a project in the Republic of Zambia.
China Energy Engineering Group Hunan Electric Power Design Institute Co.,… Continue Reading
The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 or GDPR sets out the conditions under which employees’ personal data can be processed. In order to process personal data lawfully, at least one ground under GDPR must apply.… Continue Reading
The Serious Fraud Office’s (SFO) Corporate Co-operation Guidance has arrived in the form of a five-page document. In it, the SFO defines co-operation as “providing assistance to the SFO that goes above and beyond what the law requires” and details eleven general practices that companies should consider when preserving material and giving it to the SFO.… Continue Reading
Tackling demand-side bribery, as the proposed Foreign Extortion Prevention Act aims to do, is complex. On the supply side, we know in most cases why business people pay bribes. In the words of the FCPA, it’s to obtain or retain business or secure an improper advantage.… Continue Reading