[…] who’s current book is It’s Our Turn to Eat: The Story of a Kenyan Whistle-Blower. In the book and the interview, she uses the story of John Githongo to talk about the root causes of corruption in Africa, digging deep into tribalism, colonialism and western aid. In other words, she’s a serious (but never […]
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In December 2002, Kenya’s new president, Mwai Kibaki, said he’d end corruption. And when he needed someone to lead the fight, he picked John Githongo (pictured above). Named permanent secretary for ethics and governance in the office of the president, Githongo, then 37, was a perfect choice. He was a popular […]
I could not help thinking about the astonishing positive changes that have occurred as I watched the SCCE’s September 16 general session on the new laws protecting whistleblowers enforced by the SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower.
Following up on posts by Prof. John Ruggie, UN Special Representative on Business and Human Rights, by Jeff Kaplan, and by Prof. Andy Spalding, readers of this blog should be aware of an important new development announced last week in Paris by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), which strengthens the link between compliance, ethics, and human rights.
Kroll’s John ArvanitisOn May 11, FinCEN’s Final Rule regarding customer due diligence will be in force. That means covered financial institutions will have to make sure their due diligence programs are in line with FinCEN’s guidance on core elements of a customer due diligence program.
Image courtesy of the UN via YouTubeDiplomat John Ashe of Antigua served as president of the UN General Assembly’s 68th session from September 2013 to September 2014. In October of last year, the DOJ indicted him for his alleged role in a $1.3 million bribery scandal.
How do compliance officers get to know what they don’t know, especially in places where values are challenged, where local practices conflict with the rules, and where the line between what’s a permissible activity and what’s a violation can look blurry?
The official White House portrait of John F. Kennedy, by Aaron Shikler.A week after John F. Kennedy was murdered on November 22, 1963, his widow summoned writer and historian Theordore H. White to Hyannisport. She wanted White to write an essay for Life magazine that would compare JFK’s presidency to Camelot, the mythical kingdom of King Arthur and the knights of the round table. ‘There’ll be great Presidents again,’ Jackie told White, ‘but there’ll never be another Camelot.’
The problems started for the Justice Department’s corporate monitoring program late last year. Five leading orthopedic device makers had been charged with bribing doctors in the U.S. to get their business. (Now they’re being investigated for bribing doctors overseas in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.) In September, New Jersey’s U.S. Attorney Chris Christie […]