Two very different groups of companies will emerge from the lockdown: thousands with liquidity problems and uncertain futures, and hundreds with piles of cash and an appetite for growth. That means there’s a coming surge in mergers and acquisitions.… Continue Reading
Want any greater evidence of not only the effectiveness of compliance but its now mandatory nature as a business process going forward? Look no further than the marketplace.
Two recent announcements of significant venture capital funding made clear that companies which deliver products and services in the compliance arena are viewed as prime business opportunities.… Continue Reading
Anti-bribery and corruption due diligence should be conducted on cross-border transactions. The prospect of successor liability alone makes performing such due diligence a requirement for corporate acquirers answering to boards and shareholders, and private equity funds answering to investors.… Continue Reading
A new survey of general counsels and compliance officers found that 30% of companies in North America, Europe, and Asia stopped doing business with a partner because of corruption risks.
From the FCPA Blog members area, here is Harris Corporation’s full FCPA disclosure from its Form 10-K filed with the SEC on August 27, 2012:
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