Last week, the University of Houston Law Center released the most comprehensive free dataset for compliance benchmarking available. The Fortune 500 Code of Conduct dataset allows anyone to access the University’s website (without the worry of future spam emails that come with a “free” registration) and search through three years of data the Law Center has put together covering over forty different compliance areas including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. … Continue Reading
The U.S.-China Business Council recently released the results of a survey of its membership on Best Practices for Managing Compliance in China.… Continue Reading
Last week I talked about the infinite scalability of compliance using cloud-based, enterprise solutions, and the basics of relational databases that let you pull out corresponding data.
But making sense of these vast databases is never easy and opens up the Pandora’s Box known as ‘analytics.’… Continue Reading
Both Argentina and Mexico scored 3.0 out of 10.0 on the Corruption Perception Index for 2011. Does this mean each country presents the same corruption risk? To dig behind the CPI, Miller & Chevalier and Matteson Ellis Law joined 12 Latin American law firms in a comprehensive survey of 439 executives spanning 14 countries in the Americas.… Continue Reading
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